Let's begin looking at the interior of your book.
Please print off your WORKSHEET to keep track of these decisions.
There is a funny way we have of referring to manuscripts here atPHCS… are you in your:
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In addition to checking for typographical errors, grammar and punctuation, our editors look at at improving the flow, looking at consistency, transitions, redundancy, and word usage. Copy editing can be broken into different levels of editing: light, medium, and heavy.
Light – Checking spelling errors, grammar, punctuation, capitalization errors, some rewording or changing sentence structures to improve flow.
Medium – Includes everything in light editing, but also checks facts, such as scripture references, transitions from one section to another, checking for proper tense and tone throughout.
Heavy – Making more extensive changes in paragraphs, style, flow, and grammar. May involve heavy rewriting of some sections to ensure clarity.
As your book is entering into the final stages and getting ready for a hard proof, (a sample book is ordered for you and for PHCS to ensure we have gotten everything right) we have our proofreader take a final look over the manuscript. With fresh eyes (they have not seen the manuscript previously) your entire book is combed through one more time.
Industry standard is to consider one page @ 250 words.
9-13 Pages per Hour
COPY EDITING LIGHT
5-10 Pages per Hour
3-7 Pages per Hour
2-6 Pages per Hour
Interior Design Packages
Depending upon your answers to the previous questions, we will help guide you to the best design package to suit your needs and we will honor your story each time its told.!
Includes up to 10 images (sidebars are considered images)
Up to 8 hours of design, after this additional charges apply.
Includes up to 20 images.
Up to 10 hours of design, after this additional charges apply.
Whatever your illustration needs are, Lisa Albinus is ready to bring your visions to life!
Black and white outline drawing.
Up to one and a half hour per drawing. After this additional charges apply.
Black and white shaded drawing
Up to two hours per drawing. After this additional charges apply.
COLORED SIMPLE ILLUSTRATION
Flat colored drawing-no shading.
Up to two and a half hours per drawing. After this additional charge apply.
- Full shading
Up to 7 hours per drawing. After this additional charges apply