All rates below are based on the standards set by the Editorial Freelance Association. A standard manuscript page is 250 words. General rate is $40/hour.
- Fiction/creative ... 25 cents/word
- Marketing/PR ... 50 cents/word
- Journalistic ... 25 cents/word
- Non-fiction (with research) ... $40/hour
- Basic copyediting ... 2 cents/word
- Manuscript evaluation ... 3 cents/word
- Heavy copyediting ... 4 cents/word
- Developmental editing ... 5 cents/word
- Graphic design ... $40/hour
- Page design (primarily text) ... $2/page
- Page design (text and images) ... $10/page
Quotes and Evaluations in Advance
I will edit a few pages of your manuscript or closely examine the project prior to taking on a new client in order to give us both an idea of what the project will entail and how much it will cost.