Editing and writing have always been true passions for me, and I love working with a manuscript from the nitty-gritty details to the overall big picture. I have a particular fondness for science fiction and fantasy, as well as young adult and middle grade stories. My experience includes proofreading, copyediting, line editing, and substantive editing across all genres of fiction, for both traditional publishers and self-publishing authors.
While every manuscript will require its own approach to editing, I have provided an estimated range of my rates below:
Proofreading: $0.013 to $0.019 per word (this is specifically for manuscripts that already have a style sheet and have previously been copyedited)
Copyediting: $0.022 to $0.027 per word
Editorial Evaluation Letter: $500 to $1,000 total for manuscripts under 100,000 words
Generally, you could expect a copyedit to cost somewhere between $1,600 to $2,000 for a manuscript around 75,000 words.
I am also happy to perform editing on only the first fifty pages for any writer who is seeking traditional publishing and wants to polish up their sample to include in queries.
- University of Washington Certificate in Editing
- University of Washington Bachelor's in English: Creative Writing
Copyedit and proofread adult science fiction and fantasy manuscripts for the Orbit imprint of Hachette Book Group.
Copyedit and proofread translated light novels for the Yen On imprint of Hachette Book Group.
Copyedit and proofread young adult and middle grade manuscripts for the Little, Brown Books for Young Readers imprint of Hachette Book Group.
Proofread young adult and middle grade fiction manuscripts for Macmillan Children's.
Provided copyediting and substantive editing across all genres of fiction for independent authors using a self-publishing platform.
Provided editorial letters with concise and courteous feedback on plot, character, and style.
Perform proofreading, copyediting, and substantive editing for self-publishing authors and traditional publishing clients.
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