Fiction/Non-Fiction Editing Pricing Guide

 

The What Next? Package

(Not sure where your manuscript is going?)

– An in-depth evaluation of your 40,000 + -word manuscript in Microsoft Word (a ten to twelve-page assessment of its strengths and the areas where it could be brightened and honed)
– Although this is not an editing service, I will do a very light copy edit as needed

2¢/word (for example, an evaluation of 40,000 words would cost $797 CDN)

 

The Deep Cuts Package

(You have the bones, and you want an outside eye on plot, character, setting, and other elements.)

– A pre-edit, half-hour phone or Skype conversation

– A deep developmental (structural and stylistic) edit of your work in Microsoft Word

4¢/word (for example, a 40,000–word manuscript would cost $1597 CDN)

 

The Fine-Tooth Comb Package

(Your manuscript has had a developmental edit, and now it needs to be squeaky clean before you submit it to a press or agent.)

 – A thorough copy edit of your 40,000 + –word manuscript in Microsoft Word

5¢/word (for example, a 40,000–word manuscript would cost $1997 CND)

 

Add-Ons and Extras

 

  • A thirty-minute Skype (“see if we’re a good fit”) consultation prior to hiring me: $49 CDN

  • A sixty-minute, post-edit phone or Skype consultation: $99 CDN

  • A two-hour, post-edit phone or Skype consultation: $175 CDN

  • A second pass of developmental edits: starting from $899 CDN

  • A second pass of copy edits: starting from $1449 CDN