Elana Dykewomon

Activist, Author, Teacher
Elana Dykewomon, an award-winning author, has over twenty-five years of editing and teaching experience, and currently teaches both privately and at San Francisco State.

"Thank you for the marvelous edits. They're just splendid, and are helping enormously." - Jess Wells

Elana Dykewomon, Editorial Services


2021 - 2022 Rate Sheet

Book length fiction, narrative $3 per page, $500 min.

Short fiction/narrative $5 per page, $100 min.

Essays, non-fiction $5 per page, $100 min.

Poetry $10 per page, $8 per page after 63 pages, $100 min.

General consultation, ongoing support $50 an hour
Collaborative and ghost writing $70 an hour

Deposit with ms.: $250 for book-length works, $100 for all others.

What you get:

two in-depth readings of your work,

a summary of major points to consider
(for book length works, this will be between five and twelve pages),

page by page notes on the manuscript (including copy editing notes).

After the editing is done, one follow up or presentation meeting (in person, by phone or e-mail) and up to three short phone or e-mail questions/clarifications.

Apply with one page description of the work to dykewomon@yahoo.com or by mail

I prefer to work on hard copy you send (e-mailing files often strips formatting, and then I have to print them out anyway).

Turn around time: 4-6 weeks, or as negotiated.