For me, becoming a copyeditor and a proofreader was simple. An avid reader since the age of four, I learned to respect the printed word of numerous authors be it in books, magazines, newspapers, etc.
As in those long-ago-days, noticing a mistake – a typo – in any text was incredulous, an insult! However, as an adult, typos were and are everywhere. They don’t have to be.
Therefore, I became a copyeditor and proofreader. This is the type of assistance needed for authors, writers, to avoid numerous mistakes in context, grammer, spelling, punctuation, and overall presentation.