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Editing Fees

Our charge for editing is $80/hour for all manuscript review and telephone consultation.

The time required to edit a manuscript is hard—perhaps impossible—to predict. An editor may move fairly quickly through one excerpt submission of a book manuscript a writer has sent and then have to plod through another submission from the same memoir manuscript.

Why is this so?

  • Sometimes a writer has sent in a story he has told many times and therefore the writing is already honed.
  • On the negative side, perhaps a writer has sent in a piece of writing too early in the process and the editor is working with copy that really needed reworking before submission.
  • Or, the reason can be something else entirely.

That’s why we cannot promise you we can read a fixed number of pages per hour but we can promise you that we will will work appropriately to deliver you the quality editing your have a right to receive from us.

Are you ready to work with a memoir editor?

We offer an introductory package—try us for a three-hour commitment. That’s it: three hours! If we’re a fit, you ask us for more time. If we’re not a fit, we go our separate ways.

The Memoir NetworkTake the next step & call us today!

207-353-5454, M-F, 9-5 ET or email us to set up an appointment. Suggest three dates and times that work for you and we will confirm one.