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Fees & Payment            

What You Will Pay

Proofreading - $.01 per word (1 penny per word)
Copyediting - $.02 per word (2 pennies per word)

A per word policy avoids problems with determining the size of a page and how much work can be done in an hour.  Charging per word also allows you to calculate your own cost before submitting your document.

To figure out your word count electronically, simply open your Microsoft Word document and click on the Word Count option in the Tools menu.

Additional Charges

Minimum Charge - for any job is $25, regardless of word count.

Rush Charges - 25 % surcharge on total cost of the work if less than
the standard 5-7 turn around time.

Note:  Turn around time - Standard is 5 to 7 days from receiving payment for your project.  Websites and hard-copy projects are handled differently.  Larger jobs will take longer and turn around times will vary. 
I will be happy to discuss any of this with you at the time a quote is provided.

Cancellation Charges - 50% of the quoted project fee will be charged to cease work on a project once the work has begun.

How To Pay

Payment must be received in advance.

You can pay by personal check (must clear bank before work is returned), money order or by credit card via PayPal. 

PayPal is the quickest and easiest method and highly recommended. 
Go to
www.paypal.com and use Pencilsproofreading@yahoo.com 
for the account number.  It's that easy. 

All payments must be in U.S. dollars.

"Improving the written word
one letter at a time."





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