Out of the Woods Editing Services

Services Offered


  • StructuralAssessing the organization and content of the document for flow and clarity
  • Stylistic: Line by line editing for clarity, jargon, and polished language

Copy Editing

  • Editing for mechanics of style (e.g., grammar, usage, spelling, punctuation, etc.)
  • Formatting based on publication requirements (e.g., APA)​

Why Choose Out of the Woods?

  • Experienced
    • Experienced in reviewing and editing publications, book chapters, ethics applications, funding proposals, and theses
    • Critical and ethical expertise
    • Knowledgeable of the American Psychological Associations (APA) formatting requirements
  • Efficient
    • I know time is a factor in the reviewing process, all reviews will be conducted in a timely manner. All quotes will include an anticipated completion date. Shorter turn around times can be negotiated.
  • Affordable
    • $45/h
    • Quotes will be based on the follow guidelines, based on the difficulty of the text:
      • Editing: 1 to 3 pages/hour
      • Copy editing: 2 to 7 pages/hour​


Please see my CV for a review of my research experience, including reviewing and editing of documents for faculty members.

  • PhD Candidate in Education (In progress; University of Ottawa)
    • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellowship Award
  • Masters in Education (2015; Brock University)
    • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Canadian Graduate Scholarship
    • Graduate Student Member of the Research Ethics Board
  • BA with highest honours in Psychology (2012; Carleton University)


Academic Honesty
Services are for reviewing and editing only

Payment Options

  • ​e-Transfer
  • PayPal

Quote Request

To receive a quote for editing services, please send an email to heather@out-of-the-woods.ca containing the following information:

  • Type of Document (e.g., Journal article, Thesis, Book Chapter, Funding/Grant application, etc.)
  • Services required (i.e., editing, copy editing, both, or other)
  • requested completion date (please refer to the above timelines)
  • any other relevant details