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Silver Spring, MD
United States

888-577-9342

Stories To Tell is a full service book publishing company for independent authors. We provide editing, design, publishing, and marketing of fiction and non-fiction. We specialize in sophisticated, unique illustrated book design.

Editing Service Information

EDITING

E1 Developmental Editing/Manuscript Evaluation $299 includes up to 40,000 words

An experienced professional editor carefully reads your manuscript for ideas, organization, and completeness. You receive a written report with goals for improving and completing your book. This service also includes a forty-five minute phone conference with your editor to discuss the written evaluation and to address your questions.

EE1A Developmental Editing, Additional Words $3 per additional 1,000 words

Each 100 words of additional text, for manuscripts of more than 40,000 words.

E2 Copy Editing $2 per word 1,000 words

A copy editor focuses on accuracy and correctness, recommending revisions to errors in sentence structure, syntax, word choice, punctuation, and mechanics. This service includes text mark-ups using the Track Changes reviewing tool for collaboration with the author.

E3 Academic or Technical Copy Editing $2.40 per 1,000 words

A copy editor using the appropriate style sheet (Chicago manual of Style, A.P. Style Book, MLA, etc.) focuses on accuracy and correctness, recommending revisions to errors in sentence structure, syntax, word choice, punctuation, and mechanics. This service includes text mark-ups using reviewing tools such as Track Changes for collaboration with the author.

E4 Content Editing $3.20 per 1,000 words

A content editor reviews your manuscript as a whole and analyzes it at the paragraph and sentence level to assure the general accuracy, consistency of content, and focus of the manuscript. Recommendations may include additions, deletions, textual moves, and other revisions. The editor also copy edits the text. This service includes text mark-ups using reviewing tools such as Track Changes for collaboration with the author.

E5 Indexing: General Interest/Mass Market $0.02 per word of text to be indexed

Create a single level general or subject index including specific terms, names, places, events, and thematic concepts for general or mass market books. (There are additional charges for cross referenced indexing or multiple levels. We will provide a custom quote after discussing your project with you.)

E6 Indexing: Academic or Technical $0.26 per 100 words of text to be indexed

Create a single level general or subject index including specific terms, names, places, events, and thematic concepts for academic or technical books requiring complex indexes of equal importance to the text. (There are additional charges for cross referenced indexing or multiple levels. We will provide a custom quote after discussing your project with you.)