About proofreading and editing

The CIEP is often the first port of call for those who have queries about copyediting and/or proofreading, for those who need these services and for those who provide them (or would like to). Here you will find answers to many of the questions that have come our way.

About proofreading and editing
Find out about the different stages in the publishing workflow and how you can work with editors and proofreaders for a better end product.
What is proofreading?
Find out all about proofreading and what proofreaders do.
What is copyediting?
Find out all about copyediting and what copyeditors do.
Working as a proofreader or editor
Find out about becoming and working as a proofreader or editor.
What do the CIEP’s membership grades mean?
Find out about the requirements for the CIEP’s membership grades and how those grades reflect our members’ skill and experience.
The CIEP editorial test
Find out about the CIEP basic editorial test.