Proofreading & Editing

Christine Bode, the chief editor for Publish and Promote, is a professional proofreader and editor who is articulate and has a keen eye for details. Her experience is garnered largely from her former 25-year career as an administrative assistant for lawyers, doctors, architects and engineers. She has extensive knowledge of business, legal and medical terminology and has edited every type of document from legal and medical reports to liner notes for a CD; from press releases to websites; and PhD theses to novels. A social media manager and marketer through her business Scully Love Promo – and published author herself – Christine understands how to create impact through written communication to engage audiences.

Her proofreading and editing projects have included:

  • Books
  • eBooks
  • eZines
  • Websites
  • Bios
  • Press releases
  • Blogs
  • Poetry
  • Lyrics
  • Liner notes
  • PhD theses
  • Legal documents
  • Medical reports
  • Architectural specifications

Her latest projects include non-fiction works entitled A Journey to Forgiveness: Disowning 3 Generations of Violence by Sanovia Haleemah Muhammad and When Women Talk: Empowering Each Other One Story at a Time, compiled by Brigitte Lessard-Deyell.

Proofreading – $38/hr – 10 pages per hour – $3.80 per page
Light Copy editing (grammar & spelling) $40/hr – 10 pages per hour – $5.00 per page

Content editing (grammar, spelling, syntax, diction and flow) –  $10.00 per page

Contact Christine for a quote.




“We have retained Christine Bode for several services since 2012 including social media marketing, book reviews as well as editing and proofreading services. Christine has been an instrumental part of our author services program at Publish and Promote — she is professional, articulate and has a keen eye for details. She understands how to create impact through written communication and to engage audiences. I consider Christine Bode a business partner to our company and highly recommend her for the above services.” ~ Dawn James, Managing Director, Publish and Promote

“Christine provided excellent editing services for me and I would highly recommend her. She is fast, experienced and efficient. She offers great service and quality at an affordable price. She is friendly and wonderful to deal with.” ~ Robin Westphal, Wellness Strategist, Business/Life Coach, Facilitator, Writer