Proofreading: Short English Novel: Sci-fi eBook (Budget <=100 USD)

Budget $30 - $250 USD
Bids 54
Average Bid $92
Status Closed

We're seeking a proofreader for an upcoming released sci-fi fantasy eBook, around 5,200 English words (~16 A4 pages) in total, available online (Google, Kindle etc.).

The applicant MUST be an English native speaker from English-speaking countries (natively) such as: US, UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand etc... We won't consider you if you are not.

The proofreader is required to do the following:

[1] seeking for mistakes (grammatical, typo etc...)

[2] check the characters dialogue, based on the judgement on natural speaking and suitability for that character.

[3] Check the paragraph transitions for readability and smoothness (in reader POV).

[4] Adjust paragraph (e.g. suggest a position that starts a new paragraph) if needed.

[5] Suggest the use of words in any sentence(s) to enhance the text, based on your thought in terms of the context.

[6] write down brief notes to explain all the above items.

This English book is a translated version from its Chinese counterpart. Please take into account when you proofread and suggest the editing.


* The maximum budget is 100 USD only. No consideration beyond 100 USD bid.

* The commencement of this job is (soonest) Oct to early Nov 2016.

* The work is needed to be finished in 3-4 days, once you received the content.

* Questions, feel free to contact me via PM.

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  • csimpson6 Profile Picture


    Southsea,  United Kingdom

    I am new on this site, but not new to writing. I am a native UK English speaker and writer, I have worked on many projects for education and academia as well as more creative writing projects. I even wrote a short pantomime in rhyming couplets whch was performed! I love writing, my other interests are hockey, crafts, cookery, restoring antiques and gaming. I belong to a 'Geek Girls' group and a 'Laughter and Wellbeing' group. Having taught science for more than fifteen years in secondary schools, I am now supply teaching and freelance writing and life is sweet.

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    Preston,  United Kingdom

    Using over 15 years in the catering and hospitality sector, I have helped others start up, build up or simply enhance their businesses with professional business plans, financial projections and all manner of documents. Using these skills enables me to proof, edit or completely overhaul any business or academic document or manuscript to the highest standard. I have an exceptional eye for detail and my experience as an academic writer spans over 30 years. I have an Accountancy qualification which has helped me successfully run my own businesses in this industry, amongst others. I have taken these skills and applied them to all aspects of business writing and editing, and as such I have acquired an intricate knowledge of copy editing and typesetting any article ready for publication. I am fully proficient with all Adobe and Microsoft programs and can prepare any document, book or publication to a professional standard. Please feel free to contact me and request samples of my work.

  • revival786 Profile Picture


    Faisalabad,  Pakistan

    I am a full time freelancer and i love to work with passion. I am available 7 days a week and i have expertise in the following areas: eBooks Short Stories Blog Press Releases Editing PowerPoint Prezi Design Website Content Business Plan Resume Product Description Profile

  • micheletownsend Profile Picture


    Cumming,  United States

    If you're looking for a seasoned line editor, proofreader, or graphic designer to deliver timely, grammatically correct, and visually stunning results, then I'm the person you're looking for. I am a native speaker of English with a bachelor’s degree in English and a master’s in progress. My editing experience is extensive. I have been a writer and editor since 1998, and during that time I've worked on an eclectic range of written work: - Manuscripts, fiction and nonfiction - Technical writing - Scientific protocols - Academic papers (MLA, APA, Harvard, Chicago, etc.) - Dissertations - Statements of purpose - Judicial appointment applications - Newsletters - Writing samples (legal, academia, copywriting) - Poetry collections My design experience includes: - Logo and stationery design - Retail product packaging - Book cover design - Catalog layout - Promotional teasers - Social media headers Thanks for looking!

  • DtheRemote Profile Picture


    Barnegat,  United States

    Looking to begin working in the field of creative writing and acquire more skills to provide more services in the future.

  • christinebarba Profile Picture


    Hazlet,  United States Christine N. Barba is a freelance writer, editor, and researcher, published in print and online. She completed her Master of Arts in English: Rhetoric and Composition at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, where she worked as a college English instructor. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in English and interpersonal communication at the University of Delaware, where she graduated as the valedictorian of both majors, and minored in history and journalism. She has presented her work at national and regional conferences. Her primary research interests include points of intersection, related to well-being, among global cultures in literature and society, and composition pedagogy. For more information about Christine's writing and editing experience, please view her website, included on her profile below. Christine is currently accepting assignments. Please feel free to contact her with your writing and editing needs.

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    Dartmouth,  Canada

    Are you looking for an experienced, creative, professional writer with excellent written English communication skills? I have experience working as an editor for published manuscripts, proofreading and editing university level assignments and essays, researching and creating technical documentation, and contributing to online websites and blogs. I work within the public school system and enjoy writing in my spare time. I have excellent time-management and prioritization skills and understand the importance of deadlines and quality of work. I look forward to working with you and impressing you with my writing skills!

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    Chennai,  India

    have written Poetry , Scripts screenplays and story boards for animated and live action short films , have composed music for animated short films, voice overs and dubbing for multiple (english) animated and live short films, short story writing , novel writing , creative writing. Very much interested in Ghost writing.

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    Southampton,  United Kingdom

    A highly motivated, creative 32 year old with a trained eye for detail. Experienced proofreader, organised and methodical, with an expertise in English language and grammar. Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite programmes (including InDesign) and Microsoft Office (including Word). Interests include listening to, writing and performing music; video editing and design; sports, including football, squash, tennis and cycling; reading contemporary and classical novels; writing short fiction; and exploring the great outdoors.

  • MuricanWriter Profile Picture


    Norfolk,  United States

    Hello There! I am an experienced freelancer who just so happens to be a native English speaker. I specialize in writing compelling, professional content. What sets me apart from other freelancers is that I am always happy to edit at no additional charge. Please let me know if you would like to see samples of my work. Here are a few things I have experience doing: 1. Writing articles. 2. Writing blogs. 3. Crafting eBooks. 4. Proofreading texts of all genres. 5. Translating Spanish to English and vice versa. 6. Editing. 7. Whitepapers. 8. Research. 9. Copywriting. 10. Creative writing. *****I am currently seeking long term work! Contact me today to see if I am a good fit.***** ***Please note that I do not work for teams and I do not outsource my clients' work.***