S45E8 – How to Charge for Editing

There are a variety of ways you can make money from editing, but you have to have an honest understanding of your ability, experience and skill. Three things come into play when determining how much editors charge for their work: quality, speed, and cost. Often, editors will be able to meet expectations for two, such as being good quality and cheap, but they won’t be fast.

In this episode, we talk about how to balance these, as well as industry standards for freelance editing.

First aired August 28, 2023.

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I'm an editor and cover designer for AspenHouse Publishing. I am also a host for AspenHouse's poscast, Writing Roots.

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