Lisa (15+ years) and Melissa (20+ years) both have editing experience along with eagle eyes and a penchant for helping make your manuscript shine without hampering your voice as an author. As a writer your art is your baby but you want others to see the best side without changing the essence. That is what extra eyes are for and why an editor who knows where the line should be drawn is key. If you need a draft or audio files transcribed we can also help with that.

All Levels of Editing Pricing are Determined Based on Word Count of original file received as calculated by MS Word document Word Count tool – We can help you determine which package will best suit your manuscript or revisions to the book if you desire and are willing to send us a file to preview.

~ Comprehensive Developmental and Mechanical Editing of Manuscript or Revising of a Published Work that you feel needs updating – This includes help with any character or story development issues we notice from a reader and writer point of view along with technical and mechanical editing for grammar, spelling and the like. –

$14.00 per 1,000 words for projects under 25,000 words
Example: A 20,000 word novella would cost $280.00

$12.00 per 1,000 words for 25,000 to 80,000 words
Example: A 65,000 word novel would cost $780.00

$10.00 per 1,000 words for projects over 80,000 words.
Example: A 100,000 word novel would cost $1000.00

Manuscript word count will be rounded to the nearest 100. For example, a manuscript length of 65,427 will be billed as 65,400. A manuscript total count of 67,582 will be billed as 67,600.
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~ Mid-Range Editing of Manuscript or Revising of a Published Work that you feel needs updating – This would be for any project falling in between the scope of the Comprehensive and Basic Packages –

$9.00 per 1,000 words for projects under 25,000 words
Example: A 20,000 word novella would cost $180.00

$8.00 per 1,000 words for 25,000 to 80,000 words
Example: A 65,000 word novel would cost $520.00

$7.00 per 1,000 words for projects over 80,000 words.
Example: A 100,000 word novel would cost $700.00

Manuscript word count will be rounded to the nearest 100. For example, a manuscript length of 65,427 will be billed as 65,400. A manuscript total count of 67,582 will be billed as 67,600.
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~ Basic Proofing/Read Through of Manuscript or Revising of a Published Work that you feel needs updating – This primarily focuses on more minor technical issues spelling, grammar, and typos in a well developed work.

$5.00 per 1,000 words for projects under 25,000 words
Example: A 20,000 word novella would cost $100.00

$4.50 per 1,000 words for 25,000 to 80,000 words
Example: A 65,000 word novel would cost $292.50

$4.00 per 1,000 words for projects over 80,000 words.
Example: A 100,000 word novel would cost $400.00

Manuscript word count will be rounded to the nearest 100. For example, a manuscript length of 65,427 will be billed as 65,400. A manuscript total count of 67,582 will be billed as 67,600.

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Transcription rates approx $25/hr (pricing will vary based on demands of project – pricing to be determined before contracted)
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Consulting rates are approx $20/hr. Standard contract for Comprehensive Package will include billing for 5 hours of consulting unless the author requests more. Once the 5 hours are exhausted, editors will consult with client to discuss whether additional consulting hours are needed. If the client does not want frequent updates on progress, consulting fees can be waved.

Mid range packages will be billed 3.5 hours of consulting. Once the 3.5 hours are exhausted, editors will consult with client to discuss whether additional consulting hours are needed. If the client does not want frequent updates on progress, consulting fees can be waived.

Basic packages can have consulting added at the request of the client.

Consulting services will include those outside the realm of traditional editing, such as advising on aesthetic aspects, formatting, et cetera.

Manuscript word count will be rounded to the nearest 100. For example, a manuscript length of 65,427 will be billed as 65,400. A manuscript total count of 67,582 will be billed as 67,600.

*Note there will be a 3% processing fee added to the total of your package to cover PayPal’s transaction costs charged on payments. This will show as a calculated line item in each invoice. All editing or Transcription will also require a 50% deposit up front once contracted before work can be commenced.


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Editing Packages — 1 Comment

  1. Hello,
    I am interested in your comprehensive editing services but I have a couple of questions.

    1. Which genres do you typically edit?
    2. Can you provide a couple of references?

    Thanks,
    Andrea

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