Costs of Services

The following is a rundown of my usual rates. If your job needs are unusual, your project may cost more or less, depending on the complexity of work needed. A 20% non-refundable deposit is required upon entering into an agreement in order to reserve my time. (See Sample Contract.) Your deposit will be applied to your final balance.

BOOKS AND PERIODICALS

  • Copyediting with Line Editing (?)
    $6.00 per 1000 words * (4 pgs**); $35.00 minimum
  • Heavy (Substantive) Copyediting (?)
    $8.00 – $10.00 per 1000 words (4 pgs); $50.00 minimum
  • Proofreading (?)
    $3.00 per 1000 words (4 pgs); $20.00 minimum
  • Proofreading Children’s Board Books / Picture Books
    $15.00 per book, up to 32 pages plus cover text
  • Manuscript Evaluation (?)
    $2.00 per 1000 words (4 pgs); $75.00 minimum
  • Full Rewrite
    $12.00 per 1000 words (4 pgs); $125 minimum
  • Writing or Ghostwriting Original Content
    Costs vary according to project. Average cost is $50 per hour for research, interviews, and discussions, plus $0.35 – $0.75 per written word, plus any incurred costs for travel, securing documents, etc.

WEBSITES AND BLOGS

  • Proofreading with Light Copyediting, Checking Links
    $3.00 per site page or blog post; $21.00 minimum
  • Heavy Copyediting and/or Rewrites – including ESL and SEO
    $7.00 per site page or blog post; $50.00 minimum
  • Writing Original Product Descriptions
    $1.00 per product description, up to 75 words per product; $50.00 minimum
  • Writing Original Content (blogs, articles, ad copy, etc.)
    Costs vary according to project; $0.15 – $0.35 per word; $35.00 minimum

PAYMENT
I prefer payment via PayPal. If payment is made in full via PayPal, I will reduce the final price by 10%.

I also accept U.S. personal checks, cashier’s checks, and money orders. Work begins after payment clears. I do not accept any other form of payment.

* Word count refers to every word in the manuscript, including titles, subheadings, bibliographies, etc. If you want me to read a word, it counts.

** A standard written page is 250 words.

CONTACT ME WITH QUESTIONS OR TO SCHEDULE WORK ON YOUR PROJECT!

 

 

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