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Kate Robinson

Starstone Lit
Editing / Evaluation

Contact Information:

San Diego, CA 92117
United States

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Clients I'm Seeking:


Clients seeking editing, proofreading, and creative or technical consultation for fiction, nonfiction, and poetry book projects.

About My Business:


::: Starstone Lit Services specializes in copyediting, line editing, proofreading, evaluation, and creative / critical consultation for fiction, memoir, and narrative nonfiction writers. Experienced, thoughtful evaluation and editing of chick lit, crime drama, fantasy, historical, magical realism, mystery, slipstream, soft sci-fi, thrillers, and literary works; memoir, poetry, and Young Adult, New Adult, and Juvenile fiction and nonfiction. ::: Consultation, editing, and proofing for publishers and business professionals: journal articles, narrative nonfiction and textbook manuscripts, resumes, brochures, business letters, print or internet advertising, press releases, blog and website copy. Indexing services for selected nonfiction topics. All style guides honored. ::: Copy and line editing in UK, US, and Aus English. ::: Ethical editing and proofreading of BA, MA & PhD theses and dissertations. ::: Print book interior designs to match your cover design, and e-book conversions for all standard manuscripts. Createspace, Kindle Direct, and Smashwords manuscript and cover download assistance. ::: Marketing copy services packages. Assistance writing your cover / query letters to agents and publishers, book pitches / descriptions / synopses, author bios, and book proposals for nonfiction and memoirs. Marketing assistance packages for indie authors include book cover pitch / description, short and detailed author bios, keywords for publication sites. ::: General social media book PR by the hour for indie and conventional authors. I will assist you to set up various social media accounts to highlight your publications. ::: Reasonable per page / hourly rate for copyediting / line editing / proofreading, reasonable turnaround. ::: Blocked? On a budget? Inquire about econo-evals and self-editing coaching. ::: Free 5-page sample edit/evaluation/estimate for book-length manuscripts, 1-3 pages for academic papers / short manuscripts. Email starstonelit @ gmail dot com with your inquiry.

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