Typesetting: Arranging the text and graphics in preparation for publication. Includes but is not limited to:
     Types or fonts
     Formatting
     Text density
     Sizing

Manuscript Evaluation: A report on the developmental features of a manuscript and any broad issues the author should address. Generally covers the same elements as a developmental edit. 

Proofreading: The final check before printing. Combing through the edited and prepared document for any technical errors. Includes but is not limited to:
     Puntuation 
     Capitalization
     Formatting

Developmental Editing: Helping the writer improve the broader elements of manuscripts. Includes but is not limited to:
     Plot
     Structure
     Characters
     Pacing

Copy Editing: Improving the technical elements of text. Includes but is not limited to:
     Spelling
     Grammar
     Punctuation
     Syntax

Substantive Editing: (Also known as “line editing.”) Helping the writer improve the language and clarity of content. Includes but is not limited to:
     Usage
     Cohesion
     Dialogue
     Logic

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Hello! I'm Suzanne Uchytil. 

I'm here to help you feel prepared for professional publication.

Are commas keeping you up at night?

Is that elusive opening hook plaguing you?

Does something about your plot feel off, but you just can't put your finger on it? 
Editing troubles, begone! 

I have the skills to tone up your literary voice so it catches the attention of agents and publishers, to refine your manuscript until it's error free, and to organize your unique ideas into impressive works ready for publication. 

My services include:

  • Copyediting

  • Substantive (line) editing

  • Developmental editing

  • and more!

 

Find out more about my services. 

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