Rates and fees

The following rates and fees have been updated for 2022.

Please note that these rates are simply a guide to help you gauge your costs. Text density, illustrations, complexity and other factors will influence the final project fee.


  • $3.50 to $6 per book page
  • Rush jobs: additional 25%


  • Copy editing: $45 to $50 per hour
  • Structural/stylistic editing: $50 to $60 per hour
  • E-book formatting: $30 to $40 per hour

Writing and communications support:

I am happy to negotiate a flat-fee rate for your project to help you stay within your budget. Contact me to discuss your project and obtain a detailed estimate.

Creativity coaching

  • Contact me for a free consultation and to discuss various fee packages

Rates listed do not include GST/HST.
Rates in Canadian dollars.


Email agreements—in which we outline project scope, timelines, rates and fees, and service expectations—are usually sufficient for indexing and editing services. You may wish to have a more formal agreement. I will provide a contract based on the Editors’ Association of Canada “Agreement for Editing Services.”

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