Editing is $5 to $7 per 250-word page for most projects and includes a substantive edit and critique. Once you sign a contract, half the total is due up front and half when the project is finished. See our contact page for manuscript guidelines.
Manuscript critiques are $775 per one manuscript of up to 100,000 words.
Full pre-publication services for self-publishing authors: We know a lot of excellent book designers. If you need book interior design, cover design, copywriting, or print advice consultation, just ask for our list of proven freelancers.
Query letter writing and submission guidance is $150.
Our book, The Editor’s Lexicon: Essential Writing Terms for Novelists, is available on Amazon for $9.95, or on Kindle, iPad, and Nook for $4.99.
E-book formatting help is available for $0.99 in the form of E-Publishing: Your Complete Checklist, in all formats from Smashwords.
Not sure yet? Ask for a sample edit and proposal.
Note: The Threepenny Editor abides by the Editorial Freelancers Association code of ethics.