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. 

Developmental Editing

 

A good developmental (or structural) edit will help you get a sense of the bigger picture of what is working and what isn't in your story.

This edit includes in-line comments on your manuscript and a full reader report on what is working, what is not, and how your story can be improved.

This report will consider:

  • plot

  • structure

  • characters and their arcs

  • world building and setting

  • themes

  • pacing

  • point of view

  • voice

  • any other elements that are essential for making your story stronger and more engaging

Typical turnaround time depends on the length and condition of manuscript.

 

$0.01 per word.

Copyediting

 

What most people think about when it comes to editing is the copyedit. This edit will fix things like spelling, grammar, punctuation, and all that confusing stuff. I will flag any awkward sentences.
 

Typical turnaround time depends on the length and condition of manuscript.

 

$0.005 per word.

Proofreading 

Before you hit publish, it's a good idea to get a final pair of eyes to check for any last minute errors. Reading your manuscript and seeing the same words can get tiring, making it easy to skip over minor hiccups that can be avoided.

 

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.

$0.003 per word.

Packages Available!

Get 10% off of copyediting OR proofreading when you book a developmental edit at FULL PRICE!

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