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Editorial Services Offered

First 5 pages are free in order to give you an idea of how I work. Pages must be formatted according to industry standard (Courier New or Times New Roman 12pt font double spaced). Please email EasonEditorial@gmail.com and state the service you are interested in.

NOTE: ***Prices are a very good estimate. After reviewing the work, I may recommend a different level of service. You are not bound to that, it will simply be a recommendation.***

Overall Critique. Review the complete manuscript and offer input on its overall strengths and weaknesses, organization of the material, and the general tone of the writing.

0-20,000 $ 500

20,001- 45,000 Words – $ 750

45,001- 65,000 words- $1,000

65,001- 90,000 words $1,250

90,001- 120,000 words $1,500

Proofread. Correct typographical errors, formatting inconsistencies, misspelled words, and punctuation mistakes according to the US publishing industry’s standard references. (Included in minimal rewriting price.)

0 – 20,000 words $ 500

20,001- 45,000 words – $ 750

45,001- 65,000 words- $1,000

65,001- 90,000 words $1,250

90,001- 120,000 words $1,500

Copyedit. Identify ways to increase smoothness, eliminate ambiguity, and tighten the writing. Look for words and phrases that may be confusing or offensive to certain readers. Check for grammar, usage, and consistency. Point out clichés, jargon, repetitive words or phrases, and run-on sentences or paragraphs. Indicate where the writing sounds stilted or unrealistic.

0 – 20,000 words $ 750

20,001- 45,000 words – $1,250

45,001- 65,000 words- $1,500

65,001- 90,000 words $1,750

90,001- 120,000 words $2,000

 

Substantive/Structural Edit. Clarify or reorganize the manuscript for content, development of ideas, flow, and structure. Check for consistency, pace, and ease of readability. Advise the author of the appropriate guidelines for use and permission of quoted material.

0 – 20,000 words $1,250

20,001- 45,000 words – $1,550

45,001- 65,000 words- $1,750

65,001- 90,000 words $2,000

90,001- 120,000 words $2,500

Minimal Rewriting. In addition to the copyedit, create a limited amount of new material to be included as part of the manuscript on the basis of content and research supplied by the Client.

0 – 20,000 words $1,500

20,001- 45,000 words – $2,500

45,001- 65,000 words- $3,000

65,001- 90,000 words $3,500

90,001- 120,000 words $4,000

 

Developmental/Project Editing. Coordinating and editing a project from rough draft to final manuscript, incorporating ongoing input from Client. Includes assistance with preparing a proposal, suggested potential markets and/or agents, and literature addressing specific topics the Editor believes the Client may find helpful in order to improve overall writing skills. Also includes everything above.)

0 – 20,000 words $2,500

20,001- 45,000 words – $3,250

45,001- 65,000 words- $4,000

65,001- 90,000 words $4,550

90,001- 120,000 words $6,000

 

SPECIAL NOTE: If none of these options seem to fit the project, another specialized option may be agreed upon between Client and Editor and an addendum to the contract will be added.