A search on the Internet for proofreaders reveals not only an enormous number of professionals from which to choose but a wide disparity in the various services available which, for simplicity, come under the umbrella of editing.

A novel will probably go through four stages as follows: writing, editing, copy-editing and proofreading. The client has options as to which service they require.

To help clients decide for themselves, Epworth Editing provides an author with the complete range of editing options and for convenience these are shown under the separate tabs.