Editing means more than just grammar-checking (though I enjoy that as well!). If you’re unsure how much or which types of editing will best suit your needs, send me a sample of your writing for suggestions.
From $30/hour for graduate-student projects (with supervisor’s permission; excludes substantive editing. Learn more).
From $50/hour for academic and professional projects (depending on length, complexity, and requested turnaround time).
Types of Editing*
Structural / Substantive
Clarifying or reorganizing a document for content and structural flow. May also include strategies for further development.
Clarifying meaning, eliminating jargon, polishing language, improving sentence flow, and other non-mechanical line-by-line editing.
Editing for grammar, usage, spelling, punctuation, and other mechanics of style; checking for consistency of mechanics (including citation formatting) and for internal consistency of facts; reviewing head levels and approximate placement of art; editing tables, figures, and lists.
Checking already copyedited material for minor, mechanical errors (e.g. spelling mistakes or small internal inconsistencies) and for adherence to formatting requirements.
Contact me for an estimate. I also offer new potential clients a free sample edit.
*For more details, visit Editors Canada.