PROOFREADING, EDITING AND EARLY MANUSCRIPT REVIEW SERVICES FOR INDEPENDENT AUTHORS

Whether you are at the beginning or the end of writing your novel, an early manuscript review, edit or proofread can help to improve your book. Typos, grammatical errors or a plot inconsistency can be off-putting to your readers. You could lose their trust, and they may even put your book down unfinished.

I have experience proofreading, copy-editing, line editing and beta reading YA, fantasy, romance, action adventure, thriller and horror novels. Although, I am happy to work on other genres. I have proofread and edited in UK and US English, working with native and non-native English speakers.

 

With my early manuscript review service I can work with you to ensure there are no plot or character inconsistencies in your book. I will also tell you if I found your story compelling, if I liked the characters or if I figured out the plot twist before chapter three. For more details about my early manuscript review service, please click here.

 

With my proofreading or editing services I can help to ensure your book is consistent and free of typos, misspellings and grammatical errors. As part of these services I offer to work through a 500–1,000 word sample of your text for free, firstly to figure out how long it will take me to edit your entire book, and secondly so that you can see what I can do. I will provide a quote when I return the edited sample. The price will depend on the level and extent of the service required.

I use the Track Changes tool in Word so you can review each of my edits and decide if you wish to accept or decline them. I can also use the Adobe commenting tools on PDF if you prefer (proofreading service only). I have experience working with different style guides. I am willing to work with your publisher's style guide, or I can help you develop your own if you don't have one.

If you would like a quote please send me an email with:

  • the details of your book and word count

  • the format of your work (Word or PDF)

  • your schedule/deadline

  • the level of editing you require

  • a representative 500–1,000 word sample of your file

I can then let you know if the work can be fitted into my schedule. If so, I will work on your sample and return it to you within two days with an exact price per 1,000 words.

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