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Editing & Proofreading by E. P. Butler (Editing)

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I am an experienced and meticulous proofreader and a knowledgeable, creative editor who can help bring your voice more clearly to the page. I have a PhD, and am equally adept at editing academic writing, fiction and poetry. My rates start at 1 cent per word for basic proofreading, up to 3 cents for more substantive editing. I'm thorough and easy to work with, feel free to contact me.[edit]
SEAM Publishing (Formatting and File Conversion)

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Ebook formatting and print layout design
You've spent weeks, months, years writing your book. You spent hundreds if not thousands on editing and a book cover. But what do most authors do after that? They upload their Word file straight to KDP or download a template for a print book to copy and paste into and call it a day. What's wrong with this?
Well, for your ebook, Word to Kindle by automatic software conversion can produce broken formatting, unsupported characters turning into those blocks with upside down question marks in them, and hundreds of lines of junk code that costs you $$$ when Amazon deducts their download fees.
For print, there are hundreds of decisions that go into layout from font (nothing screams "self-published" to readers and reviewers like Size 12 Times New Roman), to margins, to things that Word processing software can't even do, like adjust spacing between letters and individual lines to ensure that you aren't left with widowed or orphaned text and still have every page begin and end with exactly the same margins.
Luckily, there is another option. I can take your manuscript and format it for print or ebook to make it look like anything the Big 5 are able to produce. This isn't some Fiverr gig where your book gets minutes of attention. Don't let interior design be the limiting factor on the success of your book.
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$5 per book plus a per word fee of $.003 for first 25,000 words and $.002 after that for ebooks
$25 per book plus a per finished page fee of $5.
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Polishing Stories (Editing)

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Hi everyone! I was kindly referred to post about my website here. :)

I am Zhina, an editor based in Toronto, Canada.

I have in-house experience working with traditional book publishers (US/UK English), and I have loved working alongside independent authors and businesses. While at Harlequin Enterprises (a division of Harpercollins Publishing), I had the opportunity to proofread hundreds of romance and commercial fiction novels.

This was an inimitable learning experience, which I have enriched by working with freelance authors in many genres, particularly romance, women's fiction, and memoir.

I offer two editing services, and you can read about them in detail on my website, at https://polishingstories.com/editing. With me, lines of communication stay open, feedback is clear, and critiques are thorough but kind.

I will nurture your project as if it were my own. And together, we will refine and polish your story to its full potential.

Please write to me directly on my website if you have any questions!

Thank you,

Zhina
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Sidebar Saturdays (Publishing)

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Sidebar Saturdays is a blog where the practice of law meets the profession of writing. We are a group of attorneys with a wide range of legal experience who write thrillers, mysteries, and works of non-fiction. Our intent with this blog is to provide writers with: 1) a broader understanding of publishing law; and 2) guidance in making their fictional legal scenarios realistic. You can find us at www.sidebarsaturdays.com send where you can sign up for our weekly newsletter and ask us questions. We hope you enjoy the blog.[edit]
Amber Bieser (Beta Reading, Manuscript Critique)

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Hello, I am Amber Bieser and I am new to KBoards. I have a B.A. in English with a Creative Writing Emphasis from Brigham Young University (BYU) Idaho. I love working with almost all genres, except Erotica and Horror. Also, I prefer not to read swear words or “adult content”. All lengths accepted.

What not to give me: Horror, excessive cussing, or “adult content”.

What I offer:

Beta-Reading
This focuses on the story itself: characters, conflict, clarity, dialogue, pacing, flow plot, plot holes, believability, consistency, and overall content. I’ll provide feedback and suggestions at the end of and throughout each chapter and at the end of the book, noting what needs a little more work and what worked really well.

Proofreading
I will correct:
*Typos, Spelling, Capitalization, Punctuation,
*Homophones (too/to/two, they’re/their/there).
*A general ‘tidying’ of simple errors or omissions
*Awkward, confusing, or ambiguous sentences
*Repeated and redundant words and phrases
*Grammar
*Run-on sentences or paragraphs


Prices:

Beta-Reading ( $1 per 1000 words, KBoard users get a 15% discount)

Proofreading ($2 per 1000 words, KBoard users get a 15% discount)

Both ($3 per 1000 words, KBoard users get a 20% discount)

- All payments are done through Paypal or Venmo and a 50% deposit will be required.

***Promotion: I will beta-read and proofread your first 1,000 words for free, before you make a decision.

My email is: [email protected]
Please include your genre, title, total word count and a Microsoft Word attachment of your first 1,000 words. Please also specify if you are interested in Beta-Reading, Proofreading, or Both for your full story.

Turnaround: Depends on workload, a time estimate will be provided along with the beta-read and proofread first 1,000 words.

Feel free to email me to discuss questions or suggestions you have.

What You Will Receive Upon Completion:
- Comments within MS through Word Track changes for Proofreading
- Comments within MS through Word Track changes and feedback at end of each chapter and the end of the book for Beta-Reading.
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JM Editing (Editing)

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JM Editing
Janet Michelson

Copyediting is provided at .005 per word; proofreading is provided at .003 per word. I will also note plot holes or problems with continuity. I use Track Changes to edit your Word document.

Please send at least 1000 words to receive a free sample of my work.

Check out my website for more information. I will clean up your manuscript and explain the rules I use to make changes.
My primary sources are: Chicago Manual of Style, Sixteenth Edition and Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition.
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Book Promotions @ Writersrushin (Book Promotions)

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Writersrushin is in the Book Promotion field for the past two years, we have been servicing many different authors across the World, we have a dedicated team of writers and reviewers who can work along with authors to meet their demands. Our charges are very nominal and we have highly satisfied client base who are ready to give us projects at their will. Our team is currently planning to move to the next level, by increasing author and reviewer data base, if interested in our services please be in touch with us using the below forms.

If you are an author, please click here

http://forms.aweber.com/form/96/1723015796.htm

If you are a book reviewer, interested to work with us, please click below,

http://forms.aweber.com/form/57/610059257.htm

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Book Descriptions (Publicity)

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I write HTML formatted book descriptions like those seen on Amazon. The description will have both the orange and bold black headlines, font changes, and bulleted listing that attract and hold attention to your main points. You can even call attention to bonus offers in the book, or perhaps to a price change that is coming on a certain date. I've done well over 100 of these in the past several months, all with absolute satisfaction from many repeat customers. The regular pricing for this service is $5, payable only through PayPal. For details, email or PM me.[edit]
Full Bloom Editorial (Editing)

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Full Bloom Editorial is an editing company for fiction authors in all genres.
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Mistress Editing (Editing)

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I provide copyediting and proofreading services with a special focus on everything sexy. Sometimes it’s difficult to find a freelance editor who won’t blush at your colorful language and who feels comfortable enough to tell you that your word choice has turned your sex scene into slapstick comedy. That’s where I come in. In addition to addressing all of the finer points of language and grammar, I’ll whip you–er, I mean your sex scenes–into submission.

I consider the editing zone to be a judgment-free zone. My goal is to help you improve your writing, not to make you feel bad. You’ll get my no-holds-barred feedback, but always with plenty of suggestions to bring the emotional and physical aspects of the story together into something satisfying and exciting for the reader.

Whether it’s a short story, a full-length novel, or just a few handpicked scenes that you need help with, I’m the woman for the job. And I won’t even make you kiss my boots.
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B.A Yost Editorial Consulting (Editing)

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Hello,

I am a freelance editor with open availability to take on some new projects. I specialize in commercial science fiction, fantasy, young adult, and diverse manuscripts while I have experience working with general fiction.

I offer structural and developmental editing, sensitivity reading, and beta reading. I also can offer publishing advice. My MA in Publishing and work with Unbound Publishing gives me updated knowledge on current book market trends and processes.

My Qualifications:
-MA in Publishing from University College London
-3 years as a sensitivity reader and structural editor for Writing in the Margins.
-Unbound Publishing commissioning intern
-BA in English Literature
-Acting copy editor for Klipsun Magazine

Prices:

Structural and developmental editing-$0.01 per word
Sensitivity Reading-$250 flat rate for any manuscript under 400 pages. Prices for larger manuscripts can be discussed.
Beta Reading-$150 flat rate for any manuscript under 400 pages.

Please email to discuss what each service entails in detail or if you have any further questions.

I believe in open communication with authors to help them reach their goals. Your manuscript will be handled with respect and all processes and advice will be explained in a clear manner. I have worked with many authors, understanding that the editorial process can be confusing and overwhelming. A good editor does not simply focus on the product but management of author communication so that the client leaves with a better understanding then when the project started.

If you are interested in working with me please send an email so we can chat! I look forward to hearing from you!
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Marie Clemente: Ghostwriting & Editing (Editing)

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Professional, affordable editing & ghostwriting.[edit]
Drew Avera Formatting (Formatting and File Conversion)

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I offer paperback and ebook formatting services. I will provide you with 3 files (paperback, ePub, and .mobi) and will work with you to get your book looking amazing. My services are $50 and I can have the files back to you withing a few days in most cases. For more information, please send me an email and I will get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you.[edit]
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