Whether you need a light proofread, substantive revision, or anything in between,
I will go the extra mile to help you create a captivating piece to
engage, inspire, or educate your readers.
*Christian Fiction and Nonfiction
*Bible Studies *Sermons
*Children *Teens *Adult
*Offering electronic editing in MS Word using Track Changes with comments in the margins.
Price ranges are listed after each service. I offer a complimentary no-obligation sample edit of four
double-spaced pages, and then I provide a fixed-price quote for the entire project
based on services desired or needed.
I will work with you on flexible pricing or payment options to serve authors in every budget.
Ask about special package deals!
Checking typographical errors
Spacing or font errors
References to tables or charts
Proofreading is usually done after a book has
gone through an editing
process and is almost ready to be published.
Cost: 0.010 per word
(1 cent per word)
Copyediting or Line-By-Line Editing
Includes all proofreading and can also include:
Fact and Scripture verification
Ensuring references and Bible permissions are cited
Flagging errors in sentence structure and word usage
Cross-checking tables or charts
Ensuring Table of Contents is correct
Making wordy phrases more concise
Reducing prepositional phrases
Clarity and flow
For a children’s book, copyediting includes reviewing age-appropriate vocabulary.
Cost 0.015 – 0.018 per word
(1.5 to 1.8 cents per word)
$30 Minimum for picture books
$20 Flat rate for college essays
$25 Minimum for all other materials
Developmental or Substantive Editing
Recommendations for nonfiction heading/subheading placement
Creating chapter or heading titles
Overall clarity and flow
Recommendations for moving paragraphs, sentences, or sections as needed
Identifying and/or improving gaps between transition areas
Recommendations for cloudy explanations
Creating workbook questions for Bible studies or devotionals
This only includes a light proofread.
Cost: 0.018 – 0.030 per word
(1.8 to 3 cents per word)
Not quite ready for a copyeditor? Need another reader to share feedback? Stuck on a chapter or plotline? I can help with a careful reading of your manuscript. I will then respectfully offer suggestions to improve your manuscript:
Identifying contradictory facts, plot holes, or inconsistencies.
You will receive a written critique addressing strengths, weaknesses, and recommended changes.
This service does not
include any proofreading or editing.
Cost: 0.005 per word
(One-half cent per word)
Maximum price is $250 for fiction
Maximum price is $300 for nonfiction