Blogs by editor Randi Lynn Mrvos


Editorial Services

RLM Editorial Services 

Dedicated to meeting your personal writing needs

Picture book/Chapter book tips: This rate is $29.  You will receive a letter that helps with both developing character and plot and gives a suggestion for the pitch.  

Picture book critique:  My rate is $39 per manuscript.  You will receive a letter with overall impressions of the work and suggestions for improvement.   

Chapter book critique: My rate is $59 per manuscript.  You will receive a letter with overall impressions of each chapter and suggestions for improvement.    

Editing:  You will receive detailed comments and line-editing manuscript notes as well as advice on 
making the manuscript marketable.  
My rate for this service is $89 per manuscript.  This fee may vary, depending on the length of the manuscript. 

Consulting: For a manuscript critique and help with a query letter, publisher or agent advice, resources, and comments on where a manuscript fits in the market, I charge $125 per hour.  

Note:  In order to best serve you, please provide the title of work, the book description, the character's want, obstacles that get in the way, and what's at stake.

Payment:  Credit cards or payment through PayPal are accepted.  Or, send a check addressed to Randi Lynn Mrvos, 4637 Spring Creek Drive, Lexington, KY  40515.

Contact:  Randi Lynn Mrvos


 Randi Mrvos is the very best at the craft of writing! She has inspired, motivated and taught me to write and edit my stories to reach success in publishing. 
— G. Smith, teacher, writer and councilman

    Randi has been a tremendous mentor to me.
—  R. Montana, retired teacher, writer, and promotion manager of Kid's Imagination Train e-zine
   Randi is a remarkable editor. Her experience helped me make revisions enjoyable. 
—  L. Fleming, retired teacher and writer

   I have worked professionally with Randi Lynn Mrvos for about the past seven years as a writing colleague.  As editor of Kid's Imagination Train ezine, she gave me supportive and expert guidance on my writing projects.
— S. Blumberg, retired school teacher, writer and voiceover artist

​​    Randi is an excellent editor. Her editorial skills have helped me achieve success on many writing projects
— G. Belleranti, author and retired school librarian

    From publishing two stories in Kid's Imagination Train ezine, I've been listed in the SCBWI's PAL listing (Published and Listed).  Every bit of publishing helps, thanks to the editor, Randi Lynn Mrvos
— P. Wentling, writer and poet

    Direct, gently delivered feedback targeted to your specific writing, from a vast storehouse of knowledge. 
— A. Amit, author and book reviewer

    Randi's efficient and astute editing has been a valuable service to me in the improvement of my writing skills
— J. Cornebise, teacher, writer, illustrator

​    Randi Lynn Mrvos has helped me to focus on my writing by giving me useful feedback and suggestions. Her attention to detail has helped to elevate the quality of my poems and stories. 
—T. Lugo, writer 

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