These rates are for information purposes only. Projects differ, and each will be individually assessed to determine the level of editing and/or proofreading required. A free, no-obligation quote will be provided for all editing and proofreading.
All prices in Australian dollars.
$21.00/1000 words (minimum $210)
Copy editing concentrates on ensuring consistent style, tempo, language, spelling, punctuation and grammar from prelims to end matter. Includes headings, illustrations, tables, links, and references.
(Note: work with fewer than 5000 words, $210 minimum)
$22.00/1000 words (minimum $220)
Detailed editing for structure, plot, characterisation and chapter arrangement. Structural editing looks at story clarity, intended readership, and cohesion for all story elements.
(Note: work with fewer than 5000 words, $220 minimum)
$17.00/1000 words (minimum $170)
Spell-check is not proofreading. I will go over your work, checking for typos, punctuation, grammar, tense issues and standard consistency.
Layout proofing (galley proofing) includes checking for widows, orphans and run-ons, page numbering, front and back matter.
(Note: work with fewer than 5000 words, $170 minimum)
Short story: included with edit
Novel/Novella: $20.00/1000 words (minimum $200)
Personalised assessment of your manuscript for clarity, structure, consistency, completeness, strengths, weaknesses, and grammar before submission to publisher, agent, or for author-publishing. Includes full written report.
(Note: work with fewer than 5000 words, $200 minimum)
An optional thirty-minute phonecall is included with each edit. Any additional phonecalls are charged at $30/hour (or part thereof).
Negotiable, and guaranteed to save you money!
Combining services makes for an easy transition of your manuscript-development stages.
Whether you're looking to combine editorial services such as structural and copy editing, development and copy editing, contact us to chat about your needs, and for a free quote.
Phoenix Editing can take your manuscript from first draft to beautiful end product, ready for submission to traditional markets or author-publication.
Please note these are base rates only. Each manuscript will be individually assessed to determine the work required
All projects submitted to Phoenix Editing are covered by a confidentiality agreement
Priority projects (rush jobs) will incur a surcharge
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