For better writing

Rates

Developmental editing

An overall review of the plot, characters, story arc, sequence of events, and other main elements of the story. Does not include copyediting, though editor will mark some items as she reads. 

Starts at 1.8 cents/word, based on content and scope of project. Rush jobs extra.

Copyediting

A full edit on a completed book; reviewing spelling, grammar, punctuation, consistency, word usage. Includes light fact checking and watching for repetition, cliché, or events out of sequence. 

Starts at 1.5 cents/word, based on content and scope of project. Rush jobs extra.

Proofreading

Final check before publication after book has been edited, corrected, and formatted. One last read for errors, as well as making sure spacing, titles, subheads, page numbers, or other elements are correct & consistent. 

Starts at 1.3 cents/word, based on content and scope of project. Rush jobs extra.

Website content review/edit

Edit all text, make sure all links are correct, check photos, more.

$50 per hour or negotiated flat fee.

Social media marketing

Writing tweets and new FaceBook posts, posting LinkedIn announcements or posts, adding images and links on Pinterest, or otherwise updating social media feeds, including responding to commenters.

$50/hour or negotiated rate per project.

Writing projects

Blogging, news releases, feature articles, newsletters.

Rates vary by scope of project and subject matter. $50 minimum for blogs.

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For info or to request an estimate, contact me at janarzooman@gmail.com