EDITING SERVICES FEES

CONSULTATION

Initial consultation is always free.

Ghostwriting

$50/hour for writing; $35/hour for interviewing. A maximum fee may be negotiated.

MANUSCRIPT EVALUATION

  • Evaluation of your writing style and voice (25  page submission): $75
  • More extensive evaluation: $125
  • Full evaluation fee is  based on a $40 hourly rate

EDITING

  • Developmental: $50/hour
  • Substantive: $50/hour
  • Copy/line editing:  $50/hour

PROOFREADING

  • $35/hour

Total fees vary between projects, depending upon the amount of work that needs to be done. For example, the fee for light copy or line editing of an 80,000 word, 320 page manuscript would be about $1,280; about $2,560 for heavy copyediting. Proofreading of a fairly clean 320 page manuscript would cost about $800; about $1,250 for an error-laden manuscript.

EXAMPLES OF MOST RECENT WORK

Sample Book Cover - Let the Record Show- Dorothy Read and Associates
Examples of Book Interior - LTRS
Examples of Book Interior - LTRS
Sample Cover Design - Earth Memories Ancient Replay - Dorothy Read and Associates
Sample - Book Interior Design - Earth Memories: Ancient Replay - Dorothy Read and Associates
Sample Book Cover - Climb the Mountains - Dorothy Read and Associates
Sample Book Design - Climb the Mountains - Dorothy Read and Associates
Sample Book Graphics/logo - Dorothy Read and Associaites

DESIGN SERVICE FEES

COVER/JACKET (COLOR OR B&W)

With art provided $250.00
Without art provided $350.00
Initial consultation (up to 1 hour) Free.

BOOK INTERIOR *

LEVEL 1 - $2.00/per page

  • Straight copy
  • Conventional front/back matter
  • Layout for print or ebook

Additional e-layout $50.00

* Minimum Book Design fee: $200

LEVEL 2 - $3.00/per page

  • Straight copy plus graphic elements (photos; figures such as graphs, charts, etc; sidebars, quote boxes, etc.),
  • Poetry, Children’s Picture Book

Additional e-layout $75.00.

LEVEL 3 - $4.00/per page

  • Academic works (includes annotation, citation, index, graphic elements, etc)
  • Specialty books such as cookbooks

Additional e-layout $150.00.

Self-publishing services are negotiated directly with the graphics team.