Hey all your professional editors out there.
I usually write or edit shorter works (commercial stuff like websites, brochures, press releases, etc.).
Which is sort of like SPRINTING.
Now I need to know what's the going rate for a LONG DISTANCE project -- editing a book?
I'll give you the parameters and you tell me what YOU would charge or think is reasonable as either a per word or per page rate.
I am far from an expert but I run a local group with quite a few published authors. I *think* about $1200-1500 for 300-400 standard pages.
I'm definitely no expert. However, that is the reason I've not even tried to pub an epic I wrote which a number of people said should published. Good epics are few and far between. I kept getting quotes from the editors I contacted (freelance) because it needs some serious woodcutting and I didn't know where to start (still don't--but going to anyway 1st of Aug) The best rate I got was 1.75 per pg (one person--rest were all $2 per pg). At 900 (closer to 1,000) pgs, I couldn't do it, but I've been being harassed by a couple of people (not friends or family) to try again to self-edit, so guess I'll see. Wouldn't it be loverly if we could all just send in manuscripts and know it would go to a good editor at a pub house, like things used to be!!
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