I will be checking for the development of the characters, setting, world-building, language/dialogue, writing style, and timeline as well as repetitive word usage, grammar, story inconsistencies, and story flow. All developmental concerns will be addressed in an editorial letter that will accompany the edited manuscript using Microsoft Word’s Tracked Changes. If further discussion is needed, a phone call to discuss the necessary changes is also included.
I will provide detailed feedback on synopsis/outline and/or query letter, as well as a developmental edit on the first two-three chapters of your story (up to 50 pages total). A phone call to discuss the editorial needs of the proposal is included with this service.
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Everything you need to know about publishing: editorial process, submission process, contract negotiations, cover art, distribution, marketing/publicity campaigns, branding.
Manuscript Editing 101
Manuscript editing process for various categories.
Query Letter Writing: How to prepare Your Best Pitch
Learn the tools needed to prepare your query letter, synopsis and sample chapters for submission to editors and agents. Also, understand the skills required to pitch your work in-person to an editor/agent at conferences.
You’ve Written a Book, Now What?
Everything you need to know about publishing: how to get started, how to decide whether to self-publish, traditionally publish, get an agent or submit directly to the publisher, as well as assistance with cover art design, distribution, marketing/publicity campaigns, branding, etc.
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