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Authors Served:
Just wanted to say thank you for your efforts on my manuscript...You did an awesome job and your attention to detail helped so much! (Tim McKitrick, Timothy Publishing Services, author of "The Hope of Glory")
"Thank you again for all of the time and effort you put into making sure this book is all that God has created it to be. I'm filled with so much joy and excitement." (Asia Carter, author of "Woman in Motion")
"I would especially like to thank Jim Kochenburger, my editor. He was helpful in his comments and corrections, as well as extremely encouraging." (Dawn Morris, "One Will Be Taken")
"Thanks Jim. You did a great job. I am not surprised. Now I know why your services came so highly recommended. " (Lawrence Maeba)
"I am grateful for what you have done and am well pleased" (Lisa Jackson)
"I've got to tell you, the video trailer has gotten rave reviews. Thank you again!" Lonnie R. Walker II
"I took your advice and changed the title of my book. Thanks for the advice because you were right....You made some great changes and I felt confident publishing the completed project. Thank you again!" (Trudy Kay Rowley)
"I truly believe the effort you put into this is going to make it a much better book."--Joel Hunt
Nick Brown--"You are blessed with a true talent."
Joel Rissinger--"Your edits are fantastic--thank you so much!"
Alvin Wilkerson--"Thank you for the great job you did with Bishop's book. It has been a pleasure working with you."
Pamela Valerio--"You did an excellent job, thank you so very much."
Minister Ronny Mills--"Thank you for your services. Be blessed!"
"Thank you so very much! Next year I go on to the next book; hope to do business with you then"--Jennifer Leotaud
"Thanks for your wonderful review."--Pastor Tekena Ikoko
Yoruba M. Chillus--"Thanks a whole heap!"
Wajidally Kahn--"Thanks for completing the manuscript. It was wonderfully done."
"I like the editing you have done...I am finding myself feeling as if I am reading a new book. I have recommended you to 2 friends who have written a book."--Benay Behnke
John Stewart--"Thanks for your work."
"I thank you again for all you've done. I had no idea the magic and life a good editor could bring to an ordinary piece of writing. I am truly amazed and blessed for all your help."--Sylvie Hache
Catherine Sheets--"It's been great doing business with you. Wish you all of God's blessings and thanks again!
"Hi Jim! People are in love with the books. Both books are impacting lives for God. Thank you!"--Lawrence Maeba.
"I don't know how to thank you for using your great talent to edit my work. I couldn't have done this without your help."--Jerry Roberg
"Thank you once again for your help, time and guidance.. Thanks a million ." Claudette Allen
You have put together a project that was nearly shattered due to a broken vessel of clay, in need of healing, yet unyielding to failure. God will use this work in a mighty way for His glory. Thanks, for your help and God's richest blessings. In Him, Ruth Stafford
D.B. Lantz
David Hollier
Celestia Tracy
Funsho Aduloju
Michael Bott
Raul Lopez
Jim Tunstall
Scott Delashaw
Sarswattee Khan
Cheryl Sellinder
Bernice Edwards
Rosie Wilson
Dennis Dwyer
Rich Trayler
Mary Mathes
Sabrina Ramos
Thanks for everything you did! John Anderegg

Manuscript Editing

Is your manuscript written and in need of polish, minor reworking, or some rewriting?  ChristianWriterHelp.com will make sure your manuscript gets the professional finish it deserves, whether through proofreading (basic copyediting), comprehensive copyediting, or substantive editing (reworking and minor rewriting).

“I would especially like to thank Jim Kochenburger, my editor. He was helpful in his comments and corrections, as well as extremely encouraging.” (Dawn Morris, One Will Be Taken)

 

PROOFREADING (Basic Copyediting) (1.1 cents per word)

COMPARE for a 20,000 word manuscript:

ChristianWriterHelp.com: 1.1 cents per word, only $220 

Xulon Press: 2.5 cents per word, or $500 ($280 more than us)

Westbow: 3.5 cents per word, or $700 ($480 more than us)

Createspace: 1.2 cents per word, or $240 ($20 more than us)

Lulu: 3.0 cents per word, or $600 ($380 more than us)

• This service ensures errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and consistency are caught and corrected. (We follow The Chicago Manual of Style.)

• Includes light fact-checking (up to 1-2 items per page, easily searchable on the Internet), but does not include Scripture checking.

• No comments are provided for improving the work.

 

COMPREHENSIVE COPYEDITING (1.7 cents per word)

COMPARE for a 20,000 word manuscript: 

ChristianWriterHelp.com: 1.7 cents per word, only $340

Xulon Press: 5.0 cents per word, or $1,000 ($650 more than us)

Createspace: 2.2 cents per word, or $440 ($100 more than us)

Westbow: 4.2 cents per word, or $840 ($490 more than us)

• Includes everything in proofreading (basic copyediting), but this edit goes deeper.

• There is a focus on sentence restructuring to improve the readability of your work (tightening wordy or awkward sentences, rendering passive voice to active voice where needed, improving word choices and overall flow, and so on).

• Includes Scripture checking of quoted verses and passages if the Bible version is identified.

• We recommend improvements to the work in comments. For fiction works, we may advise you on theme, characters, setting, dialogue, or the storyline itself.

• Your manuscript will be made clearer, more concise, and more engaging for the reader.

Note: A proofread is recommended after this edit.

 

SUBSTANTIVE EDITING W/ MINOR REWRITING (2.5 cents per word)

COMPARE for a 20,000 word manuscript:

ChristianWriterHelp.com: 2.5 cents per word, only $500

Xulon Press: 7.5 cents per word, or $1,500 ($1,000 more than us)

Westbow: 7.7 cents per word, or $1,540 ($1,040 more than us)

Createspace and Lulu do not offer.

• Includes everything in comprehensive copyediting.

• Improvements made to your work as necessary, including minor rewriting. (This is not ghostwriting. Writing is simply added or content rewritten as needed to improve flow, tone, style, and mechanics of the work.)

Note: A proofread is recommended after this edit.

Important: We strive for perfection. Though all our editors are seasoned professionals, we cannot guarantee we will catch all errors and issues in every manuscript.

STEP  1: Email your manuscript as either an MS Word file or a PDF file to: contact@christianwriterhelp.com for our assessment of the level of edit required, and the fee. (If you email the manuscript as a PDF, please include a word count.) We will email you and call you within 1-2 business days, so be sure to include your phone number in your email. (Please note that our email may end up in your spam or junk mail folder.)

STEP 2: Enter the payment amount below, as provided by us via email.