Professional Fiction Editing

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Full Package*

£8.70 (€10.50 or $13.00) per 1,000 words

This includes a developmental edit, a line edit, and a proofread at this discounted price if you book all three stages in one go.

Developmental Edit*

£3.00 (€3.75 or $4.50) per 1,000 words

You get a report that analyses your manuscript and covers the following areas:

  • Plot and structure
  • Pacing
  • Character development
  • Narrative voice
  • Point of view
  • Continuity

Line Edit*

£6.00 (€7.50 or $9.00) per 1,000 words

This is the most extensive edit and corrections/suggestions are made directly on your manuscript using track changes. The following areas are covered:

  • Consistency
  • Repetition
  • Timeline inconsistencies
  • Chapter, section, and paragraph breaks
  • Tense
  • Improbable or impossible actions
  • Dialogue and dialogue tags
  • Confusing similarities
  • Basic factual errors
  • Copyright and libel
  • Irrelevant detail
  • Awkward or irregular sentence structure and word usage
  • Unnecessary adjectives and adverbs
  • Grammar, punctuation, and spelling

Proofreading*

£4.00 (€5.00 or $6.00) per 1,000 words

A final polish before you self-publish or submit to a publisher or agent. It is assumed that your work has previously been line edited, and checks for any minor errors that may have slipped through during the main editing process, including:

  • Grammar
  • Punctuation
  • Spelling
  • Ambiguity
  • Inconsistencies
  • Chapter numbering
  • Potential copyright or libel issues

 

* A copy of the terms and conditions is available at www.victoriamilne.com. There is a minimum charge of £20.00 (€24.00 or $30.00).

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