Planning to publish a book? Are you ready to present it to a commercial publisher or a book agent?
It’s very important for any manuscript to go through thorough proofreading and editing before it goes out for print. A manuscript full of spelling errors, typos, syntax dilemmas, and/or formatting problems will most definitely impact its readability, and by extension, put off your readers.
No author would like his/her book to be passed over. Hire the experts at HKNETS to carry out manuscript editing to make it meaningful and marketable.
Are you aware of the many aspects of manuscript editing?
- Line editing and proofreading – Going over a manuscript line by line to correct the errors is a time-consuming process. Although it does not entail any extensive rewriting, it helps to find out the grammatical and syntax errors. It generally follows a certain style guide such as Chicago Manual of Style.
- Colour editing/style editing – Rewriting while editing is the most basic form that involves rearranging some of the text to improve the readability. Manuscript editing by our experts can help in rearrangement of when required. Certain changes in the wordage or phrases can make a manuscript more consistent.
- Content editing – If you are not a native English speaker, the chances are that your work will need some major rewriting. Manuscript editing by our experts can help in rearrangement of entire paragraphs, sentence deletion, removal of redundancies or alteration of the intonation of the piece. Developmental editing can involve extensive rewriting and you should opt for professional native English speaking editors to achieve the best results.