Lyons Editorial Services is a copyediting and proofreading service owned and operated by Maggie Lyons, a freelance copyeditor and writer with more than thirty years of experience in business communications, academic publishing and manuscript editing.

What I Do

I help business communicators, website developers, academics, students, manuscript writers—all who seek to improve the quality of their writing. Increase your sales potential by letting me put punch into your marketing brochure. Expand your prospects of winning new business by allowing me to hone the verbiage in your business proposal. Improve your chances of a positive review by permitting me to polish your thesis to meet academic stands of presentation . . . and much more. 

For further information see About Me, Services, and Rates

You may ask for more details and discuss your project by sending me a message on my Contact Upage, by e-mailing me at, or by calling me at 804-859-2026. 

How I Do It 

Three levels of editing are available: proofreading, basic copyediting, and substantive copyediting (see Services). I can help you decide which level your project requires if you are not sure.

My rates are competitive (see Rates).   

For information on turnaround time and payment see Rates. 

My work is of the highest quality. I can provide a sample of my editing if required.

All work is kept strictly confidential.

Lyons Editorial Services


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