PROSE

TYPES OF EDITING

Developmental - $60

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.

Optional Add-on: Priority Deadline - $100

If you need a guaranteed turnaround time of no more than 48 hours, select this add-on on the next page.

WORD LIMIT

Word limit is 4000 words for both types of editing. You cannot combine multiple stories, even if the cumulative word count is below 4000.

For manuscripts greater than 4000 words or for multiple pieces (such as flash fiction), please proceed with uploading your manuscript and DO NOT select the developmental or line-by-line options on the next page. Payment is not required to upload. We'll email you back with a quote for both developmental and line-by-line options and send a separate invoice that can be paid securely online.

For novella or book-length works (greater than 10,000 words), we recommend Limpede Ink, which offers an extensive array of editorial services.

RESPONSE TIME

Efforts are made to return the story with critique within 10-14 days, however it may take up to 30 days. If you need a rushed turnaround time, please select the "Priority Deadline" option on the next page.


POETRY

TYPES OF EDITING

Comprehensive

Receive up to 1 page (single-spaced) of feedback on entire manuscript focusing on poetic elements such as stanza and line-break structures, imagery and sound, and themes and style. Also includes line edits and notes throughout the manuscript to highlight elements of the writing that are strong or need improvement.

RATES

Fees are determined after an initial evaluation of the manuscript. Please do not select any payment options on the next page and just proceed with submitting your manuscript. We will contact you with a custom quote.

RESPONSE TIME

Efforts are made to return your manuscript with critique within 10-14 days, however it may take up to 30 days. There is no Priority Deadline option for poetry; please do not select it on the next page.

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