Rates & Fees

The following rates and fees have been updated for 2019.

Please note that these rates are simply a guide to help you gauge your costs. Text density, illustrations, complexity and other factors will influence the final project fee.

Indexing:

  • $3.50 to $6 per book page
  • Rush jobs: additional 25%

Editing:

  • Copy editing: $45 to $50 per hour
  • Structural/stylistic editing: $50 to $60 per hour
  • E-book formatting: $30 to $40 per hour

Writing and communications consulting:

I am happy to negotiate a flat-fee rate for your project to help you stay within your budget. Contact me to discuss your project and obtain a detailed estimate.

Creativity coaching

  • Contact me for a free consultation and to discuss various fee packages

Rates listed do not include GST/HST.
Rates in Canadian dollars.

Contracts

Email agreements—in which we outline project scope, timelines, rates and fees, and service expectations—are usually sufficient for indexing and editing services. You may wish to have a more formal agreement. I will provide a contract based on the Editors’ Association of Canada “Agreement for Editing Services.”

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