Once your manuscript has gone through the editing process and has been formatted for publishing, proofreading is the final step to ensure it is free of any grammatical and typographical errors before sending it off to an agent or publisher. This is the last line of defense in a quality control check. Proofreading includes grammatical and typographical corrections, providing you with a polished document for submission. It does not include any revisions or suggestions to the writing. $0.006 per word. Turnaround time is one business day per 10,000 words.