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edit & critic a young adult fiction manuscript
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I have written half of a young adult novel and would like an experienced editor to edit it for grammar, punctuation, spelling and sentence structure. The second task would be to edit the manuscript to improve for plot, dialogue, paragraph structure etc. The manuscript is currently 21,500 words.

Whilst I have a reasonable grasp on language and creative writing this is my first novel and I will require some experienced advice and direction for overall improvement.

Background:
The novel is based on modern day fulfillment of a biblical prophecy – so I am trying to take a broad prophecy and present it as a viable scenario in today’s times. Think worldwide conspiracies, action packed, lots of drama and exotic locations …

The overall concept is to end up with a novel that is an engaging read for 13 – 20 year olds and at the end of it they have learnt something.

The manuscript is currently written following the adventures of two separate characters, I am up to the point where t...

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