Services

Edits by D provides a full range of editorial services. Please contact me to inquire about specific services, my editing calendar, and receive a quote for your project. A sample edit of the first 10 pages is provided for free.

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Developmental Edits

$0.02/word

One edit pass of your book. Client receives a detailed editorial letter and in-manuscript comments/line edits (as needed).

Areas Addressed:

  • Plot/pacing/flow
  • Character development (arc, voice, motivation)
  • World-building

Typical turnaround time: 2-4 weeks

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Copy Edits

$0.01/word

One edit pass of your manuscript. Client will receive in-text edits and a style sheet with character, word use, and timeline notes.

Areas Addressed:

  • Grammar, spelling, syntax, punctuation
  • Text consistency (font usage, capitalization, author style)
  • Story structure

Typical turnaround time: 2-4 weeks

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Sensitivity Reads

$0.006/word

One pass of your manuscript. Client will receive a detailed sensitivity read letter that reviews for requested categories.

Categories:

  • Black American culture
  • LGBTQ+ representation (specifically asexual, bisexual, and wlw)
  • Mental health (depression) 

Typical turnaround time: 2-3 weeks