Editing Services

My services are geared towards the indie author looking to have their manuscript professionally edited for a reasonable price. I offer a variety of services tailored to fit your specific budget. Authors are encouraged to choose a combination of items or get the complete package, depending on their needs. Superior quality, a speedy turnaround, and low price is my specialty. As a writer, I find you're often too close to your work to clearly see what would take your work from good to great; after all you've been living and breathing the plot line. This is where I come in. I will clean up and critique your work, making your work the best it can be. I am not a writer, so I will not re-write your work. Your work is just that, your work, and it will remain the way you intended. My job is to give you constructive suggestions on what is missing, or needs help.I edit using Microsoft Word “track changes”. Documents should be formatted with double spaces. If there is a need to edit on paper, I will use the good old red pen.

Premium Service Package

With the complete package I offer the most extensive editing. I will work with you and your manuscript through the entire process. The first read will be the majority of content editing along with proofreading. I can’t read without proofreading at the same time. Call me crazy, but if I see something wrong, I have to fix it.

I will give you my suggestions on where your content is lacking, if scenes do not fit, if you changed the look of someone without realizing it, you name it, and I will find it. After your first re-write, I will edit it again, specifically looking at the changes you made and making sure everything flows along. Once you are completely satisfied with your manuscript and it is ready for publishing, I will give it one last go to make sure there is nothing that slipped through. This is the most expensive package, but it is worth it. We won’t stop until you are completely satisfied with your manuscript.

  • Up to 50,000 words- $600.00
  • 50,000-75,000 words-$700.00
  • 75,000-100,000 words-$800.00
  • 100,000-125,000 words-$900.00

Anything above 125,000 words can be negotiated.

Content Editing

I will edit your content to make sure everything flows; there are no plot holes in your story, along with suggestions on pacing. Again with content editing, I will be proofing as I go. I cannot do content editing without proofing as well. Price - $0.005 per word.

Proofreading

This is your basic; check your spelling, grammar, punctuation, word usage, and typos. Price - $0.003 per word.

Mistake Finder

When you have your manuscript completely done and ready to go, but you want one more set of eyes to check for those last few errors that sneak through, this is your package. Price is $1.00 per mistake. Anything over $30.00 can be negotiated.

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Crain Editing Offers

A FREE edit of your first chapter in order for you to determine if I am the right fit for your editing needs. I offer discounts for referred authors and repeat authors as well. If you have questions about my services or prices you can contact me using the form above

Payment Policy

All payments are made through Pay Pal.