Freelance Editor to the Indie Author Masses

What I Can Do For You 

 

PROOFREADING:  I will read through your book, correct typos, spelling, punctuation and word usage errors.  I will do it, but I prefer NOT to do straight proofreads, because it's too hard to see a mistake and think "that's not my job, I am proofing - not editing!" and then just leave it there. 

 

COPYEDITING:  I will edit for sentence structure, story consistency, grammar/syntax, and basic interior formatting, and also proofread. 

 

EDITING: I will review/edit text for substantive edits, content, continuity, and cohesiveness, polishing your book to as near perfection as we can get it.  I will discuss with you storylines that need closing, threads that are left hanging, plot points that need clarification, etc.  Whatever changes I do make, I take pains to keep YOUR voice, and not insert my own.  Any changes to a character's dialogue will be made in the character's voice/speaking style.  I will not ever make any major changes without discussing with you first, and will never change events or storylines.

 

I know you're thinking 'yeah, yeah, yeah, but how much does it cost?'  That's the good news.  Most editors charge a high per word or per page rate, which can run into thousands of dollars, depending on the size of your book.  I do not.  I charge a per project rate, that takes into account word count, length of book, amount of work, and level of editing, among other things.  This can range from $250 to $1,500, depending on the amount of work needed from me. 

 

This low rate is offered because I believe that many indie authors can be successful, and they just need a little help.  I keep my services affordable so that indie authors may make good use of what I can provide.

 

That said, I DO give discounts not only to repeat clients, but also to referrals from previous clients.  Contact me for an estimated price.

Testimonials

  • "Felicia is thorough, thoughtful, timely, and just an all-around great person to work with. And when I say timely, I mean she is fiercely efficient. Felicia has worked with me o..."
    author of chick lit novel She's the Boss
  • "Felicia was a pleasure to work with - very approachable and willing to answer all the questions that went along with my initial enquiry. As this was the first time I'd used an e..."
    Simon Jenner
    Author, Ethan Justice: Origins
  • " Working with Felicia has been a wonderful experience. Not only is she approachable and easy to deal with, most importantly, the quality of her work is simply superb. Being my ..."
    Mike Sheridan
    Author of Outzone Drifter, Book 1: Winter's Edge