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Editing for Short Works

The following services are included for your

article, short story, poem, short-form memoir, or essay.

  • ​A full Manuscript Evaluation

  • All levels of editing needed (multiple passes)

  • Guidance for how and where to get the work published.

 
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Developmental Editing

"Big picture" editing that covers:

  • Organizational Suggestions and substantive changes

  • Story coaching (Fiction), including character arc and plot suggestions

  • Writing coaching that will improve subsequent drafts

 
 
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Line Editing

Sentence-level edits that focus on:

Clarity

Conciseness

Style

Beauty

Flow

 
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Copyediting

​Copyediting looks for:

  • Consistency of hyphenation, compound words, capitalization, and numbers

  • Typos, extra/missing words

  • Errors of spelling, punctuation, and grammar

  • Minor fact-checking (obvious errors or discrepancies)

  • Adherence to a style manual (The Chicago Manual of Style, APA, MLA, and The Christian Writer's Manual of Style)

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Book Coaching

If you have an outline and a vision, I can help you turn it into a book.

Book coaching may include:

  • Outline revision

  • A writing schedule

  • Writing instruction and tips

  • Developmental Editing

  • Line Editing

  • Publishing suggestions

 
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Theology Check

Included for Christian Works

The Theology Check:

  • Reviews Scripture in your book for precision, context, and copyright adherence

  • Catches biblical errors or misinterpretations

  • Helps strengthen arguments with biblical reasoning

  • Sees that you do not offend other Christians without cause