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Academic proofreader, and fiction and non-fiction proofreader and editor

Can I help you?

You’​ve spent hours writing (and self-editing) your book, thesis, business article or blog post. I’​​m here to check that your punctuation, spelling and grammar are correct, and to make sure your words convey the message you want them to.

Independent
authors

  • proofreading

  • proof-editing

  • early manuscript reviews (beta reading)

Students and
academic researchers

  • proofreading

 

Businesses and
writers

  • proofreading

  • proof-editing

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Who am I?

I’​m Victoria, a freelance proofreader and editor based in Plymouth (UK). I offer bespoke

proofreading and proof-editing services for independent authors, academics, businesses

and writers. I also offer an early manuscript review (beta reading) service for independent

authors.

Want to get in touch?

Is your final draft ready? (Or almost ready?) If you’​d like to book a slot in my schedule, contact me today.

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What’​s included in my proofreading, proof-editing and beta reading services?

The table on my services, fees and FAQs page details what’​s included in my proofreading and proof-editing services. My beta reading service is detailed on my early manuscript reviews page.

Writing and editing resources

​​Which level of editing do you need? What is a style sheet? How do you edit your own writing?

You can find the answers to these questions (and more) on my resources page.

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I can now confidently start writing my next book ...

“Writing your first book is not an easy task, especially when English is not your first language. I’​ve worked on mine for almost two years, [...] I tried to edit it on my own and I still wasn’​t happy about it. Then I found Tori online and she’​s done it within 2 weeks, but in such a way that all I had to do was to approve the awesome suggestions she’​s made [...] I can now confidently start writing my next book knowing there is someone I can count on to do excellent work and save me precious time.”​

—Silviu Pristavu, author of YOU and Your Own Universe

 

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