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Children's books, rewrites and books of fewer than 10,000 words are priced individually. Please contact me to discuss your requirements. 

Minimum fee £50

Alison's Editing Service Prices

Copy-edit (also known as line edit): advising the author of any inconsistencies, anomalies and contradictions within the text along with occasional suggestions for improving sentence construction. 

Between £7 and £8.50 per 1,000 words depending on the level of work required.

Proof read: checking the text for spelling, punctuation and grammatical errors. Proof reading does not include any advice on sentence construction, inconsistencies or contradictions. 

£3.50 per 1,000 words.


Structural edit (also known as developmental or substantive edit). This involves a detailed analysis of the text in consultation with the author.


Between £10 and £15 per 1,000 words depending on the level of work required.

Payment can be made via bank transfer or PayPal. A deposit of £100 will usually be required to secure a booking. Please note this deposit is non-refundable.


If you are unsure which service you require, please get in touch with me via the contact page or via email