Editing Services

Darkspace Press offers a full suite of editing services, from developmental to proofreading, with a variety of editors available.


Editorial Assessment ($0.01 per word)
Developmental Edit ($0.025 per word)
Copyedit ($0.017 per word)
Proofread ($0.01 per word)
Copyedit and Proofread Package ($0.019 per word)

Sample edits of a work’s first four chapters (up to 10k words) are available.

Editorial Assessment

An editorial assessment is a holistic evaluation of your manuscript by a professional editor. The editor will read through the entire manuscript and provide feedback on a variety of elements such as plot, characterization, structure, consistency and style. Feedback from an editorial assessment can lead to significant changes to your manuscript. The assessment will identify your book’s strengths and weaknesses, and help you devise a revision strategy that dramatically improves the execution of your idea.

Developmental Edit

A developmental edit is an in-depth review of your entire manuscript. It focuses on the elements of your writing, from word choice and phrasing, to voice style and overall structure. It can address plot holes, inconsistencies of characters and style, and all other existing material.


Copy editing is the act of fine-tuning a book’s text, concentrating on grammar, punctuation, incorrect facts, anomalies, inconsistencies and typos. Overall, The purpose of copy editing is to ensure the most readable version of your book.


A proofread is the lightest-weight step in the editing process, focusing on keeping your work free from spelling mistakes, grammar errors, missing punctuation, and other common errors that could distract the reader from your story.

Contact us for a free consultation and quote.