Hire a Proofreader in Calgary

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Roger S.

Roger S.

Mississauga, ON, Canada

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I love books, music, and all the arts in general--to create is to be human!


Work experience:

  • Career Press/New Page Books

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Self-help & Self-improvement Health & wellbeing Career Guides Business & Management

Becky T.

Becky T.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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I specialize in crime and literary fiction and narrative nonfiction. I've worked with international bestsellers and major lit award nominees


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Random House of Canada
  • Harvill Secker (Random House UK)
  • The Harvill Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction

Emma C.

Emma C.

Hamilton, ON, Canada

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Copy editor and proofreader with over 10 years of experience at Wiley, ECW, and more. I've worked on everything from textbooks to mysteries.


Work experience:

  • Stet Editorial
  • Key Porter Books

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Entertainment Religion & Spirituality Psychological Thriller Thriller & Suspense Urban Fantasy Fantasy Dystopian Science Fiction DIY & Crafts

Kim H.

Kim H.

Ottawa, ON, Canada

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Thorough, professional copyeditor and proofreader with 12 years' experience. Specializing in romance, Christian, and women's fiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • CADTH
  • Ascribe Marketing Communications
  • Harlequin

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Romance Fiction Christian Fiction Mystery & Crime Women's Fiction Young Adult Christian (Non-Fiction) Religion & Spirituality Non-Fiction Life Sciences Math & Science Humanities & Social Sciences

Alexandra A.

Alexandra A.

Windsor, ON, Canada

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Word nerd of 10+ years. Hails from Harlequin. Copy editor/proofreader. I'll bolster your dangling modifiers and harmonize your homonyms.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • RM Sotheby's
  • Harlequin
  • Between the Lines
  • Musicworks Magazine

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fantasy Fiction Cozy Mysteries Mystery & Crime Contemporary Romance Romance Paranormal Romance Science Fiction Short Story New Adult Young Adult Young Adult Fantasy

Janna G.

Janna G.

Summerside, PE, Canada

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An accomplished editor who brings vast experience from working at Oxford University Press to help you write the book you've dreamed about.


Work experience:

  • Oxford University Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Education & Reference

Cassandre C.

Cassandre C.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Editor and a proofreader who has worked for many clients, including Harlequin. I specialize in romance, women's fiction, and graphic novels.


Work experience:

  • St Joseph Communications
  • Rogers Communications
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Romance Fiction Comics & Graphic Novels Women's Fiction

Hilary D.

Hilary D.

Halifax, NS, Canada

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Editor with 20+ years experience in RPGs, fiction, and academic writing. Specialties in history & romance, with 6 years at Sourcebooks.


Work experience:

  • Sourcebooks Casablanca
  • Dream Pod 9
  • Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) Program, Dalhousie University
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Science Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Romantic Suspense Romance Historical Romance Gaming & LitRPG Fantasy

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Proofreader in Calgary

When you’re nearing the end of the long, hard slog of writing, editing, and formatting a book, it’s tempting to forgo “perfunctory” final checks and just publish the thing already. But imagine this: you’ve put your book up on Amazon, maybe even had copies printed and bound. You turn to the first page of your first chapter, and… you immediately spot a misspelled word. How could I have missed that? you think. And then, the truly terrifying notion: If I missed that one, how many more could there be?

To avoid this nightmarish scenario, you’ll want to invest in a professional proofreader. It might seem unnecessary now, especially if you and all your editors (and maybe beta readers too) have read your book cover to cover. But just because they’ve read it, doesn’t mean they’ve seen it. And in fact, though your copy editor can be entrusted with many things, you should never ask them to also perform the final proofread of your book; their eyes and brain are too accustomed to the text to pick out tiny inconsistencies.

So when it comes time for that final check, you’ll want to hire a fresh editor who’s had no previous contact with your book. They’ll be a much more discerning proofreader than someone who’s already mulled over every line from a standard editorial perspective. Fortunately, we have such a wealth of editors on Reedsy, you can find all the editors you need in one fell swoop! Sign up here to hire a proofreader in Calgary today, and give yourself the ultimate peace of mind: knowing that the text of your book is absolutely spotless.

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