Editing Services


Are you interested in affordable editing services for your book?

Represent Publishing specializes in young adult and new adult contemporary novels, fantasy novels, and children’s books. Payment plans are available.

Same day service may be available for certain projects. On a tight deadline? Email representpublishing@gmail.com with “same day” in subject line.

*Prices are USD*


Rush Service (48-72 hour turnaround):

Free 2,000-word sample edit available.

Editing is not compromised, but the project holds priority. Perfect for writers who maybe are past their deadline and need some help not changing their publication date. Or for those writers ready to churn out the next novel!

Developmental edits: $0.01/word

Line edits: $0.009/word

Proofread: $0.006/word


Developmental Editing ($0.007/word)

Free five-page sample edit available.

In-depth edit of the entire manuscript

Intensive, specific feedback

Examination of plot holes, characterization, setting, realistic dialogue, etc.

Restructuring of sentences or paragraphs

Edited with the target audience in mind

Also known as structural or substantive book editing service–sometimes developmental editing can change a manuscript substantially


Line Editing ($0.006/word)

Free 2,000-word sample edit available.

Line-by-line edits

Focus on misused words, clunky syntax, awkward phrasing, inconsistencies, grammar

DOES NOT cover plot holes or characterization issues

Should be done after or in the same package as developmental editing


Proofreading – $0.004 per word

Makes sure author, line-editor, and beta-reader have all marked major flags

Service is really for that one final read-through.


Looking for someone to evaluate your work, but maybe not looking to shell out the big bucks for editing just yet?

You may request a developmental edit of up to five chapters. A few chapters will give us enough information to recommend a service.

Manuscript Critique – $0.004 per word

Developmental edit of up to five chapters.

One to two page detailed report on what does and doesn’t work

Tweaks made to manuscript here and there

Suggestion on what type of book editing service(s) is needed

If purchased, save 15% on another book editing service


Manuscript Assessment

Looking for someone to read through your novel to let you know what works and doesn’t work? This service includes a one to two page detailed report about the book. Offering ideas, recommendations for changes, and suggestions for an editing service. It does not include any editing in the document. This is essentially an enhanced beta read.

$40 for up to 60k.

$50 for up to 80k.

$70 for up to 100k.


Check out testimonials here!