Editing & Proofreading

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Editing*

£8.70 (€10.50 or $13.00) per 1,000 words with a minimum charge of £20.00 (€24.00 or $30.00).*

Looks at any developmental issues in your work of fiction as well as giving you a line edit. You also get one free proofread of completed changes that I have recommended.*

The following areas are covered:

  • Developmental:
    • Plot & structure
    • Pacing
    • Character development
    • Narrative voice
    • Point of view
    • Continuity
  • Line edit:
    • Consistency
    • Repetition
    • Timeline inconsistencies
    • Chapter, section & paragraph breaks
    • Tense
    • Improbable or impossible actions
    • Dialogue & dialogue tags
    • Confusing similarities
    • Basic factual errors
    • Copyright & libel
    • Irrelevant detail
    • Awkward or irregular sentence structure & word usage
    • Unnecessary adjectives & adverbs
    • Grammar, punctuation & spelling

Proofreading*

£4.00 (€5.00 or $6.00) per 1,000 words with a minimum charge of £20.00 (€24.00 or $30.00).*

This is a final polish before you self-publish or submit to a publisher or agent. It is assumed that your work has previously been edited.

The following areas are covered:

  • Corrections to errors in grammar
  • Corrections to errors in punctuation
  • Spelling
  • Checking for ambiguity
  • Highlighting any inconsistencies
  • Checking the chapter numbering
  • Highlighting any potential copyright or libel issues

 

* Please see terms and conditions for more details. The link is available at the top of this page.