"The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightening and the lightening bug." - Mark Twain
WHEN YOU HAVE. . .
written and re-written, read and reread and applied your own best self edit process, it’s time for a professional eye. This service offers the nuts & bolts editing for typos, grammatical errors, awkward phrasing and goes deeper, expanding the line by line copy edit to include a 2+ page overview of general story sense, pacing, inconsistencies in narration, time/place.
HOW THIS WORKS
All edit services are done on the raw manuscript or Word doc, never a formatted file. Pages must be laid out to the industry standard: 12 pt san sarif type, double-spaced with 1.5” margins. Edits are made in Track/Change.
Send your Word doc to me along with any thoughts and concerns you'd like me to have top of mind. You will receive a Paypal invoice for half the entire cost. On payment the edit begins. When the edit is complete you will receive a final Paypal invoice for the balance. On payment the entire edited mss is immediately emailed to you.
Extensive edit: $2.75 per page
Minimum cost - up to 10 pages: $70
An English professor wrote this phrase on the blackboard:
"A woman without her man is nothing" and asked his students to punctuate it correctly. All of the males in the class wrote: "A woman, without her man, is nothing." All of the females in the class wrote: "A woman: without her, man is nothing."
Ahhh, the power of punctuation! Borrowed from multiple sources