Services

I offer a variety of writing, editing and publishing services:

Writing

  • Writing coach – If you struggle with any aspect of writing, from brainstorming and planning, to writing daily, I’ll work with you to help you reach your writing goals.
  • Ghost writing – Want to publish a novel, but don’t have time or the inclination to write it? Let me write it for you.
  • Novel outlines – Had an idea for a story, but don’t know how to build it into a full-length book? I’ll work with you to create the perfect outline, from beginning to end.
  • Content writing for the web – Articles, blog posts, or website content.

 Editing

  • Graphic edits – Correct spelling, grammar and punctuation on image text.
  • Review – A one to two page analysis of the manuscript, highlighting inconsistencies, ambiguity, repetition and incomplete information. Includes a basic proofread.
  • Proofread – Minor errors are corrected. These include:
    • errors of grammar and style (e.g., verb tense, units such as ml, use of numerals and words such as “5” or “five”)
    • errors of capitalization, punctuation (e.g., the use of commas, semicolons, colons, periods, dashes, apostrophes)
    • errors of spelling and word usage (e.g., to/too, affect/effect)
  • Copy edits – Corrects problems of grammar, style, repetition, word usage, and jargon. Includes one revision.
  • Substantive edits – Corrects problems of structure, organization, coherence, and logical consistency. Sentences may be removed or added. Paragraphs may be rewritten, condensed, or expanded. Blocks of text may be moved from one section to another. Includes one revision.

Publishing

  • Beta-reading – Find out what readers think of your novel, before you publish it.
  • Online book marketing – Includes blog tours, social media posts, and a marketing strategy tailored to your needs.
  • Formatting for digital publication – ePub, Mobi, and PDF files of your book.
  • Publication under the Chasing Dreams Publishing imprint – You retain full copyright of your work, but receive the full range of services for a percentage of the royalties from book sales.

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