Get Your Manuscript Ready to Publish

Flexible Copy Editing and Proofreading

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You've finished your manuscript.

You've self-edited it again and again.

You've done your very best.

Now It's Time for Copy Editing

Is that comma in the right spot?

That spelling doesn’t look right.

Should that say “he and I” or “him and me”?

Professional Copy Editing and Proofreading

At Merritt Edits you can trust that spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors are fixed without changing your story, your voice, or your style.

I know what it feels like to to be unsure of the technical aspects of your work. 

Let me help you eliminate your concern, and help you enjoy what you’ve accomplished.

Our Plan

Step 1

Schedule a Free Consult Call

Step 2

Create a Custom Editing Plan

Step 3

Receive Your Edited Professionally Manuscript

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

Together we will discuss timeline and cost.

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

Valuable Service Every Time

At Merritt Edits, I know that you want to be an accomplished writer.

In order to do that you need impeccable spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

The problem is that you are too close to your work, which make you miss simple typos and grammatical errors.

I believe that you, as author, should not have to be concerned about those things. You should be focused on your story.

I understand what it feels like to be unsure of the technical aspects of your work, which is why I will go through your manuscript and correct every error I can find.

Here’s how we do that:

  1. Schedule a free consult call
  2. Create a custom editing plan
  3. Receive your professionally edited manuscript

So, schedule a free consult call today!

And in the meantime, visit my author resources page for self-editing tips and encouragement. 

So, you can stop delaying and instead publish your book! 


Fiction, Devotionals, Bible Studies

Copy Editing

~3 cents/word


~2 cents/word

Copy Editing + Proofreading

~4 cents/word

Children's Books

board books, picture books, early reader books, chapter books

  • $60.00, up to 20 pages (minimum price)
  • $3.00/page, 21-80 pages
  • $2.00/page, 81 pages and up

middle grades books, young adult books, new adult books

Copy Editing:

~3 cents/word


~2 cents/word

Copy Editing + Proofreading:

~4 cents/word