Hire a Proofreader in Canada

We've sourced the best proofreaders in Canada who are ready to help you with all your proofreading needs.

Dan V.

Dan V.

Toronto, Canada

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My editing helps authors develop polished writing, including literary fiction, mystery, science fiction, fantasy, and business.


Work experience:

  • Insomniac Press
  • Dan Varrette, Editorial Services

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction Short Story Science Fiction Mystery & Crime Fantasy Thriller & Suspense

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

Cheryl H.

Cheryl H.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Editor and proofreader for over ten years, with a focus on mysteries, YA, and biographies and memoirs. I've worked for Dundurn Press.


Work experience:

  • WE Charity
  • Dundurn Press

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Mystery & Crime

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

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

Lottie C.

Lottie C.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Editor and proofreader with 3+ years' experience at HarperCollins and an expert eye for detail! Keen on women's fiction and fantasy.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Self-employed
  • Route 57 Creative Journal

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Women's Fiction Fiction Mystery & Crime Entertainment Non-Fiction Short Story Humor & Comedy Romance Fantasy Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction

Priyanka K.

Priyanka K.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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A sharp-eyed editor and proofreader; creative consultant; content developer


Work experience:

  • Dorling Kindersley
  • IDS Infotech

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Picture Books Children's History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Political Science & Current Affairs Nature Short Story Education & Reference

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

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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.

Since such a proofread ensures that the manuscript meets the level of professionalism that’s required in the book publishing industry, it mustn’t be overlooked. It also demands a certain set of unique qualities. Proofreaders must have a number of skills: years of experience, a deep knowledge of all of the different style sheets in the industry, and a pair of eagle-eyes to spot the blunders that have evaded notice thus far.

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