Book Editing Services

COPYEDITING

~ for writers whose books are in the early stages of production

An EFC editor will look for typographical and grammatical errors, including but not limited to: punctuation, spelling, capitalization, and missing words. Your assigned editor will identify and correct common word usage errors (e.g. there, their, they’re). This level of service also addresses sentence structure, redundancy, and continuity.

Fee for fiction: $0.006 per word
Fee for nonfiction: $0.008 per word
minimum charge: $25

Approximate turnaround time: 2-3 weeks

Expedited turnaround: 5 business days or less
Fee: an additional 25% of the total charge

 
FINAL PROOFREAD

~ for writers whose books are ready to be published

An EFC editor will look for typos, grammatical errors, and any other obvious errors. Readability will not be addressed.

Fee: $0.004 per word
minimum charge: $25

Approximate turnaround time: 1-2 weeks

Expedited turnaround: 3 business days or less
Fee: an additional 25% of the total charge

 
MANUSCRIPT CRITIQUE 

~ for writers seeking unbiased constructive criticism on a work-in-progress

An EFC editor will read through your manuscript and give detailed feedback about plot, organization, and character development. Your editor will address any specific concerns you may have and will also discuss the readability of your piece.

Fee: $0.006 per word

Approximate turnaround time: 2-3 weeks

Expedited turnaround: 5 business days or less
Fee: an additional 25% of the total charge

 
BOOK BLURB WRITING

An EFC editor will read your book and either write a blurb for you or assist you with rewriting a blurb you have already written. This service includes up to 5 rewrites with back-and-forth communication to make your blurb the best it can be.

Fee options:

  • $50 for a full write
  • $35 for a rewrite
  • $25 if purchased with another editing service

Approximate turnaround time: 1-2 weeks

Expedited turnaround: 5 business days or less
Fee: an additional 25% of the total charge

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Email us at everyfreechance@gmail.com with your service request. Please include “EFC Services” in the subject line. Please provide a brief synopsis of your book along with the manuscript. EFC will assign an editor to your project based on availability.
  • EFC uses MS Word to determine the word count for billing purposes.
  • EFC currently accepts payment via PayPal and will send you an invoice via PayPal for services when your request has been accepted. The assigned editor will begin work on your manuscript once payment has been received.
  • For proofreading and copyediting options, EFC utilizes the “track changes” feature on MS Word. We will return your manuscript with any changes “tracked,” and you may choose to accept or decline these changes on an individual basis. EFC will also send you a final “changes accepted” copy of your manuscript.
  • If you would like a review or spotlight of your book along with a guest post, an interview, and/or a giveaway posted on our blog, Every Free Chance Books, we will be happy to oblige after your book is published.
  • EFC will not share your work or personal information with anyone and will maintain your privacy and confidentiality at all times.
  • EFC will not forward your book to an agent or publisher.
  • If you prefer to have your manuscript edited by hand, please mail your manuscript and a self-addressed stamped envelope for return mailing to:

EFC Services, LLC
c/o Chrissy Wolfe
P.O. Box 1173
Mars, PA 16046