HOURLY RATES

My pricing is based on the standard industry rates provided by the Editorial Freelancers Association here.

COPYEDITING — $40

In-depth review to get your content ready for proofreading

  • Correct misspellings and typos

  • Correct grammar and punctuation

  • Correct typography and formatting

  • Review any visual content (e.g., images, graphs, tables, charts)

  • Maintain consistency in style (e.g., spelling, capitalization)

  • Adhere to your preferred style guide (AP or Chicago)

  • Verify accuracy of basic facts

  • Create a house style sheet for future use

  • Reorganize/rewrite sentences for readability

  • Flag any potential copyright or libel issues

  • Flag tracking/continuity problems

  • Flag ambiguous vocabulary (and offer solutions)

  • Flag awkward phrasing (and offer solutions)

  • Flag repetition (and offer solutions)

  • Ensure clear word choice

  • Ensure clear sentence structure

PROOFREADING — $35

Surface check (final step before you publish your content)

  • Correct misspellings and typos

  • Correct grammar and punctuation

  • Correct typography and formatting

  • Review any visual content (e.g., images, graphs, tables, charts)

  • Maintain consistency in style (e.g., spelling, capitalization)

  • Adhere to your preferred style guide (AP or Chicago)

  • Correct obvious factual errors

  • Follow your house style sheet (if you have one)

Project rates are available for large projects (manuscripts, etc.). Reach out for more info!