Paid Services

These services are for anyone seeking help with a book, short stories, website content.

All methods of payment are handled through PayPal unless otherwise arranged.

Editing 

Proofreading and light editing are designed for your needs. Your work will be corrected and polished without making major changes.  Your work will never be rewritten or reorganized.  However, suggestions will be provided if needed.  All documents are edited and corrected with tracking changes on and visible comments for you to accept or decline.  This is done so you can learn from your mistakes and also to prevent any meaning changes to what you have written.  To arrange, please email Charla White.

Services include catching English mistakes and typographical errors and minor revisions that improve the overall quality and effectiveness of your writing.

Specifically, this service covers the following:

  • Grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Typographical errors in numbering, alphabetization, labeling, lists, etc.
  • Accuracy of table of contents, cross references
  • Sentences — excessive length, ambiguity
  • Word choice — unidiomatic or unintended words, prepositions, tenses, pronouns
  • Flow and transition – sudden or unclear progressions from one point or topic to the next (minor revisions only within paragraphs)

Ghostwriting

WordsAPlenty will help your book become a reality by taking your idea, putting it into words and keeping your voice in the story as it develops.  Scheduled meetings via phone or skype will be conducted to learn about you and understand your book idea.  All planning and outlining of your book will be done in a collaborative style with you.

Ghostwriting will commence once you feel confident your idea is understood.  The writing will consist of original content from interviews and/or research.  All revisions to the writing will be per your feedback and guidance.  Finally, ending with meticulous editing to ensure your text is free of error.

To arrange consultation, please email Charla White.

Reviews of published books

All genres are accepted.  Publishers may submit requests for reviews of books with the authors’ permission.  eBook formatting is the preferred method of submission.  However, other forms are acceptable, contact Charla White to discuss options and submitting your book.

The purpose behind a review is to provide authors and all readers with an honest review.  Reviews will not be changed once they are posted.  All reviews are opinion based and should be taken as such.

While an exact time frame cannot be given, the book will be reviewed in the order in which it was received.  Each book will be given an honest and respectful review.  The reviews are given based on the readers’ opinion and the reader will take the following into consideration when building their review:

  • Character development
  • Plot development
  • Grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Flow
  • Accuracy
  • Its likeability

Readers will be requested to provide a rating between 1 and 5 stars following an “Amazon like” rating scale.

1 Star – would not recommend.
2 Stars – eh, was okay, didn’t love it and didn’t hate it; felt unsatisfied.
3 Stars – good, enjoyed it, held my attention.
4 Stars – Highly Recommend.  Enjoyed it; captivating.
5 Stars – Loved it!  One of the best books I have read.

Disclosure: Books are provided for free in exchange for an honest review.  The opinion in the review is unbiased and reflects an honest judgment of the book.

There are other reviewers available for specific genres – please check out our resource page for Bookie-Monster and AudioBookReviewer.

Beta Reading of non-published books – reader can provide edits or not as requested

All genres are accepted.  Authors may submit requests for reviews of their unpublished book.  Word or PDF formatting are the preferred methods of submission.

The purpose behind a review is to provide authors with input.  While these reviews are not the same level as editing, it is to provide the author with information such as what is working, what is not working in the book, story flow issues, issues that might require more research, anything that might indicate a hole in the story/characters, and noticeable typos and errors.  All reviews are opinion based and should be taken as such.

While an exact time frame cannot be given, the book will be reviewed in a timely fashion.  Each book will be given an honest and respectful review.  The reviews are given based on the readers’ opinion.   The reader will take the following into consideration when building their review:

  • Character development
  • Plot development
  • Grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Flow
  • Accuracy
  • Likeability

Contact Charla White to discuss options and submitting your book.
Method of payment for all services is handled through PayPal (with some flexibility).

Pricing and services are done on an individual basis – contact Charla White.

 

 

 

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