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Ally was willing to take on a complex thesis project with a very short deadline. She completed it early and to impeccable standards. I cannot recommend her work highly enough – her attention to detail is extraordinary.
John Kannenberg, PhD
Ally undertook the tasks of proof-reading an article that I had written and my doctoral thesis with a professional attitude. She was thorough in her approach and enabled me to improve the quality of my work. My expectations were managed well in terms of the timeframe for completion of the proof-reading work and it was a joy to work with her. I can recommend the quality of her work.
I’ve outsourced work to Oak Proofreading a number of times in the past and have always found Ally to be highly reliable and professional. She has an eagle eye for errors and is always friendly and responsive. I highly recommend her!
Nick Jones, Full Proof
SEND THESE TO ME:
- dissertations, theses, articles, papers, applications and personal statements
- business reports
- books and novels
ARE THESE YOUR SPECIALISMS?
- social sciences
HOW CAN I HELP YOU?
Do your sentences work? Are your phrases grammatical? Are your phraseology and punctuation consistent? These are what you employ me for, even if you don't hear me speak your exact jargon in my own everyday life.
Also, and crucially, I often give short explanations about particular grammar/punctuation points in your document, enabling you to better understand the suggested changes and to use this knowledge in all your future writing.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
If your work is a Word document, we have Track Changes; if a PDF, the commenting tools. First you send me a short sample of your work, from the middle of the piece so that it's typical of the whole. I'm happy to do a 200–300-word free sample, explain my quote and my terms and conditions. After you accept, things go quiet while I work on your document. I may not need to ask you any questions about it. Then you see your proofread document with suggestions and queries for you to deal with in your own time. At the end, I ask you for a favour: a short review that I can then use elsewhere also.
DO YOU WANT AN IDEA OF PRICE?
Of course you do. For all proofreading, my price ranges from £16 to £20 per 1,000 words. The lower end is for material that needs fewer changes; the higher end is when your text needs more intervention. (If you're a student or academic, then references/ bibliography need a separate hourly quote.)
So what's your word-count? Your annual report of 5,000 words will come in between £80 and £100. For your thesis of 70,000 words, you can expect to pay between £1,120 and £1,400. You get the idea. You pay 50% up front by online bank transfer. When we decide that the project is complete, you pay the balance within seven days of the invoice date.
That's how we work.