Services

Editing Fees and description

     Fees - $30.00 per hour (ability to edit 15 pages/hour)

As your editor, I  will do the following: 

        - Structural Editing

        - Copy Editing

        - Fast Check/Reference Checking

        - Proofreading

(Terms are defined below). 

 

Book Coaching Fees and description

Fiction and Nonfiction projects to 300 pages - $500.00

Fiction and Nonfiction projects over 300 pages - $750.00

Bible Studies and Commentaries - $750.00

  

  • I will take your edit-ready (see definition below)manuscript and transform it into a printed book and a Kindle e-book by editing and formatting the project.

  • I will provide you with a cover for your  book, if needed. 

  • I will walk you through the publishing process, providing the tools that you will need to do future projects on your own. I will instruct you as to what accounts will need to be set up along with the providing business and publishing options. 

  • I will introduce you to the company’s website which will be assisting you with your project.

  • I will provide you with a few suggestions on marketing strategies with which I am familiar

Copy Editing: Editing for grammar, usage, spelling, punctuation, and other mechanics of style; checking for consistency; clarifying meaning, eliminating jargon, polishing language.

Fact Checking/Citation Checking/Reference Checking: Editor will check for accuracy of Bible references and will make sure any links cited are available, but will not check the accuracy of the facts listed in the manuscript

Proofreading: Checking proofs of formatted, edited material for adherence to design and for minor, mechanical errors in copy (such as spelling mistakes or small deviations from style sheet).

Edit-ready: This is the author's final draft that has been cleaned up as much as possible. The draft should have been already been read by one or two trusted people who can offer feedback and help catch some errors. The edit-ready copy should be the treated as if it were being sent to a top publishing company. This saves your editor time and, in the long run, saves you money.  

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