My services include two complete rounds of both copy editing and proofreading.

Copy Editing

Deals with content and focuses on the following:


Deals with presentation and focuses on the following:

With two different methods of editing that I offer, authors may choose the technique they prefer.

I utilize the Chicago Manual of Style and Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary and Thesaurus as my reference guides.

I would be more than happy to provide a complimentary five-page sample edit upon request.

“I’ve worked with many editors and proofreaders, and I am fully aware that not all editors are created equal. Joyce is personable, extremely thorough, highly professional, affordable, and meticulous with an eye like a hawk. Her attention to detail is unsurpassed, catching endless errors that other previous editors had missed, not to mention the many foreign words she caught and corrected. Her execution was timely, and she remained very sensitive to the integrity of my voice.”
- Vital Germaine

Amazon Top-Selling Author and International Keynote Speaker