Hire a Proofreader in Canada

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Rebecca R.

Rebecca R.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Insightful, thorough, and meticulous editor specializing in nonfiction and academic texts.


Work experience:

  • Northlight Editorial Services
  • Penguin Canada
  • Great North Artists Management

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Philosophy Law Literary Fiction Fiction Travel Business & Management Women's Fiction

Michael M.

Michael M.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Nocturnal copy editor, proofreader, ebook formatter and human spell-checker. Freelancer who will work for Nutella.


Work experience:

  • Michael Mandarano
  • Harlequin Enterprises, Ltd.
  • Toronto-based communications company

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Romance Fiction Young Adult Humor & Comedy Historical Fiction Horror Thriller & Suspense Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime

Dushi H.

Dushi H.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Experienced editor, formerly in-house at HarperCollins. I specialise in commercial + literary fiction. Available for proofreads + copyedits.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Historical Fiction Romance Women's Fiction Thriller & Suspense Young Adult Holiday

Laura B.

Laura B.

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Over a decade collaborating with authors to create award-winning fiction and happily-ever-afters at Harlequin Books.


Work experience:

  • Laura Barth Editorial Services
  • Harlequin

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Romance Fiction

Ashley R.

Ashley R.

Guelph, ON, Canada

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I'm a professional book editor with 10 years of experience. I love helping authors make their book dreams reality!


Work experience:

  • Inkwell's Editorial Services
  • University of Toronto Press
  • Firefly Books Ltd.
  • McGraw-Hill Ryerson

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Political Science & Current Affairs LGBTQ (Fiction) Fiction Romance

C.G. B.

C.G. B.

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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I am a published author and experienced editor. I have edited thousands of pages of published text, and my focus is on flow and consistency.


Work experience:

  • C.G. Bateman Editing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Law Philosophy Religion & Spirituality

Warren L.

Warren L.

Victoria, BC, Canada

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A passionate, intuitive editor who thrives in pursuit of an author's best voice and will work tirelessly on their behalf.


Work experience:

  • DarkWater Editing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Fantasy Science Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs

Beth A.

Beth A.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Proofreader/CE with several years' experience, including in-house at Harlequin. I read everything but specialize in romance/women's fiction.


Work experience:

  • Harlequin Enterprises Ltd.
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Women's Fiction Fantasy Science Fiction Romance Thriller & Suspense Young Adult

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Proofreaders for hire in Canada

If you’re serious about self-publishing, you’ll want to make sure that your readers are reading the best possible version of your book. And that’s often not possible without a very important stage of the editing process: the proofread.

Proofreading, which generally follows the developmental edit and the copy edit, is the final step before a book goes to publication. Traditional publishing houses hire proofreaders to catch the last tiny errors in a manuscript, from a typo here to a punctuation mistake there. Even the best and most experienced authors will slip up, and the proofreader is there to act as the book’s safety net.

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