Rates & Terms
My per-word rates are:
About Editing/Rewriting: When I was a novice freelancer, I charged a reduced rate for editing existing copy. I quickly learned that shaping up existing copy can take as long or longer than starting from scratch. If you can write professional copy, you don't need me. If you just need a proofreader, find a hungry college student to take a look. If your project is important to you, you need a professional writer to edit/rewrite/polish your copy. See this page: Editing/Rewrites.
Every client and every project are different, so I am flexible. Let’s talk about your project.
"If you think hiring professionals is expensive,
What is it worth to communicate your message
Standard turn-around time for small- and medium-sized jobs is 1 to 2 weeks, but varies depending on your project and my workload.
20% surcharge 3 to 4 business day turn-around
• Minimum fee: $100.
• 25% deposit required upfront.
• Milestones. Projects exceeding $750 billed in thirds: one-third deposit up front; one-third due after first draft; one-third due upon completion.
• If a project is killed for any reason, full payment is due for hours worked.
• Installment plans possible on large projects for existing clients, if agreed upon in advance. Just ask.
Payment may be made by check or PayPal. Credit card payments may be made through PayPal. Large amounts of cash in brown paper bags also accepted (large bills, please).
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