Developing books. Growing authors.



book design

book design

Cover Design



Developmental editing is a collaboration between editor and author to enhance the manuscript's structure, ​narrative flow, and character development. It involves deep analysis and critique, focusing on the work's ​overarching elements to ensure coherence, engagement, and effective storytelling. This stage shapes the ​early drafts into a solid foundation for the final book.

Nonfiction - $0.049/word & Fiction - $0.039/word


Line editing is a comprehensive approach by the editor to enhance the author's prose at the sentence level. ​It focuses on language use, rhythm, and flow, eliminating redundancy and awkward phrasing to ensure each ​sentence is sharp and clear, improving the overall quality of the writing.

Copy editing is a meticulous process between editor and author to refine the manuscript's language, correct ​grammatical errors, ensure consistency in style and syntax, and verify factual accuracy. It polishes the text ​for clarity and readability without altering the author's voice.

At Author Cultivation, this is a combined service; no need to buy both.

Nonfiction & Fiction - $0.049/word


Proofreading in books is the final stage of the editing process, where a proofreader meticulously scans the ​text for any remaining errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, and formatting. This step is crucial because it ​ensures the book is polished and professional before publication. It catches mistakes that may have been ​overlooked in previous edits, which is essential for maintaining the author's credibility and providing a ​seamless reading experience for the audience. Without thorough proofreading, a book risks distracting or ​confusing readers with preventable errors, potentially affecting the reception and success of the work.

Author Cultivation does not currently offer proofreading services.

other services

writing and ghostwriting

Excited to bring your book to life? Our writing services are perfect for aspiring authors like you. ​From ghostwriting to co-writing, we're here to transform your brilliant ideas into compelling ​stories. Whether you're stuck midway or just starting, our professional touch will ensure your ​project crosses the finish line with flair. Let's turn your vision into a book that captivates ​readers.

marketing and amazon a+ content

Leveraging our unique strengths, we are excited to support you with essential marketing ​services, including foundational marketing strategies, crafting compelling ad images, and ​creating outstanding Amazon A+ content. While marketing and PR might not be our sole focus, ​we are committed to delivering quality assistance in these areas to enhance your brand's ​presence and success.

sample amazon A+ content

about author cultivation

After almost 20 years of professional publishing experience as a writer and ​editor, Eliza Osborn launched Author Cultivation. Her love for books and design ​come together here to help writers develop their own projects.

As a writer, Eliza has had over fifty features and cover articles published in ​magazines nationwide, ghostwritten both nonfiction and fiction, and secured ​novel and novella contracts.