A large number of people get in touch with me every week to ask for a quote for editing or proofreading. I’ve put together these guidelines for contacting me for a price and turnaround quote, but it would apply to most editors and proofreaders I know, with a few tweaks here and there.
Sending me all this information in one go won’t give you a price decrease or a quicker turnaround if we end up making an agreement, but it will make the process easier and quicker – for both of us.
What does your prospective editor need to know?
This is what I need you to send to me in order to be able to give you a fair price and turnaround quote:
- Is the material a book or something else (a website, advertising material, etc.)?
- If it’s a book, is it fiction or non-fiction?
- What is it, generally…
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