Words that are carefully framed and spoken are the most powerful means of communication there is.

Nancy Duarte

Why hire a proofreader or copy editor?

You’ve spent a lot of time getting your words down to share with the world. You’ve probably read over your work a dozen times after finishing it to get everything just right, but still you find word doubles, missing words, or other little mistakes. After spending so much time on something so close to you, it gets harder to look at it objectively, to see each individual word instead of the work as a whole.

As a proofreader and copyeditor, my job is to catch those little mistakes the eyes seem to slide over, the missing commas, the word duplicates, the extra spaces between words, the inconsistencies in capitalization, and so on. My job is to take what you’ve so carefully written and make it shine! I am not here to rewrite what you’ve written or make you feel like a bad writer. Rather, I’m here to help your work be the best it can be! Besides, letting me take care of the minute details frees you up to focus on writing.

A little bit about me…

Hi there, and welcome to The Write Words. I’m so excited that you are here, and that this dream is finally a reality. If you don’t already know me, my name is Jennifer. Some things I really love are books, coffee, dogs, and quirky movies. My love of books has spawned many dreams of writing my own book one day. One day being a key phrase here, as I never seem to be able to corral my thoughts enough to actually focus on writing one. I’ve got a lot of random musings and false starts under my belt, though. I…

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My Services

Before I tell you what I do, let me tell you what I don’t do. I don’t look to rewrite your work and take away what makes your words unique. I don’t seek to tell you that you are a bad writer. I don’t judge you for any mistakes in your writing. The services I offer are only meant to enhance your work, not alter it, destroy it, or make it fit into some neat little box of archaic rules. As a content producer, your focus is on the big picture, getting the words out in whatever medium you have…

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Why get podcasts, videos, and audios transcribed?

One major disadvantage of audio content is that it is not searchable, not search engine friendly, and often not accessible to people with hearing disabilities. Providing a transcript not only resolves that, but it also makes your content quotable and shareable in bite-sized bits! It makes it easier to pull facts, answers, and quotes from your content.

Providing a transcript gives your listeners and viewers more ways to consume your content. Plus, it provides people with hearing challenges full access to your content as well. And when they come back to listen again or want to share their favorite section with their friends, a transcript helps them to more quickly find where it is!

I love the right words. I think economy and precision of language are important.

Chelsea Clinton