I charge by the word so you know up front exactly how much you will be paying. All prices are in USD. Current prices are as follows:
Line editing: $0.008/word = $8.00/1000 words or $2.00/page*
Copyediting: $0.006/word = $6.00/1000 words or $1.50/page
Beta reading: $0.002/word = $2.00/1000 words or $0.50/page
Substantive editing: $0.007/word = $7.00/1000 words or $1.75/page
Proofreading: $0.003/word = $3.00/1000 words or $0.75/page
Want to combine services?
Substantive edit and future line edit: $0.012/word = $12.00/1000 words or $3.00/page (20% savings)
Substantive edit, line edit, and final copyedit/proofread: $0.017/word = $17.00/1000 words or $4.25/page. (20% savings)
*based on the industry standard of 250 words per page
I accept payment by PayPal only. 50% of the total editing cost is due via electronic invoice before I begin work on your manuscript; the other 50% is due upon completion.
Please see my disclaimer here.