As a former magazine editor (eleven years) and English teacher, I can offer a wide range of editing services from content editing to copyediting or proofreading. I follow the guidelines of the Editorial Freelancers Association.
Note: Industry standard for an unformatted manuscript page is a firm 250 words.
|TYPE OF WORK||ESTIMATED PACE||FEE|
|Basic copyediting||5-10 MS pp/hr||$35/hr|
|Heavy copyediting||2-5 MS pp/hr||$45/hr|
|Developmental editing||1-5 MS pp/hr||$50/hr|
|Line edits||1-6 MS pp/hr||$45/hr|
|Manuscript Evaluation||Full (300 – 400 pp)||$50/hr|
|1st 40 pp @ 5-10 pp/hr
|Fiction||1-3 MS pp/hr||$45/hr or $0.25/word|
|Ghostwriting||1-3 MS pp/hr||$55/hr or $0.30/word|
|Journalism||1 article 500-1,000 wd (including research and travel)||$50/hr or $0.50/word|
|Blog Posts (topic provided)||1-10 hrs/topic (does not include research or fact-checking)||$75/hr|
NEW SERVICES OFFERED
For edited, final manuscripts only. I use Vellum and can provide a .pdf for print publishing and multiple formats for ebook publishing.
Paperback (all standard industry sizes)
Up to 300 pp $150 flat rate
301 pp – 400 pp $250 flat rate
401 pp – 600pp $400 flat rate
(Note: Manuscripts longer than 600 pp will be formatted at an hourly rate of $75/hr. beyond the $500 flat rate.)
Kindle ebook $75/hr.
References provided upon request.