New: Spring Sale — Take 30% off regular copyediting rates!
Edit for Indies’ Current Rates, as of March 2019
Under 12K words>>>>$99 (new minimum rate for all jobs)
20K and up: I’m moving to a per word rate (.007 a word); so for example, a 30,000-word MS would cost $210 to edit and a 60,000 one would cost $420.
Hot deal: MS of 70K–100K………………………..$499 flat rate*!
Longer book? Happy to help. Ask me for a quote.
*Nonfiction books (self-help, health titles, etc.) cost .01 (one cent) per word.
Has your book already been copyedited (or is your MS super-clean?), and you just need proofreading? That’s now .003 per word.
Edit for Indies’ professional copyediting service includes correcting your manuscript’s grammar, punctuation, typos, and any necessary fact-checking. We will gladly send you a 1,000-word free sample edit on request. Developmental editing (i.e., suggestions and constructive feedback on issues like style, dialogue, narrative flow, and pacing via the comment feature in Microsoft Word) costs a very reasonable .007 per word for fiction.
We will also provide you with a well-crafted book description, if desired, for an additional $45!
Terms: I invoice my clients by PayPal before starting the edit. You pay no extra fees! (Split payment terms are available for larger jobs.)
72-Hour Rush Jobs: If you need your job done super-fast, I can usually squeeze you in for an additional 20 percent of my copyediting rate, depending on schedule.
Use the form below to contact me privately. Thanks! (Always feel free to check with me about sliding scale options, as I may be able to help. Just let me know what’s in your budget for a particular project.)