Services

With my formal training and experience, I have the skills to make your grammar spotless, your characters compelling, and your plot unforgettable. 

I provide the following services: 

Novels (40,000+ words) and novellas (10,000–40,000 words)

I specialize in historical fiction, fantasy, science fiction, and romance. 

  • Free sample edit (novel: 1,000 words; novella: 5% of manuscript)

  • Developmental editing

  • Substantive editing (line editing)

  • Copy editing

    • Light copy edit

    • Medium copy edit

    • Heavy copy edit

  • Typesetting (includes free sample for 1,000 words or 5% of manuscript)

  • Proofreading

  • Back cover blurbs

    • Children’s fiction—flat rate $100

    • YA/New Adult fiction—flat rate $115

    • Adult fiction—flat rate $125

  • Kindle eBook conversion—$40

    • Reflowable​—from $60

    • Fixed Layout—from $50

  • Manuscript evaluation—from $0.003 per word

  • Query letter review—$50

    • Review for query letter plus first 5 pages of manuscript—$80

Short fiction (up to 10,000 words)

  • Free sample edit (5% of manuscript)

  • Substantive editing (line editing)

  • Copy editing

    • Light copy edit

    • Medium copy edit

    • Heavy copy edit

Creative nonfiction (7,000+ words)

  • Free sample edit (5% of manuscript, or 1,000 words for manuscript of 40,000+ words)

  • Substantive editing (line editing)

  • Copy editing

    • Light copy edit

    • Medium copy edit

    • Heavy copy edit

  • Typesetting (includes free sample for 1,000 words or 5% of manuscript)

  • Proofreading

  • Kindle eBook conversion

    • Reflowable​—from $60

    • Fixed Layout—from $50

 

Textbooks, dissertations, theses, and academic articles (7,000+ words)

  • Free sample edit (5% of manuscript, or 1,000 words for manuscript of 40,000+ words)

  • Copy editing

    • Light copy edit

    • Medium copy edit

    • Heavy copy edit

  • Proofreading

  • Kindle eBook conversion

    • Reflowable​—from $60

    • Fixed Layout—from $50

Cookbooks

  • Copy editing

  • Basic graphic design—from $100

  • Typesetting

  • Proofreading

  • Kindle eBook conversion

    • Reflowable​—from $60

    • Fixed Layout—from $50

Websites and Blogs

  • Free sample edit (5% of text) 

  • Substantive editing (line editing)

  • Copy editing

    • Light copy edit

    • Medium copy edit

    • Heavy copy edit

Translated documents

  • Free sample edit (5% of manuscript)

  • Copy editing

    • Light copy edit

    • Medium copy edit

    • Heavy copy edit

Résumés—from $50

To find out more about how these services can benefit you,
or for information on pricing and quotes, please
contact me

50% of payment is due in advance. 

I will not edit content that contains graphic sex, profanity, heavy swearwords, or discrimination against religions or beliefs, ethnicities, races, nationalities, cultural groups, or sexual orientations. 

I retain the right to refuse service if these requirements are not met. 

To help those whose incomes have been affected by COVID-19,
I am currently providing a 20% discount on all services. 

EditingTime © 2020 by Suzanne Uchytil
suzanne.uchytil@gmail.com

Developmental, substantive, and copy editor

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