Manuscript Appraisal

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Assessing all types of fiction and memoir, I understand the special needs of emerging writers. I’ve 25 years experience in developmental editing, mentoring and editing at all levels. If you are thinking of going the indie route and publishing digitally, I can help with advice on formatting, finding cover and interior designers, etc. More information available at: patrickdevalera.com/manuscript-development-services/

Genre: Digital/E-Publishing, Auto/Biography, Crime, General Fiction, Non-Fiction, Romance, Short Stories, Speculative Fiction
Commercial Services Offered: Editing, Manuscript Appraisal, Mentoring, Ebook Creation
Listing Name: Ariel Editing Service
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This is an editing service for those who wish to make their writing shine. Ariel Editing offers manuscript appraisal, copy editing and proofreading across genre. With fifteen years’ experience, Katia has nurtured countless beginner writers to publication, as well as helping established writers polish their work. From large-structural editing to the tweaking of syntax and punctuation, Katia helps individuals and organisations to meet their writing goals.

Genre: Auto/Biography, Children/Young Adult, Crime, General Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Romance, Short Stories, Speculative Fiction, History, Education/Reference, Indigenous, Travel, International
Commercial Services Offered: Editing, Proofreading, Manuscript Appraisal, Mentoring
Listing Name: Author Write
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John Harman has written for a living all his working life and has assessed scores of manuscripts. He offers careful analysis and assessment of your fiction or non-fiction, resulting in a detailed report covering every aspect of your writing, followed by meetings, either face to face, conference call or Skype, to discuss your assessment and next steps. A number of manuscripts John has assessed have been published.

Genre: Digital/E-Publishing, Auto/Biography, Crime, General Fiction, Non-Fiction, Romance, Short Stories, Speculative Fiction, History, Travel
Commercial Services Offered: Editing, Manuscript Appraisal, Mentoring, Other
Listing Name: C Word Creative
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Specialising in manuscript development, structural editing and ghostwriting, C Word Creative also creates engaging web content, corporate communications and technical publications. Tamyka holds a Master of Arts (Writing) and a Bachelor of Science (Physics), and gets a kick out of helping others succeed.

Genre: Digital/E-Publishing, Auto/Biography, Children/Young Adult, Crime, General Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Romance, Short Stories, Speculative Fiction, History, Education/Reference, Indigenous, Travel, International
Commercial Services Offered: Editing, Typing, Proofreading, Manuscript Appraisal, Legal, Mentoring, Ebook Creation, User Pays/Self-Publishing Services, Other
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Non-Fiction Manuscript Development/Appraisal Service: Rhonda Whitton provides: manuscript appraisal, mentoring and manuscript development. No-nonsense advice on content, writing style, editorial issues and strength of writing. Editing available. Rhonda is a journalist, experienced writing teacher and corporate trainer. She conceived/compiled first five editions of ‘The Australian Writer’s Marketplace’. Book Proposal Appraisal Service available based on ‘A Decent Proposal’.

Genre: Auto/Biography, Non-Fiction, Education/Reference, Travel
Commercial Services Offered: Editing, Proofreading, Manuscript Appraisal, Mentoring
Listing Name: Power of Words
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Jennifer at Power of Words helps non-fiction authors with editing services and writing coaching (six months) to develop their book.

Genre: Auto/Biography, Non-Fiction, International
Commercial Services Offered: Editing, Proofreading, Manuscript Appraisal, Mentoring
Listing Name: Strictly Literary
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If you’re a writer you create visions, dreams and experiences. We transform your knowledge, imagination, memories and experiences into digital products which can be shared, traded, sold, adapted, improved and ultimately re-purposed and curated for ongoing new audiences around the world. This means words, pictures, music, designs and games. Our services can help digitally package, present, distribute and sell your products to a global market.

Genre: Digital/E-Publishing, Auto/Biography, Children/Young Adult, Crime, General Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Romance, Short Stories, Speculative Fiction, History, Education/Reference, Indigenous, Travel, International
Commercial Services Offered: Editing, Proofreading, Mentoring, Printing, Distribution, Ebook Creation, User Pays/Self-Publishing Services