Services

Copyediting & Proofreading Services*

Copyediting

What it is: 
A check for mechanics (spelling, grammar, syntax) and consistency issues (tense, case, POV)

 What you get: 
  • Your digital manuscript emailed back to you.
  • Objective changes using the Track Changes feature
  • Subjective or stylistic suggestions highlighted and a note left in the margin
  • Minor fact-checking
  • List of commonly found errors and room for improvement

Does not include:
  • Typing services or the transfer of your manuscript to digital media
  • Explanation of objective corrections 
  • Large amounts of fact-checking
  • Ghostwriting or rewriting

When to get it:
After your manuscript has been completed, edited/critiqued, and appropriate revisions have been made.

Cost:
On average, $15 per thousand words for first time clients. Discounts may be available for established clients. All word counts will be rounded up to the nearest thousand.

Note: 
All documents must be received as a .doc, .docx, or downloadable Google Drive file. 

Proofreading

What it is:
A final check for punctuation and typographical errors.

What you get:
  • Your digital manuscript emailed back to you.
  • Changes made using the Track Changes feature

Does not include:
  • Transfer of your manuscript to digital media
  • Explanation of objective corrections
  • Research or fact-checking
  • Ghostwriting or rewriting

When to get it:
After your manuscript has completed multiple rounds of edits and is ready for publication. This should be done prior to your book going to press.

Cost:
On average, $4.50 per thousand words (rounded up to the nearest thousand).

Note: 
All documents must be received as a .doc, .docx, or downloadable Google Drive file. 

Comic Book Proofreading

What it is:
A final check for punctuation and typographical errors.

What you get:
  • Needed changes noted in a Word document and emailed to you.

Does not include:
  • Transfer of your manuscript to digital media
  • Explanation of objective corrections
  • Research or fact-checking
  • Ghostwriting or rewriting

When to get it:
After your manuscript has completed multiple rounds of edits and is ready for publication. This should be done prior to your book going to press.

Cost:
On average, $30 per issue (up to 28 pages), $1 for each additional page. 

Note:
All books must be received as a .pdf.

* All payments for projects must include the following:

  • At least one comp copy of your book or the book that your story is included in. If you are publishing only in a digital format, a completed digital copy will work.
  • Credit given on any crowdfunding platform that you may use to bring your project to print. Also, my name should be listed among any credits given on social media. I'm a strong believer that all members of a team deserve credit for their hard work. After all, we've all seen the hilarity that a misplaced comma can cause. 

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