Basic Copyediting

Corrections on spelling, grammar, word usage,

and punctuation

Proofreading

Typographical errors, problems with typesetting specifications and page formatting

Manuscript Evaluations

(Beta Reading)

Unbiased review of unpublished manuscript; considers narrative/plot development, character arcs, pacing, consistency,

and other literary moves

Heavy Copyediting

Corrections on spelling, grammar, word usage, and punctuation, with attention paid to stylistic choices, voice development, and writing style

Substantive/Line Edits

Corrections on syntactical errors, with attention paid to stylistic choices, voice development, and writing style; line editing focuses on manuscript consistency

Transcriptions

Typewritten copy of dictated, recorded, or longhand material

Rates

Basic Copyediting: $25-30/hr

Heavy Copyediting: $40-50/hr

Substantive/Line Editing: $45-60/hr

Proofreading: $25-30/hr

Transcriptions: $3/audio minute

Manuscript Evaluations: $300+

All rates are base estimates.

The final price will be determined based on length, density, and genre of writing and communicated in advance.

Please direct specific, detailed inquiries about your project to mikeyborgard@gmail.com.

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