A search for proofreaders on the Internet reveals not only an enormous choice in the number of professionals available but also a wide disparity in the various services , 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. For convenience, these are shown under the separate tabs.