Editing Services

With three years’ experience working for Coffee House Writers, I have come to love writing and editing almost as much as reading. You can see some of the books I’ve edited here. Depending on your needs, I…

  • Promote books — On Functionally Fictional — Featured book of the week, Promoted Books page post, cover reveals, release-day shares, etc. (Fill out spreadsheet here)
  • Beta read — Take notes on things I like, things that don’t make sense, strong reactions, etc., followed by a summary of feedback
  • Proofread — Typos, punctuation errors, grammar inconsistencies
  • Full edit — In-depth edit of grammar, spelling syntax, etc., plus content/structure feedback

Preferences, including what I will and will not edit, are beneath prices.

Pricing

JobsPrices/Words*
Promote BookFREE
Beta Read (providing basic feedback)$15 for <50,000
$20 for 50,000-80,000
$25 for > 80,000
Proofread (light editing and feedback)$10/10,000
Full Edit (detailed editing, content/structure feedback)$50/10,000
*I reserve the right to refuse services or change prices depending on each request.

**One sample chapter will be edited for free upon inquiry. This will be used to determine whether we wish to continue working together.
**Second round of edits is half price.
**Minimum of $50 for editing and $10 proofreading, regardless of word count.

***All services over $15 require a 50% deposit. Anything under $15 must be paid in full upfront.***
Invoices are sent via PayPal.

Currently not taking on new clients for full editing, but I may consider YA/NA romance. I am still proofreading and beta reading.

What I will edit, beta read, etc.:

  • YA fiction — All genres (Preferred)
  • NA fiction — All genres (Preferred)
  • Adult fiction — Contemporary/romance, light fantasy, urban fantasy, historical fantasy

What I might consider editing, beta reading, etc. with a compelling synopsis/argument:

  • MG fiction — Fantasy, adventure, contemporary
  • Historical fiction
  • Epic fantasy
  • Science fiction
  • Paranormal romance

What I will NOT edit, beta read, etc.:

  • Nonfiction (unless you make a compelling argument, then I will consider editing, but I will not beta read or review)
  • Horror
  • Erotica
  • Anything with strong abuse, rape, or harassment as a recurring theme.

Contact me here or email caitmarie.author@gmail.com

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