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What checks will I make?

  • Word choice for sense
  • Factual errors
  • Continuity errors
  • Grammar and punctuation
  • Spelling mistakes and typos
  • Clarity
  • Repetition
  • Ensure headings, italics, capitalisations are uniform
  • Legal issues
  • Spacing issues


Additional checks for publishers

  • Conform to House Style (where there is one)
  • Notes and marks for typesetter
  • Highlight any formatting or spacing issues

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