Subscription Model – $75/month
All our services are available to you at any time – your personal editor and graphic designer in your corner for as long as you need! Substantive and developmental editing, line editing, book design and cover design. Reading works in progress, outlines and discussing story ideas are included, as well as reading shorter works and offering comments and suggestions on marketing text such as blurbs or query letters.
Substantive/Developmental Editing – Novels over 50k – $800
Complete, two-pass developmental editing of your completed draft, looking at world building, plot structure, characterization, authorial voice, dialogue, description, word choice. Usually involves a first impressions comment pass, your revisions, a second pass, any further revisions that might be needed, and then a line editing pass for dialogue tags, logistics, word choice, spelling and grammar. Contact us for pricing on shorter works!
Line Editing – Novels over 50k – $300
A single pass over your completed draft with comments and suggestions on dialogue tags, logistics, word choice, spelling and grammar. Contact us for pricing on shorter works!
Book Design – Any Word Count – $100
From your totally ready .docx file and your provided cover image or a single Shutterstock image, with minimal graphic design such as text effects and positioning, with your input. We consult with you on the overall ‘look’ of your book, and especially its cover.
Cover Design Only – $100
A more complex cover design including up to two Shutterstock images, superimposed or otherwise integrated, with added effects, text and placement decisions, according to your preferences. Have control over your cover! Additional cost of $25 if more than two Shutterstock images are required; if you prefer an image from another site, you can provide as many as you like. Check out our graphic design sample page!