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Ready to see if we’d make a great team? Request a quote and complimentary sample to get started!

NOTICE: I have closed off 2017 for new clients. All new inquiries for services will need to be booked for 2018 slots. Mahalo!

How to Contact Me

NOTE: Before contacting me about a complimentary editing sample, please be sure to review my starting rates. A calculator is available for your use in the sidebar. Mahalo!

If you have reviewed my experience, service pages, pricing, and the way I do business and would like to request an estimate for editing services for your manuscript, please email me at crystal@pikkoshouse.com. Please use the word EDITOR or BETA READER in your email to ensure you bypass my spam filter. It is highly irregular for me to not reply, so if you do not hear from me within 24 hours, please re-send your email to pikko147@gmail.com. You can also fill out the form below to send your request.

I prefer to do a sample edit to help me determine the amount of work required. The sample edit will usually be 2-3 pages, but authors have the option of paying for a longer sample edit (10 pages max for $35). Please note that I do not do developmental editing samples. Authors interested in developmental editing may request a line editing sample.

My initial email quote will sometimes offer you a range of options for my different services. This will help you determine which of my services are a match for your budget.

Editing Services Inquiry

Booking Editing Services

If you wish to book my services, I will draft up a letter of agreement that will include an approximate grand total and a set of terms and conditions for our working relationship. Clients are asked to make a 20% non-refundable deposit per project to book services, but manuscripts are not placed into my editing queue until both the signed letter of agreement and deposit are received.

Quick Estimate

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Type of Service

If possible, please let me know what type of service(s) you are interested in.
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Word Count

Please have your estimated word count available to ensure an accurate quote.
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Sample

A sample of your manuscript to be edited. (1-2 pages or single chapter)
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Synopsis

Be ready to tell me what your book is about!
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Timeline

An approximate target date for publication. (Optional)

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