Fiction Editing

FICTION

Critique Broad spectrum review

  • Check for consistency of story and themes.
  • Make general suggestions to sharpen setting, imagery, characterization, and plot.
  • Provide notes to more fully develop the manuscript as a whole.

Rate: $0.01 per word


Copyedit – Thorough review

  • Check for consistency of story and themes.
  • Make specific suggestions to sharpen setting, imagery, characterization, and plot.
  • Line-by-line review of syntax, word usage, and sentence structure.
  • Correct of spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

Rate: $0.02 per word


Substantive Edit – Instructive review

  • Check for consistency of story and themes.
  • Assist to sharpen setting, imagery, characterization, and plot.
  • Assist to improve syntax, word usage, and sentence structure.
  • Work with the author to more fully develop the manuscript and improve the overall level of work.

Rate: $0.03 per word


Proofread Final review

  • Check for basic grammar, punctuation, spelling, typos, and formatting issues.

Rate: $0.01 per word