Who are we?

Daisycakes Creative Services

At DCS we build better books. We offer writing and editorial services for clients at every stage of their careers. We work in nonfiction and fiction, across genres such as romance, science fiction, fantasy, mystery and young adult.

Whether it’s developing your story, editing your book, sprucing up your author page, or writing pitch-perfect blurbs and ad copy, we can help.

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MAKING CONNECTIONS

We specialize in building relationships with clients and helping them polish their work, whether they are new to publishing or veterans.

INSPIRING CREATIVITY

Let us help bring the magic in your work to life. 

BUILDING BETTER BOOKS

From short stories to sprawling epics, from book videos/trailers to ad copy, we can help.

What we can do

Our Services

All editing types are one round. All edits are based on current editions of The Chicago Manual of Style and  Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary unless otherwise stated.

Proofreading

grammatical edit that corrects typographical errors, misspelled words, and missing punctuation. $0.0053/word

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Copy Editing

An in-depth, grammatical edit that fixes issues with characters, plot, POV (point of view), repeated or misused words, dialogue, sentence structure and verb tense, among others.
$0.0075/word   

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Content Editing

An in-depth, non-grammatical edit that focuses on major elements that can make or break a project. $0.010/word

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Writing

Need a professional touch to polish your blurb or customize one for your project? We can help. We offer:

  • CUSTOMIZED BLURBS  $40
  • AD COPY (suitable for book trailers, author pages, sales pages,etc.) Ask about this fee.

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Extras

Take advantage of our services.

  • COMPLIMENTARY SAMPLE EDIT: We are happy to provide a free sample edit of up to 1,000 words. For best results, submitted work should contain both narration and dialogue. $0
  • COMPLIMENTARY FOLLOW-UP REVIEW: We are happy to answer basic questions (related to your project) that are submitted  up to four calendar days after receipt of your final edits. $0   All follow-up questions must be submitted in ONE email to assist us in providing a timely reply.
  • ADDITIONAL REVIEW/CONSULTATION:   Sometimes you have additional questions about your edits that may require more in-depth answers or analysis. For those questions, there is a flat fee. All questions for review/analysis must be submitted in ONE email to assist us in providing a timely reply. $50  Due to current work scheduling, this option may not always be available.
  • MAYDAY! SERVICE: Did a deadline sneak up on you? No problem. Mayday! Service offers the return of your edited work in fifteen or fewer days. Available for proofreading and copy editing of books 35k words and under. Not available for content editing. $40
  • ADDITIONAL SERVICES: Need a service not listed? Ask us about it! We may be able to accommodate you.

The Portfolio

Our Work

Below are some of our projects. Click “View Project” to see all work under that category.

Tax-ish: Teens

Tax-ish: Teens

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Blake Security series

Blake Security series

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Scandalous

Scandalous

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Royals Undercover series

Royals Undercover series

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Royals Undone series

Royals Undone series

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In the After

In the After

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Silver Bay series

Silver Bay series

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Be My Friday Night

Be My Friday Night

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Cascade

Cascade

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Blue-Collar Billionaires series

Blue-Collar Billionaires series

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In Space series

In Space series

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Shackled Heart series

Shackled Heart series

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Donovans series

Donovans series

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In Stilettos series

In Stilettos series

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Completely Captivated series

Completely Captivated series

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Earthsinger Chronicles

Earthsinger Chronicles

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Writing Love

Writing Love

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London Billionaires series

London Billionaires series

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The Alexanders series

The Alexanders series

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My Ex-Boyfriend’s Wedding

My Ex-Boyfriend’s Wedding

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Shadows of St. Louis

Shadows of St. Louis

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Nobody Girl

Nobody Girl

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The Sheikh’s Captive Bride

The Sheikh’s Captive Bride

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Dancing Dream series

Dancing Dream series

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My School is a Spy Factory

My School is a Spy Factory

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Cooking Up Trouble

Cooking Up Trouble

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Love by the Book

Love by the Book

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The Pack

The Pack

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Somehow, Someday

Somehow, Someday

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The Milestone Tapes

The Milestone Tapes

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Blue Club series

Blue Club series

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Nothing Else Matters

Nothing Else Matters

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Sexy Sassy series

Sexy Sassy series

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Dani Spevak Mysteries series

Dani Spevak Mysteries series

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Accomplished Mystery series

Accomplished Mystery series

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Menu for Love series

Menu for Love series

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The Sunset series

The Sunset series

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Priscilla the Great series

Priscilla the Great series

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Meet the Talents

Meet the Team

LAUREN DEE

Founder, Lead Editor & Writer

Lauren Dee is an editor and writer who specializes in building lifelong partnerships with authors. She has a degree in English with a focus on creative writing. She has been in the business over a decade, working with publishing houses as well as private clients.

Her clients span the globe, from Australia to the United States of America, and include award-winning authors, New York Times’ and USA Today bestselling authors, publishing houses, and indie writers.

THE SCOOBIES

Support Staff

The Scoobies provide administrative support and proofreading services. On the weekends, they enjoy reading and solving mysteries.

Latest from the Blog

The Blog

Portfolio update in progress

Over the course of this month, you will see content added in the “Portfolio” sections. Please be patient as changes are made.

Erotic romance vs. Erotica — What’s the Difference?

Erotic romance vs. Erotica — What’s the Difference?

What’s the difference? You may have asked the above question many times —and it’s easy to see why. Category romance (such as Harlequin), mainstream fiction and other genres include sex scenes but these aren’t identified as “erotica” or “erotic romance.” So how can you tell where your work falls? Below is a brief guide.

Are You Ready for Editing? (The Process)

Are You Ready for Editing? (The Process)

What is editing? Where should you start? How much should you do? Do you really need it? If you’ve ever asked those questions, you’re not alone.