General rate is $30/hour, so all estimates work toward that figure.
How long will your particular project take? I'll work through a few pages and be able to give you an estimate before we start.
Fiction/creative ... 25 cents/word
Marketing/PR ... 50 cents/word
Journalistic ... 25 cents/word
Non-fiction (with research) ... $30/hour
All rates below are based on the standards set by the Editorial Freelance Association.
A standard manuscript page is 250 words.
Simple proofreading ... 1.2 cent/word ($3/page)
Basic copyediting ... 2 cents/word ($5/page)
Heavy copyediting ... 3-4 cents/word
Developmental editing ... 4-5 cents/word
Graphic design ... $30/hour
Page design (primarily text) ... $3/page
Page design (text and images) ... $12/page
Quotes and Evaluations in Advance
I will edit a few pages of your manuscript or closely examine the project prior to taking on a new client in order to give us both an idea of what the project will entail and how much it will cost.
The Editorial Freelancers Association has a great resource page if you're looking for information about hiring.
Click HERE to see info about rates, best practices, editing samples and more. There's even a section with information for new authors.