Anyone who books a date before June 1, no matter what the date in 2013, will receive the current rate:
Proofreading-Cost $1.00 per thousand words
Copy Editing-Cost $2.50 per thousand words
Anyone who books a date after June 1 will pay the new rate.
Here is a list of the upcoming changes and the services for each:
Proofreading - Cost $2.00 per thousand words (up by $1.00/1000 words)
There will be a $20.00 minimum fee for MS 10,000 words or less.
v Correcting errors in spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
v Correcting incorrect word usage (such as the use of accept and except).
v Ensuring consistency in spelling, hyphenation, numerals, fonts, and capitalization.
v Adding punctuation in order to eliminate confusion and to improve readability.
Copy Editing - Cost $3.00 per thousand words (up by $0.50/1000 words)
v Proofreading services.
v Checking for consistency in descriptions.
v Improving the ﬂow of text rather than simply ensuring correct usage and grammar.
v Moving sentences to improve readability.
v Offering alternatives, rather than simply ﬂagging problems.
v Watching for over-used vocabulary, offering alternatives that improve the message while retaining the style of speech.
Also, (effective immediately) I will be happy to do general formatting for an additional fee of $20.00/per manuscript.