I offer a wide variety of services
including beta reading, proofreading, coverage, editing, and dramaturgy.
Beta Reading & Proofreading
Available for: Novels
Can be purchased together or separate.
- Notes on repeating themes or imagery, tone, and target audience demographics.
- Notes about story structure, characters, world building, and character/series development arcs.
- Any questions the author needs answered (asked before reading).
FEE - $60 flat fee for anything up to 35,000 words
For novels longer than 35,000 words, the fee is calculated at a rate of $0.003/word (USD). Therefore, a 70,000 word novel would be $125.
Payments accepted through PayPal. A 20% deposit must be received before starting this process. For inquiries, please contact me through email here.
SENSITIVITY READING -
- Characters with disabilities/illnesses (invisible or not)
- LGBTQ+ Characters
- Passing the bechdel test
Will Not Read:
- Child abuse
Available for: Novels, Essays, Applications, Scripts (TV, Film, Musical Theatre, Plays), & More.
- A full pass of a manuscript, making notes along the way on: story, character, grammar, spelling, world building, & more.
- Notes on the script or book as a whole.
Varies each project. Contact Makena for more information.