Editorial Services


Comprehensive editorial work, ranging from basic proofreading to concept development and “book doctoring.”

Basic Proofreading

For work that is already polished and only needs a quick read for minor errors.

Express service with 24-hour turn-around is available for manuscripts under 15 pages.

Proofreading

Includes proofing for spelling mistakes, typos, punctuation, capitalization errors, and awkward grammar.

Express service with 24-hour turn-around is available for manuscripts under 15 pages.

Extended Proofreading

Includes everything that comes with basic service, plus line-by-line copy editing and proofing for general structure, clarity, sense, word choice, redundancies, and inconsistencies in narrative voice.

Content Development / Rewriting

Includes everything in basic service and proofing, as well incorporating most suggestions directly into the text for you. In areas that need further clarity, a comment or question will be provided. The marked copy will be returned, as well as a clean copy with all changes incorporated. This editing option does not include copy editing or proofreading. Additional editing or proofing incurs an independent fee.

Writing Services


Comprehensive writing help, for any type of publication, and on almost any topic.

Freelance Articles

If you need an article on almost any topic, I can help you. I've written everything from archaeology to medicine, spirituality to parenting. Price depends on length, amount of research and time frame.

Pamphlets

I've written dozens of pamphlets on topics as varied as Cardiac Care to Meet the New Pope, as well as promotional brochures introducing you and your products and services. Give me a topic and I can create a brochure or pamphlet for you.

Book Doctoring/Writing

Need a few extra chapters in your book? I can help you by creating material that reflects your tone and voice. Generally offered as part of a book project.

Promotional/Copywriting

Whatever your promotional needs, from writing ads to creating website copy, I've done it. Contact me for pricing information based on your project.

Curriculum/Textbook Writing

I can help with curriculum and textbook writing/editing from grade school to college level. By special project arrangement. Contact me for additional details.

Research

For basic research from art specs to background information on whatever you need, I'm ready to help. Set rate with a minimum one hour charge.

Manuscript Evaluation/Coaching


Detailed evaluation of thematic content, prose organization, and direction of your manuscript.

General Critique

Your manuscript will be thoroughly read and a critique or summary presented of its strengths and weaknesses, along with suggestions for improvement.

Private Coaching

Available on a select basis, via email, phone or Skype. If you have a book idea that you’d like to discuss, coaching may be a good option. Assistance with book proposals and query letters is a subset of coaching.