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SERVICES

I use the Track Changes feature in Word so you can accept and reject edits individually and you’ll always know what I’ve changed. All page estimates are based on the standard: 250 words per page.

Payment is accepted by personal check, Venmo, and PayPal. Payment plans are available on a case-by-case basis. Email me to discuss further.

This option includes comprehensive feedback on your manuscript, including notes on strengths and opportunities for improvement in terms of readability, clarity, consistency, dialogue, and more. Also includes suggestions for your next steps. Please note: you will not receive an annotated copy of your manuscript.

Flat rate $7 per 1,000 words

Manuscript Critique

Query Package Critique

Includes critique of query letter (two passes), synopsis, and first 50 pages 

Flat rate $150

A la carte pricing

Two-pass query letter critique $25

Synopsis critique $25

First 10 pages (2500 words) critique $25

First 50 pages (12,500 words) $100

Copy Editing

Copy editing includes minor corrections like spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and grammar – as well as notes and suggestions on unclear wording and awkward sentences. You will receive an annotated copy of your manuscript. Please note: your copy edited manuscript will still need a proofread.

Starts at $12 per 1,000 words

Reread Report

For authors who have already had a critique, substantive edit, or developmental edit with Jeni. This report includes feedback revisions made after the previous edit, as well as suggestions for next steps. You will not receive an annotated copy of your manuscript.

Flat rate $4 per 1,000 words

Developmental editing includes comprehensive feedback on the storytelling elements, such as character arcs, action, dialogue, description, exposition, pacing, and emotional connection. I note specific actions to be taken, page by page. You will receive an annotated copy of your manuscript in addition to detailed notes on strengths and opportunities for improvement.

Starts at $15 per 1,000 words

Developmental Edit

Substantive (Line) Edit

Substantive (or line) editing includes feedback on rewriting or moving parts of your book to enhance clarity, consistency, and readability. This may include character and plot development, setting, dialogue, and more. You will receive an annotated copy of your manuscript.

Starts at $20 per 1,000 words

Proofreading

For authors who have already had a copy edit. Proofreading is a final pass to catch all those little errors that occur in the revision process and polish your manuscript to a shine. This last pass will be performed by a qualified proofreader.

Starts at $6 per 1,000 words

Hourly Consultation

Not sure what your next step is with your manuscript? Need help brainstorming, troubleshooting, and getting answers to your questions about the writing, editing, and publishing process? I'm now offering standalone consultations for writers of all levels. Includes a pre-scheduled phone call and feedback on up to 5,000 words.

Flat rate $100 per hour

Email me your questions and concerns. Together, we’ll figure out the best place to get started and come up with a plan that works for you.

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