editing consultation services

Bree Crowder

Bree is a writer of YA fantasy that is filled with creepy magic. She is also a professional editor of fiction and non-fiction.

Bree earned a B.A. in English from Carleton University and a graduate certificate in Creative Writing from Humber College. Right out of school, she had the opportunity to work as an Editorial Intern with P.S. Literary Agency, after which she was hired on in the Editorial department. Bree spent three years in that role before earning her M.A. in Creative & Critical Writing from the University of Gloucestershire.

Now, Bree works as a Contract Lecturer in Creative Writing.

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Services, Pricing, and Booking

Manuscript Consultation

$60.00/hour

One hour phone/Zoom call to discuss your project (Acts I, II, and III, and character development), and plan for its completion!

Partial Manuscript Evaluation

$100.00

A thorough read of the first 50 pages of your manuscript. You will receive advice about which types of editing your manuscript would benefit from.

Full Manuscript Reader's Report

$250.00

A 3 to 5 page report that details what is working well in your manuscript and where improvements can be made for your project as a whole.

Developmental Edit

$0.012/word

Want to be a plotter? We’ll work together on a plan for your manuscript, and then you’ll receive chapter-by-chapter guidance as you write that manuscript!

Content Edit

$0.014/word

Line-by-line comments about what’s working in your manuscript and where the plot/character holes are. Each chapter also includes a summary of issues to resolve.

Copy Edit

$0.018/word

Your work is thoroughly edited for proper spelling, grammar, and sentence structure. Copy editing includes rewording and rephrasing where needed.

Manuscript Formatting

$100.00 - $200.00

Formatting available for authors who are hoping to traditionally publish, and authors who will be self-publishing in both ebook and physical formats!

Query Letter Critique

$25.00/first pass

One thorough copy edit of your query letter and commentary about optimal formatting. Strengths and weaknesses will be highlighted.

Synopsis Critique

$80.00/first pass

Evaluation of a 3-5 page synopsis of your novel. Includes a copy edit and formatting. Highlights areas of vagueness and areas for development.

Testimonials

  • Bree Crowder is an editor who doesn’t merely correct, but improves.
    Every 5 star review my books receive are as much down to her hard
    work as they are mine, and without her input my errors, both glaring
    and benign, would escape into the world.

    My Work 10

    Iain Rob Wright

    Bestselling Horror Author
  • I am so impressed and happy with Bree Crowder’s work. Her editing
    skills are top notch. She communicated with me the whole time and 
    provided feedback that I have never gotten from other editors. She
    finished the job right on time and provided exactly what I was expecting.
    I would recommend Bree to all!

    My Work 7

    Nicola Mar

    YA Author & Essayist
  • Bree did exactly what she said she would, in the time and
    amount of hours she estimated. When I added more work to the
    project last minute, she was adaptive and tackled the new word
    count with ease. Friendly, professional. Hire Bree.

    Thomas A. Fowler

    Fiction & Non-Fiction Author
  • Bree not only edited and proofed my children’s stories, she
    also noted and then added flow and depth to my line structure.
    My stories are enhanced for her efforts. I will absolutely be working
    with Bree again.

    Manuscript Editing Services

    Tiger Chaplain

    Children's Book Author
  • Bree’s technical expertise and patient guidance (and red pen)
    made my work more enjoyable for readers in ways I wouldn’t
    have had the courage.

    My Work 2

    Greg Yates

    Non-Fiction Author & Entrepreneur
  • Bree Crowder is a pleasure to deal with. She is communicative
    and went above and beyond to get it right. I will definitely use her
    again. Thanks Bree!

    My Work 6

    Eddie Z.

    Non-Fiction Author
  • As copyeditor for me […] series, Bree Crowder was supremely
    skilled, organized and professional–everything I was hoping for.

    My Work 8

    Bill Cara

    Non-Fiction Author

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