General Editorial

Proofreading

Catching errors a computer might miss. Ensuring zero grammatical errors, usually after a document has already been edited. Scanning for cosmetic and formatting mistakes. Documents for proofreading should be in the final stages of editing and almost ready for distribution or publication. Proofreading does NOT include rewrites or critique.

Rates determined by turnaround, content, and level of proofreading.

Electronic Documents | $0.02/word

Per-word rates. Additional $0.01/word per subsequent pass.

Book Interiors | $30-$35/hour

Hourly rates. Typeset book page passes, including both digital and hardcopy formats.

Copyediting

Correcting spelling, grammar, punctuation, and word usage. Checking cross-references, consistency, and publication style. Rewriting lines when desired. 

Rates determined by turnaround, content, and level of copyediting.

 

Electronic Documents | $0.03/word

Per-word rates. Additional $0.01/word per subsequent pass. Please note: Heavier rewrites, reformatting, and critical feedback are subject to higher rates. Fees may be determined on a project-by-project basis.

Manuscript Pages | $32-$40/hour

Hourly rates. Full book manuscript read-through and cleanup. Edits will conform to the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition, unless otherwise specified.