Welcome to Merritt Edits

Customized Proofreading and Copyediting Services

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“Michelle was able to edit my book quickly and gave such great feedback and notes for me to think about. She picked up on my recurring theme and helped me be consistent with my message. English was not my favorite subject in school, and she was able to format my writing so that it is easily understood. I am grateful to have had her eyes on my work. She was professional, precise, positive, and supportive of my work. When I write my next book, I will be sure to seek out her services again!”
Samantha Pritchard
Samantha Dong
Assistant Principal, Author
“One of the best proofreaders I have worked with. I love how detailed and all-rounded Michelle is. Not just in terms of correcting the text, but also in diving deep to understand the core of the content. Her level of service is way above my expectations, with quick replies and multiple crosschecks. She even explained why certain changes were made. I am very satisfied and highly recommend her.”
Felicia Yi
Felicia Yi
Dentist, Author
“Working with Michelle was a great experience, and I would highly recommend her. She was very professional, trustworthy, and most importantly, timely. It was easy to communicate with her as she responded promptly, and her feedback was delivered in a way that made me feel positive and ready to keep going. I will most definitely continue working with her in the future.”
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Elizabeth Ember
Teacher, Author
“Michelle was an incredible resource to work with during the editing process of my first book. I initially shared my draft with several friends and believed I was 99% complete with my work. However, after sharing my draft with Michelle, she was able to provide multiple edits and revisions that I implemented into the work prior to publishing. She provided her suggested edits prior to the promised date and adhered primarily to the Chicago Manual of Style. If you are new to writing, or even if you are an experienced veteran, her expert extra set of eyes and invaluable knowledge will play a critical role in adding professionalism and polish to your finished product.”
Chris Kirby
Chris Kirby
Marketing Director, Author
“It was so wonderful working with Michelle. She was very clear about her process, upfront, and set reasonable and achievable deadlines through the process. Because of this, she was able to complete the project early. Michelle was also very helpful in trimming down my wordiness in a way that still conveyed my voice, but in a more efficient way, which was needed for this non-fiction work. I will definitely work with Michelle again on my next project.”
Julia O'Hara
Julia O'Hara
Montessori Education Coach
“Looking for a patient, courteous, creative, precise, and on point editor? Well, look no more. Michelle did a superb job of editing my book in such a short period of time. I was really impressed with her skillfulness and finesse in articulating every area of editing. Allow Michelle to enhance your story and give new meaning to your script. She definitely took my manuscript to another level. I am still beside myself knowing that I actually gave birth to my book that had been pending for close to three years.”
Marjorie McAllister
Marjorie McAllister
Evangelist, Author
"It was honestly a pleasure to work with Michelle on proofreading my book. I had been worried about the proofreading process since the people I had previously contacted were expensive and tried to sell me more than I wanted, but Michelle was able to perfectly address my needs. She was able to start work almost immediately, had an affordable rate, was clear about expectations up front, and gave a good turnaround time. But what mattered the most to me was that she was able to understand the vision I had for my story and preserve it, even when what I wanted differed from the industry standard at times. I am very grateful for her help and look forward to working with her in the future."
Quinn Minnich

Our Plan

Step 1

Schedule a Discovery Call

This is where we discuss your project and what editing you need done.

Step 2

Create a Custom Editing Plan

Together we will talk timeline and cost.

Step 3

Receive Your Edited Manuscript

Review changes and queries, and get one final read through.

Style Pack for Fiction

Style Sheet * Character Grid * Places and Institutions Grid * Word List

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