Editing & Publishing Consulting
Let readers focus on the information instead of the errors.
I offer a full range of editing services to accommodate many needs. Below is a brief explanation of each level of editing. Publishers descriptions are unique to book publishing and may not apply to every situation.
|Comprehensive Editorial Services|
|Last pass of final manuscript draft, ensuring absence of typos (spelling, punctuation errors)|
|Line editing, correcting errors in syntax, grammar, and spelling, as well as reading for sense and completeness|
|Holistic evaluation of the text’s structure, content, tone, clarity, style, character and plot development, and narrative flow|
|Manuscript Review and Evaluation
|For writers who aren’t on their final draft and know you have some work ahead of you, but you need some direction, I offer manuscript review. I read the manuscript and offer high-level advice on clarity, consistency, plot and character development. The level of commentary returned, depends on your needs as described below.Review: Basic manuscript review includes written feedback concerning general observations of characterization, plot, narrative flow, tone/voice, and readability. (1-3 page memo returned)
Intensive Manuscript Evaluation: Manuscript evaluations offer in-depth, page by page written notes discussing the use and structure of language, character development, narrative pacing, logical progression, tone and voice consistency, and marketability. (6+ page memo returned)
|One-on-One Writing Workshops
|Many have a desire to write, but do not have the formal training or natural instincts. Fortunately, writing skills can be learned and an author voice/brand created with the right instruction. My in-depth, one-on-one workshops will assist you in your journey to authorship, whether your goal is to be a published writer or to excel in academic scholarship. This may include but is not limited to:* writing basics: elements of a story, language and devices, etc.
* narrative development
* grammar and syntax improvement
* tone and voice development
* self-editing tricks and tips
|Book Project Consulting
|I offer comprehensive assistance developing and executing your book project at any point in the life of the book, from concept to distribution, including:* story and manuscript development
* publishing options, providing the pros and cons of self and traditional publishing strategies
* self-publishing consulting and services, including assistance with:
* traditional publishing consulting, including assistance with:
|Types of materials:
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