Editing and Proofreading

Whether you need extensive editing work, or a quick proofread, my years of learning the craft of writing will go to work for you. I’ll give you suggestions for ways you can strengthen your content and fix weak sentence structure. I’ll track changes so you can approve changes.

Proofreading Books

· Typographical errors
· Grammar
· Punctuation
· Formatting consistency

Copyediting/Thorough Edit

· All of the above, plus…
· Tone
· Flow
· Dialogue
· Word choice
· Tense
· Point of view
· Sentence structure
· Clarity

Substantive Edit

· All of the above, plus…
· Restructuring for transitions
· Organization of content
· Restructuring for presentation


RATES:

  • Book editing is billed by the word
    • Proofread - $0.02 per word
    • Copy edit (most typical) - $0.015 to 0.02 per word, depending on amount of editing needed
    • Substantive edit - $0.03 per word
  • Smaller projects (articles, blogs) under 5000 words are price by a flat rate
    • Up to 1300 words - $25
    • 1300-5000 words - $0.02 per word

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