Quick Guide to Estimated Costs

Developmental Editing, $3.50 per page 
50,0000 words/200 pages: $700.  85,0000 words/340 pages: $1,190. 110,000 words/440 pages: $1,540.

Line-editing, $4.00–$6.00 per page
50,0000 words/200 pages: $800–$1,200.  85,0000 words/340 pages: $1,360–$2,400. 110,000 words/440 pages:  $1,760–$2,640.

Copyediting, $3.00–$4.00 per page
50,0000 words/200 pages: $600–$800.  85,0000 words/340 pages: $1,020–$1,360. 110,000 words/440 pages: $1,320–$1,760.

Proofreading, $2.50 per page
50,0000 words/200 pages: $500.  85,0000 words/340 pages: $850. 110,000 words/440 pages: $1,100.

Manuscript Critique, $2.00 per page for the first 200 pages (50,000 words). $1.00 per page for each additional page. Rate is based on the standard book length of 260–440 pages (65,000–110,000 words). If your book is longer, each additional page is $2.00.
50,0000 words/200 pages: $400.  85,0000 words/340 pages: $540. 110,000 words/440 pages: $640.

Page Length: The industry-standard page length is 250 words per page. All project fees will be calculated using this as the basis for determining page number.

Reservations and Deposit: For projects estimated to cost $500 or greater, a deposit of $200 is required upon scheduling to confirm, hold, and guarantee a reservation. For projects estimated to cost less than $500, the full fee is required upon scheduling to confirm, hold, and guarantee a reservation. Deposits are refundable with a 30-day notice. All payments can be made through Intuit Quickbooks online invoicing, wire transfer, or check.