Purchase an editing gift certificate for a friend or loved one here.

This is the perfect way to help out with a résumé or cover letter, support academic applicants, or get aspiring writers started on the path to publishing.

Proofread Bride gift certificates also make excellent wedding shower gifts!

To order:

  • Click on the PayPal links below for the gift certificate you’d like to buy. After purchase, I will email you to learn the giver and recipient’s names and the holiday or occasion you have in mind, then email you a completed gift certificate. Gift certificates must include this information and complete this step to be valid. Images on this page are samples only.

Please note:

  • If you are interested in obtaining editing services for yourself, please contact me hereThe PayPal links below are intended solely for gift certificates.

Open Boat gift certificates:

An ideal gift for authors with a manuscript in progress who are looking for help developing their story:

Gift certificate for preliminary manuscript evaluation (up to 25 pages)

I will review up to 25 pages of a novel and identify substantive and stylistic concerns. In a memo, I will evaluate the manuscript’s strengths and weaknesses and ask the author probing questions about character, plot, and theme development. Important note: After purchase, I will email you to learn the giver and recipient's names and the holiday or occasion you have in mind, then email you a completed gift certificate. Gift certificates must include this information and complete this step to be valid.

$100.00

A great gift for entrepreneurs, authors, small-business owners, podcast hosts, and anyone else with a public-facing website:

Gift certificate for website content review

I will perform a close proofread of a personal or small business website (up to 10 individual webpages). I will identify typos, develop a style sheet, and ask questions designed to clarify the site’s content for readers. Important note: After purchase, I will email you to learn the giver and recipient’s names and the holiday or occasion you have in mind, then email you a completed gift certificate. Gift certificates must include this information and complete this step to be valid.

$100.00

An ideal gift for nonfiction writers, journalists, authors conducting research, and writers who dictate their work aloud:

Gift certificate for two hours of transcribing time

I will transcribe interviews, notes, dictation, etc. for up to two hours at a discounted rate. There are no limitations on subject matter or number of speakers. Digital recordings only. (Two hours refers to typing time, not length of recording.) Important note: After purchase, I will email you to learn the giver and recipient’s names and the holiday or occasion you have in mind, then email you a completed gift certificate. Gift certificates must include this information and complete this step to be valid.

$100.00

Two great gifts for the job-seekers in your life:

Gift certificate for résumé and cover letter review (combo package)

I will perform a close proofread of one résumé and one cover letter. I will identify typos and suggest substantive and stylistic improvements. Important note: After purchase, I will email you to learn the giver and recipient’s names and the holiday or occasion you have in mind, then email you a completed gift certificate. Gift certificates must include this information and complete this step to be valid.

$75.00

Gift certificate for résumé OR cover letter

I will perform a close proofread of one résumé or one cover letter. I will identify typos and suggest substantive and stylistic improvements. Important note: After purchase, I will email you to learn the giver and recipient’s names and the holiday or occasion you have in mind, then email you a completed gift certificate. Gift certificates must include this information and complete this step to be valid.

$50.00

A thoughtful gift for self-published authors or anyone who can use a second pair of eyes on a short-but-crucial document. Consider this option for author bios, story synopses, bibliographies, fliers or signs, important blog posts, significant emails, or anything else that fits on one page.

Gift certificate for a proofread of one double-spaced page document (excluding résumés and cover letters)

I will perform a close proofread of a one-page, double-spaced document (excluding résumés and cover letters) and suggest substantive and stylistic improvements. Important note: After purchase, I will email you to learn the giver and recipient’s names and the holiday or occasion you have in mind, then email you a completed gift certificate. Gift certificates must include this information and complete this step to be valid.

$25.00

Gift certificates from The Proofread Bride:

Each of these three tiers of gift certificates are great for engagement party gifts and early wedding presents!

Proofread Bride gift certificate for the “Just the Essentials” Package

This package includes wedding editing for one save-the-date, one invitation, and one program. Important note: After purchase, I will email you to learn the giver and recipient’s names, then email you a completed gift certificate. Gift certificates must include this information and complete this step to be valid.

$50.00

Proofread Bride gift certificate for the “Let’s Cover Our Bases” package

This package includes wedding editing for up to 2 save-the-dates (digital and print), up to 2 invitations (digital and print), up to 2 programs (ceremony and reception), 1 wedding website, 1 menu, up to 3 signs, and 1 template for thank-you cards. Important note: After purchase, I will email you to learn the giver and recipient’s names, then email you a completed gift certificate. Gift certificates must include this information and complete this step to be valid.

$100.00

Proofread Bride gift certificate for the “Literally Everything” package

This package includes wedding editing for up to 2 save-the-dates (digital and print), up to 2 invitations (digital and print), up to 2 programs (ceremony and reception), up to 3 menus, up to 10 signs, 1 wedding website, up to 3 templates for thank-you cards, table numbers (if text-based), and a seating chart and place cards. Important note: After purchase, I will email you to learn the giver and recipient’s names, then email you a completed gift certificate. Gift certificates must include this information and complete this step to be valid.

$150.00