Services

Independent Book Review offers services for both published and unpublished authors.


Thank you for your interest in supporting Independent Book Review. The following services are available to writers at all experience levels.

Want to know who will be completing your service? Is your book larger than the prescribed word count? Do you need your service completed before its due date? Contact us. We will be in touch within 24 hours. 

Unpublished Services

After purchasing a service, please send your manuscript to IndieBookView@gmail.com. PDF format only.

I wrote a short story. Now what?

Editorial Letter – Short Story

This editorial letter helps writers improve their short stories. After reading one short story (10,000 words MAX), the editor-in-chief of Independent Book Review will send you specific editorial feedback in the form of a 350-500 word letter to the author commenting on the narrative, pace, characters, and other major storytelling elements of your creative work. Guaranteed within 2 weeks.

$25.00

Picture of a woman reading and taking notes. This is associated to the IBR short story developmental edit.

Developmental Edit – Short Story

For short stories and novelettes under 10,000 words. A developmental edit is an in-depth critique and analysis of the writer’s story, addressing issues with narrative, structure, pace, characterization, and other broad storytelling concepts. In addition to the issues raised, the editor will provide recommendations for improvement and a consultation over phone or video to address any concerns the author still has. Guaranteed within 5 weeks.

$50.00

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Editorial Letter – Book

This editorial letter helps writers improve their books. After reading your book (110,000 words MAX), the editor-in-chief of Independent Book Review will send you specific editorial feedback in the form of a 500-750 word letter addressed to the author commenting on the narrative, pace, characters, and other major storytelling elements of your creative work. Guaranteed within 5 weeks.

$75.00

This is the featured photograph for Independent Book Review's inexpensive developmental editing service.

Developmental Edit – Book

For books under 100,000 words. A developmental edit is an in-depth critique and analysis of the writer’s story, addressing issues with narrative, structure, pace, characterization, and other broad storytelling concepts. In addition to the issues raised, the editor will provide recommendations for improvement and a consultation over phone or video to address any concerns the author still has. Guaranteed within 8 weeks.

$250.00

Published Services

Please submit your book in PDF to IndieBookView@gmail.com after purchasing your editorial book review.

Editorial Book Review

For authors who need to guarantee quotes for their Amazon “Editorial Reviews” section and other marketing material. An editorial review is a 400-750 word unpublished, unbiased book review. This will be completed within five weeks.

$49.00

Book Marketing – $25/h

Use the contact form below to contact Joseph Walters for your free marketing consultation. Please include your book information in the comment field, including publication date, previous marketing endeavors, and specific goals and aspirations like author events, shelving queries, etc.