Deborah Natelson

Deborah Natelson

Editing and Interior Book Formatting

Monmouth, United States



What's the difference?

Over the past eight years, I have done freelance editing of short stories, novels, essays, dissertations, theses, letters, job applications, sermons, and science manuals for professional and nonprofessional writers, academics and non-academics, native and non-native English speakers, and writers of both US and UK English. I am familiar with standard editing marks, track changes, and the Chicago Manual of Style. I have taken courses in linguistics and have an exceptional knowledge of the English …


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Work History & Feedback

Interior Book Design

“Went above and beyond to help me succeed by educating me in the process of formatting my paperback and Kindle books.”
Fixed Price $125

Creative writing and editing for novel

“Great job. Thank you.”
Fixed Price $350

Proof reading novel - 80k words

“Deb was fantastic, i will get her to edit any similar projects i have. I think she did very well in fiction and helped out with a few words i had incorrect for the genre.”
Fixed Price $500


“Fantastic job. Easy to work with. Pretty fast and very thorough. Highly recommended. Extremely professional and talented at line edited. She can match your voice to make the transition between your voice and the her edits are seemless.”
Fixed Price $333

Fiction Editor for my First Comedic Novel

“I can say wthout reservation working with Deborah is a delight. She is extremely professional and punctual.”
Fixed Price $1,150

Proofread my novel

“Deborah gave my novel a careful and thoughtful reading, and she made many suggestions for improving it. She also caught errors overlooked by other editors. I would highly recommend her as a critic and proofreader.”
Fixed Price $125
Tests Taken
Name Percentile Score

English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)


English Spelling Test (UK Version)


English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)


English Vocabulary Test (UK Version)


U.S. English Basic Skills Test


U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)


U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test


U.S. Word Usage Test