Services

Are you looking for a partner to help you navigate the publishing process? I can help! Please review my services below and then contact me using the Appointment Form.

Editing Services

As your partner, I will:

  • Format your manuscript according to industry standards
  • Refine your organization and flow of ideas
  • Polish your manuscript by editing according to CMOS 17th edition
  • Offer ideas to help with submissions, marketing, and social media
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Book Proposal Services

As your partner, I will:

  • Provide a proposal template
  • Offer ideas to improve the proposal elements
  • Research submission guidelines
  • Refine your marketing strategies
  • Edit the proposal and sample chapters
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Consulting Services

As your partner, I will:

  • Explain the publishing process
  • Answer questions and discuss ideas
  • Research agents, submission guidelines, and writers’ conferences
  • Offer ideas to improve social media efforts
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Editing Services

I offer the following editorial services for both fiction and nonfiction book manuscripts:

  1. Critiquing
  2. Developmental Editing
  3. Content Editing/Substantive Editing
  4. Copyediting/Line-by-Line Editing
  5. Proofreading

To learn the differences in editing services and the cost for each service, download the document, “Types of Editing Services & Costs.”

Pricing

My pricing is based on industry standard rates. Payments may be made via personal checks or PayPal. A 50% deposit is required to schedule a project on my editorial calendar and initiate our partnership of working together. Typically, I am scheduled out several weeks, sometimes months, in advance. If you have any questions, please contact me.

Ready to partner together?

Please fill out the Appointment Form below.

Book Proposal Services

A book proposal is a necessity if you plan to publish with a traditional publisher and are submitting to a literary agent or publishing house. My “Proposal Package” includes:

  • A book proposal template
  • Two rounds of editing of the proposal document (nonfiction only), with suggestions about how to strengthen and improve the proposal.
  • A 30-minute consultation session via email, phone, or video service.

Pricing

Proposal Package = $400 (does not include sample chapters).

Editing of Sample Chapters (3 chapters/up to 60 pages) is charged at an additional $250 (a savings of $50) when purchased with the Proposal Package.

Ready to partner together?

Please fill out the Appointment Form below.

Consulting Services

Each session includes:

  • Pre-coaching consultation via email
  • 30 minutes of reading, editing, evaluating excerpts of a manuscript or proposal
  • One hour private one-on-one coaching session by phone
  • Post-session recap sent via email

Pricing:

Consulting Package: $60/session

Ready to partner together?

Please fill out the Appointment Form below.

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“Christi was professional every step of the way, from our initial contact to timing and payment. She took my manuscript from mediocre to stellar. Her corrections were spot on, and her suggestions compassionate. Hire her.”
Lucille Zimmerman, author of Renewed: Finding Your Inner Happy in an Overwhelmed World and Finding the UPside of Down: How Tragedy Can Lead to Remarkable and Dramatic Breakthroughs