Q. What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
A. I do keep updated on current trends in the field by subscribing to relative groups, attending seminars, and completing non-credit courses. In addition, I read, read, read.
Q. Do you have a standard pricing system for your service? If so, please share the details here.
A. WRITING – researching subject matter and constructing the article within specified word count
Mini article (blog entry) 150 – 200 word count… $5 delivered in 5 days
Short article 250 – 350 word count… $8 delivered in 5 days
Medium article 400 – 450 word count… $10 delivered in 7 days
Long article 550 – 700 word count… $12 delivered in 7 days
Very long article 750 – 1000 word count… $15 delivered in 10 days
EDITING - correcting punctuation, verb tenses, spelling, grammar, and run-on sentences
3 cents per word. This is based on word count function in your MS Word document.
$30 per hour. Work that requires heavy editing will be charged by the hour. The cost will be based on the estimated time after reviewing document. (Approximately 250 – 1,000 words per hour)
$5 per page for the 1st 10 pages based on a double spaced 12pt. document. For subsequent pages there will be a 50 cent reduction up to 30 pages.
$8 per page for the 1st 5 pages based on a single spaced 12pt. document. For subsequent pages there will be a 50 cent reduction up to 15 pages.
Pages with text covering less than 25% of page will be combined to add up to a full page for billing.
Discounts are available in excess of 50 pages. Ask me at time of consultation.
PROOFREADING - (Your previously edited work)
correcting spelling and typos.
$1 per page of a standard formatting (250-300 words per page)
Q. What types of customers have you worked with?
A. Before blogs existed, I did newsletter and magazine articles mainly as a voluntary service; then I started getting requests for customized poems or verses for greeting cards and more. Otherwise, I do Biographies for entertainers, resumes and website content.
Q. What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
A. I would want to have an editor or writer who would provide the following:
* quick turnaround
* take my work seriously
* have respect for my goal
* protect my privacy
Q. What questions should customers think through before talking to
professionals about their project?
A. I have liked writing since my childhood, but never considered it as a potential profession. Somehow, no matter what I did, it would involve writing in some way. By the time I approached age 50, it was evident that writing was going to be a significant part of my life. It started with love, then progressed into full blown passion.