Overhaul My Novel | SERVICES

What We Do

     Overhaul My Novel provides coaching services to ease every stage of the writing and publication process. Below, you'll find pricing and details for each type of service provided.

     Before making anything official, Meg offers a free consultation via Zoom or telephone call.

Specialties

     Meg Trast, Editor in Chief, specializes in developmental story editing for genre fiction - specifically science fiction and fantasy (and every cross-genre fiction in between). Her calendar prioritizes story critique and author workshopping. Click here to learn more about Meg.

     Francis Trast, admin assistant and proofreader, specializes in rapid turnaround of polished work/s (Rapid Proofreading). Their calendar is dedicated to returning your accurate documents as quickly as possible.

Selecting a Service

     Uncertain what step you're on or what help you may need? Check out this guide, or email info@overhaulmynovel.com.

LIMITED TIME OFFER: front-page feature, $15 per week

Pricing and Availability
turnaround and prices will vary by project; this guide is reflective of but does not guarantee final pricing

STANDARD SERVICES

Developmental Editing and Critique

     $0.03/word

     A full evaluation of a completed draft, this service includes...

  • Consultation

  • ​Annotated Document​

  • Critique Document (outlining editor feedback and referencing annotations)

  • Follow-up Consultation, up to three (3) hours.

Copy Edit

     $0.03/word

     This service includes...

  • A Copy/Line edit of provided document

  • Editing for readability, flow, and word economy

Final Proofread

     $0.02/word

     This service includes...

  • A proofread of the entire, completed document

  • Editing for style and punctuation according to the Chicago Manual of Style [not including typesetting or chapter formatting]

  • Thorough sweep for typos or misused/misplaced homophones/homonyms

all standard services include one (1) query letter review and

polish, free of charge - draft of query letter not included

 

SPECIALIZED SERVICES

Query Letter

     $25 flat rate

     This service includes...

  • Draft and/or polish of one query letter, up to three (3) free revisions

  • Editor's Reference for Agents

Coaching

     $325/month

     This service includes...

  • 30-minute weekly consultation

  • Review and critical, developmental feedback of up to 500 words per week

  • 1-hour monthly consultation (after the first 4 sessions)

  • Publication strategy review at the end of the term

  • Review and feedback for one (1) query letter; does not include draft or polish

Audiobook Narration

     $50 setup fee; $100/finished hour

     This service includes...

  • One-hour consultation for style, tone, character voices, and any additional author preferences

  • Narration of entire text, by Meg Trast

  • Production of complete audio book, not including distribution

Beta Reading Services

     $10/chapter, minimum of $50

     This service includes...

  • Connection to two (2) reliable beta readers

  • Guaranteed one (1) complete review document

up to 10,000 words per chapter; an additional $5 fee will be assessed for each additional 10k/chapter

Ghostwriting (Fiction)

     $150 setup fee; $0.15/word, minimum of $375

     This service includes...

  • Comprehensive outline, up to three (3) free revisions

  • Collaborative character sheets, including arcs and personalities

  • One-hour monthly consultation to equalize tone, plot, and direction

  • Drafting of up to 500 (unpolished) words per week, one (1) free revision per month

  • Rights to all intellectual properties and manuscripts created during sessions/by ghostwriter

Overhaul My Novel does *not* currently offer Ghostwriting services for non-fiction texts.

SELF-PUBLICATION TOOLS

Rapid Proofreading

     $0.05/word, minimum $50

     This service includes...

  • A complete proofread of the entire document

  • Editing for style and punctuation according to the Chicago Manual of Style (not including typesetting or chapter formatting)

  • Thorough sweep for typos or misused/misplaced homophones/homonyms

  • Project turnaround time of approximately 1,500 words per day (dependent upon availability)

Typesetting

     $75 setup fee; $10 per chapter

     This service includes...

  • Page size adjustment

  • Text justification

  • Chapter and content formatting for standard publication in accordance with the Chicago Manual of Style

  • Table of Contents

  • .PDF for paperback and hardcover; ePub file for eBook (both included)

Cover Creation

     $150 eBook/$200 paperback [or hardcover]; $275 bundle

     This service includes...

  • 30-minute consultation for style preferences

  • Cover created from stock images

  • Up to three (3) free revisions

  • High-resolution PDF image files for eBook and paperback (two (2) files total)

  • One (1) promotional mockup PNG image file, up to three (3) free revisions

Amazon Author Page Creation (independent of Overhaul My Novel)

     $150 flat fee

     This service includes...

  • Author Bio and Page setup, up to three (3) free revisions

  • Secure login credentials, transferred to Author upon completion

Amazon Publication Assistant

     $250 setup fee, up to $25/month royalty management

     This service includes...

  • Amazon Author Page Creation (under the Overhaul My Novel umbrella)

  • Set up of title, blurb/s, and pricing structure

  • Overhaul My Novel book promotion (contract-long feature on OMN website, one (1) Newsletter announcement, one (1) mailing list publication announcement, as well as monthly social media marketing for 12 months)

  • Comprehensive monthly fees; royalty management fee will be subtracted from royalties, never to exceed $25/month or total royalties per month, whichever is lower

  • Royalty Management

  • Delayed invoicing for Author Copies (up to 30 days)

  • Author retains all rights and intellectual property; Author may choose to withdraw at any time after the initial 12 months (1 year) following publication; Author may choose to pursue additional publication venues during contract term/s.

IngramSpark Publication Assistant

     $250 setup fee, $75/month maintenance fee

     This service includes...

  • Set up of title, blurb/s, and pricing structure

  • Royalty Management

  • Overhaul My Novel book promotion (contract-long feature on OMN website, one (1) Newsletter announcement, one (1) mailing list publication announcement, as well as monthly social media marketing for 12 months)

  • Delayed invoicing for Author Copies (up to 30 days)

  • Author retains all rights and intellectual property; Author may choose to withdraw at any time after the initial 12 months (1 year) following publication; Author may choose to pursue additional publication venues during contract term/s.

     

Book Promotion

     $200 setup fee; $150/month (minimum contract of 3 months)

     This monthly service includes

  • One (1) Newsletter announcement at setup

  • Contract-long feature on OMN Portfolio - will be advertised as "promoted."

  • Four (4) social media posts per month (posts must be approved by author at least 30 days in advance)

BUNDLES

Query Bundle

     $0.07/word

     This service includes...

  • Developmental Edit and Critique

  • Copy Edit

  • Query Letter Draft and Polish, up to three (3) free revisions

  • Editor's Reference for Agents, up to three (3) free revisions

Self-Publish Bundle

     $0.10/word

     This service includes...

  • Developmental Edit and Critique

  • Copy Edit

  • Final Proofread

  • 50% discount on all typesetting and cover creation services for manuscript

  • 50% discount on Page Creation services

  • 75% discount on Publication Assistant setup fees

  • FREE book promotion (3 months only); waived setup fee for future book promotion (same project only) ($650 value)

Ghostwriter Bundle

     $150 setup fee; $0.20/word, $375 minimum

     This service includes...

  • Ghostwriting (draft)

  • Final Proofread

  • Typesetting (paperback PDF only)

  • FREE book promotion (3 months only); waived setup fee for future book promotion (same project only) ($650 value)

Not sure what type of editing your manuscript needs? Check out this guide! Your editing needs may vary based on what stage of writing you are at, and how heavy of an edit your manuscript needs. Additionally, the editor may suggest beta reads or critiques before moving to the editing process.