Full Macro and Line Edit

Editing by Julia A. Weber


Editorial Services for Commercial Middle Grade, Young Adult, and Adult Fiction

Full Macro and Line Edit

This service can be considered the full works and is the most thorough option on offer. It looks at both content and writing, thus giving you the most in-depth feedback imagineable with only one round of editing.

The Macro Edit provides an in-depth analysis of all your manuscript's strengths and weaknesses in regards to:

 

  • Plot and Plot Holes
  • Characterization and Character Arc
  • Dialogue
  • POVs
  • Voice
  • Setting
  • Pacing
  • Continuity and Inconsistencies

The Line Edit focuses on the writing itself. Its aim is to help you make your writing stronger and tighter. I will look at


  • Sentence Structure
  • Word Choice
  • Voice
  • General Style
  • Overused Words
  • Use of Adverbs
  • Use of Description
  • Repetitions
  • Consistency
  • Unnatural Dialogue
  • Flow
  • Confusing Sentences
  • Balance of Action, Narrative, and Dialogue

I will provide in-document mark-ups and comments, deletions, and insertions (using MS Word's Track Changes) as well as an editorial letter.

This service is perfect for those who want to fit as much feedback as possible into one round of editing.


 

Rates:

 

Up to 50,000 words: $675

50,001-65,000 words: $775

65,001-80,000 words: $875

80,001-100,000 words: $975

100,001-125,000 words: $1,050

125,001 words and up: $1,175

 

Please note that I can only agree to do a line edit following a free five-page sample edit. 


Should you like another Full Macro and Line Edit following your revision, I'm happy to offer you a second pass for 30% off the initial rate. 


However, I will need visible MS Word's track changes so I can follow what exactly has changed in your manuscript. If you'd like a different follow-up service, just get in touch for a specific rate.

 

 Timeframe:

I generally try to avoid rushing through a manuscript unless absolutely necessary as I like to make sure I can give a manuscript the time and attention it deserves. That's why I usually ask for 4 weeks for a full edit. A faster turnaround is possible but not guaranteed. However, if necessary, I do offer an "express service". Since such a short turnaround has an enormous impact on my entire schedule, this needs to be discussed in advance and is subject to a surcharge. (Guaranteed 3-week turnaround = +15%; guaranteed 2-week turnaround = +25%; guaranteed 1-week turnaround = +35%) 

If you have any further questions, please take a look at my FAQs or contact me. 



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