Checking for consistency, clarity, conciseness and correctness. This level of editing is great for when you are happy with your story but want to tighten up your prose and iron out any wrinkles. Copyediting will also deal with spelling, punctuation and grammar issues.
Ready to print? (Or whatever the ebook equivalent is!) Proofreading is the final check before publishing and ensures that all spelling, punctuation and grammar are correct as well as formatting and page layout elements are right too.
What’s working? What’s not working? How does the story impact the reader? As a trained editor, I can provide detailed and expert feedback on your novel. This can be especially useful for authors not able to afford a full development edit.