My full line of editing services includes substantive, stylistic, and copy editing as well as proofreading.

Substantive Editing

Reorganizing and clarifying the logical flow and structure of the overall work. This is also known as developmental/structural editing.

$0.035 per word (fiction)

$0.048 per word (non-fiction)

Stylistic & Copy Editing

Clarifying meaning; eliminating jargon and clichés; simplifying word usage. Correcting grammar, spelling, punctuation, and syntax.

$0.022 per word (fiction)

$0.036 per word (non-fiction)


 Checking over page proofs: text that has been copy edited and typeset. In other words, this is the final check before publishing.

$0.015 per word (fiction)

$0.022 per word (non-fiction)

I also perform editorial assessments/manuscript evaluations. Contact me for more details.

All prices in Canadian dollars

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Seventeen years of experience in the book publishing industry

I provide a full line of editing services to help authors and organizations develop effective and polished writing. Additionally, I have worked on a wide variety of projects, which has allowed me to develop the experience and tools necessary to help writers produce excellent writing regardless of style and subject matter. I can help you fully develop your manuscript, whether you want to submit it to agents and publishers or prepare it for self-publishing through platforms such as Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP).

Experienced in developing books from manuscript to finished product

My editing helps writers in various areas of writing, including literary fiction, mystery, science fiction, fantasy, poetry, and business. Basically, if you’re just getting started or your text simply needs a copy edit, I can help you get your manuscript into great shape. Whether you’re submitting to agents and traditional publishers or going the route of self-publishing, I will help you produce the best writing possible.


Let’s discuss your writing project…

Please contact me to learn more about my editing services.

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