will help you prepare your novel for submission to an agent
or publisher. Acceptance by either an agent or publisher is
not guaranteed, but your chances of placing your book will
be improved considerably if EWP has edited it. In addition
to proofreading and line-editing, the editor will make suggestions
regarding word usage, scene construction, dialogue, character
discovery, mood and setting, pacing, and plot structure.
is more, especially in short fiction. The editor will suggest
ways to maximize the effects you want to achieve with economy.
In addition to the services provided in editing novels, the
editor will assist you in selecting significant details and
pruning non-essential material.
length biographies, autobiographies, memoirs, and other nonfiction
works are welcome. In addition to proofreading, line-editing,
polishing language, and reviewing organization, the editor
will suggest ways to present the subject in intriguing ways
that involve a reader.
editor will assist you in organizing your material for lively,
effective presentation in the type of periodical you choose
(literary, consumer, recreational). Tailoring your presentation
to a particular audience will be a primary concern.
editor can assist you in tailoring a brochure to market your
product. Two brochures he authored on estate planning were
used profitably by insurance agents representing major companies.
The editor will provide a comprehensive critique of your work.
An appropriate fee for editing it will be determined by the needs/condition
of the manuscript and the amount of work that will have to be
done in order to make it camera-ready once the corrections are
The editor will provide a free assessment of the first ten pages
of a book length manuscript. On the basis of this assessment,
the editor will determine the cost of editing the entire work.
When the author has agreed to pay the cost of editing, he or
she will pay 50% of the cost up front. The remainder of the fee
will be due when the work is completed. For a manuscript between
300 and 400 pages, the normal fee ranges between $1500 and $2500.
If the manuscript exceeds 500 pages, but is less than 700 pages,
then the fee ranges between $2250 and $3500.
The fee for stories and articles will vary according to the length,
and a free estimate will be provided on the basis of a preliminary
assessment. The normal fee ranges between $100 and $350. Manuscripts
accepted in Microsoft Word or Wordperfect file formats or hardcopy.
Checks and credit cards (MC, Visa, Discover, AmEx) accepted through
The editor will ghostwrite. Contact
the editor with particulars regarding your project,