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Beta Reading Only
$20 (20,000 words and under) $40 (up to 50,000) or $60 (up to 80,000.) Beta reading is done for content. A full report is provided with specific items listed per chapter.
$1.85 per page includes one beta read and two rounds of edits. ($75.00 each additional round.) Pages must be double spaced and 12 pt font.
Round 1: Creative content, writing style, and language used within the text. Examples of content edits: pacing, plot holes, character discrepancies, redundancies, confusing dialogue or narrative, weak transitions, run-on sentences.
Round 2: The polishing of the manuscript. This ensures the manuscript’s syntax is smooth, grammatical convention is followed, wording is proper and precise, and punctuation is appropriately placed. The copy editor checks for any inconsistencies and overused words or punctuation and may recommend changes in formatting. Copy refers to written or typewritten text for typesetting, printing, publication, broadcast or other independent distribution. A copy editor should be knowledgeable of style manuals such as APA or CMoS. Copy editing is done before proofreading (the last step in the editorial cycle.)
Proofreading: 1.00 per page. Pages must be double-spaced and 12 pt font.
Proofreading is the reading of a galley proof or an electronic copy of a publication to detect and correct production errors of text or art. The task is not revision but correction, making sure that no typographical or grammatical errors or misspellings remain in the manuscript or were introduced during editing. Proofreaders are expected to be consistently accurate by default because they occupy the last stage of typographic production before publication. A proofreader must also be knowledgeable of style manuals.
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