editing

I knew Ariel had the right pair of editor glasses—that’s why I sought her out like a pilgrim. So many of the things she said made me go, PING!

—Susie Bright, author of Full Exposure and other books

I was beyond satisfied with the work Ariel Gore did as editor for my novel and only  hope she will have time to work with me on future books, as I wouldn’t want to work with anyone else. She was encouraging and supportive,which I really needed as it had been many years since my last book came out, and she has a great sense of humor and personal warmth. She gave me excellent, sensitive and intelligent feedback on larger issues and problems as well as detailed, specific page by page and sentence by sentence feedback and suggestions on  almost every page of my long novel, all of which I was able to use. She worked fast and always responded to my emails right away. She was happy to go beyond the limits of our contract—if I had to chose one word to describe her it would be generous.

—Andrea Freud Loewenstein, author of This Place, The Worry Girl, and Loathsome Jews and Engulfing Women

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MANUSCRIPT EDITING & CONSULTATION

Award-winning editor and author Ariel Gore offers manuscript consultations, editing, and private literary coaching for a limited number of clients each month.

Book proposal or story synopsis review
Submit a book proposal or story synopsis of up to 35 pages for Ariel’s review. $350

Fifty-page full review
Submit the first 50 pages of your work-in-progress and Ariel will provide both developmental line editing and a detailed analysis of the strengths and needs of the set-up, story, plot, dialog, characterization, voice, pacing, and theme. $500

Manuscript read-through with written assessment but without line editing
Submit your entire book manuscript and Ariel will provide a detailed written assessment analyzing the set-up, story, plot, characterization, voice, pacing, theme, and dialog. Minimum of $950, with $5 per page after the first 200 pages

Full read-through with line edit and written assessment
Get your book publication-ready. Submit your entire manuscript and Ariel will provide both detailed developmental line editing and a written assessment analyzing the set-up, story, plot, characterization, voice, pacing, theme, and dialog. Minimum of $1900, with $10 per page after the first 200 pages

Literary Coaching
Ariel also offers private literary coaching while you complete your memoir, novel, non-fiction book, or short story collection. Email for more information.

*Pages must be double-spaced with one-inch margins in 12-point Times or Times New Roman. This will mean that each of your pages will be about 250 words.

Prices subject to change at any time. For more information and to check on availability and scheduling, contact Ariel: arielfiona at gmail dot com

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