EDITING RATES FOR 2018
My primary focus is on genre writing, specifically fantasy, weird fiction, horror, slipstream, and Young Adult. I will also happily edit Middle Grade fiction aimed at more advanced young readers. I love and welcome LGBTQIA content and themes in genre fiction.
For all editing packages, I require a 50% deposit before I begin work. The remainder will be payable upon delivery of the edited manuscript. Existing clients, please contact me for discussion regarding 2017 rates.
I accept payment in UK£ via bank deposit to a UK bank, South African rands via deposit to an SA bank, or in US$ via PayPal. Query me regarding availability at email@example.com
ASSESSMENT: $5/1000 words – a thorough editorial letter with links to useful resources on the areas of your novel that require work. An assessment will look at pacing, characterisation, structure and highlight technical issues in your writing. The first 20 pages will be copy edited to give you an idea areas you may need to address in the remainder of the manuscript.
COPY EDITING: $10/1000 words – this will be one round of in-depth copy editing, focusing on technical and narrative errors in your writing.
LINE EDITS/PROOFING: $3/1000 words – a final, light proofread on a manuscript that has been previously edited and revised.
I have been a working author for over a decade, with published novels to my name. I’m a beta-reader and editor to several colleagues and clients, and have a wealth of experience to draw on. Having been on the reciving end of my own share of editorial letters and copy edited manuscripts, I understand just how daunting they can be. I am here not to tear a story down, but work with an author to make their writing the best it can possibly be.