Kelly Sweet has provided copyediting for independent authors of Christian fiction (YA and adult) and science fiction and fantasy, from short stories to epic, multivolume sagas. She gives her authors the best of both worlds: a keen eye for editorial details and affordable rates.
Thorough copyediting ensures that your readers stay caught up in the story—not distracted by errors. Kelly will correct spelling and punctuation; make names (particularly important with science fiction and fantasy!), terms, grammar, and verb tense consistent; correct basic grammar errors; call attention to word repetition, awkward or redundant language, and overuse of phrases or constructions; and make suggestions for corrections involving heavily revising or rewriting sentences.
An independent author herself, Kelly has experienced the author-editor relationship from both sides and knows how important your voice and style are to your manuscript. You can rely on her to make corrections and suggest improvements while keeping your voice intact.
“I am so glad that I hired Kelly Sweet as an editor for my debut novel! She was extremely thorough, and I know that my manuscript was vastly improved. Every stage of the process was completed on time and on budget, and she was always available to answer any questions that I had. I look forward to working with her on future projects!”
— J. Dolores Perry, Those Who Rise (The Revolutionaries Book 1)
“Kelly Sweet has edited two of my published books, and I have enjoyed working with her. Her comments while editing both books showed that she had really read the books and understood the characters I was trying to portray. She paid attention to details and would correct my grammar or suggest rephrasing of some sentences/sections of my manuscript without taking over my voice. She is professional but also friendly in all her communication, and that made it easy to work with her. Her keeping to proposed time-scales was faultless, and she delivered within the deadlines I had. I definitely recommend this editor, and I am looking forward to working with her again.”
— Osar Adeyemi, After the Storm and Echoes of the Past