About the Detail Devil

Experienced, professional academic copyeditor and proofreader, specialising in the social sciences, and in particular, education: books, journal papers, master’s theses, PhD dissertations, research proposals or reports, funding and ethics applications, and more.

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Editing services

You’ve been researching, writing, editing and fine tuning your masterpiece over months or even years, and it’s finally almost ready for publication—but having read over your work for what seems like the hundredth time, you feel you need a professional editor to ensure your work meets the highest standards.

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Client testimonials

Everything looks so lovely — you have transformed my thesis into a thing of beauty! Seriously, I am just blown away by your expertise and attention to detail. This comment probably does not mean too much coming from a rookie, but I know [principal supervisor] is very pleased with your work, and she has a very…

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A snapshot of the Detail Devil’s work: books, journals, journal and conference papers, research reports, research higher degree theses

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Devilish Details

A new blog! Useful resources to help you answer your frequently asked questions on topics such as formatting in Word and other Word tips and tricks, APA 6th, thesis editing, self-editing, preparing your manuscript for editing, and much more …

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