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Editing Services

Please message via the contact form with the following information about your book:

  • Title
  • Author
  • Publication Date
  • Publisher
  • Blurb
  • Content Warnings (must include!)
  • Page Count

Please note that I will only work with authors who provide clear and thorough content warnings about their poetry collection from their initial email. I will disregard any email received that doesn’t contain content warnings.

Please note that payment will be arranged through PayPal. Services won’t go ahead until full payment is confirmed and received.

I will reply to your inquiry within 2-3 days.

Editing Price List

FULL-LENGTH POETRY COLLECTION – £20
CHAPBOOKS (UNDER 40 PAGES) – £10
INDIVIDUAL POEMS OR A SMALL SET – THIS CAN BE NEGOTIATED
*PLEASE NOTE THAT I DON’T EDIT NOVELS AT THIS PRESENT TIME.*

Editing package contains:

  • grammar, spelling, formatting checks
  • poem structure suggestions and comments
  • line suggestions and comments

Sensitivity Reading Services

I read for the following:

  • mental illness
    • depression, anxiety, social anxiety, dissociation, self-harm, suicidal ideations, psychological therapy, medication, BPD (borderline personality disorder)/EUPD (emotionally unstable personality disorder), PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • gender and sexuality
    • AFAB (assigned female at birth), transgender non-binary, non-binary, they/them pronouns, binding, gender dysphoria, demigender, bisexuality, polysexuality, pansexuality, demisexuality.
  • other topics:
    • childhood sexual abuse, rape, sexual harassment, stalking, bullying, difficult parental relationships, working class, university student, mature university student, Scottish citizen.

*Please note that I am a white Scot, so my experiences of the above will be different to other people’s experiences.*

Sensitivity Reading Price List

FULL-LENGTH POETRY COLLECTION – £30
CHAPBOOKS (UNDER 40 PAGES) – £20
NOVELS (UNDER 300 PAGES) – £30
NOVELS (OVER 300 PAGES) – £50

*Please note that I don’t do partial sensitivity reads or sensitivity reads for individual poems.*

Sensitivity Reading package contains:

  • thoughts on the representation of a topic
  • line/poem suggestions to clarify meaning if necessary
  • content warning suggestions

Thank you for considering my services! If you have any questions – please do get in touch!

-MJ

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