ASSESSMENT _ :
Option 1: Manuscript Assessment
Written memo offering feedback on the strengths and weaknesses of the manuscript with a focus on what areas need polishing before sending out to agents.Feedback also provided on platform, as well as category and market positioning.
$5 / page
Option 2: Developmental Edit
Editorial memo offering detailed feedback on plot, pace, style, structure, voice, point-of-view, and character development. As needed, margin comments and sentence-level queries pinpointing areas within the manuscript that reflect the broad-scope, developmental feedback provided in the memo.
Option 3: Full Line Edit
Editorial memo offering detailed feedback on plot, pace, style, structure, voice, point-of-view, and character development + margin comments and sentence-level queries closely analyzing the prose and making sure that plot and characters are reflected fully and consistently on the page + line edits with suggestions on how to improve, clarify, and/or enliven word choices and sentence structure where needed.
$15 / page
Revision after Full Edit: $12.50/page
2nd Revision after Full Edit: $10/page
3rd Revision after Full Edit: $7.50/page
Option 4: Book Doctoring
Assessment memo + a full edit and revision of the manuscript in its entirety, with a focus on plot, pace, structure, point-of-view, and character development. Reworking and rewriting as needed, while maintaining the style and voice, as indicated in the original draft of theWork.
$20 / page
Option 1: Proposal Edit & Assessment
Full edit of existing proposal, including sample chapters.
$15 / page
Option 2: From Manuscript to Proposal
Writing/creation of complete proposal, including overview, chapter summaries, marketing overview, and comps + selection and complete edit of three sample chapters.
$3,500 + $5/page of existing material
(if not already edited by ZF; see rates above)
Option 3: From Idea to Proposal
Writing/creation of complete proposal.
$8,000 + $150/ hour interview/transcription fee
*Page count based on double-spaced, 12 pt. type format*
*Agreed rate to be paid out 1/2 on retainer, 1/2 on deliverable