I offer manuscript assessments, copy-editing and proofreading services. Broad descriptions of these services are outlined below, but there may be some overlap between them. I’m aware that every writer has different needs and can tailor my services to provide exactly the type of edit you need. Contact me so that we can discuss what you require and how we can make it fit into your budget.
A manuscript assessment is a professional report that gives you feedback on your manuscript's strengths and weaknesses.
It will point out ways in which your manuscript might be improved to make it more publishable.
In my assessment of your manuscript I will write a report that addresses the plot, narrative, characters and voice, commenting on your overall structure, content and style.
Copy-editing involves marking up a manuscript to prepare it for the next stage, e.g. submission to a publisher or a typesetter.
My copy-editing service includes:
Proofreading takes place later in the publishing process, usually after a manuscript has been typeset and just before it goes to print or online. This is the final chance to make corrections to text, formatting or headings, and changes would be minimal.
My proofreading service includes: