Editing is a passion for me, and I provide a custom, thorough experience to help you shape your work to be the best it can be.
What I Offer
Years of experience in editorial for publishing houses, literary agencies, and freelance clients.
Knowledge and experience in Chicago Manual of Style, as well as market know-how and Industry best practices.
A partnership built on a mutual understanding of your goals for the particular work.
Knowledge of traditional, hybrid, and self-publishing models and how to format and cater to each.
Options & Pricing
Choose which editing package will work for you. I keep my prices fair, and can arrange for payment plans.
Developmental Edit - $0.01 per word
The Developmental Edit is a look through the meat of the book, ensuring the plot is full and reaches its potential, that there are no loose ends or strings, that characters are well-rounded and interesting, and the overall concept is finished and unique.
Copyedit - $0.005 per word
The Copyedit option looks at sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, as well as consistency, pace, voice, and flow.
Story Consult - $150
A story consult looks at the overall plot of your book to examine whether it is full, unique, and marketable, and provides suggestions for how to amplify any missing elements. This is a simplified version of a Developmental Edit, but will not contain in-line notes.
Query Letter Consult - $25
A query letter is the first step into finding an agent. A consult will analyze your query letter and provide suggestions for how to craft a concise, exciting, and unforgettable query.
*Turn-around time is 1-2 weeks for a full-size manuscript of 60k-80k words, subject to availability. Manuscripts longer than 100k may take longer.
**A minimum 15% deposit is required upon beginning the project. I'm more than happy to work out a payment plan that works for you.
***Editorial work is separate from agency work.
I offer a free, 1000-word sample for Development Edits and Copyedits to ensure I'm the right editor for you.
To get started, fill out the form below. I'll be in touch as soon as I can be.