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

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.

NOTE:

* 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.

Skills: Book Writing, Creative Writing, Editing, Fiction, Proofreading

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( 1 review ) Kowloon (KLN), Hong Kong

Project ID: #11738871

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