SERVICES

All edits are made using The Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition as a reference guide with US spelling, unless specified otherwise. A sample edit of 1000 words of your manuscript is provided for free to see if we are a good fit for each other. 

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Manuscript Critique

 

You're done your first draft, or second or third, but you're not sure the story is good enough?

 

A critique will help you get a sense of the bigger picture of what is working and what isn't in your story. This is similar to a developmental (or structural) edit, but without the hefty price tag.

 

You'll get in-line comments on your manuscript, a full reader report on what's working, what can be improved, and an action plan on moving forward.

This report will consider:

  • plot

  • structure

  • characters and their arcs

  • world building and setting

  • themes

  • pacing

  • point of view

  • voice

  • any concerns you may have

  • resources for further study

Typical turnaround time depends on the length and condition of manuscript. $0.012 per word.

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Copyedit

 

Not sure where to put that, comma? I can help you.

 

A copyedit is what most people think about when it comes to editing. This will fix things like spelling, grammar, punctuation, and all that confusing stuff. I also flag any awkward sentences and make suggestions for clarity.

 

*Line edits not included but available for an additional price. Contact me for more information*
 

Typical turnaround time depends on the length and condition of manuscript. $0.0065 per word.

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Proofread

Before you hit publish, it's a good idea to get a final pair of eyes to check for any last minute errors. A proofread will ensure that there are no extra words and everything is spelled correctly. This is the final step before publishing your manuscript or sending it off to an agent. 

Typical turnaround time depends on the length and condition of manuscript. $0.005 per word.