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LONG WORK EDITING

Long Works are anthologies, fiction works, or nonfiction works with a length between 200 to 800 pages, or up to 200,000 words. For Long Works, projects can be handled on a full draft basis or by chapter. Each request will be answered within 24 hours. All works longer than 100 pages, requiring in-depth editing, or starting from a developmental stage will have a timeline of at least four to six weeks.

See disclaimer below for terms and conditions of service.

BASIC LONG WORK EDITING OPTIONS

Proofread

$40/hr
  • Check grammar, punctuation, and spelling
  • Check errors and inconsistencies in the text
  • Check syntax and word usage
  • Check problems of clarity and accuracy
  • Cross-check references and research for consistency
  • Suggest revisions to improve readability
  • Suggest revisions to improve presentation
  • Reoganization or rewriting

Line Edit

$60-100/hr
  • All Proofreading and Basic Copyediting services
  • Check problems of clarity and accuracy
  • Cross-check references and research for consistency
  • Reorganize text sections to improve order
  • Suggest revisions to improve readability
  • Suggest revisions to improve presentation
  • Incorporate or rewrite to reflect new consistencies, text, or suggestions in new draft

IN-DEPTH LONG WORK EDITING SERVICES

Research

$50-80/hr
  • Collaborate to develop preparation materials
  • Note permissions, references, and copyright material
  • Collect informational materials from credible resources on various topics
  • Collaborate and develop notes, analysis, quotations, and other research text
  • Cross-check resources for credibility and accuracy
  • Organized information and results in presentational form
  • Available for fictional and nonfictional works

NEED A CUSTOM QUOTE?

Up to 2000 words

Up to 200 pages

200 to 800 pages

Minimum of 140 lines total

Disclaimer:

Service rates can be determined on an hourly or project basis. The service rates listed are for remote digital editing; snail mail postage or travel to work on-site will be listed for reimbursement on the service invoice.
All services require a signed letter of agreement and will be billed by invoice. Invoices must be paid within 15 days; an interest rate of 2% will be added to any overdue invoice after thirty days and for each consecutive month.
Rush fees: for rush services, please contact directly. Resulting rush rates will depend on availability and the material’s deadline. Rush estimates are generally 20% to 50% over the established rates.
Cancellation fee: cancellation costs will be determined on a project basis.
Credit: credit to the editor is required for works published to print. The degree of credit will be negotiated on a project basis.

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