The amount of mark-up you get back from the editor doesn’t signal how good or bad the writing is. But it can be disconcerting to see your work heavily marred in red. Here are two ways you can try to minimize the distraction of tracked changes.
When you get your edited file back, you might be shocked to see it look like this:
What’s the difference between copyediting and proofreading? You can make better decisions and get a more satisfactory outcome if you understand the differences before hiring an editor or proofreader to help you.