Editing Services

Welcome to Madness Editing Services.

We are a two-person team that offers you affordable editing services that cover both the content of the story itself and how it flows, as well as the language and grammar. More than just editing, we also offer a one-stop shop for all your additional needs to become an author, including ebook formatting, cover design, book blurbs, and a biography. And for that extra touch: flourishes.

We know what it’s like to start off as a writer: putting so much into your work, and knowing that you have something. At the same time, your worried that others may not see how good it is. The biggest mistake writers can make is choosing the wrong editor. You need one that will tell you the hard truth and is willing to point out where you need to improve your story. You also need a partner whose only mission is to help you improve your work and bring out your voice and tell your story.

More than that, you likely don’t have a lot of money to start with. There are a lot of editors out there. In fact, it is highly recommended that you get two editors. One editor gives you notes on how to improve, and you adjust your story as suggested. The second will take a look and give you a fresh perspective. In that process, you should have a great story to publish yourself or to send off to a publisher/agent.

As writers, we make for our own worst editor. It is hard for us to see our mistakes, as we know what it should say, often not seeing what it actually says. Even the greatest of writers need an editor.

At this time, we are taking submissions from writers to help improve their stories. It is our promise to give you top-quality editing so you can have the best story you can.

Services We Offer

Editing

Level I – Content Editing
Level II – Line & Content Editing

Book Formatting

Amazon eBook Formatting
Smashwords eBook Formatting
Createspace Book Formatting

Digital Designs

Book Covers
Ads/Banners
Book Flourishes

Other

Book Blurbs
Biography

Referrals and Repeat Business

If you have used us before, you will receive a 10% discount for editing of your next book. This discount is applied to the first round edits, and not second round (or more) edits.

If you were referred to us by someone, please put that person’s name in the Additional Comments field. That person who referred you to us will receive a 15% discount on a future project (but not one we are currently working on), which can be used with their 10% repeat customer discount, for a total of 25% off final price. This discount is applied to the first round edits, and not second round (or more) edits.

Note: Discount for referrals is only applied if they use our service.

Costs

Level I Editing Service: Starts at $1/page
Level II Editing Service: Starts at $2/page

Amazon eBook Formatting Service: $0.50/page
Smashwords eBook Formatting Service: $0.50/page
Createspace Print Formatting Service: $0.50/page

Book Cover: $200
Banner Ads: Starting at $50
Flourishes: Starting at $0.10

Book Blurbs: Starting at $25
Biography: Starting at $30

We offer a number of Packages that can help you save money.

Payment

Each service will have service links to information related to their costs. Also check out our Special Deals page for bundles.

You will need to fill out the form below to get the process started. In additional comments, you will need to list which services you are requesting. We will then email you back with more information. If you are using our Editing or Formatting service, we will then ask you to email your manuscript to us so we can calculate the final cost.

Costs will be determined by converting all manuscripts into 12pt Palatino Type, single space. We will then send you a contract that you will need to read and fill out. If you have any questions, feel free to email us.

NOTE: You are welcome to request a sample of our Editing service. We will take your first two pages and do a sample edit.

We will also require a down payment for our services. You will need to use PayPal to send money to us. If you don’t have PayPal, it is free to setup, but can take a few days to link to your bank account. This fee is non-refundable. This fee is an assurance to us that you want to use our service.

Once we have completed the requested service(s), we will send you image of your work. This image will demonstrate that we are done, but only feature one random page. We will then require the remainder of the agreed-upon fee as detailed in the signed Service Agreement. Once it has been received, we will then deliver your manuscript.

NDA

As editors, we are bound by a Non-Disclosure Agreement. We will not reveal any information about your book to anyone outside this company without your explicit permission. After the book is released, we will mention that we edited your work and will possibly list it on a client page. We will not mention anything else about it without your express permission.

Request for Edit

Fill out the form below to request us to edit your story, or send us an email chris [at] chrisvotey [dot] com.

 

About Our Editors

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Christopher D. Votey is a Content Editor who is very detailed oriented. He has five works to his name on Amazon and Smashwords, and hosts a successful Worldbuilding series on his website.

When it comes to story itself, he is deeply passionate about it, often looking deeper into a story than most others. He is also a mentor to other writers as well as an online instructor. He loves to teach others how to improve their writing.

It is his hope to make a career out of writing, editing, and teaching so that he might one day; get over his disability and give more to the world.

 


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Photo by Joe Boris

D. Savannah George is a multi-disciplinary artist, editor, and writer. She has been writing since she could pick up a pen, or maybe a crayon; she can’t remember which.

She has published several short stories and a number of poems, as well as numerous articles in various newspapers and magazines. Her first book, A Spicy Secret, #22 in the Annie’s Attic Mystery Series, was released in December 2012.

D. Savannah’s super power is editing! She can spot a typo a mile away, and has been known to mark up menus. In restaurants. She loves helping writers find and nurture their own unique voice.

Check out my site for more about me.

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