Developmental Editing:

Maybe you’ve written a personal essay or short story, but you're not sure it's ready to submit to lit journals. Or perhaps you’re looking to take an early draft of your book-length project to the next level. I can help you tackle the big-picture issues keeping your book or story draft from reaching its fullest potential.

Manuscript Consultation: personal essay, short story, or flash < 5,000 words: ($150)

  • Feedback on your short story or personal essay in the form of a 1 page editorial letter addressing areas for further development including but not limited to voice, structure, character development, theme(s), etc.
  • In-line comments and questions highlighting areas for development and growth.
  • Tailored writing exercises and/or recommended reading for inspiration/guidance.

5,000-10,000 words: ($200)

  • Same as above.

Book-Length Developmental Edit: novel, collection, memoir

  • In-line comments and questions highlighting areas of improvement regarding plot, structure, character development, pacing, etc.
  • 2-4 page editorial letter summarizing my comments and providing practical steps for revision.
  • Letter includes suggested writing exercises and recommended reading.
  • 1-hour Zoom or phone call: a time and space for us to discuss the manuscript IRL.
  • Pricing varies depending on the length of the project.


If you know your short draft is almost ready to submit or publish, but you want a grammatically-trained eye on the text to make sure it's easy to read, error-free, and professional, I can help. 

  • Shorty stories
  • Personal essays
  • Blog posts
  • Website content (bio, product descriptions, "about" page, etc.)
  • Press releases
  • Newsletters

Copyediting rates are determined by the length and scope of the project.

Get in Touch

Please use the contact form below to share your word count & publishing goals for your manuscript, post, or web content. 

I look forward to working with you. 

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