Developmental - $50
Receive a 1 page (single-spaced) critique focusing on overall storytelling elements such as structure, character development, plot, dialogue, POV, voice, and style.

Line-by-Line - $95
A developmental critique plus line edits and notes throughout the manuscript to highlight elements of the writing that are strong or need improvement. Only minimal corrections to grammar and punctuation are made.


Word limit is 5000 words for both types of editing. For manuscripts greater than 5000 words, please proceed with uploading your manuscript and we'll quote you for both developmental and line-by-line options.

For book-length works, we recommend Limpede Ink, which offers an extensive array of editorial services.


Your story will be edited by Executive Editor of Carve, Matthew Limpede. He served as Editor-in-Chief of Carve from 2007-2015, publishing over 100 writers.

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