The thought of having your manuscript edited is scary!
Ease your fears by reading how our editing services helped our clients.
"Thank you for the excellent job you did on editing my novel. Thanks to your eye for detail, the format is looking much better. But best of all, my characters are really coming to life. I’m just thrilled, and can’t wait to finish it up for the final edit. Thanks a million." -- Tommie, author of MG fiction
"I'm still working through my manuscript, but I want to thank you for all the work you did on it. You've really given me a lot of direction and I can already see how it's improving my story. You are a genius! Thanks again." -- Debbie, author of MG fiction
"Dawn was light and hope for my story, as her name would suggest. She is kind and honest, and her excitement and great editions reminded me why I love to write so much. I’m more confident than ever about my manuscript. It was a great experience and I would love to work with her again in the future." --Julia Luiz, author of YA fiction
Writing a book involves months and years of creating the plot, diving into your characters, and structuring the pace to create the perfect story. When revisions are finished, what do you do next? Send your manuscript to us for a thorough edit of your sentences, word choices, characterizations, plot threads, and more. With an affordable editing service for indie authors, our prices are straightforward with no hidden fees.
WHAT KIND OF EDIT DO YOU NEED?
How much does hiring an editor cost?
Our prices are consistent, whether you need a developmental edit, line edit, or copy edit. We charge $0.006/per word (multiply the number of words in your manuscript by $0.006). You'll be invoiced upon the completion of the edit, unless the manuscript is over 75K words; if your manuscript is longer than 75K, we'll invoice for half once we reach the midway point.
Do we provide a sample edit?
Yes! We want to make sure that our services meet your expectations. We offer a free sample edit for the first 1500 words. Don't hesitate to contact us, even if you're unsure about what type of edit you need.
Dawn offers a free sample edit for the first 1500 words.
Why work with us?
"Dawn provided invaluable feedback on my thriller manuscript. She gave suggestions to make all aspects of the novel better and included explanations for each comment and edit. Having her edit was not only helpful for the single manuscript, but her insight could easily be applied to future projects as well. I would highly recommend Dawn's services to any writer looking for a professional, comprehensive, and thoughtful developmental edit. I can't wait for her to edit my next book!" --H.K. Christie, author of Where I'm Supposed to Be and We Can't Be Broken
"Dawn Husted is a gifted writer and editor. It’s without reservation or hesitation that I recommend Dawn to anyone needing editing services. She’s very friendly, helpful, and professional. Her approach to helping her clients is user-friendly with compassion and flexibility. She works with you on your schedule. She always asks your opinion and seeks to understand your focus and vision. If she needs help, she turns to other professionals who add their expertise and experience. She has remained honest throughout the entire process.
It is an absolute joy and delight to work with Dawn. She has helped me to launch my first children's book and will work with me to edit a biography and journal that are in the works." --Deana Bowyer, author of the Silly Pickle children's series
Some books Dawn's edited or critiqued
- Adalta Volume III, Sherrill Nilson, Green Canoe LLC, 2019
- Broken Wing, Sherelle Winters, Zenbi Press, 2019
- How to Fetch a Felon, Cat Clayton, Pickle Juice Press, expected 2019
- Change of Plans by HK Christie, HK Christie Publishing, HK Christie Publishing, 2019
- Silly Pickle in a Hat, Deana Bowyer, self-published, 2018
- A Wordy Woman’s Guide for Writing a Book, Dawn Husted, Yaupon Berry Press, 2018
- How to Kennel a Killer, Cat Clayton, Pickle Juice Press, 2018
- Keepers of Fate, Eleonor Oritz, Eden Elements Publishing 2018
- Where I’m Supposed to Be, HK Christie, HK Christie Publishing, 2018
- Girl Gone Ghost, Dawn Husted, Yaupon Berry Press, 2018
- Scars Like Wings, CB Stagg, self-published, 2017
- Scythe of Darkness, Dawn Husted, self-published, 2017
- Touch of Darkness, Dawn Husted, self-published, 2017
- Safe, Dawn Husted, self-published, 2013
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