Audio and Print Editing Services

In addition to writing this blog and creating my own work, I provide freelance editing services for podcasters, bloggers, and authors. You can find more information about my experience and rates, as well as contact information, below. Note that all services are dependent on my personal availability, so please submit the contact form at the bottom of the page for any inquiries you may have.

Experience

Professional: I have eight years of professional audio editing and mixing experience as a producer in various radio and e-learning capacities. I also have four years of copy editing and technical writing experience within the technology industry. Additionally, I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunications from Bowling Green State University and provided pro bono editing services to various published blog posts and short published works.

Personal: I’ve been blogging on a regular basis since 2008, with further blogging and writing experience since 2005. I am the author of the short story compilation, An Epilogue to Innocence, as well as co-host and producer for the now-defunct podcast Everyone is Funnier Than Us. I’ve also been a contributing writer on various blogs, generally focusing on the topics of finance and gaming.

Rates

Rates are determined by the type of project as well as the scope of the project. Base rates for services are listed below. Custom rates can be discussed on a case-by-case basis. If you need more than one service as part of your project, discounted rates may be available, depending on the scope of the project.

Copy/Line Editing – Starting at $0.006 per word (approximately $2.40 per page)
Copy and line editing services will include the review of grammar, sentence structure, readability, dialogue, imagery, and other story content. I will complete edits in either Microsoft Word using the Track Changes feature or Google Docs using the Suggesting feature, whichever is preferred. Estimated turnaround time for copy/line editing services is two weeks per 50,000 words. I will provide an more specific estimate if your project is significantly longer or shorter upon accepting the project.

Developmental Editing – Starting at $0.004 per word (approximately $1.60 per page)
Development editing services will include the review of plot, characters, story pacing, world building, and other stylistic choices. Following a review of your project, I will provide feedback via email regarding each of these areas, my thoughts on your strengths and weaknesses in those areas, and any other feedback I may have. Estimated turnaround time for developmental editing services is two weeks per 50,000 words. I will provide an more specific estimate if your project is significantly longer or shorter upon accepting the project.

Ebook Formatting – Starting at $0.40 per page
Ebook formatting services include conversion of manuscripts into ebook formats for Amazon KDP Publishing and/or CreateSpace Publishing. Estimated turnaround time for ebook formatting services is one week per 200 pages.

Podcast Editing – Starting at $35.00 per unedited hour of content
Podcast editing services include the cleanup of basic errors and filler words throughout the length of your content. Sound effects and other pre-recorded audio clips that you provide will be added into the podcast at no additional cost, but do count towards the base content rate. Estimated turnaround time for audio less than two hours long will be three business days. Expedited requests will have an estimated turnaround time of one business day and have an additional charge of $0.45 per unedited audio minute.

Podcast Transcription – Starting at $2.00 per audio minute
Podcast transcription services include providing a complete, proofread audio script of podcast audio. Time stamps per text page or every five minutes, whichever is preferred, are included in the base rate. Estimated turnaround time for audio less than one hour long will be three business days. Expedited requests will have an estimated turnaround time of one business day and have an additional charge of $0.45 per unedited audio minute.

Video Transcription – Starting at $2.25 per audio minute
Podcast transcription services include providing a complete, proofread script of your video’s audio. Time stamps per text page or every five minutes, whichever is preferred, are included in the base rate. Estimated turnaround time for audio less than one hour long will be three business days. Expedited requests will have an estimated turnaround time of one business day and have an additional charge of $0.45 per unedited audio minute.

Contact

Looking for any of the work mentioned above? Fill out the contact form below to get in touch with me.