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Editing by Ari

Scroll down for the most recently published book edited by Ari! All packages can be tailored to your needs, and discounts apply to multiple services, just get in contact. Please submit the form for a sample edit or other questions.

Beta Reading

A general read through of your manuscript, with eyes on content and overall story before any professional editing, after revision. Contains light developmental editing and letter. Pointer questions recommended or provided.

$ .0007 /word


A fine-tooth comb style edit for grammar, spelling, and punctuation on a finished manuscript. Editing completed according to Chicago Manual of Style, and a style guide should be provided by the author.


Developmental Editing

An overall analysis of your manuscript for structure, flow, plot, quality, publication readiness, etc. Includes editorial letter with suggestions and pacing graphs. May include some elements of Line Editing for suggestions.

$. 02/word


A thorough read of your formatted final book for copyedit and formatting errors, including bad page breaks, cut off words, page numbering, etc. Best for print but can be applied to eBooks.

$. 003/word

Line Editing

A line-by-line deep dive into your manuscript. Editing sentences for clarity, language, consistency, etc., while preserving your style and voice. Also called a substantive or content edit. Includes copyediting in rate.

$. 015/word

All editing services/packages will be performed in Microsoft Word with Track Changes. 
Preferred genres include fantasy (Dark, High, Epic, Romantic, etc.), sci-fi, dystopian, and paranormal with queer/BIPOC main characters.
Turnaround time depends on the manuscript length, current projects, and individual author needs. Please request a quote for any projects under 30k words. 
Rush options may be available in some cases for a fee. 
Editing in American English or Australian/British English available.
Style Guide recommended for all fantasy books, but not required. A suggested style guide can be provided by Ari at the Line Edit level.


I can't wait to work with you! Submit this contact form to get started with a sample edit, or, if forms make you anxious, email me directly at


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Ari's latest edited book was published by Samantha R. Goode in November! Check it out on Goodreads

Bound & Barbed

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