Academic, thesis, business and web editing fees

As there are so many variables to consider when quoting for academic, thesis, business and web editing work, I recommend emailing me a sample of your work. This ensures that the quote is based on your project and writing needs, not an arbitrary predetermined rate.

It is important that I obtain as much information about your project and your mastery of English language, preferences and needs before quoting a price. Prices for these types of editing are heavily dependent on the level of editing you require: Structural editing, Copy editing or Verification editing/proofreading. These edits can also be categorised as light, medium or heavy. (Please note that thesis editing is limited to copy editing and proofreading only.)

Understanding how to brief an editor will also assist with fair and reasonable quoting specific to your needs. The Structural Editing, Copy editing and Verification editing/proofreading checklists can further help you to identify the level of editing required.

Depending on your individual client requirements and the nature of your manuscript/document, I offer both cents-per-word and project-based quotes. These quotes can only be arrived at once I have assessed your manuscript/document and determined the level of editing required.

EDITING FEE RANGE  (Fees are based on total word count and thesis/document complexity)

Copy editing:  2 - 5 cents per word count

Proofreading: 2 - 4  cents per word count

Structurual editing: 2 - 6 cents per word count

 

Book publishing fees

PRE-PUBLICATION FEES

EDITING FEE RANGE
Fees are based on total word count and manuscript complexity.

Manuscript assessment: $250 - $800

Structural editing: 2 - 6 cents per word count

Copy editing: 2 - 5 cents per word count

Proofreading: 2 - 4 cents per word count (occurs after typesetting stage and prior to printing, usually in PDF format)

Blurb copywriting: $80 (copy editing of author’s current blurb version); $115 (copywriting original content)

BOOK INTERIOR LAYOUT & TYPESETTING FEE RANGE
Fees are based on total word count, pictorial content and page layout complexity.

Text-only books: $400 - $950

Text and image-based books: $500 - $1200


PUBLICATION FEES

PRINT ON DEMAND (POD) SET-UP FEES
Fee includes setting up the author’s account, uploading interior pages and book cover PDF files for POD book sales, setting distribution pathways and prices, obtaining taxation forms, inputting metadata, BISAC codes and keywords, advice re ISBNs, Prepublication Data Record and legal deposit.

Amazon CreateSpace: $195

IngramSpark: $195

E-BOOK CONVERSION AND UPLOADING FEES
Fee covers establishing the author’s account and uploading EPUB file and book cover JPEG file for E-book sales, obtaining taxation forms, inputting metadata, BISAC codes and keywords.


Amazon KDP: $250 - $450

IngramSpark: $250 - $450

 

Requesting a quote

You can contact me using the form on my Contact page. I can provide you with a no-obligation quote within 24-48 hours, depending on my existing workload.

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