Freelance Editing


One of the most helpful experiences for me as a doctoral student was getting useful feedback on my dissertation thesis chapters and the project as a whole.  Now that I’ve earned my PhD, I feel passing forward this service is important.  My goal is to help you make sure your thesis is written clearly and that its argument is developed well and flows logically.

If you’re a graduate student looking for a freelance editor to help, please feel free to contact me.  Be sure to let me know what field your project is in, your institutional affiliation, and the type of help you’d like.  Below you’ll find my general fees.

MANUSCRIPT EVALUATION $50
EDITING
Editing, basic copyediting 5-10 ms pgs/hr $20/hr
Editing, heavy copyediting 2–5 ms pgs/hr $30/hr
Editing, developmental 1–5 pgs/hr $40/hr
Editing, substantive or line 1–6 ms pgs/hr $35/hr
Editing, citations and/or formatting $30/hr
Fact Checking $30/hr
INDEXING 8-20 pr pg/hr $45/hr
$5.50/pr ind pg
Rush fee (24 hr turn around) for Editing $30
LAYOUT
Layout, books 6-10 pgs/hr $45/hr
Layout, newsletters 1-4 pgs/hr $40/hr
PERMISSIONS $40-50/hr
PROJECT MANAGEMENT $9-30/pr pg
$40-90/hr
PROOFREADING 9-13 ms pgs/hr $30-35/hr
RESEARCHING $40-75/hr
TRANSCRIBING variable $3-5/pg
TRANSLATING 300-500 wds/hr $40-50/hr

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