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Quality service at affordable prices. That’s my commitment!

  • Copy Editing
  • Proofreading
  • Personal Assistance

Services

EDITING

1,000 Word Sample – I offer a free sample edit of 1,000 words. Feel free to try me out, and if you’re not confident after my edits, no hard feelings! I will have the sample edit back to you within 1-2 business days!

Copy Edit = $0.0025 per word. Author will receive full read-through with feedback, reactions, and suggestions. I will check for technical consistency in grammar, spelling, syntax, punctuation, capitalization, font usage, numerals, & hyphenation. (For example, is it e-mail on page 26 and email on page 143?) Or do you use both British and American English spelling variations interchangeably, such as favourite vs. favorite? I’ll look for continuity and consistency errors in the story, character description, plot points, and setting. Making sure that all loose ends are tied. (Does the character’s hair color suddenly change? Does your spelling of a made-up fantasy word change? Have you described the setting as “a yellow brick home” on one page but “a weathered wooden home” on another page?) I’ll offer basic restructuring of sentences for style and clarity. Also, I’ll address wordiness and redundancies and restructure awkward sentences and passages that don’t read well.

Proofread = $0.0015 per word. Proofreading is done on a final draft and it is recommended ONLY after a copy edit has been performed and the author has implemented the revisions. In a proofread, only errors are corrected (spelling, punctuation, grammar, and usage) and minor sentence structure issues. No suggestions or feedback is made on sentence flow, character development, plot, or consistency.

  • Please schedule all editing services as early as possible. It is helpful to us both if you can schedule at least a month in advance.
  • I use Microsoft Word with Tracking or Google Docs with Suggesting.
  • Turnaround time is approximately 1 business day per 7,500 words. I read slowly to catch all the details.
  • I will invoice you a $25 non-returnable fee before I begin the job. The remaining balance will be invoiced once I complete the manuscript. Your document will be sent back to you after the final payment is received.
  • If you know there will be a delay in getting your manuscript to me, please be courteous and let me know a week or two in advance so that I can adjust my schedule accordingly.

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PERSONAL ASSISTANT SERVICES

I work on a daily basis and charge per month instead of hourly or for each task I perform. Once we get acquainted and find our groove I mostly work on my own, giving you more time to write and market your materials.

Virtual Assist Package 1: $50.00 per month.

*** This price is only good for new clients until the end of 2019, get grandfathered in now. ***
  • This includes me keeping your Facebook author page active by contributing posts as you. Any updates or info of coming books, promo teasers, and just some fun stuff to get some interaction.
  • I will post content to your Instagram & Twitter accounts on your behalf.
  • I can create and/or contribute content to your readers group on Facebook, where your fans can come to interact with you, play games, read snippets of upcoming projects, and get info not yet released to the public.
  • I will help you to keep track of your schedule and aid you in staying organized.
  • I will be your biggest cheerleader and offer support through your journey as a busy writer and book marketer.

Virtual Assist Package 2: $80.00 per month.

*** This price is only good for new clients until the end of 2019, get grandfathered in now. ***
  • This includes everything listed in package 1 – Plus…
  • I will post your book(s): General information, book covers, promo teasers, banners, sale information, and any other helpful material into Facebook blog groups and onto Facebook blogger pages & contests. This a free way to get your name and book out for more readers to see, but there is no guarantee that it will provide sales or reviews. * Note: These are not paid professional promotional companies – nor am I a professional promoter.*
  • I’ll help you to find group takeovers, giveaways, and hops via Facebook & Instagram. Again, there is no guarantee that it will provide any sales or reviews.
  • I will aide in your newsletter growth by finding newsletter swaps that match your genre.
  • Newsletter distribution: I can create your newsletter and send it out for you, or if you prefer I will remind you to set it up and send it out. *Note: I’m only familiar with using mailchimp email service*
  • I can also assist you with your ARC team (advanced or early readers) management if needed, by distributing the file, encouraging them to review on time, keeping track of who has and has not reviewed, as well as adding and removing reviewers as necessary.

Virtual Assist Custom Package : Personalized to your needs.

  • If the plans above do not meet your required service, or you may need some from one package and some from the other, we can discuss your situation and come up with a plan that best suits you.

All personal assistant fees will be paid upfront, prior to each month of service.


PAYMENTS

  Payments are accepted via PayPal only.

Service fees associated with PayPal will be added to your invoice.


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