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Editing Services Available

A.J. Norris holds an ACES certificate in editing from Poynter Institute.

Copy Editing

Copy Editing includes an in-depth check for:

  • Spelling and misused words

  • Grammar, syntax, wordiness, awkward transitions, dangling and misplaced modifiers, etc.

  • Sentence flow

Rates: .006 /word ($150 minimum)


Proofreading includes:

  • Eliminating spelling, grammar, and typing errors. 

  • Checking for consistent formatting and language 

  • Polish manuscript for publication

Rates: .004 /word ($100 minimum)

Blurb help & Editing

Does condensing your manuscript into 200 words or less make you crazy? If you answered yes, then I can help. 

Rate: For a flat rate of $25,  I will write and edit your blurb from scratch (requires a synopsis) or rework your existing one.  

Manuscript Critique 

Critiques include a review of:

  • "Big-picture" story elements

  • Plot holes

  • Character development

  • Dialogue

  • Pacing

A detailed report of the critique will be emailed to you.


First 3 chapters only: $50

Partial manuscript (20-40K words): $75

Full manuscript: Request a quote

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NOTE: We are not responsible for making sure authors do not plagiarize their work.

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