Editing Services

Written in Melanin Publishing offers editing services to help authors polish their works. All services are described and listed below. Free sample edits for first chapters up to 3,000 words are provided upon request.

When sending documents please format in the following manner:
8.5×11 paper
1″ margins on all sides
0.5″ first-line indent for each paragraph
12 point, Times New Roman font
Double spaced

The turnaround time for projects will be determined based on the length of the project, but a minimum of 6 weeks is required for each project.


Developmental Editing

Developmental editing checks for pacing, plot holes, character development, unnecessary scenes, dialogue, transitions and engagement of the reader. This service is for improving content and comes with inline commenting as well as a typed document with overall thoughts and suggestions.

The base price is $350 and covers projects up to 40,000 words.

$0.01 per word starting at 40,001 words.

For more information or to request services or a sample edit, please contact Chelsea at Chelsea@WrittenInMelanin.com. If requesting a sample edit, please send a book description and the first chapter as an attachment to the email.

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