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Desmond Peeples | Elance
 
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Desmond Peeples

Editorial & Publishing Specialist
   United States

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

I'm a writer, editor, and literary agent based in Vermont, and I offer freelance editorial services to writers, publishers, and all manner of businesses. I combine a fresh, contemporary perspective with my diverse experience in the publishing industry to both enhance clients' unique voices and bring their manuscripts or commercial copy to a professional level. I work as an editorial assistant for Green Writers Press and as an associate literary agent with the Dede Cummings Agency, and I'm the founding editor of Mount Island Magazine. Visit...

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Service Description

I offer professional, respectful, personalized editorial services to writers and publishers seeking to refine manuscripts and to all manner of businesses needing to spiff up their copy. My services run the gamut from developmental editing to copy editing and proofreading, and I explain the various options in detail below. Scroll farther down to review a bit of my editorial portfolio and to learn how to hire me—but, before you jump the gun, here's a list of the projects I'll take on:

- Fiction manuscripts—both book-length and short stories (I specialize in magical realism/slipstream, fantasy, science fiction, horror, and, if you'll pardon the euphemism, "diverse" literary fiction)
- Nonfiction manuscripts—both book-length and articles (I specialize in narrative and journalistic nonfiction, behavioral sciences, and social sciences)
- Query letters, proposals, and synopses
- Arts Magazines
- Commercial copy

Services Offered:

(The first three services are ideal for works that have been through at least one or two revisions and are ready for polishing. The fourth service is best for first drafts or even works in progress; businesses are best served by the last three services.)

- Editorial Review
(If your manuscript's word count falls between 50k and 100k, I charge a flat fee of $500 USD. Manuscripts with word counts outside that range receive a personalized rate.)

For Editorial Reviews, I give your work a close, full reading, and I send you my comprehensive thoughts in a...

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Education

Goddard College
Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies
- 2014
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Editing
Fiction
Nonfiction
Books
Publishing
English
Literature
Authors
Copy
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