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WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER

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Services

 
 

MANUSCRIPT CRITIQUE

Services

Reviews plot, structure, and flow. A comprehensive assessment for a stronger narrative, better pacing, and engaging characters. An editorial report is sent to the author with suggestions for improving the elements listed above. If you have just finished your first draft and need guidance on the revision process this is where to start.

The Editorial Report includes:

  • Recommendations for the plot, structure, and flow.

  • Comprehensive assessment for a stronger narrative, better pacing, and engaging characters.

 

This service does not include:

  • Direct manuscript editing.

  • Sidebar comments or queries in the manuscript.

 

DEVELOPMENTAL EDIT

Services

This service focuses on how your story functions–for instance, structure, plot, genre expectations and requirements, flow, point of view, and characterization. It does not address sentence level grammar.  This service includes the following deliverables:

This service includes:

  • Manuscript V1.5 with comments.

  • Book map (see blog post/FAQ for more information).

  • Custom Style Guide (see blog post/FAQ for more information).

 

The Editorial Letter includes:

  • In-depth suggestions for addressing any issues to the structure, plot, flow, point of view, and characterization.

  • Reviews on the dialogue with comments in the manuscript.

  • Evaluation of the overall author’s voice and character voices in the manuscript.

  • Assessment of the story’s genre and how it fits within the genre.

 

LINE EDIT

Services

An in-depth and thorough edit that goes through the manuscript line by line. Addresses the creative content, writing style, and language use at the sentence and paragraph level. A line edit focuses on the way you use language to communicate your story to the reader.

Service includes:

  • Manuscript V1.5 with Tracked Changes.

  • Manuscript V1.5 clean document (all Tracked Changes Accepted).

  • Custom Style Guide (see blog post/FAQ for more information).

The Editorial Letter includes:

  • Detailed suggestions for addressing any issues with pacing, continuity, plot flaws, and dialogue.

 

COPY EDIT

Services

This service corrects spelling, grammar, punctuation, and syntax. It ensures consistency in spelling, hyphenation, numerals, fonts, and capitalization. This step will also include a stylistic edit, which clarifies the meaning, eliminates jargon, and polishes language while maintaining the author’s voice and style.​​​ Typically this is the last step before proofreading and publishing.

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Service includes:

  • Manuscript V1.5 with Tracked Changes.

  • Manuscript V1.5 clean document (all Tracked Changes Accepted).

  • Custom Style Guide (see blog post/FAQ for more information).

 

The Editorial Letter includes:

  • Detailed explanations and recommendations for improvement.