Typing and/or Formatting involves taking your manuscript and putting it into the preferred format. If you are submitting a manuscript or book proposal, self-publishing a novel or non-fiction book, or preparing a dissertation, this service saves you time.
Editor’s Analysis involves looking at your manuscript and determining what services your manuscript may require if you are unsure as to what it is your manuscript needs.
Proofreading for spelling errors, obvious grammatical errors, formatting problems, and typos helps you to appear professional and polished.
Copy Editing involves checking for errors in sentence structure, spelling, and punctuation. This service also includes checking to make sure your manuscript is consistent, clear, and as concise as possible.
Content Editing is an analysis of your fiction or non-fiction manuscript and it ensures your book is consistent throughout. This service looks at characters, plot points, argument structure and more.
Substantive or Developmental Editing is the most involved of my editing services. This service includes copy editing and proofreading at the end of the project, as well as a focus on the structure, marketability, plot (for fiction), argument (for non-fiction), etc. of your work.. This form of editing is interactive between editor and client. I read your work once and offer initial comments, then we work back and forth through comments and line editing to achieve your desired results.
Fact Checking goes through your manuscript to guarantee all information is accurate and accurately cited.
Bibliographical Editing involves going through your manuscript and ensures that every source you used has been accounted for and that your footnotes, end notes, and bibliography are in the proper format (APA, MLA, CMS, etc.)
I can help you in many ways. If you are stuck on a project and you are not sure what direction to take it in, having someone with experience perform an editor’s analysis can help you to understand the elements you might be lacking. If you are finished with your dissertation or thesis and want to make sure there are no typos or spelling errors before handing your project in to your advisory board, proofreading can help. If you keep a blog, you may want an editor to ensure that your entries look professional.Whether you need help with your self-published book project or you want to send sales letters free from grammatical errors, contact me today to set up your free half hour consultation session.I always work with your budget to ensure you get the editing assistance you need.