Editing I can do for you
An honest assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the novel with suggestions for how to improve. A look at the power of the writing including the vividness of the description, the punch of the action, characterisation, and plot.
Corrected spelling, punctuation, and grammar. This edit also includes continuity error checking, queries regarding confusing or ambiguous text, and a check for consistent formatting.
A combination of both content and line editing. This is the the ultimate package for those wanting to have the strongest, most polished version of their story possible.
The last line of defense – “oops detection”. This is to ensure there are no missed typos, misspellings, or other common errors in your work before it hits the digital shelves.
Who is RJ Locksley
RJ Locksley has edited more than four hundred freelance projects, specialising in romance, SFF and YA. Her clients have hit the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists, sold millions of copies, and been translated into multiple languages. Books she’s edited regularly feature in the Kindle Top 100.
RJ has an MA in Publishing from University College London and interned at Hodder UK before becoming an acquiring editor for romance epublisher Totally Bound, now owned by Bonnier Group. She now works only with private clients, where she delivers strong edits to tight deadlines every week.
RJ is extremely British and has a great love of chocolate. She lives in the South West of England, where her home is full of books. She is currently writing her twelfth novel.
Here are a few of the over 400 novels I have edited.
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What my customers say
I’ve worked with a number of editors over the course of my writing career, at least one of whom boasted an impressive roster of former clients. But deep down I was searching for an editor who was quick, thorough and who “got” the stories I was trying to tell. That search ended when I found RJ. She’s everything I was looking for and so much more. I’ve always been thrilled with her work. I know you will be too.William H. Weber | Author of the Defending Home Series
I had no idea what I was doing when I wrote my first novel, but I’d heard good things about RJ so I trusted her to fix my poor grammar and punctuation and bring my attention to the content issues that needed to be fixed within the story. Four novels in, I cannot imagine doing this with anyone else and I hope I never have to. I trust RJ to meet deadlines and provide quick turnarounds when needed and she never lets me down.Jana Aston | New York Times and USA Today Bestseller