process and price for businesses…

not quite sure a PROOFREAD is what you need?

the nitty-gritty should help you decide.

a proofread will cover....

  • Typographical errors
  • Remaining spelling errors
  • Punctuation errors
  • Inconsistencies
  • Spacing problems
  • Inaccurate page breaks

a proofread will not cover....

  • Changes in word usage
  • Reformatting
  • Tense correction
  • Paragraph arrangement
  • Caption consistency
  • Sentence structure
  • Header and footer consistency
  • Logic gaps
  • Copy edit (below)
  • Edit tracking

proofreading does not require a lot of time or money....

$30.00 per hour

STANDARD TEXT is proofread at approximately 7-10 pages per hour. At an average of 250 words per page (industry standard), this equates to $3.00 to $4.25 per page, or approximately .01 cent to .02 cents per word.

DIFFICULT TEXT is proofread at approximately 5-7 pages per hour. At an average of 250 words per page (industry standard), this equates to $4.25 to $6.00 per page, or approximately .02 cents to .03 cents per word.

Projects are quoted by the hour, tracked in 15 minute intervals, or by the total project (an agreed upon total). See DETAILS for more information.

A page, in industry standard, is generally 250 words, and encompasses the entire project. Standard text is simple text. Difficult text can include content translated from another language, academic or foreign terminology, or content needing a higher degree of focus.

Industry standard is defined by Editor’s Canada.

is a COPY EDIT the best way to go?

here are the facts to consider.

a copy edit will deal with....

  • Spelling
  • Punctuation
  • Grammar
  • Inconsistencies
  • Spacing
  • Capitalization
  • Formatting
  • Changes in word usage
  • Tense correction
  • Passive voice
  • Paragraph arrangement
  • Caption consistency
  • Sentence structure
  • Logic gaps
  • Header and footer consistency
  • Edit tracking

a copy edit will not do the following....

  • Alter your voice or style
  • Reorganize ideas for coherence
  • Cut or expand to meet length requirements
  • Fill gaps in content
  • Strengthen transitions
  • Question and resolve research
  • Alter flow or pacing
  • Make structural suggestions

copy editing is essential and worth every penny....

$40.00 per hour

STANDARD TEXT is copy edited at approximately 4-7 pages per hour. At an average of 250 words per page (industry standard), this equates to $5.75 to $10.00 per page, or approximately .02 cents to .04 cents per word.

DIFFICULT TEXT is copy edited at approximately 2-4 pages per hour. At an average of 250 words per page (industry standard), this equates to $10.00 to $20.00 per page, or approximately .04 cents to .08 cents per word.

Projects are quoted by the hour, tracked in 15 minute intervals, or by the total project (an agreed upon total). See DETAILS for more information.

A page, in industry standard, is generally 250 words, and encompasses the entire project. Standard text is simple text. Difficult text can include content translated from another language, academic or foreign terminology, or content needing a higher degree of focus.

Industry standard is defined by Editor’s Canada.

need reassurance a TOTAL REWRITE is for you?

here’s more insight.

a total rewrite will....

  • Include copy editing (above)
  • Stay true to your voice, your intent
  • Reorganize ideas for coherence
  • Cut or expand to meet length requirements
  • Fill gaps in content
  • Strengthen transitions
  • Question and resolve research accuracy
  • Alter flow and pacing
  • Make structural suggestions
  • Correct formatting
  • Track editing
  • Provide one-on-one review

a total rewrite will not....

  • Alter the purpose or tone
  • Provide research
  • Write from scratch

a total rewrite can take your words from blah to ya....

$60.00 per hour

STANDARD TEXT is rewritten at approximately 1 page per hour. At an average of 250 words per page (industry standard), this equates to $60.00 per page, or approximately .24 cents per word.

DIFFICULT TEXT is rewritten at approximately 1/2 page per hour. At an average of 250 words per page (industry standard), this equates to a minimum of $120.00 per page, or approximately .48 cents per word.

Projects are quoted by the hour, tracked in 15 minute intervals, or by the total project (an agreed upon total). See DETAILS for more information.

A page, in industry standard, is generally 250 words, and encompasses the entire project. Standard text is simple text. Difficult text can include content translated from another language, academic or foreign terminology, or content needing a higher degree of focus.

Real Estate Blurbs (MLS, sell sheets, etc), approx. 200 to 250 words, researched and written for $60.00 flat fee

Industry standards defined by Editor’s Canada and Professional Writers Association Canada.

what does it mean to have something WRITTEN FROM SCRATCH?

it means everything.

anything written from scratch will....

  • Be well researched
  • Stay true to your voice, your intent
  • Meet length requirements
  • Include copy editing (above)
  • Be formatted to print
  • Provide one-on-one reviews

things written from scratch will not....

  • Provide legal advice
  • Include marketing strategies
  • Provide representation or publishing

who knew having an award winning author write your words from scratch could cost so little....

$60.00 per hour, or approximately $1.00 per word, or an agreed upon project price. Every project is unique, quoted individually.

Projects are quoted by the hour, tracked in 15 minute intervals, or by the total project (an agreed upon total). See DETAILS for more information.

A page, in industry standard, is generally 250 words, and encompasses the entire project. Standard text is simple text. Difficult text can include content translated from another language, academic or foreign terminology, or content needing a higher degree of focus.

Real Estate Blurbs (MLS, sell sheets, etc), approx. 200 to 250 words, researched and written for $60.00 flat fee

Industry standards defined by Editor’s Canada and Professional Writers Association Canada.

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