Editing and Author Services: This is an ala carte menu. Choose which option works best for you.
$.03 per word: This is for complete editorial services. A thorough content and line edit of 2 rounds as well as a separate copy edit by a different editor.
$.02 per word: This is for a thorough content and line edit which consists of 2 rounds of edits. The first round will be a heavy line edit with content notes, the second round will address any changes made after the first round as well as clean up anything not caught in the first round.
$.015 per word: This is for one thorough round of content edits, which consists of a thorough content edit as well as a complete line edit. There is no second round clean-up edit with this option.
$.01 per word: This is for a thorough beta edit. I will do a complete read-through of your manuscript and offer you editorial notes for content and craft. There are no line edits with this option.
$50: Cover copy including one tag line. This service will include 2 revision rounds, based on author feedback. In order to write cover copy I will need either a synopsis or a few paragraphs of sample copy from the author.
$50: Updating back matter on one title. This service is to update the back matter of one book (all formats), including biography, bibliography, links, etc.
Cover Art: Price varies according to artist. In my prior editorial positions I acted as art director for many titles. This means I know how to guide covers from start to finish, taking into account cover trends, marketing trends, and audience. If you would like me to work directly with an artist on your behalf I can help create a cover art form, guide revisions, and create a strong series look for your titles. Total price will include artist fee as well.
$200: eBook Formatting and Uploading. This service will include putting your book into an ebook template (if necessary), formatting the ebook in .pdf, epub, and Kindle mobi format, and uploading the book to Kindle, Nook, Apple, and Kobo. If there are additional sites you would like me to upload titles to, let me know and I will see what can be done.
$100: eBook Formatting. This service will include putting your book into an ebook template, if necessary, and formatting the ebook in .pdf, epub, and Kindle mobi format. It does not include uploading services.
$100: eBook Uploading. This service will include uploading your books to Kindle, Nook, Apple, and Kobo. It does not include eBook formatting.
Complete book services:
$400 plus editing: Book packaging. For $400, I will create cover copy and a tagline, manage the cover art creation, and format and upload the ebook for you to Kindle, Nook, Apple, and Kobo. Editing costs will be additional and are dependent on word count and package chosen.
$50 per hour: This is my freelance hourly rate and can be used in a multitude of ways. I can brainstorm contests, advertising ideas, ad copy, swag ideas, party ideas and much more. I love coming up with creative ideas to promote authors and books. I have plenty of practice coming up with publisher party themes, and given a budget, I can come up with creative promotional items for most anyone.
Are you looking for help with something not listed here? Let me know. Chances are if I can’t do it, I know someone who can. I welcome inquiries at firstname.lastname@example.org.