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This will be the last stage in the editing process and corrects any sentence-level mistakes that have been left behind, like typos and grammar issues. It’s an important stage because no editors are perfect and there will always be mistakes hiding in your manuscript that nobody’s spotted.

Find out more about hiring a professional proofreader on the SfEP’s website.

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Siobhan O'Brien Holmes

Siobhan O'Brien Holmes is a developmental editor working with middle grade and YA authors. She specialises in speculative and genre fiction, particularly horror, fantasy, mystery, sci-fi and anything with a dash of magic or macabre. She is a member of the SfEP, EFA, ACES, British Fantasy Society, Horror Writers Association and SCBWI. She has an MA in Novel Writing and an MA in Children's Literature.

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