Copy editing

Why have you ended that sentence with a question?

You already said that – cut this.

There’s no need for two adjectives here, you can say it with one.


We will kill your darlings for you if you can’t do it yourself.


Copy editing is appropriate when a generally well-written text requires minor improvement. We will ensure your document is clearly written, free of grammatical errors and consistent in style and format.

Copy editing can involve:

  • identifying minor changes which may involve some rewriting at a sentence or paragraph level
  • correction of errors of grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • editing a document to a particular style guide
  • checking the accuracy of references, tables, content pages, page numbers, illustrations, captions, headings, subheadings
  • identifying any issues with the design, layout or formatting of a document