Editor Services

Fiction Editing – All romance genres welcome.

Free Sample Edit of any 10 pages. Returned in 48 hours. Send email with (free sample edit request or price quote request) in header.

Full Developmental Editing Package — $0.010 per word

Full developmental edit includes a full content review, line edit and copy edit.

First phase, content editing focuses on:
• character development
• natural dialogue
• too much or too little of dialogue or action
• character monologue
• character placement in scenes
• scenes and plot progression
• setting
• POV
• pacing
• theme

Second phase, line edit focuses on:
• creative content
• overused words
• run-on sentences
• repeating the same information in different ways
• tightening paragraphs or dialogue for a more natural flow
• noting scenes that are confusing
• tone shifts
• words or phrases that will clarify your meaning
• pacing improvements

Third phase, copy edit focuses on:
• grammar
• spelling
• punctuation
• hyphenation
• capitalization
• factually incorrect statements
• word inconsistencies

-Turnaround time: 7-14 business days, depending on length and amount of edits needed

Line and Copy editing Package —$0.006 per word
-Turnaround time: 7 business days, depending on length and amount of corrections needed

Basic Proofreading Package —$0.004 per word
-Turnaround time: 5 to 7 business days, depending on length and amount of corrections needed

Send manuscript sample, questions, or comments via contact form or email to bettyshreffler@yahoo.com

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