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SHORT WORK EDITING

Short Works are anthologies, fiction works, or nonfiction works that reach up to 200 pages, or 50,000 words. For Short Works, please contact three weeks before deadline. Each request will be answered within 24 hours. All works longer than twenty pages, requiring in-depth editing, or starting from a developmental stage must be requested at least two weeks ahead of deadline.

See disclaimer below for terms and conditions of service.

BASIC SHORT WORK EDITING OPTIONS

Proofread

$20/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

$30-50/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 SHORT WORK EDITING SERVICES

Research

$50-75/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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