Proofreading and Editing Services

I have 13 years of experience as a proofreader and copyeditor in both business and publishing, including proofreading ebooks for Disney/Hyperion, Dreamspinner Press, Renaissance Literary & Talent (including the works of Helen Gurley Brown, Judith Gould and Joan Collins), eLance/UpWork users and individual authors, including Javier Grillo-Marxuach (Shoot This One) and Pasha Adam (American Asshole and Keep Santa Monica Clean). I have also worked in film and television development, with a special focus on adapting books and manuscripts.

TIME FRAME: To be discussed on a per-project basis; dependent on length of project, depth of edit requested and number of projects in the queue at the time of hire.

FEES: I require 50% of the fee up front/to reserve your space in the queue, with the remaining 50% due upon my completion of the project.

Proofreading: $1.75/page, $50 minimum

Copyediting: $2.50/page, $100 minimum

Developmental Edits: Per project; inquire for particulars

FICTION GUIDELINES: Please submit a brief synopsis, including genre, tone and an approximation of US MPAA rating when inquiring.

REFUNDS: Fees are nonrefundable unless extenuating circumstances (illness/injury/force maneuver emergency) render me unable to complete the project.

INQUIRIES/TO ENGAGE SERVICES: liz@countmystars.com

 

 

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