I edit for punctuation, grammar, style adherence, consistency, clarity, format, and content. For finite work, half of the estimated cost is due before the work begns and half is due upon completion. If the job is ongoing, a regular payment schedule will be established.
Journal articles. Books and book chapters. Educational and instructional materials. Grant applications. Newsletters. Annual reports. Fiction. Monographs. Abstracts.
$30 per hour
I will gladly use the particular style guide required, and I keep close to hand copies of the American Medical Association, American Psychological Association, and Chicago manuals of style.
While much of my work has been in the biomedical field, I enthusiastically embrace the opportunity to write and edit in a variety of fields. I have trained in archaeology/anthropology and library science; my undergraduate degree is in studio art; and my graduate degree is in literature. I have collaborated with academicians, researchers, major institutions, small non-profits, individual writers, and local and major media.
Grant applications. Annual reports. Newsletters. Magazine and newspaper articles. Essays. Book indexes. Bibliographies. Works cited. Nonfiction television scripts. (Kindly note that I do not offer ghost-writing services.)
$45 per hour for indexes, bibliographies and Sources Cited
$60 per hour for everything else
I enjoy working with non-profit organizations, and if you are a small non-profit, I will do my best to provide work at a cost that will not detract from your ability to provide your valuable service.