Editing

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When editing, I find it hard not to give each author the full package, whether they choose it or not. No matter which package you choose (below), I will provide my full attention to detail. I look at spelling, grammar, and punctuation of course, but I will also tell you things I might change and comment on issues regarding plausibility and plot holes, voice, flow, pacing, story elements, and anything that comes to mind when reading your work.

I edit from the perspective of an agent looking for a submission to choose, as a publishing house editor who wants to polish your book before publication, and finally, as a published author who has learned what people are buying.

EDITING PACKAGES:

  • Proofreading— $5/per page
  • Copy or Line editing– $0.02/per word or $6/per page
  • Content– $6/per page
  • Developmental– $0.023/per word or $7/per page
  • Query submission critique— $150/per submission of query/synopsis/ sample writing
  • One on one consultation– $200 for one hour Zoom conference re: writing, editing, publishing, or marketing
  • Ebook and paperback formatting for KDP requirements– $150 ebook only, $200 for both ebook and paperback–includes available fonts, drop caps, justified text, mirror margins, and everything needed for Amazon requirements. Flourishes, symbols, and images extra.

Don’t know the difference between each package? Look below:

Proofreading = looking deep for typos, formatting issues, spelling errors–basically a comprehensive polishing before you query or self-publish

Copy or Line editing = grammatical mistakes, language mechanics, punctuation, awkward phrasing, technical language, comments on quality and voice–kind of a third or fourth draft edit

Content editing or MS Revision = a look over the “story” as a whole, plot consistency, considers audience appropriateness, makes sure content is high-quality and engaging, and looks at overall effectiveness of writing, check for inaccuracies, looks for smooth transitions, readability/flow, advice on how to strengthen your storykind of a second draft edit

Developmental editing = feedback on writing and storytelling craft, comments on plot elements/holes, eliminating infodumps, story essentials, storytelling voice and voice overall, character descriptions, setting, and the trajectory of your plot. I will ask bigger questions about character changes, weaving the theme, use of imagery, how to form the first chapter to attract agentskind of a beginner’s edit, or first draft edit

Query consultation = I will look at your query as an agent who is receiving it from the slush pile. I will show you where/how to grip the agent with your summary, how to write/format your synopsis, and I will give deep feedback on your sample writing.

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To order edits, click the contact button above or below and send your request. Let me know your name, email, and which package suits you. Feel free to include your materials. I will return your email with a confirmation of receipt, and the date that I can have the material completed for you. Turnaround is usually within a month or two.

I look forward to working with you!

~jenn

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I accept payment through my editing website: www.frontpageediting.com/contact

*However, do not let payment stop you from contacting me. If you need to work out a deal, I am happy to work with you.