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Edit and Prepare Middle Grade Fiction Manuscript for ePublication
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  • Posted: Mon, Aug 20, 2012
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We are looking for an editor to edit and inject life into a (Time-travel) historical fiction manuscript targeted at American children age 8-12

Project Outline:

1. Plot and story for this book (approx 26,000 words) has been developed and written. (Find sample chapters attached)

2. Understand the storyline and improve the writing style so as to engage with the target audience at a deeper level.

3. Manuscript with detail critique for first 2 chapters will be provided as guideline to adapt for remaining chapters

Our Ideal Editor:

1. The editor should ideally be a native English speaker with good writing skills and ability to use simple, rich and interesting language that children in the targeted age group can associate with.

2. The editor should have a good understanding, knowledge and experience in writing for young children age 8-12


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