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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #50 on: October 14, 2017, 08:30:23 AM »
NEW SERVICE - SAMPLE CRITIQUE ($50)

It's been a while since I updated this topic, with all the work I've been getting from my regulars :) But I figured I can find a bit of time for a new service, especially, since many authors who contact me are only publishing their first book.

Authors often ask me what I think of their books, and I'm happy to help and share my thoughts and all, except it feels a bit backward, to point out issues that won't be fixed anyway. You need critique way before proofing and editing, so you can actually apply everything you've learned, and fix the problems before you spend hundreds of dollars on editing. Besides, the idea of revising the whole book instead of spotting your mistakes right away and working on them as you go has always bothered me.

That's why I decided to offer a new service - sample critique.

I will read the first few chapters of your book (up to 10K) and give you a detailed critique. I will analyze your writing style, setting, characterization, plot, point of view, worldbuilding; point out grammar errors and poor word usage; fix sentence structure and plot holes. Plus, I will give you an honest and (mostly) objective opinion of your opening chapters, characters, story, etc.

I'm mostly doing this for new authors, but of course, everyone is welcome to submit their book via my website and see if I can help improve their writing.


P.s. if anyone needs me for proofreading, November 14th and 21st are open!


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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #51 on: October 21, 2017, 04:31:21 AM »
I still got 2 open slots in November -- please book in advance, before I make other plans  :)


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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #52 on: October 28, 2017, 05:01:03 AM »
If anyone needs me in November, I still can squeeze in a couple more books!

Please use my website to submit your book for proofreading.


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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #53 on: October 28, 2017, 05:43:07 AM »
Finished ten minutes ago. I'm ready if you are. Lemme know.

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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #54 on: October 28, 2017, 07:24:27 AM »
Finished ten minutes ago. I'm ready if you are. Lemme know.

Ray

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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #55 on: November 04, 2017, 05:59:36 AM »
While I'm working on Ray's book, November 14th has opened again :) Anyone who needs me is welcome to submit their book for proofreading!



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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #56 on: November 11, 2017, 04:40:50 AM »
Now booking for December  ;) Please use my website to submit your book!


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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #57 on: November 17, 2017, 04:27:41 AM »
Don't forget that I now also offer beta-reading services ;) Read about it on my website.


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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #58 on: November 24, 2017, 11:46:22 AM »
SPECIAL OFFER

Submit your book for proofreading during the weekend and pay only half - any book under 75K words for $50!
The first 3 authors to contact me will get their manuscripts back within 48 hrs, so if you're in a hurry, this offer is for you  ;)
I've also got plenty of open slots in December and January.

Alexa :-*

Update: two slots already taken - one left!
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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #59 on: November 27, 2017, 08:47:02 AM »
Alexa is a fantastic proofreader. Her work is so thorough--she caught mistakes that others passed right over! She has proofread three books for me and I could not be more pleased with her services. Thanks Alexa!!!
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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #60 on: December 01, 2017, 03:26:38 AM »
Alexa just finished proofreading my fourth book with her and as usual her work was great. She caught mistakes that I didn't even know I was making and is a lot better than other proofreaders I've worked with.

Good job, Alexa!
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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #61 on: December 02, 2017, 08:41:21 AM »
Thanks Allyson and Linda for your reviews  ;)

I have a few open slots in December, so if anyone needs a proofreader, just click the image in my signature to go to my website  :)



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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #62 on: December 09, 2017, 11:54:41 AM »
Still taking submissions for December!

-20% off your first book ;) (limited time offer)


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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #63 on: December 16, 2017, 08:20:06 AM »
Now booking for January and February!


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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #64 on: December 20, 2017, 08:37:46 AM »
Hi Alexa.  Would you happen to have time for a short story next week?

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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #65 on: December 21, 2017, 03:53:51 AM »
Hi Alexa.  Would you happen to have time for a short story next week?

Absolutely! Please submit it via the contact form on my website  :)


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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #66 on: December 28, 2017, 06:43:59 AM »
Still booking for January ;) Please use my website to submit your book!


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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #67 on: December 28, 2017, 07:46:09 AM »
What if my book is over 100k?

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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #68 on: December 28, 2017, 12:34:38 PM »
What if my book is over 100k?

Depends on the genre and time frame. If it's sci-fi, you're welcome to submit the book, and we'll adjust the price and time frame, including the 20% discount  :)


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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #69 on: December 30, 2017, 06:18:20 PM »
I've used Alexa for three of my books and she's always been quick, thorough and reliable. I HIGHLY recommend her services.

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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #70 on: January 02, 2018, 04:52:39 AM »
I've used Alexa for three of my books and she's always been quick, thorough and reliable. I HIGHLY recommend her services.

Thank you!  :-*

Happy New Year everyone!!  :D


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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #71 on: January 09, 2018, 04:32:31 AM »
Still got a few open slots in January! Please use the website to submit your book!


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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #72 on: January 16, 2018, 07:42:30 AM »
Now booking for February!

Please use the website to submit your book!


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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #73 on: Yesterday at 03:05:08 AM »
I highly recommend that you take advantage of this - I had one of my books edited by Alexa, and I've got another in the queue - she's fast, reliable and extremely good!

Richard


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Re: I will proofread your book
« Reply #74 on: Today at 06:11:43 AM »
I highly recommend that you take advantage of this - I had one of my books edited by Alexa, and I've got another in the queue - she's fast, reliable and extremely good!

Richard

Thank you, Richard :D