Developmental EditingIn-depth editing involving plot and argument evaluation. This process requires the author and the editor to work side-by-side to perfect the piece.
Line EditingSurface editing for grammatical and spelling errors. During this process, editors also make minor revision suggestions to help you reach your audience with your best writing.
ProofreadingFinal-touch polishing before the work goes to print. Edits for this round are done on paper, although we can transfer them to electronic copy if that suits your needs.
Reader's ResponseProfessional feedback on the overall concept and presentation of the book or story. This is especially helpful for authors who want guidance in self-editing or revising before deeper editing begins.
Writing ConsultationsPre-editing consultations help guide the authorís writing process. By discussing the story or chapter at hand with an Indigo consultant, you can keep your writing muscles flexing and gain perspective on your writing as itís still in the creation stage. Consultations are also available at other times during the writing, editing, and publishing processes.
Proposal DevelopmentCreation and editing of book proposals, including genre and sales evaluations, marketing agendas, publisher research, and manuscript polishing.
Book DesignWith our standard book design package, you get a custom book design that fits the requirements of your chosen production service. This service is designed for authors who wish to self-publish a standard trade paperback or hardback book that is primarily text-based.
Publication ConsultationsIndependent publishers have a lot of details to manage, and we can guide you through the process. Let us help you set goals, hire freelancers, decide on book formats, register copyright and ISBN, determine wholesale and retail prices, set up accounts with distributors and vendors, and develop your marketing plan.
Because every project is unique, rates vary. Please contact us for a free sample edit (select services) and estimate.