Editing Rates



Note: Prices will vary depending on the nature of the manuscript and the type of editing. You will receive a more precise estimate before editing begins.



Substantive editing


$25/hour
Estimated price for an 80,000-word manuscript: $1875

Copy editing


$20/hour
Estimated price for an 80,000-word manuscript: $1500



One-page sample edit:

Free



Schedule:

In general, payment is split into three installments, one due after we agree on a contract, one due halfway through the editing process, and one due after editing is finished. Payment plans are negotiable.



Reduced Rates:

Reduced rates are sometimes available for low-income authors. For more information, please see the FAQ or contact ledmanuscripts@gmail.com.