EDITORIAL PORTFOLIO

A SELECTION OF BOOKS THAT I HAVE WORKED ON.

AUTHOR TESTIMONIALS

“Having Courtney as my copyeditor was a breeze and a blessing. It was amazing to work with someone sincerely enthusiastic about the story and its future, and I felt myself grow as a writer alongside my developing manuscript.”

D. N. BRYN, Our Bloody Pearl

ABOUT THE EDITOR

Hi there! Thanks for stopping by. My name is Courtney Rae Andersson, and I'm the editor behind Elevation Editorial. I have experience both as an in-house project editor at a traditional publishing house and as a freelancer working with clients just like you.

 

A few of the books I've worked on have won awards, and every single one of them has 4 star+ reviews on Amazon. Helping authors achieve their dreams and tell amazing stories is my goal in life, and I can't wait to help you elevate your writing superpower to new heights.

For fiction, I specialize in science fiction & fantasy (and all its subgenres), but I also enjoy and would love to do more in the romance, horror, and mystery genres. For nonfiction, I specialize in memoir and self-help.

EDITORIAL SERVICES

developmental editing

Editing at the paragraph level. I'll look at and make recommendations on the overall structure of the story, how scenes are set up, how characters develop, and so on. Sometimes called substantive or content editing.

Fiction & Nonfiction

I read your manuscript and provide a detailed 5-10 page report with constructive criticism. Sometimes called a beta read. 

 

Fiction Only. 

LINE EDITING

Editing at the sentence level. I will edit for style, flow, and cadence. In this sort of edit I go beyond correcting grammar and focus on making sure you're telling your story in the most powerful and graceful way possible.

Fiction & Nonfiction

COPY EDITING

Editing at the word level. I'll ensure grammatical correctness, adherence to the Chicago Manual of Style (or your preferred style guide), and consistency. Sometimes called proofreading.

 

Fiction & Nonfiction

manuscript critique

I read your manuscript and provide a detailed 5-10 page report with constructive criticism. Sometimes called a beta read. 

 

Fiction Only

I read your manuscript and provide a detailed 5-10 page report with constructive criticism. Sometimes called a beta read. 

 

Fiction Only. 

Professional Publishing Proposal

I create a professional publishing proposal for you. This includes a book description, market research, author bio, and selling points.

 

Fiction & Nonfiction

 

small project

Edits on a short pieces (blog posts, short stories, newsletters, magazine articles, essays, etc.).

Fiction & Nonfiction

If you just want to shoot me a quick email to get the conversation started, use this form or email me directly at courtney@elevationeditorial.com.

 

If you want a sample edit & full quote ASAP, use the form on the GET A QUOTE page.

CONTACT COURTNEY

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