Editing and Writing Services

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
Editing
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
Proofreading 9-13 pp/hr $30/hr
Manuscript Evaluation Full (300 – 400 pp) $50/hr
1st 40 pp @ 5-10 pp/hr
First-time customer
$35/hr
Free
Writing
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
Research $40/hr
Fact-checking $35/hr

NEW SERVICES OFFERED

Formatting

For edited, final manuscripts only.

Paperback (all standard industry sizes)
Up to 300 pp       $250 flat rate
301pp – 400pp    $350 flat rate
401+pp                $500 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.

If you are interested, contact me at phyllisduncan52@gmail.com or use the Contact the Author link HERE.

References provided upon request.