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  Reviews

Manuscript Review

 

Professional and private review of your manuscript.

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A manuscript review is a close read of your book by a professional editor. You'll receive a two-page overview of your story, detailing what works, what needs work and suggestions to improve the manuscript. Your summary will address issues such as:

  • Plot / story arc
  • Characters
  • Tone
  • Themes
  • Suggested revisions
  • Target market fit

A manuscript review does not include spelling or grammar edits.

We promise 100% satisfaction or your money back.

$279 BUY

Editorial Book Review A professional review of your book suitable for posting on Amazon on other sites.

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Get your book noticed with the help of an independent and professional book review. Our editorial review board is made up of professional editors, acclaimed authors, publishing professionals and agents. You will receive a 300-500 word review that you may post on your Amazon description, web page, back cover or anywhere you like.

This is an honest and objective review. You will have the opportunity to go over the review before we share it on any of our networks. You will be able to quote the review in full or in excerpts. If you don’t like the review, it doesn’t need to see the light of day.

Your review will begin with a tag-line, a powerful one-line testimonial, followed by a paragraph summarizing what the book is about and the reviewers overall impression. A final paragraph will provide additional editorial detail.

Additional details:

  • Three week turn-around
  • Fair, honest review beautifully written
  • No publication date requirements (We review books both pre and post publication)
  • 100,000 word limit per manuscript
  • Suitable for indie and traditional authors alike.

Process: After purchase, you will receive an email asking for the manuscript, a link to where it is available online (if applicable), a copy of the cover image and a brief survey for you to complete. Reviews are completed within 3 weeks from receipt of manuscript.

(Are you a publisher with five or more books needing review? Contact us for special pricing.)

$149 BUY
  Editing
Simple Proofread Fix errors in spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

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Thorough examination of your manuscript for errors in spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

You must provide a Word document version of your manuscript. This will be returned to you with "track changes" turned on, indicating edits that you may accept or decline.

We promise 100% satisfaction or your money back.

 

0.018 per word BUY

Copyedit Thorough examination of your manuscript for errors in spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Includes edits for syntax, tone and readability.

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A professional editor will conduct a thorough examination of your manuscript for errors in spelling, grammar, and punctuation. The editor will also review syntax and word choice and provide suggestions for improving the overall readability of the work.

You must provide a Word document version of your manuscript. This will be returned to you with "track changes" turned on, indicating edits that you may accept or decline.

We promise 100% satisfaction or your money back.

0.024 per word BUY

Developmental Edit In-depth edit of your manuscript, focusing on high-level issues.

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A professional editor reviews your book to give you advice on overall story. A manuscript review provides summary feedback on the work as a whole and includes review of the following components: Story arc, characters, themes, flow and pacing, voice.

You'll receive a 3-6 page report broken down into the following categories: overall review, plot, characters, story arc, theme, what works, what needs work and suggestions to improve work

If you provide a Word document version of your manuscript, this will be returned to you with "track changes" turned on, indicating edits that you may accept or decline.

This does not include detailed spelling/grammar edits.

We promise 100% satisfaction or your money back.



0.03 per word BUY
 Cover Design
eBook cover
(front only)
A simple cover solution for your eBook.

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Design uses standard text fonts and includes the book title and author name. We will use one stock image or an image you provide.

Upon purchase, you will complete a brief online interview asking for your book tone, synopsis and target market.

You will be provided with two cover design proofs. and allowed up to 2 revisions on your choice design. Cover will be optimized for Kindle (1563 x 2500 pixels). You will receive your file in .PDF and .JPG format. (.JPG is perfect for uploading to Amazon.)

We promise 100% satisfaction or your money back.

$219 BUY

Basic
(eBook and print)
Quality custom cover for suitable print and eBooks.

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Basic design includes one image (stock or author provided), one color, standard fonts, plus placement of title, sub-title, author name on the front cover. Front, back and spine. ISBN and barcode placement, author image and description on the back cover.

Upon purchase, you will complete a brief online interview asking for your book tone, synopsis and target market. You may provide front cover image, author image and ideas.

You will be provided with two cover design proofs and allowed up to 2 revisions on your choice design. Cover design for 6"x9" book front with .125" bleed. Design works for both print and digital books. Other dimensions available upon request. You will receive your file in .PDF and .JPG format. (.JPG is perfect for uploading to Amazon.)

We promise 100% satisfaction or your money back.

 

$399 BUY

Deluxe
(eBook and print)

 

Deluxe covers make your books stand above the rest.

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Custom design with multiple images, colors and fonts. Includes title, sub-title, author name on the front cover. ISBN and barcode placement, author image and description on the back cover.

Upon purchase, you will complete a brief online interview asking for your book tone, synopsis and target market. You may provide front cover image, author image and ideas.

You will be provided with three cover design proofs and allowed up to two revisions on your choice design. Cover design for 6"x9" book front with .125" bleed. Design works for both print and digital books. Other dimensions available upon request. You will receive your file in .PDF and .JPG format. (.JPG is perfect for uploading to Amazon.)

We promise 100% satisfaction or your money back.

Here are just a sampling of recent covers to come from our team.

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$499 BUY
 Book and Author Marketing
Beckoning Book Blurb
(Back Cover Copy)
Crisp back cover copy to attract readers.

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Push the right buttons in your readers with the help of smart and succinct back cover copy. Your book blurb will capture the mood of the story and pique the interest of your readers. Think of it as a beautiful gift-wrap on your story, exactly what's needed to entice readers to open your book.

Includes 300-500 word back cover copy.

$129 BUY

Press Release Press release draft and wire placement.

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After completing an online interview, you'll receive a 400 word (minimum) press release draft augmented with SEO keywords and meta tags to increase visibility. We even include submission to a major wire service.

You will be able to submit this press release to your local press and favorite news outlets to gain more exposure for your book launch.

$575 BUY

Custom Book Launch Roadmap Hit the ground running with a book launch roadmap customized for your book and publishing goals.

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Give your book the best chance to be a break-out success! Let us build for you a detailed plan of action for using PR, social media and other marketing techniques to support your book launch.

After completing an online interview with our marketing experts, you'll receive a detailed document with the following sections included: Overview, Author Platform Development, Branding, Social Media, Launch events, and Promotions.

Your roadmap will break down platform building objectives and book promotion campaigns into actionable tasks you can do on your own, or with hired help.

And don't worry! If you have any questions, you'll have another 30 days of direct access to our marketing experts.

$599 BUY

Social Media
30 days of New Twitter Followers
30 days of Twitter growth.

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Let us manage your Twitter followers for 30 days! We will build you a following of highly-targeted new followers, the perfect audience for your books! We average 1,000 new followers in 30 days for accounts with greater than 500 existing followers.

$299 BUY

 
Social Media
Branding
Visual branding of Twitter and Facebook pages.

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Strengthen your author brand with customized and unique Twitter and Facebook profiles.

A professional designer will create custom images perfectly sized for your large Twitter background, Twitter profile background and Facebook cover image. Images provided in .JPG format.

$249 BUY
 Publishing Packages
Indie Bestseller Finished writing your book? Get the final polish and promotion help to position your book for success!

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As a writer who is looking to self-publish, you may find yourself in the middle of many publishing and promotional choices. Wouldn’t you rather focus on working on your next book?

Our experts will help you navigate the self-publishing and promotion process from start to finish: an in-depth examination of your manuscript covering syntax, word choices, spelling errors, grammar and punctuation checks; custom book design; blurb; book launch press release draft and a book review from the Writer.ly Review Board.

Package includes:

  • Copyediting (up to 80,000 words)
  • Deluxe cover design (print and ebook)
  • Book blurb (back cover copy)
  • Book launch press release
  • Editorial book review

$1879 BUY

Best Book Forward

Publish your best book possible with professional polish.

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You've worked hard to finish writing your book. Make sure it gets the final polish it deserves before presenting it to the world.

Your book will receive a diligent check for spelling errors, grammar, continuity and punctuation inconsistencies. A deluxe custom book cover and an exciting blurb for your marketing collateral shall put the final touches on your book before it reaches the publication stage.

Package includes:

  • Copyediting (up to 80,000 words)
  • Deluxe cover design (print and ebook)
  • Book blurb (back cover copy)

 

$1479 BUY

eBook Quick Launch A nimble toolkit for swift and efficient eBook publishing.

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Your eBook will get meticulous spelling errors checks, grammar, and punctuation scrutiny, along with a custom eBook cover and promotional text that you may use in your marketing collateral.

Package includes:

  • Proofreading (up to 80k)
  • eBook cover design
  • Book blurb (back cover copy)
$879 BUY

 

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Our 100% money back satisfaction guarantee applies to our editing and design Star Services. Marketing services do not qualify. Guarantee does not apply to jobs posted in our general marketplace, or to services claimed in our offers section.

 

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Star Service providers are selected through an extensive vetting and testing process. Your projects will benefit from their skills honed through years of professional experience. Plus, we offer a 100% satisfaction or your money back guarantee on all our editing and design Star Services.

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