Writing on Beach
EDITING & MANUSCRIPT CRITIQUE

 “The story must strike a nerve in me.
My heart should start pounding when I hear the first line in my head.
I start trembling at the risk.” — Susan Sontag

DEVELOPMENTAL EDITING

plot, timeline, pacing, structure, characterization

                   

LINE EDITING

style, tone, flow, vocabulary, sentence structure, transitions

COPY EDITING

grammar, spelling, syntax, punctuation, tense consistency

PROOFREADING

final check prior to publishing of edited manuscript

(only once manuscript has already been professionally edited)

RATES BELOW ARE FOR MANUSCRIPTS OF UP TO 50,000 WORDS

for manuscripts over 50,000 words please email me to discuss

DEVELOPMENTAL EDITING

$1,500

LINE/COPY EDITING

$1,200

PROOFREADING

$800 

MANUSCRIPT CRITIQUE OPTION

You submit up to 10,000 words.

Approximately 10 days later you will receive:

  1. suggestions regarding focus, development, organization, clarity

  2. feedback on proposed target market and audience

  3. notes on consistency issues pertaining to grammar, mechanics, spelling or style. 

  4.  clear idea of how to revise your writing

  • This does NOT include:

  • rewrites or revisions done for you, except in the case of providing an example of how to revise on your own

  • corrected grammar, mechanics and spelling, however, all these issues will be pointed out to you

  • fact-checking or advice on legal issues.

Fee: $350.00 for up to 10,000 words

This includes one 20-30 minute Zoom session or phone call to discuss points 1-4 above.