Editorial Services

All writing is rewriting. Whether you’re self-publishing and need your manuscript polished, or are seeking a literary agent and having difficulty with your query letter, I can help!

I have past experience handling queried manuscripts at an online press, completing editorial internships, and working as an Editorial Assistant.

I will critique and/or edit Young Adult, New Adult, and Adult. I do not offer editorial services for nonfiction or Middle Grade.

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Query Letter – I will focus on whether your query letter shows the inciting incident, main plot, and consequences for the main character if the conflict (plot line) isn’t resolved. I’ll also pay attention to whether the query letter is cohesive, not to mention fix clunky sentence structures and grammatical errors.

Estimated time frame for returning edits: 3 days. 

$15 for one pass. $5 for additional passes.

Synopsis Letter – It’s not easy boiling your novel down to a 1-2 page summary of the plot. I will help you focus your synopsis on detailing out the core conflict (main plot) and the main characters. I’ll pay attention to whether the storyline feels streamlined and vibrant, if there are too many extraneous details clogging the synopsis, as well as fix clunky sentence structures and grammatical errors.

Estimated time frame for returning edits: 5 days. 

$20 for one pass. $7 for additional passes.

First 10 Pages – Many literary agents require the first 10 pages of your manuscript to be submitted along with your query letter. If you’d like a second opinion before querying an agent, this is the package for you. I will critique the first 10 pages of your manuscript for: originality in scene opening, pacing, voice, worldbuilding, and also grammar and punctuation. Basically, I will help you increase your chances of catching and holding an agent’s attention to ultimately earn that full request.

Estimated time frame for returning edits: 7 days. 

$30 for one pass. $20 for additional passes.

Submission Package – This package includes a critique for the query letter, synopsis letter, and the first 10 pages of your manuscript. For more information on what each of these critiques entails, please read the above critique options.

Estimated time frame for returning edits: 15 days. 

$55. That’s a savings of ten dollars.

Developmental Edits – This focuses on the “big picture” items such as plot, continuity, pacing, dialogue, scene and story structure, character development, characterization, and so on forth. I will utilize MS Word’s Track Changes and Comments feature. This package also includes an editorial letter summarizing my findings in a more in-depth analysis.

Estimated time for returning edits: ranges anywhere between 10 days and 3+ months based on word count.

Prices rated at $.008 per word.

Copy Edits – This package focuses on the “micro” level of your manuscript. I will focus on such things as: grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, sentence structure, spacing, crutch words, continuity, tense changes, etc. I will utilize MS Word’s Track Changes and Comments feature.

Estimated time for returning edits: ranges anywhere between 10 days and 2+ months based on word count.

Prices rated at $.006 per word.

Proofreading – For the fully polished manuscript in need of one final pass from some fresh eyes! This is basically like the Copy Edits package, but on a far smaller scale.

Estimated time for returning edits: ranges anywhere between 10 days and 2+ months based on word count.

Prices rated at $.004 per word.



How to Pay: I accept payment through PayPal only. I ask for 50% of the total cost upon booking before starting the project and then the other 50% once the project is completed by me and sent back to you.

If everything meets your satisfaction, then feel free to shoot me an email to get things started!