Need a proofreader / editor for your game?
Work with a native English speaker with years of editing and game design experience.
Whether this is the first version of the rules or the tenth, clear and concise directions help everyone understand your game better.
What sort of things do you look for?
Beyond the usual spelling and grammar:
- Subject-verb agreement
- Unclear or wordy directions
- Awkward phrasing
- Cultural references
- Gendered references
I’m happy to work with your Microsoft Word document or within Google Docs. PDF’s must be converted into an editable format before editing can begin, and pictures cannot be edited.
By default, I’ll work in ‘Suggestions’ mode on Google Docs or with Track Changes turned on in Microsoft Word. I’m also happy to make changes directly in your document, leaving you with a clean document. I also leave comments on what’s unclear or if more information is needed to understand something.
I’m an American and predominantly work in American English by default. If you require Canadian or British English, I’m happy to work with those — just let me know.
Who have I worked with?
Vamp on the Batwalk, from Gold Nugget Games — I helped Cody get the rulebook together. He already had a great start, but just needed some tweaking to get it ready for primetime!
Chronicles of Crime, from Lucky Duck Games — this was a fun project to work on! I mainly worked on proofreading the rulebook to ensure every ‘i’ was dotted and every ‘t’ crossed.
Rates / FAQ
For typical proofreading or light editing: $0.03 US a word (100 words = $3 USD)
For more in-depth editing or a deeper dive into structuring the rules: $0.05 US a word (100 words = $5 USD)
Most work can be turned around in 2-3 business days.
Payments can be made via Paypal with your debit / credit card.