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Literature Editing/Beta Reading


5 per package - Virtual OK - Posted Jun 15, 2016

Need help editing your prose, literature, fanfiction, screenplay, or short story? I'll read through your work for grammar and spelling mistakes as well as for other important aspects of creative writing, like setting consistency, accuracy of statements, and engaging style (we call this process "beta reading!"). I also provide technical writing services - check my profile for more details if you like.

I also can help you work through ideas and worldbuilding for projects, making decisions about which point of view and tense to use, and how to round out your characters. Use me as a sounding board for your ideas!

I specialize in help with science fiction, gothic fiction, horror, magical realism, and LGBTQIA+ work.

Training & Qualifications

I am a published author and have many years experience working with creative writing concepts including working with others to develop their own work as well as my projects.

Availability & Preferences

Depending on the length of the work in question, I may require different amounts of time to give your work the attention it deserves! I can give you a quote on time based on the number of words in the piece if I am beta reading, but would prefer to negotiate time and cost for other projects including worldbuilding help. NOTE: the simbi cost here is what I would charge for beta reading a work of 5k or less.

Trading Preference: I’m flexible, just hit me up!

Reviews of Nicklaus

Austin received package of Literature Editing/Beta Reading from Nicklaus
Jul 20, 2016
Nicklaus gave me awesome feedback for my short screenplay I am working on. I am about to start filming, so this is a tremendous help.
Mike received Help with Read my short novel from Nicklaus
Aug 24, 2016
Nicklaus put a ton of effort into helping me with my story. I got a ton of great feedback and suggestions. Great guy


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As a college student, I'm often strapped for cash, so being able to trade skills is a much better arrangement for me!

Technical Paper Editing

About Nicklaus McHendry

18, they/them pronouns I am an engineering student with several years experience in information technology and literature. I've lived my entire life in western Washington and am excited to be movin...g to Pullman in August to complete my BA, but I would like to enjoy the trees while I still have time. To de-stress, I like to play point-and-click games by Mateusz Skutnik and build cardboard houses for my cat (who I will also have to leave behind while in Pullman).show more

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