ms. gooch’s Editing Services


Proofreading: making sure everything has been caught (grammar, spelling, punctuation)

Copy editing (grammar, syntax, clarity, content and consistency)

Line editing (grammar, spelling, punctuation, and usage)

Full development editing (includes: spelling, grammar, syntax, content, clarity, voice, tone, POV, plot, etc. — the WHOLE Sha-bang!)

Editing Services for manuscripts

  • Proofreading ranges – $0.01 – $0.015 cent per word
    Copy-editing starts at – $0.02 cents per word
    Line-editing starts at – $0.03 cents per word
    Developmental-editing – $0.04 cents per word

My experience:

  • Substantial writing experience with great variety from grants, newspapers, press releases to published works of fiction
  • Exceptional elaboration skills
  • Pays important attention to detail
  • Thorough knowledge of spelling, grammar, punctuation and syntax
  • Proficient in MS tools such as Microsoft Word (all versions), Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher
  • Familiar with APA, MLA and Chicago citation style
  • I have a minor in Creative Writing, Editing and Grammar certifications from the Nashville State Community College
  • I have three self-published works on Amazon that did exceptionally well
  • I also host my own critique group — it is designed for writers with nearly or completely finished pieces of work for assessment
  • I also assist anyone gearing up for upcoming pitches, working on query letters, etc.
  • I provide information for upcoming events, such as conferences, contests, agents accepting submissions, etc.

I look forward to working together!

Oh! Just to sweeten the deal: The first five pages of your manuscript will be FREE. This way we can get a feel for one another and decide if we’d like to continue.

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