Comma Sense Editing provides proofreading, copyediting and substantive editing services.
Our clients include fiction and non-fiction authors, large corporations, small businesses, educational institutions and non-profit organisations. We edit all documents according to the Institute of Professional Editors' Australian Standards for Editing Practice.
We can provide a final check for grammar, spelling and punctuation errors to prepare your document for publication.
We can check your document for grammar, spelling, punctuation, factual errors, and consistency in style and formatting.
We can evaluate your document as a whole, ensuring its structure, content, language, style and presentation suit its purpose.
Comma Sense Editing was founded by Stephanie Walters in 2016. Stephanie has a Postgraduate Certificate in Editing and Electronic Publishing at Macquarie University. She is a Professional Member of the Institute of Professional Editors Limited, and has over nine years' editing experience.
Stephanie lives with her husband and daughter in Brisbane, Australia. When she's not editing, she enjoys running, reading and building LEGO.
Contact Comma Sense Editing for a personalised quote here.
I cannot thank Stephanie enough for her excellent work and help on editing my book. Her work is outstanding; she did exactly what I wanted. Thank you so much and I look forward to using your services in the near future.Andi A.
Comma Sense Editing was fantastic! They helped me review a large piece of written work, making thorough, thoughtful and helpful suggestions regarding grammar, syntax and structure. They are very friendly to work with and have excellent customer service. The final product was professional and polished.Jen C.
I highly recommend Steph! She delivered high quality editing for me on a swift turnaround. I felt very confident in distributing my work once she had finished with it.Jessica M.
Stephanie is a great editor. Very professional and good attention to detail.Aurelle M.
Stephanie was recommended to me by another professional editor as I had to meet a close deadline, and she did a great job in editing my PhD dissertation in a short period! I happily recommend her to other PhD candidates!Parisima N.
Should my business hire an editor?
Many businesses believe that editing is something they can do on their own. But if you've missed a typo or grammatical error in your first draft, there's a good chance you’ll miss it again when you go back to proofread it.
Call Stephanie Walters on +61 425 327 869 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about our editing services.
You can also submit your document online to receive a personalised quote within two business days.
This policy sets out how Comma Sense Editing uses and protects the information you provide when using this website. We are committed to protecting the privacy of all who visit and use our website.
Client confidentiality is important to us, and we have developed a policy to ensure it is maintained and respected at all times.
Comma Sense Editing guarantees that client work will never be shared with a third party. We understand that many of the documents we handle may contain sensitive and classified information, and therefore the following steps have been taken to guarantee confidentiality:
- Every employee and contractor of Comma Sense Editing has signed a confidentiality agreement.
- Documents submitted to us are kept in a secure online system and can only be viewed by the editor assigned to the job.
- On request, we are happy to sign a non-disclosure agreement.
- All documents are deleted from our system within 30 days of job completion.
Ownership of work
Clients who engage our services retain full ownership, copyright and intellectual property over their work both during and after the editing process. We will never share your work or contact details with a third party. As mentioned above, all documents are deleted from our system within 30 days of job completion.
How we may collect information
When you visit this website, we will only collect information from you if you voluntarily fill out one of the forms, or communicate with us via email.
The information we require to give a quote and perform our services includes your name, email address, and order information, such as documents uploaded for editing.
We may use collected information for the following purposes: to provide services, for identification, and to make contact with you regarding your inquiry. Your information is not shared with any third party.
If you have any questions regarding our privacy and confidentiality policies, please contact us at email@example.com.