Eagle Eye Edits & Critiques

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug. ~ Mark Twain

Eagle eye

Atticus told me to delete the adjectives, and I’d have the facts. ~ Harper Lee (author, “To Kill a Mockingbird”)

Copy Editing

THE ORIGINAL PERFECTIONISTS! We will copy edit any text, including books, short stories, articles & essays, business reports & correspondence, legal documents, advertising copy, website material, etc. We do not rewrite or spin content. We will correct paragraphing, sentence structure, grammar, spelling, and punctuation. In the case of books, this service is typically done following a content edit, when the work is ready for submission to publishers.

Content Editing

We will address issues of pacing and flow, narrative and dialogue, characterization, point of view, and continuity. You must be willing to accept constructive criticism in the spirit in which it is given–to help you. You will receive comments and suggestions for revision in the margins and a critique of your strengths and weaknesses. We don’t do the revisions or rewriting. That’s the author’s job. This service is meant for books and short stories (fiction and non-fiction). It does not include copy editing.

Content & Copy Edit Combo

You will receive all the services stated above for content and copy editing, a bundled deal.

*No horror, porn, or graphic sexual content accepted.

Each project is evaluated initially, and you will receive a FREE customized quote.

Contact the author or her representatives at eagleshadow2003 at yahoo dot com to see which service is a good fit for your project, receive your free quote, and for current turnaround times. Most small projects (not book-length) can be completed within three business days. Large projects may require you to be put on a wait list.

So for book-length projects ordering the combo (recommended), here’s the process in a nutshell:

1) Send 1000-2000 words of your book. Within two business days, you will receive your free quote with no obligation.

2) If you are pleased with the quote, send payment and the entire project itself (in a Word document) if you have not already. Eagle Eye will put you on the schedule and inform you of when you can expect the project back with suggestions for revisions, and corrections shown in track changes in Word.


We are experts in researching background for fiction books as well as fact-checking and information finding. We provide verified internet research findings, and we have access to a large university campus library for deeper research. We charge by the hour, so contact us to get a free estimate for your project.

If you’ve had something published which Eagle Eye edited, we MAY consider promoting your project with a blog post upon its release. Contact us for details.

Client Testimonials

**Shelly is awesome. I compiled a 500+ page book through typing and scanning, then tried to take on the task of editing. I knew there were many needed corrections. I have dyslexia and was completely overwhelmed by the task and knew I wouldn’t be able to find them all. She took it and in a week had it completed. She was very thorough and even found many corrections I would have never noticed. I will definitely use her again. ~ Carlos Packard, best-selling Amazon publisher**

And from many other satisfied customers from every continent (except Antarctica, but we’re here for you, Antarctica!):

You are truly a perfectionist, and I am so thankful that I ran across you! Look forward to working with you again. 🙂

The work was completed quickly, and my work was much better after the revisions! Great job and much appreciated!

Fantastic work by a pro writer. Delivered before time and professional. The best editing service I’ve ever had. In a blink.

I can’t tell you how much Shelly helped us out over the last couple of days. She was a delight to work with and very professional. Thank you so much for all your hard work. You are really a jewel!

Thank you so much for your wonderful copy editing and quick turnaround. It’s really saving us! You’re the best! Thanks a million!

Wow… You did a great job and returned the edited version of my book very quickly. I will use you again. Thanks.

Done perfectly, in record time. I would never go back to editing myself. Leave it to the professionals.

I am a writer, and it is great to have someone so competent clean up important pieces of work and so quickly! Thanks, Eagle Eye!

Thank you so much! Great effort, beyond the call of duty. You can’t go wrong having Eagle Eye edit your work. 

Incredibly detailed work in a very quick amount of time. Would use or recommend Eagle Eye anytime. Really, couldn’t imagine using someone else as an editor after using EAGLE EYE! The Best!!

Thanks, Eagle Eye. You turned copper to gold.

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