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Services

Contact me for a free 1,000-word assessment with no obligations.

I am not a good fit for romance, erotica, or religion.

See below for add-ons and discounts!

Editorial Assessment

This review of your full manuscript shows you what you have on the page so you can compare it to the vision in your head. An editorial assessment provides actionable feedback and advice to help you plan your next steps. 

Choose this option if: 

You're unsure what type of editing you need. 

What to expect:

You'll receive a document explaining how well your manuscript fits in with your genre and target market. I'll detail problems I see with plot, characters, and structure, plus make recommendations for meeting your writing goals. 

Editorial Assessment service: $0.015 per word

​USD—billed in installments

Single pass

Contact to schedule

Developmental Editing

This review helps you solve plot problems, strengthen your character development, and streamline your story from start to finish. 

Choose this option if:

You're serious about this project.

What to expect: 

You'll receive line, chapter, and overall notes in your manuscript. In a separate document, I'll discuss plot, characters, and structure, any problem areas, and why they might be holding you back. I'll review the foundations of writing, narrative structure, and missing research points, add tips and tricks for your genre, and provide recommendations.​

Developmental Editing service: $0.03 per word

USD—billed in installments

Single pass

Contact to schedule

See below for discounts on additional services like line editing and formatting for the same project. 

Line Editing

This review checks language, character, setting, and description consistencies throughout your manuscript to help you improve your overall writing quality.

Choose this option if:

You're finished with a professional edit and ready to polish this project.

What to expect: 

You'll receive line, chapter, and overall notes in your manuscript. In a separate document, I'll discuss highlights and consistent problems with language usage and how these aspects fit with your genre(s) and target market.

Line Editing service: $0.025 per word

USD—billed in installments

Single pass

Contact to schedule

See below for discounts on additional services like formatting for the same project. 

Formatting (interior book design)

This step ensures your manuscript is ready for self-publication. 

Choose this option if:

You're finished with your book and ready to publish.

What to expect: 

We'll discuss the interior style of your book: what you want it to look like, special features, size, etc. You'll choose from the samples and receive your fully formatted manuscript file for print or digital.

Formatting service: $0.50 per page*, single format

USD—billed in installments

Bundle print and digital formatting for $0.75 per page, total!

Contact to schedule

*Calculated at industry average 275 words per page.

See below for add-ons and discounts!

Questions? Reach out anytime.

Find helpful definitions of the different types of editing here.

Add-ons

Second Pass

Add an additional pass to your revised manuscript.

Second Pass add-on: $0.01 per word

Line Editing

Add line editing to your developmental package*.

Line Editing add-on: $0.01 per word

*Discounted price available for developmental editing clients only.

Formatting

Add formatting for both physical and digital release*.

Formatting add-on: $0.50 per page

*Discounted price available to developmental and line editing clients; calculated at industry average 275 words per page.

Discounts/Bonuses

Continuations

Returning clients enjoy a 10% discount on services for new standalone projects.

Series clients enjoy a 25% discount for each project in the series (after the first).

Upgrades incorporate prior service payments on the same project. 

Recommendations

If you refer a client to me, you both enjoy a 10% discount!

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Rights

You own the rights to your material. My job is to help you find the best words to express your thoughts. I will never claim rights to your work or charge royalties fees. 

Additional protections: you receive a signed, standard Non-Disclosure Agreement for each project we discuss. 

Billing 

I invoice through PayPal in installments that we discuss in advance. With a 50% deposit up front, I can begin work.  I will email you before each invoice so you know what to expect. Your deposit is fully refundable until I'm finished and ready to bill you for the remaining balance. 

I'm happy to work with you on a payment plan that suits your needs.

US residents may submit a 1099 contractor form depending on cost so you can claim my service as a business expense. This is your choice.

The PLS fee structure is on par with the Editorial Freelancers Association reported average

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