Editing Services

I love helping other children’s writers as they pursue their dream of publication. Whether you are submitting your story to a publisher or self-publishing, I can help you make your manuscript the best it can be. And because I am also an illustrator, I can give you insight into your book from the artist’s perspective. 

Working with Samantha was an absolute delight! She offered thoughtful, productive feedback and guidance; showed exceptional attention to detail, and her expertise in the formatting of children’s books was clearly evident. Her love of editing is clear as she helped with my grammatical errors, creating effective dialogue among the characters all while keeping with the pace of the story. I am confident that after working with Samantha, my book is ready for submissions. We created a wonderful partnership, and I look forward to working with Samantha in the future. Kara Blumfeldt
Children's Writer

 

Articles (up to 1000 words)
$79.00

Includes: 

  • A thorough line-by-line edit of your work. Correction of basic errors in punctuation, usage, grammar, spelling, and formatting.
  • Checking for content, flow, and tight writing. 
  • Critiquing and editing revisions until you are satisfied with the article.

 

Short Stories (up to 1000 words)
$79.00

Includes: 

  • A thorough line-by-line edit of your work. Correction of basic errors in punctuation, usage, grammar, spelling, and formatting.
  • Checking for hooks, content, flow, showing not telling, and tight writing.
  • Checking for  problems with plot, point of view, characterization, and dialogue.
  • Critiquing and editing revisions until you are satisfied with the story.

 

Picture Books
$149.00

Includes: 

  • A thorough line-by-line edit of your work. Correction of basic errors in punctuation, usage, grammar, spelling, and formatting.
  • Checking for hooks, content, flow, showing not telling, and tight writing.
  • Checking for  problems with plot, point of view, characterization, and dialogue.
  • Checking for the flow of the picture book with consideration of word count, illustrations, and page turns.
  • Critiquing and editing revisions until you are satisfied with the book.

 

Chapter Books
$169.00

Includes: 

  • A thorough line-by-line edit of your work. Correction of basic errors in punctuation, usage, grammar, spelling, and formatting.
  • Checking for hooks, content, flow, showing not telling, and tight writing.
  • Checking for problems with plot, point of view, characterization, and dialogue.
  • Checking for the flow of the book with consideration of word count.
  • Critiquing and editing revisions until you are satisfied with the book.

Questions? Ready to get started?

Contact me at Sam@SamanthaBellBooks.com.