This is the first step in the editing process, before looking at grammar or spelling. It's the big picture feedback about structure, point of view, plot, pacing, and character development.
We offer a manuscript assessment of the key elements delivered via a revision letter as well as a detailed edit on the manuscript providing specific suggestions to solve for identified problems.
For those on a tight budget, consider the manuscript evaluation to identify the main problems related to structure, point of view, plot, pacing, and character development for a flat fee.
Rate based on 80,000 words or less
Do your beta readers take forever to read your book and fail to say more than "I liked it"? We provide valuable feedback related to pace, plot, character development, dialogue, and point of view problems. We're prompt and organized, providing honest and constructive feedback from the reader's perspective.
After the story is solid, before looking at grammar or spelling, line editing analyzes the text line by line and word by word. We improve readability, fluency, meaning, style, theme, word choice, clichés, awkward or verbose phrasing, and clarity of ideas. Use the contact form to request a sample edit.
This service also identifies consistency and repetition problem areas. It should occur after all significant revisions have been completed but before formatting. Use the contact form to request a sample edit.
This is the last step in the process and should come after formatting your manuscript. Use the contact form to request a sample edit.
Customized coaching plan with weekly objectives
Two one-hour video calls
Manuscript critiques utilizing the Track Changes and Comments features of Microsoft Word
Verify you're on the right track, check for obligatory scenes to meet genre expectations, and call out opportunities for tying together plot threads.
The description on the back of your book or the inside cover should resonate with your ideal reader and convert browser to biggest fan with a concise and compelling blurb.
Rates vary depending on the type of editing needed and the time frame requested. Rates set within standard industry range per Editorial Freelancers Association and reflect years of experience. Contact us for a custom quote for your book and request a package deal for multiple services.
Custom consultation to critique a section of your manuscript. Querying but getting no bites? Struggling with the opening hook? Saggy middle or rushed ending? Let Revision Division take a look.
***Use the calendar on the contact page to select the time most convenient for you.***