Ellispis Editing
Good ideas deserve to be shared.

OTHER SERVICES

We aim to meet the needs of all of our clients. The following services are additional to our professional editing, and can be required by clients to develop specific types of documents. This work is usually done on a negotiated basis, and can be fully customised to meet your needs. 

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Research

Structural edits can often uncover gaps in an argument or in evidence. If left alone, these gaps in information can do your writing a great disservice. Many writers do not have time or the inclination to do additional research to finalise a piece of work. Ellipsis Editing can plug those gaps for you. With many years of experience in research assistance, we know quick and easy ways check your thinking against the best.

Research can be necessary for all kinds of writers, not just those in an academic space. Those writing novels, media releases, or engaging content for their website are also likely to need to do some research to make their content informed, reliable and engaging. 

This service includes: 

  • An initial discussion of your needs, and a summary statement of the outputs required for the research.
  • Any preparation work required, including reviewing specific requirements for your document (e.g. grant application specifications, assignment details, self-identified word targets etc.).
  • A document listing key research points on the issue or area of interest, and how these can fit into your work.
  • If requested: a summary statement of key search processes, phrases and methods.
  • If requested: a summary of relevant sources in the field.
  • If requested: supporting images, photos, or other media.

Please note: this service does not include a ghost-writing component of writing the research up into a document for you.

Message Simplification

Message simplification is an important part of clear, effective communication. Audiences often don't have time to read long, complex pieces that express every detail. But distilling a long, complex report down to its key elements or slashing your word count to come in under a required level can be difficult to do.

Message simplification is intended for anyone that has a document they wish to distill to its core elements. A document of any type can go through this process, from an early draft to a final novel. The service is flexible, and will match your needs.

This service includes:

  • An initial read of your document, and a summary statement and a conversation with you about the ideal outcome.
  • Any preparation work required, including reviewing specific requirements for your document (e.g. grant application specifications, assignment details, self-identified word targets etc.).
  • If requested: A process of identifying the key concepts or elements of the writing, and a visual representation of how they work together.
  • If requested: A piece of writing that distills your document's relevant details. This can take numerous formats, such as:
    • a prĂ©cis or 1 page summary statement
    • a media release or similar document
    • text for a webpage or email.
  • If requested: In-text, track-changed edits to your document with unnecessary details cut out.