Proofreading Rates & Editing Rates

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epublishing editing rates

Proofreading and Editing Service


Calculate rates here (~1 cent per word)

♦ grammar ♦ tense ♦ punctuation ♦ misspellings ♦ typographical errors ♦ sentence fragments ♦ subject-verb agreement ♦ flow ♦ clarity ♦ transition ♦ word choice ♦ organization ♦ phrasing ambiguities ♦ audience appropriateness ♦ theme ♦ rhythm ♦ structure ♦ colloquialisms ♦ lexical register ♦ levels of diction ♦ rhetorical consistencyand much more! (See a complete list.)


Citation Style Formatting Service

Calculate rates here (1/2 cent per word)

Citation style formatting mainly applies to academic work. We have experts in APA format, MLA, Chicago Style (CSM), Canadian English, Harvard, Turabian, International English, ASA, Australian, Vancouver, Oxford Style or another citation style of your choosing.


Print Manuscript Formatting Service

Calculate rates here (1/2 cent per word)

We get your manuscript ready for publishing. The service includes spacing of text appropriate for the style of the manuscript, paragraph indenting, chapter breaks, page numbering and page headers using custom fonts in any style requested. A title page, a copyright page and table of contents are inserted along with any other preliminary pages required (e.g., acknowledgments, dedication). During the formatting process, we remove any incorrect formatting such as extraneous carriage breaks, manual double spacing, poorly formatted tabs and line breaks caused by hyphens. The manuscript can be set to whatever size you require with margins and gutters set at the correct dimensions for printing in that size. The format is done to your specifications by our layout experts. We have thousands of fonts to choose from for your book title and text. Trim sizes include pocket book, digest (5.5 x 8.5), A5, US trade (6 x 9), royal, crown quarto, small square, large hardcover, A4, large square, US letter and landscape.

Cover Design

$120 [US]

We offer single-image covers with title and author for digital publishing at a cost of $120. These are suitable for Kindle of ePub books. You must provide the image for the cover art.

$240 [US]

We offer single-image front cover, single-image back cover, spine and all text for print books at a cost of $240. You must provide the images for the cover art.


ISBN Generation and Maintenance

$50 [USD]


We offer single ISBN registration for just $50. This is 1/3 the price of Bowkers.*

*We do not resell ISBNs. We are the publisher of record.
Get your EAN barcode generated free when you register an ISBN through us, (a $25 value).


ePub or Kindle Conversion

$85 [USD]

Kindle Conversion or ePub Conversion
A flat fee applies for each conversion; depending on the manuscript size and complexity — typically $85.

Want your book on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and iBook in less than a week?

Go digital. Extraneous commands in a Word document or PDF can make a digital book look horrible. We strip out all of the extraneous materials in your file and make your book look beautiful when viewed on an Amazon Kindle, DX, Fire, Paperwhite, Voyage, Barnes & Noble's Nook, Apple iPad or any digital e-reader.

What we need from you

• your manuscript in MS Word format
• your high resolution images

What you receive from us

• Mobi file suitable for upload to Kindle Direct Publishing
or
• ePub file suitable for upload to Lulu, Barnes & Noble and others

With purchase, receive a FREE PDF file of your book suitable for upload to Lulu, CreateSpace and others.


Manuscript Formatting Rates

Calculate rates here (1/2 cent per word)

books with few internal images and without tables, charts, or figures

The service includes spacing of text appropriate for the style of the manuscript, paragraph indenting, chapter breaks, page numbering and page headers using custom fonts in any style requested. A title page, a copyright page and table of contents are inserted along with any other preliminary pages required (e.g., acknowledgments or dedication). During the formatting process, we remove any incorrect formatting such as extraneous carriage breaks, manual double spacing, poorly formatted tabs and line breaks caused by hyphens. The format is done to your specifications by our layout experts including margins and gutters set at the correct dimensions. We have thousands of fonts to choose from for your book title and text.

Advanced Manuscript Formatting and Layout Services

Quotes Available upon Request

Appropriate manuscripts for this service include, but are not limited to, those that include many images, charts, tables, figures or other special formatting. Images will need to be sent separately from the text in JPEG, TIFF or GIF format. The images can be resized and compressed and will be inserted into the manuscript where indicated by the author. This service does not include the creation of artwork or securing the rights to artwork or images, but it does include resizing and positioning them to obtain the best overall design. The service includes providing the best layout for picture captions, sidebars, and any information outside the main body of the text.

The service also includes the insertion and formatting of a table of contents, footnotes or endnotes should they be required and conversion to PDF.

The cost of this service depends upon the size of the manuscript, the quantity of images and/or graphics to be included, and effort necessary to design and create the final ready-to-print manuscript. Please contact us for a free, no-obligation quote.

WordSharp and its agents accept no liability for insertion of any images you do not own or have permission to use.

The digital manuscript format and advanced digital manuscript format and layout services can be purchased in conjunction with an edit or as stand-alone services. If purchased without an edit, the price quoted is for a manuscript of up to 80,000 words. For larger word counts, please check with us about the rate.


Please Note: We do not write papers for students.


We Work in Your Currency
We send receipts in every currency and we invoice in the following currencies:
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Instant Cost Quote

Determine the number of words in your project using the word count feature in your word processor. Enter the number (without commas) in one or more of the boxes below to calculate your cost for the service.

Proofreading and editing rate

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Citation style formatting, print manuscript formatting, or digital manuscript formatting

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Rush charge: Documents requiring expedited turnaround will incur a rush charge. For "per word" services, the charge is usually an additional 1 cent/word.


Ready for us to get started?

Fill out our form and upload your file. Indicate whether you want proofreading and editing or you want to add formatting. We work with a secure online processing system where you can pay with a credit card or a PayPal account.


Questions?

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proofreading and academic editing
I’m really glad I let you help me. Without your help my book was going nowhere. I can’t believe what a first rate job in such a short period of time and at a low price. Wow, professional service with a blazing fast turnaround time. I really appreciate what you did for me.
-Willow
You did an excellent job proofreading my dissertation quickly and carefully. You surpassed all of my expectations and made my dissertation publishable. You even fixed the tables! I thought that was well beyond what I could expect from a copyeditor at your rates. You made my work with a quite lengthy dissertation much easier. Your company is a lifesaver.
-Isabel
Let me express the sincerest appreciation for your efforts. You had really good suggestions that helped my book. The work was finished within a few days at a super rate. Your communication was always fast, courteous and personal. I would like to use the same editor for future novels. Best regards,
-Kayla
I have a lot of respect for you and your team. There is nothing worse for me than having to proofread my own stuff. Great job. My 249-page book was just sent to the publisher. My books receive the best reviews. I will use your services for a long time. You have a client for life.
-Luca
My expectations were very high yet they were exceeded. Your work was extremely efficient. All of the comments are clear and easy to understand. Your turnaround time was unbelievable. You are worth every penny. I wish I could shake your hand. I definitely have and continue to recommend your services.
-Kinsley
Approximately 15 files were copyedited over a seven-month period. There was a great deal to work through. I did not know what to expect. I wish I had found them sooner. My book sounds a lot better and flows really well. They came through for me.
-Bailey
Now I realize how essential it is to have a trained pair of eyes examine my work. You did a very expert and effective job of proofreading word usage, sentence structure, and grammar. These guys are prompt, professional, and their rates are good. I happily recommend them to anyone.
-Jake
These pros left a permanent impression on me. I had never used an editing service before. You did extensive work. Especially good is your very low price. Now I’m confident to put my book on Amazon. I’ll certainly recommend you to my friends.
-Morgan
I just wanted to let you know you are terrific. Plainly, my book is of substantially higher quality because of your dedication, hard work, experience, and expertise. You didn’t even charge me for the extra work you put in! That really showed me your professionalism and integrity. You are an efficient and hardworking team. Excellent job. I’ll continue to use your service for post-grad work.
-Wesley