From short stories to novels. Any length. Any genre.
Editing & Proofreading
Adhering to the Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition
Proofreading .005 cents/word
The final polish to your already edited manuscript. 2 passes to correct spelling, punctuation, grammar, and other minor issues. Typical turnaround 1-2 weeks depending on length of manuscript.
Copy Editing .008 cents/word
A deeper probe into language use, sentence structure, word misuse, discrepancies, continuity, etc. Includes suggestions for better flow and cohesion. Minor formatting input. Typical turnaround 2-3 weeks depending on length of manuscript.
Full developmental edit, paying special attention to story elements, character development, dialogue, continuity, theme, mood, points of view, etc. No stone will be left unturned. After changes, a full copy edit and proofread to really polish things up. PLUS Weekly video calls to discuss anything and everything related to your manuscript. Turnaround time varies.
*All work done in Microsoft Office using Track Changes.*
Try Before You Buy
Don't spend your money without knowing what you're getting. Get a FREE 5k word sample* according to your desired package.
In the subject line, include "Edit Sample" along with your desired package. Attach the first 5k words of your manuscript in Word format (.doc, .docx) Turnaround in 2-3 days.
*for short stories, please only send 2k words
10% off for new clients and referrals!
Upon agreement, you will be sent an invoice for half of the final price, due immediately. The other half is due upon final delivery of work.
One Week Rush*
+25% of normal price Turnaround in one week, guaranteed. *Not available for "Creative Consultation + Full Edit" option. Payment due upfront. Week begins from payment date.
email firstname.lastname@example.org Note in the subject line: "Author Services Request: Your Name"
Include: service package desired manuscript type (short story, novel, fiction, etc) genre and word count your desired time frame an attachment with a sample of your manuscript any other pertinent details
PLEASE NOTE: If your manuscript is deemed in the incorrect condition for the desired package, you will be informed, and alternate suggestions will be made. Do not take this personally. It is important that your manuscript receive the correct care at the correct moment.