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TWIN TWEAKS EDITING

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About Us

What is Twin Tweaks Editing?

When you've poured everything into your book, the last thing you want is for your readers to comment on typos, continuity conflicts, grammar mistakes, or bad facts. That's where the partners at Twin Tweaks Editing come in. You write it, then tell us what you need. We'll read your manuscript and make suggestions that you can use or toss out -- YOU are the author after all! Our goal is your satisfaction and we strive to make sure your publication prompts great reviews from your readers.

Please take a look at our site to learn more about us and what we offer, then give us a shout when you're ready to have the tweaking experts join your team. We are committed to you, your vision, and your readers.

2

professional copy editors

22

years of
combined experience

111

manuscripts completed

Services

Rates subject to change

Copyediting

In general, a copyedit focuses on language and style improvement. We look for clarity (word choice, phrasing, sentence structure, repetition, and rhythm) and basic fact-checking, in addition to responsibilities performed in our proofreading stage. However, we want to make sure to meet our authors' needs so we offer copyedit levels ranging from $3-4 per 1000 words. We simply ask that you submit your first 25 pages or so for us to review. Then we can provide you with the appropriate price per 1000 words and an idea of what we plan to specifically focus on while we copyedit your manuscript.

Proofreading

After you've had your manuscript copyedited and have made your revisions, we can perform a post-copyedit read that focuses on spelling, grammar, punctuation, consistency, and readability for $2.75 per 1000 words. If you used our copyediting service, feel free to let us know if you'd prefer to have the same person do the proofreading, or if you'd like a fresh set of eyes and perspective.

Polishing

Already been through both copyedit and proofreading stages but want one last look over your manuscript before calling it complete? That's what a good polish is for. At this point, your manuscript has been through all of the big changes and for $2.50 per 1000 words, we will read through looking for any glaring mistakes, typos and formatting errors.

The Twin Tweaks Advantage
There are two of us...

We have twice the capacity to meet your needs.

If you want a second read, you can avoid the time and hassle of searching for another editing company.

Optimized Output

Need the manuscript returned in a specific format? No problem. Whether it's marking up a hard copy or tracking changes in Word, we can tailor the output to your needs.

Additional Work

Need something other than a manuscript edited (résumés, dissertations, grant proposals, etc.)? Contact us for a custom quote.

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I've used Twin Tweaks for a polish for a book that had already been professionally edited-and they found A LOT. On the flip side, I've used a different proofreader for a book Twin Tweaks edited first-and they found nothing. That says a lot to me.

Mara Jacobs,
a New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author

I've worked with Twin Tweaks on several books, and Ashley and JoAnn have always provided prompt and friendly correspondence and superb editorial comments. Twin Tweaks is an invaluable part of my publishing business, and I look forward to working with them on many books to come.

Lydia Rowan,
USA Today Bestselling Author

Great job on the manuscript! You caught so many important continuity issues! Thanks so much for your help.

Lisa Ann Verge,
a RITA® Nominated Author

Ashley and JoAnn did a thorough job editing my manuscript. I felt confident publishing Finding You after working with these fabulous ladies!

Viola Estrella,
Award-winning Author of Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy

Thank you for taking such great care with my projects! You're awesome!

Suzie Carr

Portfolio

Here are just a few of the books we've worked on. Click on the images for more details.
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Our Team

We're the nerdy people you want on your team.
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JoAnn Collins /Co-Founder

Hobbies:

Reading, camping, kayaking, volleyball, hanging out around a bonfire with family and friends

Last read:

3:00 AM by Nick Pirog

Super power wish:

The ability to communicate with animals

Favorite place:

The Smoky Mountains

Bucket list:

1. Travel to Germany, Ireland and Italy
2. Camp in all 50 states
3. Backpack in the U.P.
4. Raise chickens
5. Keep bees

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Ashley Martin /Co-Founder

Hobbies:

Reading, quilting and baking

Last read:

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Super power wish:

Telekinesis

Favorite place:

Mmmm, most of them! I'll narrow it down by saying if I were to return to one of them...Savannah, GA. It was beautiful and oh so warm.

Bucket list:

It would be cool to visit all of the states in the U.S. So far, I've been to fourteen.

Forms of Payment

Cashier's Check

  • Make out to:
    Twin Tweaks Editing
  • Mail to:
    1309 Redpole Drive
    DeWitt, MI 48820

PayPal

  • Send to:
  • twintweaks
    @twintweaksediting.com
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Personal Check*

  • Make out to:
    Twin Tweaks Editing
  • Mail to:
    1309 Redpole Drive
    DeWitt, MI 48820

* Bounced checks will incur a $25 charge.

Get in Touch

Whether you have a rate request, service request or any questions for us, we want to hear from you. Feel free to say hello!
For all inquiries please contact us at:
twintweaks@twintweaksediting.com