1. proof-reading (spelling, punctuation, grammar);
  2. copy-edit (diction, syntax, mechanics of style and presentation);
  3. assessment of setting and atmosphere;
  4. assessment of expository techniques;
  5. plot evaluation, narrative strategy and sequencing;
  6. assessment of individual character portrayal and narrative voice;
  7. assessment of multi-character dynamics and dialogue;
  8. deep-structure.

My services apply to both fiction (short stories, novellas, and novel-length manuscripts) and non-fiction (academic articles and reports, dissertations, personal memoires, travelogues, etc.).

For information relating to reading fees, see Rates.