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Independent Book Review offers services for both published and unpublished authors.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Unpublished Services

I wrote a short story. Now what?

Reader Response – Short Story

For works under 10,000 words. This reader response describes how the writer’s short story has impacted the editor as a reader. It includes comments about the narrative, characterization, pace, and other storytelling elements. It comes in the form of a 250-500 word letter addressed directly to the author. Guaranteed within 2 weeks.

$20.00

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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Reader Response – Book

For manuscripts up to 110,000 words. This reader response describes how the writer’s book has impacted the editor as a reader. It includes comments about the narrative, characterization, pace, and other storytelling elements. It comes in the form of a 250-500 word letter addressed directly to the author. Guaranteed within 5 weeks.

$45.00

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 250-500 word unpublished, unbiased book review. This will be completed within five weeks.

$35.00

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.