Contract with editor? With price tag?

by Linda Lee

What does a professional experienced editor - with New York City experience - typically charge? What does the contract look like?

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Nov 02, 2011
Around .035 per word
by: James White

I don't think the locale matters so much as the depth of the edit. Just for grammar and continuity as well as punctuation of course, editors will charge about .035 per word.

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