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What is editing?

Editing is the preparing of any text for distribution or publication by:

  • Checking grammar, spelling, punctuation, usage and idiom;
  • Checking for consistency within a document; and
  • Clarifying meaning and polishing the language.

Why edit?
Good question! Here are three good answers.

    • Because edited text is more likely to achieve its purpose.
    • For the security of knowing your text is error-free.
    • To give you the competitive edge!

What gets edited?
Any text will benefit from a professional editorai??i??s attention.

  • Business documents ai??i?? Reports ai??i?? Advertising copy ai??i?? Labels ai??i?? Websites ai??i?? Magazines ai??i?? Newsletters ai??i?? Presentations
  • Speeches ai??i?? Podcasts
  • Textbooks ai??i?? Academic texts ai??i?? Manuals ai??i?? Video scripts
  • Fiction ai??i?? Personal manuscripts ai??i?? Memoirs

Sample Wordsmith edits

Open this pdf file to see how the Wordsmith can polish and tune your communications.

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Who uses the Wordsmith?
Click through here for a market segment view.

How much does it cost?
Work out an approximate editing quotation yourself or contact the Wordsmith to discuss your requirements.

Terms and conditions
Read the not-so-small print here.

Definitions and other resources
Donai??i??t settle for being in the dark ai??i?? let this page throw a little light on editing for you.