Copy Editing

There’s a great power in words, if you don’t hitch too many of them together. – Josh Billings, humourist

Congratulations, you wrote the copy. Chances are, though, you’re worried it’s not ready for public consumption. Your work could always use fresh eyes.

My Saada STYLO rates depend on your project, its complexity, the timeline and your requirements. Here’s my general guide, applicable HST not included:

Hourly Rate – quick copy editing projects such as press releases, letters, articles, brochure and web copy. One-hour minimum fee applies. Package deals are available.

Per Page Flat Rate  – time and labour-intensive projects such as book manuscripts, reports, copy for medium- to large-sized websites and academic essays.

Using my service means you get a review and polish of your final draft,  including some re-writing and fact checking, if needed.  As your copy editor, I’ll continually review:

  • Structure
  • Consistency of style
  • Clarity
  • Grammar
  • Punctuation
  • Spelling

Calculate an additional 20% for rush jobs (Canadian dollars-CDN).


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