Here's a quick review of my services:
For publishers, book packagers, independent authors, businesses, and nonprofits:
Make sure writing is free of mechanical errors—spelling, punctuation, consistency, formatting —and is grammatically correct.
Ensure clarity, consistency, and correct word choice.
Correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, and word usage while maintaining the writer's original meaning and unique voice.
Check for and impose a consistent style and format.
Prepare a style sheet that defines style and format.
Read for overall clarity and sense with the prospective reader in mind.
Query the writer about potential errors or inconsistencies.
Note permissions needed to publish copyrighted material.
Prepare a manuscript for the next publication stage.
Format a manuscript to be e-pub ready.
Source: Editorial Freelancers Association
For independent nonfiction writers seeking to self-publish or find an agent:
Complimentary consultation and sample edit
Review manuscript, recommend the level of editing the manuscript will require, and provide a free two- to five-page sample edit.
Review manuscript and provide a written content analysis for sense and logic, including theme, audience, narrative structure, point of view/voice, chronology, and narrative techniques.
Work with author to develop a manuscript from initial concept, outline, or draft.
Make suggestions about content, organization, and presentation.
Rewrite, write, and research (as needed) to improve readability and flow.
Solve problems of overall clarity and accuracy.
Reorganize paragraphs, sections, or chapters to improve the order in which text is presented.
(Quotes collected by Jon Winokur at AdvicetoWriters.com)