Thorough, constructive manuscript evaluation covering the “big-picture” issues: story structure, plot, point of view, character and scene development, pacing, suspense, dialogue, genre-specific critique, and market potential  $0.009/word

+ Specific page notes  $0.012/word

+ Developmental editing  $0.016/word

+ Line editing  $0.018/word

+ Ghostwriting  $0.035/word and up

Phone consultations discussing notes and a plan of action and/or in-person meetings  $25/hour

Non Fiction

Basic copyediting—ensuring that grammar, usage, punctuation, and spelling are perfect and that any required style guidelines are followed.  $4/page

Substantive editing—improvements in organization, tone, transitions, word choice, and other aspects of writing in order to better communicate with the intended audience.  $7.50/page

Content creation—writing or rewriting text for blogs, newsletters, grants, proposals, sales, press releases, journalism, or website content.  $18/page


Please contact me with queries about hourly rate alternatives, package deals or project estimates.  References and CV available on request.

page = 250 words