Editing Services

Meek Manuscripts focuses on the medium so you can focus on the message.

Copyediting 3¢/word

Is your manuscript completely written, but needs a bit of finesse? Then a healthy copyedit is for you. Meek Manuscripts will:

  • Clarify prose: Let’s make sure your audience can hear what you’re saying.
  • Tighten sentence structure: Why use nine words when four will do?
  • Correct syntax, grammar, spelling, punctuation (and all those other things our English teachers warned us about): Their, there, or they’re?
  • Make style and format consistent: How do I cite that unpublished, impromptu speech?

Proofreading 2¢/word

Is your manuscript composed well and ready to submit to a publisher or your dissertation committee? If so, a thorough proofread is what the doctor ordered. Meek Manuscripts will:

  • Catch typos, grammatical errors, and misspelled words.
  • Resolve any discrepancies inthe text.
  • Double check citations for consistency and correctness.

Formatting 2¢/word

You’ve done the hard work of writing your dissertation andnow you need to be certain it conforms to your school’s style guide. Meek Manuscripts will make all necessary adjustments to margins, citations, fonts, tables, table of contents, line spacing, layout, and figures.

  • Turabian
  • The Chicago Manual of Style
  • MLA
  • APA
  • Your school’s guide

Russell Meek has been an invaluable member of the book review editorial team at the Journal of Hebrew Scriptures. He does the lion’s share of the work in shepherding the countless book reviews through the editorial process from transformation into the Journal House Style to digitization of the text for posting online. We could not do what we do without his expertise, accuracy and faithfulness.”

Mark J. Boda Ph.D., Book Review Editor, Journal of Hebrew Scriptures