About

Time to Edit provides copy editing and proofreading services to authors of fictional creative works.

What creative works do we edit?


Any novel, novella, novelette or short story in the romance genre


• Contemporary romance
• Historical romance
• Romantic suspense
• Erotic romance
• Inspirational romance

Services and Rates

Proofreading – R0.15 per word

Proofreading is the last line of defense against errors that might have slipped in, such as spelling mistakes, typos, punctuation problems, capitalization errors and clumsy grammar.

Copy editing – R0.20 per word

Copy editing includes:

• Eliminating all spelling, punctuation and grammatical errors in the manuscript;
• Ensuring correct and consistent language;
• Making sure the manuscript is clear and comprehensible;
• Making sure the language is concise and tight;
• Ensuring that the text flows well, and is sensibly structured;
• Making sure that the quality of the writing is even and that the tone is appropriate and consistent;
• Eliminating inappropriate figures of speech;
• Flagging any ethical or legal problems, and any incorrect facts.

Manuscript Format

Manuscripts will be edited in MS Word as all changes can be tracked and all comments or suggestions made can be viewed, accepted or rejected by the author.

Contact us

For quotes or queries, please contact info@time-to-edit.com or ida@time-to-edit.com