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SERVICES AND RATES

Library Books

Critiquing

.006 per word: reading and evaluating the quality of the manuscript for publishing and providing feedback for improvement of copy. No corrections will be made to the copy. (Ex. 50,000 words x .006 = $300). Full payment must be made before services are started.

Proofreading

.009 per word: the manuscript has been edited and is being reviewed for basic grammatical errors including punctuation, spelling, capitalization, repetition, and other errors that the author might have made during revisions, etc. (Ex. 50,000 words x .009= $450). Full payment must be made before services are started.

Reading Books

Editing

.013 per word: in addition to checking for proofreading errors, the copy is checked for style, sentence structure, clarity, word usage, and the content is checked for consistency, overall development, and flow of the story. (50,000 words x .013 = $650). Full payment must be made before services are started.

Consulting

10-minutes for $20, 30-minutes for $60, or one-hour for $100: may be done in person (locally) or via the telephone, or a video program. Full payment must be made before services are started.

eBook Reader

eBook Converting

$100 for formatting for Kindle only. Full payment must be made before services are started.

Self-Publishing Assistance

25-100 pages@$500; 101-200 pages@$1000; 201-300 pages@$1500 for paperbacks and eBooks; eBook only@$400, regardless of page count (Kindle). Self-publishing assistance includes formatting, editing,  proofreading and cover creation. Payment plan: ½ up front and ½ once it's completed. The author will not receive the completed manuscript and final cover from Mayrann Speaks Productions until the total fee is paid in full. Your book will be uploaded to Amazon (with expanded distribution) and turned over to you as publisher to order copies and monitor sales.

Workspace

Ghostwriting

0.50 per word. (0.50 x 50,000 words = $25,000) That comes out to $125 per page. Payments plan: 1/3 up front, 1/3 halfway point, and 1/3 when completed. The author will not receive the completed manuscript from Mayrann Speaks Productions until the total fee is paid in full.

Turnaround time for editing is usually two weeks; publishing is usually two months. Turnaround time for ghostwriting varies according to different variables involved. Once the manuscript is submitted to and reviewed by Mayrann Speaks Productions, clients will be invoiced. All payments accepted via Square Point of Sale, and their fees are included in pricing. Prices subject to change without notification. (Note: we reserve the right to reject any manuscript for editing or publishing, and we do not publish children’s books).