You've spent countless days and nights on your wordcraft.
Now, your work deserves fresh eyes and an exacting mind to help you polish.
I am LeAnn McCaslin, and I will bring a half-decade of editing experience to your work. Together, we will ensure your writing is both professional and extraordinary. Storycraft and beautiful writing are my passions, and I choose to teach instead of criticize, highlighting your work's strengths while addressing its weaknesses. We are a team, and you and your work will be treated with respect!
As my past clients have said, a good editor's advice is life-changing. Scroll to view my testimonials, see some samples of my work, or get a free edit done on a sample of your own.
I offer developmental and line/copy editing for books, and proofreading services for many kinds of writing—learn more below.
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|Developmental Editing||Line/Copy Editing||Proofreading|
|What it is||
|What I review*||
|Fees||2.5 cents per word, discounts offered for multiple rounds||1.5 cents per word, discounts offered for multiple rounds||1 cent per word, discounts offered for multiple rounds|
|Manuscripts I edit||Fiction only. My specialty for developmental editing is fantasy/science-fiction novels.||All genres and lengths of fiction and non-fiction are welcome.||All genres and lengths of fiction and non-fiction are welcome, including business documents and academic papers (MLA/APA/Chicago Notes style).|
*If the listed services do not precisely meet your needs, contact me—I am often willing to do a custom edit on request.
Here's what writers like you have said about my work.
"With McCaslin's incredible skills, my manuscript was transformed from an amateur’s story to a professional's novel. With affordable prices, an easy-to-work-with demeanor, and defined explanations of suggested changes, I will be bringing my next project to L.McCaslin for refinement."
—Z. K. S. Ravenwolf, Demons Among Us
"I can't tell you thank you enough for doing what you did for my novel. You have done more for my book than any other writer, editor, or critique has done."
—Karen Turkal, The Bonerunners
"If you’re looking for an editor who will give you honest feedback, excellent suggestions, and help improve your work, contact L.!"
—Mae Jordan, Flowers and Bones, and academic papers since 2009
No two writers are alike—and no two editors are, either. You should only work with those that understand your voice and general intent.
Here are several sample edit documents so you can judge my style and capabilities for yourself:
Still thinking it over? Submit your first 1000 words to me below, and I will edit them for free so you can get a feel for how I will help take your work to the next level.
Have questions, or would like to discuss your project?
Contact me at email@example.com.