Because I keep getting asked… just a quick run-down
My primary editor only occasionally takes on projects. To inquire about her availability, you can reach her via her website. http://sarareinkeauthor.blogspot.com/
One of my secondary line editor, Lorena Streeter.
The rates she quoted:
Services and rates effective 7/1/12
A basic editorial read, checking for timeline, continuity, consistency, and glaring errors is 75 cents a page.
Simple edit: spelling, punctuation, grammar including sentence structure: $1.75 a page.
Comprehensive edit includes the above, but also includes suggestions for story structure, characterization, plot questions, as well as suggestions for any paragraphs that should be restructured, deleted, moved, and so forth. $2.75 a page.
Word-use read (spelling errors not caught by spellcheck programs, homonym confusion, word usage errors): 50 cents a page.
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Now it’s possible to format on your own. Nadia Lee has a fantastic book on it.
If you don’t want to do it on your own, you can have somebody do it for you.
I use LK Campbell.
From her site, formatting a book runs roughly:
Normal fees for basic formatting (based on word count) are as follows:
Short Stories Under 10K – $10.00;
Short Stories 10K-20K $15.00
Novella 20K-45K – $20.00
Novel-length 45K-80K $25.00
Novel-length 80K-100K – $30.00
Novel-length 100K-125K – $35.00
For very long novels $35.00 + $5.00 for each 10K over 125K
And she can do it in Kindle, Nook & Smashwords formats.
Angela Waters Art. She’s my go-to person.
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