Editing, proofreading services

These are the preparation services. The types that analyze your work and perfect it, correct those tiny mistakes and the deeper plot points. These services are broken up in two categories namely poetry and prose. 

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For poetry

Editing

  • Per 10 poems
  • Punctuation
  • Title suggestions
  • Poetic devices
  • Poem overhaul

Copy editing

  • Per 10 poems
  • Title suggestions
  • Grammatical and Punctuation
  • Technical analysis

Proofreading

  • Per 10 poems
  • The errors are carefully checked not corrected

For prose

Editing Level 1

  • Per 500 words
  • Grammatical correctness
  • Accuracy of domain-specific terminology
  • Consistency in layout format, notations, citations, and references

Editing Level 2

  • Per 500 words
  • Organization and presentation of sentence structure, smooth flow of text and meaningful sentences
  • Complete grammatical correctness
  • Accuracy of domain-specific terminology
  • Consistency in layout format, notations, citations, and references
  • Systematic structural improvements, seamless content flow

Editing Level 3

  • Per 500 words
  • Complete grammatical correctness
  • Accuracy of domain-specific terminology
  • Consistency in layout format, notations, citations, and references
  • Systematic structural improvements, seamless content flow
  • Writing and rewriting, in-depth analysis of the plot, characters, pace, etc
  • Final proofreading

Copy editing Level 1

  • Per 500 words
  • Overall going through, typing errors, basic mistakes in grammar

Copy editing Level 2

  • Per 500 words
  • Sentence structure and flow, spelling, Punctuation and tense

Copy editing Level 3

  • Per 500 words
  • Overall going through, typing errors, basic mistakes in grammar
  • Sentence structure and flow, spelling, Punctuation and tense
  • More in-depth suggestions for overall content and technical elements of the manuscript.

Line editing

  • Per 500 words
  • Basic copy editing services (Level 1)
  • Correcting spelling, grammar, and punctuation
  • Ensuring consistency in your writing, word choices, style and compositional spacing
  • Eliminating jargon and repetition
  • Revising inappropriate verb tenses
  • Checking for subject-verb agreement
  • Correcting sentence structure

First chapter critique

  • First 5000 words
  • Expert set of eyes on your opening chapter(s)
  • Includes full inspection and professional feedback on your beginning from one of our in-house consultants
  • Depending on word length, your report may actually include the first two to three chapters of your novel
  • Deep and honest feedback with in-line comments throughout.
  • Strengths and weaknesses observed in your opening, and offer a thorough summary of the most high-impact changes you can make.
  • Covering characters, clarity, plot, presentation and more
  • This developmental feedback is the ideal way to make sure your book has the best chance of success

Scientific editing

  • Per 500 words
  • Complete grammatical correctness
  • Accuracy of domain-specific terminology
  • Consistency in layout format, notations, citations, and references
  • Systematic structural improvements, seamless content flow
  • In-depth technical review by Nature peer reviewers
  • Journal submission readiness check by Managing Editor

E-book conversion

  • Per 500 words

Final check

  • Per 500 words
  • Ensures correct use of punctuation
  • Ensure that there are no typographical errors

Manuscript evaluations

  • For Fiction:

    • Per 20k words
    • Overall storyline
    • Structure (flow, transition between scenes and chapters)
    • Level of engagement throughout the manuscript
    • Character development
    • Plot and conflict

    For Non-Fiction:

    • Per 20k words
    • The quality of your case, theory or argument
    • Use of examples, illustrations and citations 
    • Appropriateness to readership
    • Organization of chapter headings/titles and table of contents

Fact checking

  • Per 500 words
  • Cross-check the facts used in the manuscript
  • Final proofreading

Typesetting & Layout - Poetry

  • The process of putting text onto a page so it’s print-ready.
  • Margin size, fonts, chapter styles, how large section breaks are, where illustrations go, what size subheadings are

Typesetting & Layout - Prose

  • The process of putting text onto a page so it’s print-ready.
  • Margin size, fonts, chapter styles, how large section breaks are, where illustrations go, what size subheadings are

Proofreading

  • Per 500 words
  • The errors are carefully checked not corrected

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