All prices in Canadian dollars
Copyediting is usually done on the final word-processing draft of a document, before pages are formatted for print or the Web.
+ line editing (stylistic editing):
free sample edit with every project quote
Proofreading is done on the final form of document, usually after it’s been formatted for print or the Web.
text only: $3.85 per typeset page (about 300 words)
text and illustrations: custom pricing
Not sure if a full copyedit is right for you? Borrow some editorial expertise! I’ll evaluate your report, focusing on grammar, spelling, clarity, conciseness, and consistency, and give suggestions, with examples, of how you can fix common errors and add some polish.
$175 for the first 5,000 words
$85 for each following 5,000 words
I’ll help you turn your notes into a structured outline that addresses the purpose of the document and the needs of your intended readers.
$295 for up to 200 lines
custom pricing available
Does your first draft of a document seem unfocused and disorganized? I’ll show you how you can structure it for coherent and logical flow.
$125 per 5,000 words
Each document is unique when it comes to structural or developmental editing; the process can be very different from one project to another and commonly involves some of the tasks below. I’ll work with you to determine the approach that will create the best document for your message and your audience.
A style guide helps ensure consistency across all the documents that your organization produces. I’ll create a detailed custom guide based on a major style manual, such as The Chicago Manual of Style or The Canadian Press Stylebook, that covers the style matters (spelling, punctuation, capitalization, terminology, etc.) that your writers encounter every day.