“Let’s be reasonable and add an eighth day to the week that is devoted exclusively to reading.” – Lena Dunham

About Me

Hello! I am Sara Woodard. I'm a happy proofreader because I get to help court reporters make sure their transcripts are spotless so they can spend their time churning out more transcripts.

I've been an avid reader my entire life. Now that I'm older, that love of reading has transformed into a love of improving the written word.

I'm a single mom to my silly 7-year-old daughter. In my free time, I love to read (not a surprise), drink coffee, and play Minecraft.

 

My Rates

Standard Rate
$0.45 per page
49+ hours

Rush Rate

$0.60 per page

25 - 48 hours

Expedite Rate

$0.80 per page

24 hours

 

ASAP

$1.00 per page

Proof to Audio

$0.80-$1.00 per page

Depending on turnaround

My proofreading references

While I understand that each reporter has their own grammar preferences, my proofreading is based on the following sources:

Bad Grammar/Good Punctuation

by Margie Wakeman Wells

The Gregg Reference Manual

by William A. Sabin

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Let's Get Started

Preference Sheet

 

I would love to help you be more productive by proofreading your court transcripts.

 

Let's start this happy proofreading relationship off by downloading the Reporter Preference Sheet and emailing it, with your grammar preferences, to sara@thehappyproofreader.com.

I respect your grammar preferences. To make sure we get started on the right foot, please download and fill out my Reporter Preference Sheet, and then email it back to me at sara@thehappyproofreader.com.

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