Rates


Please note: Due to the state of the current economy, the following rates reflect a small increase effective 02/02/2024.

NONFICTION

Proofreading Only

Articles / Blogs / Web Content up to but not exceeding 1,000 words

Press Releases up to but not exceeding 1,000 words

Letters / Brochures up to but not exceeding 1,000 words

Newsletters / Media Kits up to but not exceeding 2,500 words

Booklets / Pamphlets / Catalogs up to but not exceeding 5,000 words

$ 13.00

$ 13.00

$ 13.00

$32.50

$65.00

Note: Additional words (in all categories) will be billed at $0.013 each



FICTION
Proofreading Only

Short story up to 7,500 words

Novelette up to 20,000 words

Novella up to 50,000 words

Short novel up to 75,000 words

Average novel up to 100,000 words

$ 97.50

$260.00

$650.00

$375.00

$1300.00

Note: Additional words (in all categories) will be billed at $0.013 each



FICTION
Copyediting

Short story up to 7,500 words

Novelette up to 20,000 words

Novella up to 50,000 words

Short novel up to 75,000 words

Average novel up to 100,000 words

Long novel up to 125,000 words

$ 150.00

$ 400.00

$ 1,000.00

$ 1500.00

$ 2,000.00

$ 2,500.00

Note: Additional words (in all categories) will be billed at $0.02 each

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I prefer not to edit work containing unnecessary violence, horror, or erotica. If you have a question about the content you wish to submit, contact me about it.


Nonfiction
  • Format: Digital documents in Microsoft Word or PDF

  • Style Guide: The Associated Press Stylebook

  • Dictionary: Webster's New World Dictionary

  • Language: English (US)

  • Types: business writing and publications, journalism, magazine writing, letters, blogs, reviews

Fiction
  • Format: Digital documents in Microsoft Word (preferred) or PDF

  • Style Guide: Chicago Manual of Style

  • Dictionary: Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary

  • Language: English (US)

  • Genres: historical, mystery, romance, sci-fi, suspense, thriller, young adult


What I Need From You

A clean copy of your manuscript (no previous markup) as an MS Word document or PDF:

  • Double-spaced

  • One inch margins

  • Size 12 font


What You Will Receive From Me

NONFICTION
  • A copy of your edited or proofed MS Word document with suggested edits in Tracked Changes
Or
  • One copy of your annotated PDF

FICTION

Two copies of your edited or proofed MS Word document:

  • One copy will contain the suggested edits using MS Word Track Changes

  • A clean copy of your work with all changes accepted

Or
  • One copy of your annotated PDF

Example of Tracked Changes

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