My Friend Stace – Editing Services

I’m an experienced editor, and I want to edit your novel.

The stories I love most are queer, fantasy/sci-fi, ones with a dark mood/tone, gray morality, and anything with vampires. I’ll edit prose fiction and screenplays, short or long form.
MFA in Writing.
Current job: Proofreader

Are we a good fit? Contact me at myfriendstace@gmail.com for quotes on your project and to ask more about services.

Tier 1: Proofreading. Light copy editing.

You usually don’t let anyone see your house (manuscript) when it’s a mess, but you (the author), and I (the editor), are besties, so you don’t turn me down when I offer to help you tidy up (proofread) before the big party (publishing your story). When it comes to your story, this means we’re putting final touches on your manuscript for the sake of professionalism, flow, and clarity. Basically, the light stuff. Setting the table, opening the curtains, stocking the bathroom with soap and toilet paper, making sure none of the rugs have their corners turned over. Not a deep cleaning, but necessary tasks to make sure your project is polished.

This tier is for you if your manuscript is already tight content-wise and requires only light editing.

  • Up to 2,000 words: $40 flat rate
  • 2,000–3,999 words: $65 flat rate
  • 4,000–5,999 words: $90 flat rate
  • 6,000–39,999 words: $19 per 1,000 words
  • 40,000–59,999 words: $18 per 1,000 words
  • 60,000–79,999 words: $17 per 1,000 words
  • 80,000–150,000 words: $16 per 1,000 words
  • Any amount greater than 150,000 words is $15 per 1,000 words

Tier 2: Line editing. Heavy copy editing. Content/developmental editing. For fiction, this tier includes a critique of plot development and characterization.

Your house (manuscript) is mostly free of clutter, but it’s in need of a deep clean.

  • Up to 2,000 words: $50 flat rate
  • 2,000–3,999 words: $75 flat rate
  • 4,000–5,999 words: $100 flat rate
  • 6,000–39,999 words: $21 per 1,000 words
  • 40,000–59,999 words: $20 per 1,000 words
  • 60,000–79,999 words: $19 per 1,000 words
  • 80,000–150,000 words: $18 per 1,000 words
  • Any amount greater than 150,000 words: $17 per 1,000 words
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