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Editing and Rates

I have editing experience in a wide range of areas, including:

  • Creative Fiction & Nonfiction

  • Query Letters and Synopsis

  • Screenplays,Treatments and Commercial Scripts

  • Opinion Pieces and Articles

  • Business Writing and Content Writing (Social Media posts, Blog Posts, etc.)

  • Translated Works (I am able to validate documents originally written in Spanish)

  • Application Materials Including Cover Letters, CVs/Resumes, Essays, Query Letters

 All long-form services (manuscripts, screenplays) include a free trial for the first 5 pages before committing to the full package

Packages

Manuscripts (Fiction, Nonfiction)

Package A: Reading for big picture issues, including (but not limited to) plot, structure, and voice, focusing on any major concerns. I will provide a one page editorial letter detailing what worked and what didn't, with examples from the text. 

$150 for a 20,000 word manuscript

$250 for a 50,000 word manuscript

$450 for a 100,000 word manuscript

Package B: Copy editing and checking your manuscript for style and syntax, spelling, grammar, and/or punctuation errors. Identifying where wording is awkward, and suggestions for revisions in comments. 

$200 for a 20,000 word manuscript

$300 for a 50,000 word manuscript

$500 for a 100,000 word manuscript

Package C: Reading for line-by-line comments and edits within the text. Light proofreading plus an editorial letter detailing what worked and what didn't, with examples from the text

$250 for a 20,000 word manuscript

$350 for a 50,000 word manuscript

$550 for a 100,000 word manuscript

Query and Synopsis Critiques

Query critique with track changes and comments

Cost: $30 per round of edits

Submission package

Query, synopsis and first 50 pages (double spaces, Times New Roman, size 12). 

Cost: $250 

Additional rounds of query critiques

Cost: $20 per round of edits

Resume and Linkedin Consultation

Includes: Full resume revision, Full Linkedin revision and consultation, one cover letter read

Cost: $100

+ $25 for each new cover letter

Terms and Conditions

Payment is made after free trial, before beginning full edit

I accept payments via PayPal,Venmo, Twint or direct bank transfer

All manuscript edits will be made with Google Docs comments. I will also include a one page edit letter and a second read for a reduced price. 

All prices are negotiable

Client Testimonials:

Thanks a lot for all your comments, corrections and suggestions. They are all very very helpful. You actually managed to tell my history using words and ways to describe them that didn't cross my mind. I can't stress this enough... you have AMAZING writing skills! - Moises Arbitman, Mexico City

Riv your assessment was such a gift that keeps on giving. Thanks so much. I notice so many things now. -Matti Hicks, Switzerland

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