Editor Services

Fiction Editing – All genres welcome. Flexible payment plans available.

Free Sample Edit of any 10 pages. Returned in 24-48 hours. Send email with Free sample edit 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
• 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: 10 to 20 business days for the first phase, depending on length and amount of edits needed

Line and Copy editing Package —$0.0055 per word.
-Turnaround time: 7 to 14 business days, depending on length and amount of corrections needed

Basic Proofreading Package —$0.0040 per word
-Turnaround time: 5 to 10 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