Every book needs editing. What type of editing do you need?
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DEVELOPMENTAL EDITING Avg $1,800.00 for an 80k word book (Also called: conceptual editing or manuscript appraisal.) EVALUATION EDITING 2 Weeks, Avg $2,500.00 for an 80k word book (Also called: manuscript critique or structural edit.) CONTENT EDITING Avg $50 to $85 an hour (Also called: substantive editing or full editing.) LINE EDITING Avg $.06 per word or $12 per page (Also called: stylistic edit or comprehensive edit.) COPYEDITING Avg $1,300.00 for an 80k word book When you have a finished manuscript—and I mean completely finished, not one that’s close to done or has a few gaps to fill in—it’s time to hire a copyeditor. A copyeditor will meticulously go through your book and find the spelling, punctuation, and grammar mistakes. PROOFREADING Avg $700.00 for an 80k word book A proofreader takes the printed version of your book after it’s been designed and formatted (called a “proof) and gives it a final review before the book goes to print. Since it comes right before publication, proofreading is the last line of defense against errors.
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