What is “Clean-up?” Before you send that speculative script out, make sure it looks its best. After talking to readers I have learned that if your script has grammatical or formatting errors that make it difficult to read beyond the first ten pages, it gets the circular file. Don’t let that happen to your script!
What’s included? Well… let me tell you:
Spelling (unless it is in dialogue and for the purposes of dialect for a character!)
Minor dialogue revisions (Clunky sentences that are tough to wrap your mouth and head around)
Reformatting (as necessary)
$500.00 for the first revision. Any revisions after the first are $200.00 each.
You’ve probably seen ghostwriting and not known it. Most auto-biographies by celebrities are ghostwritten. The celebrity (some of these folks are way too busy to sit and write) hires a writer with the help of their agent or manager. Then, they sit down and flesh out an outline. The writer scurries off to write, only coming back with questions that need clarification, until they have a finished manuscript that is then read (maybe by the celeb) and approved. It’s sent on to the publisher and a few months later you have a book. Ghostwriters usually get no credit, unless the celeb gives them a ‘thank you’ in the dedication.
James Patterson writes so many novels a year because he has a ghostwriter.
Pricing: By Consultation
You know it needs some work, you think your dialogue stinks, or you just want help because you’re stuck. Re-writing is an option! It’s also known as script revision or script doctoring and is a common practice in Hollywood. One of the most sought after script doctors was Carrie Fisher. Script doctors don’t get credits on the screen. Often, the only credit they get is the title page of the script and the words “Revisions by.”
This service comes with everything in “Clean-up”. But wait…there’s more! More? How can you get more? You get a complete re-write and three revisions for $650! That’s a $1,100 value.