1. Developmental Editing
    First pass: $0.008 per word. A second pass is provided for an additional $0.004 per word. Deelylah will also assist with synopsis composition and acknowledgements, upon request, with this service. Unpublished authors are also offered assistance with their author bio. One pass developmental edit for a manuscript of 50,000 words=$400. Two passes (50,000 words)=$600.
  2. Copyediting
    $0.006 per word. Deelylah will also assist with synopsis composition with this service. For a 50,000-word manuscript=$300.
  3. Proofreading
    $0.004 per word. Proofreading is designed to be the 'last stop' before a manuscript is submitted for publication, including synopsis and author bio. A 50,000 word manuscript would be $200.
  4. Plot Critique
    Deelylah will read your manuscript, identify plot holes/inconsistencies, and provide constructive feedback and suggestions to improve your story. Fees for this service are $0.003 per word. A manuscript of 50,000 words=$150.
Interested in more information?
  • Attach a MS WORD document (.doc, .docx, .rtf) containing the first 5 pages of manuscript. Please do not send complete manuscripts unless requested. 
  • In the body of your email, include the synopsis (blurb) for your piece.   
  • Submissions will be approved within 3 business days. A critique of the first 5 pages along with track changes corrections will be returned to you, as well as estimated turn-around, and next steps.