Proofreading and Editing….What do you do and think?
We’re getting close to the announcement of the Word Weaver Writing Contest Winners, so I’m distracting you with this post.
And yes, I misspelled proofreading in the title on purpose.
You guys always ask me what stuff like editing costs, so I looked up a few editors’ rates. This is not unusual for editing, and a clean MS (manuscript) costs much less to edit.
No that’s not a shameless plug for my Private Critique Group.
Check out these rates. You can decide for yourself if they’re worth it – oh, and by the way, this isn’t fixing your story so it’s a page turner, it’s mostly finding typos and missing commas and stuff. Maybe a little story doctoring but that’s not usually what regular editors excel at.
SAMPLE EDIT RATE
75,000 (300 pages)$405.00 – $675.00
100,000 (400 pages)$540.00 – $900.00
Dollars: $0.004 p/word (approx…
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