Editing Services

Developmental Editing

 

What you get: An in-depth look at your manuscript for structure, plot, pacing, characterization, development of themes, and consistency issues. This is a big picture edit of your manuscript with an eye toward improving the story.

Pricing: $6 per page (Times New Roman 12 point font, double-spaced)

Estimated Time Frame:

30,000-50,000 words: 6-8 weeks*

50,000-90,000 words: 10-12 weeks*

90,000+ words: 14 -16 weeks*

*The estimated time frame may change dependent upon amount of editing needed.

How it works: I edit chapter by chapter and send you weekly updates with the revisions attached. After finishing the manuscript, I will send you an overview of the issues I encountered along with suggested edits for the overall story.

Line Editing

 

What you get: An in-depth look at your manuscript for style, voice, spelling, grammar, and punctuation basic as well as a look at consistency, characterizations, and structure.

Pricing: $3 per page (Times New Roman 12 point font, double-spaced)

Estimated Time Frame:

30,000-50,000 words: 4-8 weeks*

50,000-90,000 words: 6-12 weeks*

90,000+ words: 12-18 weeks*

*The estimated time frame may change dependent upon amount of editing needed.

How it works: I edit chapter by chapter and send you weekly updates with the revisions attached. After finishing the manuscript, I will send you an overview of the issues I encountered along with suggested edits for the overall story.

Beta Reads

 

What you get: A read of your manuscript with an eye toward read reactions and publishing readiness.

Pricing: $100

Estimated Time Frame:

30,000-50,000 words: 2-4 weeks*

50,000-90,000 words: 4-6 weeks*

90,000+ words: 6-8 weeks*

*The estimated time frame may change dependent upon length and readability.

How it works: I beta read your manuscript looking for consistency as well as providing general reader reaction. After finishing the manuscript, I will provide you with an overview of my thoughts on the manuscript as a whole.

Questions? Email me at contact@sonyamblack.com

Get Started with Editing Services
Complete and submit the form below. I will email you with a quote for services plus a sample edit of the first chapter. If you are happy with the sample, then we can discuss availability, time frame, payment, and contract.
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