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My name is Kelly Wise.

I have been editing and proofreading for 22 years. I am a certified editor and proofreader with a  Graduate Certificate from NYU in Proofreading, Copy Editing, and Fact Checking. I founded Wiser Words, Etc. out of a pure passion for reading and editing. My love for words and language and stories have come together to form a truly amazing place where I help authors make their stories error free. Get in touch to learn more about how I can help you with your proofreading and line editing needs.

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All prices are a guideline. For a more accurate rate, contact me. I may request a small sample of writing to more accurately quote rates.



  • Grammar, Punctuation, and 

       Capitalization Errors

  • Misspellings, Usage Errors, and Clarity Issues

  • Sentence Structure

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Line Editing

  • Basic Fact-checking

  • Dialogue

  • Overuse of Modifiers

  • Repeated Words/Phrases

  • Verb Tenses

  • Point of View Consistency

  • Sentence Structure

  • Chapter Breaks

  • Grammar and Punctuation

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  • missing or repeated words, misspellings, homophone and usage errors 

  • obvious punctuation errors 

  • distracting sentence structure or word choice

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