Got a story that could use some lovin'? Contact Janet for a free book or story consultation, and discover if your prose needs a simple copy edit or a developmental rework before being sent into the world squeaky clean and ready for action!
An experienced freelance editor, Janet is available for manuscript critiques (both fiction and nonfiction), line and content editing, and proofreading. Rates vary per project. Please see below for more information on services offered.
BOOK DOCTOR/MANUSCRIPT CRITIQUE
Professional feedback on the novel’s concept and presentation. Includes a lengthy written response, phone consultation and, when possible, in-person meetings. The author gains detailed insight into what’s working and not working about the book in its current form. Feedback is delivered in a respectful, caring manner.
In-depth editing involving elements such as plot, character, language, flow, pacing, structure, and others. This process requires working alongside the author to perfect the piece.
Surface editing for grammatical and spelling errors. During this process, revision suggestions are offered to help you achieve your best writing.
Janet Freeman is a professional: editing manuscripts with ease and a startling clarity necessary for revision. She is insightful in her remarks and thorough in her critiques. ~ Annam Manthiram, author of After the Tsunami.
From Smashed, by Lisa Luedeke
Janet has an acute understanding of what a writer is trying to achieve in a story and fashions her comments accordingly. She makes a difference. She is very very good. ~ Townsend Walker, Associate Editor, Grey Sparrow.
Both background and experience inform Janet’s editing expertise, which encompasses big-picture vision as well as an appreciable attention to detail. ~ Bailey Cates, author of The Magical Bakery Mysteries.