TypeCostDescriptionTime
Developmental Editing$0.020 per wordThis editing pass will examine the plot, pacing, and characters.
Moirae Editing’s genres of expertise are fantasy and science fiction. Moirae Editing will read adult material. Moirae Editing does not have experience with children’s books.
Moirae Editing services cannot verify nonfiction information for accuracy. However, the editor has ten years of experience as a technical writer/editor and can read for ease of understanding and possibly help translate High Science into Common.
This level is a deep dive into the meat of the story and could result in a complete rewrite of the manuscript.
If a target word count for the final product is requested, edits will be tailored to assist in cutting the fat.
This includes a Track Changes copy of the manuscript and a voice call over Discord to clarify any further points.
1 Month
Works over 100k words will add a week per 50k words.
Prices are based on the full wordcount of the manuscript.
Copy Editing$0.018 per wordThis editing pass will focus on the manuscript’s technical quality.
This includes reworking unclear sentence structure and fixing typos, capitalization, and punctuation.
This service intends to ready the manuscript for final publication and possible audiobook adaptation.
The deliverable includes a Track Changes copy of the manuscript.
2 weeks
Works over 100k words will add a week per 50k words.
Prices are based on the full wordcount of the manuscript.
Proofreading/Line Editing$0.015 per wordThis editing pass will check the final document for any unexpected errors that may have occurred in creating the final draft of a manuscript.
This will not include comments on sentence structure, punctuation, or characterization. It is merely a last look to verify that there are no misspelled words and that the formatting is consistent throughout the document.
1 week
Works over 100k words will add a week per 50k words.
Prices are based on the full wordcount of the manuscript.
Typesetting Print$0.010 per wordThis service is not an editing pass, and the text content will not be modified in any way.
The document’s final version will be imported into InDesign at the specified page size.
The final file will be provided as a KDP print-ready PDF.
The headers and footers will present the author’s name, book title, and page numbers.
Chapters will start on a new page.
Scene breaks will be denoted by either customer-specified icons or asterisks.
Fonts used will be royalty-free unless otherwise specified by the customer.
Images may be included but must be provided by the customer in separate files with instructions on where to insert them. Images will not be edited or typeset except to ensure that they fall within the printing guidelines required by KDP.
2 weeks
Works over 100k words will add a week per 50k words.
Prices are based on the full wordcount of the manuscript.
Typesetting eBook$0.010 per wordThis service is not an editing pass, and the text content will not be modified in any way.
The final version of the manuscript will be imported into InDesign to create a reflowable PDF.
The chapters will be visible in a clickable TOC.
Images may be included but must be provided by the customer in separate files with instructions on where to insert them. Images will not be edited or typeset except to ensure that they fall within the printing guidelines required by KDP. Due to the nature of Reflowable text, the images may appear at the end of the chapter.
2 weeks
Works over 100k words will add a week per 50k words.
Prices are based on the full wordcount of the manuscript.
Typesetting Book and Print$0.015 per wordThis is a combination of the eBook and Print file service.
This service includes all the files promised from the eBook and Print Typesetting services for a slightly larger fee since I will have to create two files for the same book.
3 weeks
Works over 100k words will add a week per 50k words.
Prices are based on the full wordcount of the manuscript.
Typesetting Cover$50 flatThe title and author will be set on the provided cover art.
This includes spine text and back cover text for print copies.
The customer must provide cover art.
The customer must provide cover dimensions.
The customer must provide all text to be included.
The DPI and image size will not be changed from what was provided. The customer must ensure that the image size is the correct dimensions for their cover.
If a custom font is required, the customer will provide it. Otherwise, a royalty-free font will be used.
The final files provided will be JPG and TIFF.
Up to three edits are allowed. Edits include changing the placement of text, font/size of text, and color of text.
1 week

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