Book Editing Services Cost – Author Writing Services
Picture Books, Easy Readers, & Early Readers – up to 2000 words:
$20 Copy Editing
$30 Line Editing
Transition Readers, Easy Readers & Early Readers – up to 3500 words:
$35 Copy Editing
$52.50 Line Editing
Chapter Books – up to 15,000 words:
$150 Copy Editing
$225 Line Editing
Middle Grade Books – up to 45,000 words:
$540 Copy Editing
$742.50 Line Editing
Young Adult – up to 80,000 words:
$960 Copy Editing
$742.50 Line Editing
Novels – Fiction – up to 100,000 words:
$1200 Copy Editing
$1650 Line Editing
Short Stories – up to 10,000 words
$120 Copy Editing
$165 Line Editing
Poems – up to 1500 words
$18 Copy Editing
$24.75 Line Editing
Non-Fiction Editing Services – up to 25,000 words
$300 Copy Editing
$412.50 Line Editing – Fact Checking, Research Etc.
Bulletins – Fliers – Newsletters – Single Page Community/Church/Author Promotional Material, etc. – Double Sided – $20 Complete Edit
Resumes – $30 – includes critique
Catalog Product Descriptions – $3.50/each up to 100 words
Social Media Profile Editing/Marketing Critique – $6 – Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest
LinkedIn – $80
Study Guides/Curriculum – $15/page
Synopsis/Proposal – $15/page
Query Letter – $10
Social Media Profile Writing:
Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest – $20
LinkedIn – $160 – includes research, exploitation of all skills, experiences, etc.
Graphic Design, Layout & Marketing Centered Writing:
Social Media Cover Design – $75
Brochures – Single Page – Double Sided – $295 – Any Style Fold – Specify Letter or A4
Book Cover/Jacket – $295
Fliers – Double Sided – $75
Bookmarks – $95 – double sided
Business Cards – $175 – double sided
Letterhead & Envelope – $45
Resume – $175 – includes 30 minute phone call, recommendations, and exploitation of all skills and experiences.
*Please Note – I prefer to charge a fair flat rate instead of by the hour because I simply don’t like variables in pricing. Prices are figured by a set charge per word. Above word counts are the minimum charge – words over will be charged per word.
Picture Books to Chapter Books are as follows:
- .005/word – Proofreading
- .01/word – Copy Editing
- .015/word – Line Editing
Middle Grade and up are as follows:
- .006/word – Proofreading
- .012/word – Copy Editing
- .0165/word – Line Editing
Writing services are either .0375/word or .075/word – plus applicable design and marketing centered writing included.
For services over the minimum charge for word counts listed, please contact me so that I can send you an invoice for exact word count.
Turn Around Times:
Query Letters, Transition Readers, Easy Readers, etc. – under 3500 words – Approximately 3-5 Days.
Chapter Books & Middle Grade – Approximately 8 Days.
Young Adult – Approximately 14 Days.
Novels – Approximately 14 Days.
Short Stories & Poems – Approximately 5 Days.
Non-Fiction – Approximately 10 Days.
Other Editing – Approximately 3-5 Days.
These times are estimates depending on my workload it can be longer, so times are average. I will contact you as soon as possible to let you know how long your wait will be. If you don’t hear anything from me within the specified time, either I didn’t get it or fell off the face of the earth. Most likely I didn’t get it for some odd reason – so please try to contact me – if necessary, through social media in case the problem is with email.
Payment Options & Terms:
PayPal, Debit & Credit Card payments accepted through PayPal – you do not need a PayPal account to use any credit card option.
Payment plan options are available – please contact me for details.
With PayPal, we’re both protected, and is, therefore, preferred.
Cashier’s Check or Money Order accepted. No Personal or Certified Checks.
All money is to be paid upfront. All Payments Final. No Refunds. Payment Negotiations may be arranged for those in need.