How much do you charge to answer a few questions I have about the writing process? And how do I arrange a call to get my questions answered? I charge $50.00 per hour. In the contact form, send me a message and we can arrange everything.
What is your turnaround time for editing a manuscript? Seven days for manuscripts under 50,000 words. Ten days for manuscripts 50,000-75,000 words. Fourteen days for manuscripts 75,000-100,000 words.
What is your editing rate? I charge a per-word rate, based on the total word count of the original manuscript submitted.
What software program must I use to submit a manuscript to you? I edit and proofread only those manuscripts created using Microsoft Word.
Do you edit works of fiction, such as novels or children's books? I no longer edit manuscripts in the fiction category.
After I receive my edited or proofread manuscript, what happens if I want to add more text to certain sections or change something I've written? At no extra charge, I will edit or proofread up to 500 words of extra text. Above that amount is negotiable.
Do you use a style guide to edit my manuscript? I use the 17th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS) along with the online version of Merriam-Webster Dictionary.
Where are you located? My studio is located in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA.