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Re: Held Editing Services: Put Tony On Your Team!
« Reply #50 on: July 26, 2016, 07:42:05 PM »
Thank you for the kind word, Don.  :)

"Shadow of the Indianapolis", by Tony Held". "Editor's Choice" for Issue #1 of "The Remnant Leaf":
https://www.theremnantleaf.com/single-post/2017/08/09/Fiction-No1-Shadow-of-the-Indianapolis

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Re: Held Editing Services: Put Tony On Your Team!
« Reply #51 on: October 30, 2016, 08:56:27 AM »
I would like to chime in and say that Tony has edited 15 of my books. I would not have used him for that many books if I did not think he was great at what he did.  He not only pointed out my gazillion errors, he did it with much care (an an author our ego is fragile and Tony knows how to approach it just right).  His comments and suggestions were always helpful in taking the story to the next level.  Sometimes he would remember little things from previous books that would contradict something in the current book.  It is embarrassing as an author (you think you know your creations better than anyone) but I am always glad it was Tony and not a reader spotting the mistakes.

Tony is friendly, professional, and great to work with.  He invests himself in the material as much as the author.  I only wish I had found him sooner.  I could have avoided the 1 or 2 star reviews because the books were not properly edited.

If anyone wants to see the books Tony has worked on, they can check them out below.

https://www.amazon.com/Thomas-Fincham/e/B00OU1SS2C

You can also PM with specific questions, if you like.

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Re: Held Editing Services: Put Tony On Your Team!
« Reply #52 on: November 01, 2016, 07:19:50 PM »
Thank you very much for the kind note, Thomas. Always a pleasure to be of help.  :)

"Shadow of the Indianapolis", by Tony Held". "Editor's Choice" for Issue #1 of "The Remnant Leaf":
https://www.theremnantleaf.com/single-post/2017/08/09/Fiction-No1-Shadow-of-the-Indianapolis

Need help with your book?  Try Held Editing Services.
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Re: Held Editing Services: Put Tony On Your Team!
« Reply #53 on: December 27, 2016, 09:08:46 PM »
I hope all my clients past and present are having a good holiday season.  :)

"Shadow of the Indianapolis", by Tony Held". "Editor's Choice" for Issue #1 of "The Remnant Leaf":
https://www.theremnantleaf.com/single-post/2017/08/09/Fiction-No1-Shadow-of-the-Indianapolis

Need help with your book?  Try Held Editing Services.
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Re: Held Editing Services: Put Tony On Your Team!
« Reply #54 on: February 14, 2017, 11:21:50 AM »
I recently sent in my latest book edit, and my client was delighted with my work. What are you waiting for?  Give Held Editing Services a try today. :-)

"Shadow of the Indianapolis", by Tony Held". "Editor's Choice" for Issue #1 of "The Remnant Leaf":
https://www.theremnantleaf.com/single-post/2017/08/09/Fiction-No1-Shadow-of-the-Indianapolis

Need help with your book?  Try Held Editing Services.
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Re: Held Editing Services: Put Tony On Your Team!
« Reply #55 on: February 22, 2017, 09:17:48 AM »
I'm having a hard time finding your rate for proofreading fiction. Please advise. (mine is a novel of 118,000 words and is currently with a top-notch copy editor)


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Re: Held Editing Services: Put Tony On Your Team!
« Reply #56 on: February 22, 2017, 05:50:33 PM »
Dear Kay:

Thank you for your query.  :)
My rate for proofreading fiction is $14 per 1,000 words.  (FYI: I normally do payments by installments.)
What is the genre of your novel?


"Shadow of the Indianapolis", by Tony Held". "Editor's Choice" for Issue #1 of "The Remnant Leaf":
https://www.theremnantleaf.com/single-post/2017/08/09/Fiction-No1-Shadow-of-the-Indianapolis

Need help with your book?  Try Held Editing Services.
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Re: Held Editing Services: Put Tony On Your Team!
« Reply #57 on: February 23, 2017, 06:03:23 AM »
Dear Kay:

Thank you for your query.  :)
My rate for proofreading fiction is $14 per 1,000 words.  (FYI: I normally do payments by installments.)
What is the genre of your novel?



Thanks, Tony. I'll send you a pm.


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Re: Held Editing Services: Put Tony On Your Team!
« Reply #58 on: February 24, 2017, 09:23:59 PM »
Thanks, Tony. I'll send you a pm.

You're welcome, Kay.
FYI: During a recent review of my rates, I decided to try some lower ones. For the near future, the new proofreading rate is $10 per 1,000 words. 

"Shadow of the Indianapolis", by Tony Held". "Editor's Choice" for Issue #1 of "The Remnant Leaf":
https://www.theremnantleaf.com/single-post/2017/08/09/Fiction-No1-Shadow-of-the-Indianapolis

Need help with your book?  Try Held Editing Services.
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Re: Need An Editor? Try Held Editing Services
« Reply #59 on: January 09, 2018, 04:22:01 PM »
New Year, new website.  ;D

"Shadow of the Indianapolis", by Tony Held". "Editor's Choice" for Issue #1 of "The Remnant Leaf":
https://www.theremnantleaf.com/single-post/2017/08/09/Fiction-No1-Shadow-of-the-Indianapolis

Need help with your book?  Try Held Editing Services.
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Re: Need An Editor? Try Held Editing Services
« Reply #60 on: January 29, 2018, 06:15:44 PM »
I recently completed two edits for two highly satisfied clients.  :)

"Shadow of the Indianapolis", by Tony Held". "Editor's Choice" for Issue #1 of "The Remnant Leaf":
https://www.theremnantleaf.com/single-post/2017/08/09/Fiction-No1-Shadow-of-the-Indianapolis

Need help with your book?  Try Held Editing Services.
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Re: Need An Editor? Try Held Editing Services
« Reply #61 on: February 06, 2018, 06:00:19 AM »
Grammar editing software can give you basic grammar help, but can such technology give you suggestions as to how to improve your syntax? In my experience, no.  That is why a living, breathing editor makes all the difference in making sure your book is ready for publication.

"Shadow of the Indianapolis", by Tony Held". "Editor's Choice" for Issue #1 of "The Remnant Leaf":
https://www.theremnantleaf.com/single-post/2017/08/09/Fiction-No1-Shadow-of-the-Indianapolis

Need help with your book?  Try Held Editing Services.
www.heldediting.com

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Re: Need An Editor? Try Held Editing Services
« Reply #62 on: February 06, 2018, 03:43:39 PM »
If anyone is looking for an editor look no further.  Tony Held has edited 18 of my mystery/thrillers. A couple have even gone on to become bestsellers on Amazon.  You can find them here http://amzn.to/2C0e5V5

If you have any specific questions about working with Tony feel free to PM me.  I will be more than glad to answer them  :)

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Re: Need An Editor? Try Held Editing Services
« Reply #63 on: February 25, 2018, 02:23:56 PM »
Thank you for the kind words, Tom.  :)

"Shadow of the Indianapolis", by Tony Held". "Editor's Choice" for Issue #1 of "The Remnant Leaf":
https://www.theremnantleaf.com/single-post/2017/08/09/Fiction-No1-Shadow-of-the-Indianapolis

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Re: Need An Editor? Try Held Editing Services
« Reply #64 on: March 12, 2018, 03:40:31 PM »
I am still accepting new clients.

"Shadow of the Indianapolis", by Tony Held". "Editor's Choice" for Issue #1 of "The Remnant Leaf":
https://www.theremnantleaf.com/single-post/2017/08/09/Fiction-No1-Shadow-of-the-Indianapolis

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Re: Need An Editor? Try Held Editing Services
« Reply #65 on: March 12, 2018, 06:20:33 PM »
Grammar editing software can give you basic grammar help, but can such technology give you suggestions as to how to improve your syntax? In my experience, no.  That is why a living, breathing editor makes all the difference in making sure your book is ready for publication.

I'm just curious... What do you do with a client's book if it's unsalvagable, and to the degree that they should just give up writing? Edit it anyway and wish them the best? Or offer them some tough love?


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Re: Need An Editor? Try Held Editing Services
« Reply #66 on: March 13, 2018, 06:13:45 PM »
I'm just curious... What do you do with a client's book if it's unsalvagable, and to the degree that they should just give up writing? Edit it anyway and wish them the best? Or offer them some tough love?

I am curious as to why you ask. 

"Shadow of the Indianapolis", by Tony Held". "Editor's Choice" for Issue #1 of "The Remnant Leaf":
https://www.theremnantleaf.com/single-post/2017/08/09/Fiction-No1-Shadow-of-the-Indianapolis

Need help with your book?  Try Held Editing Services.
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Re: Held Editing Services: Your One Stop Editing Shop
« Reply #67 on: Yesterday at 08:15:33 PM »
Stumped as to how to make your prose better? I can help you.

"Shadow of the Indianapolis", by Tony Held". "Editor's Choice" for Issue #1 of "The Remnant Leaf":
https://www.theremnantleaf.com/single-post/2017/08/09/Fiction-No1-Shadow-of-the-Indianapolis

Need help with your book?  Try Held Editing Services.
www.heldediting.com