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I adhere to the principles outlined in the Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA) Code of Fair Practice, 3rd Edition. Visit the Editorial Freelancers Association and consult the EFA Code of Fair Practice

Rates depend on the type and scope of the work required. I will ensure the client understands exactly what to expect from my work, and we will both be comfortable with the contracted fee before we begin. 
Type of Work, Estimated Pace, Range of Fees
ms = manuscript, pr = printed, pg = page, double-spaced, font-size 12 (industry standard for 1 page is 250 wds), hr = hour, wd = word


Speechwriting, new client, $100/hr

Speechwriting, return client, $80/hr


New presentation (MSPowerPoint)design, $80/hr

Presentation refinements for specific audience & objectives:

Presentation I produced, $70/hr

Presentation from another source, $70-$100/hr


Phone conference & coordination: $50/hr

Email communications & coordination: $50/hr


Copy editing (in-line comments) 5-10 ms pgs/hr $60/hr (grammar, punctuation) 

Line editing 2–5 ms pgs/hr $70/hr (organization, paragraph structure, sentence flow, word choice, language-related techniques, in-line comments) 

Text evaluation: $50/hr 

Proofreading: 9-13 ms pgs/hr $60/hr 

Researching or Fact Checking:  $60/hr 

Transcription: $60/audio minute (pro-rated)  
Speechwriting includes all work from assignment to delivery and post-delivery tasks. That means all drafting and revision, and preparation of remarks for delivery and post-delivery distribution or publication.

Presentation work includes master and slide-by-slide design recommendations and refinements based on client input, preferences, and refinements. Work includes broad talking points or speaking notes necessary or requested for an effective engagement.

Project management includes all coordination with host and client (in person, phone conference, or email), audience analysis, development or refinement of objectives, messages, and key points and associated recommendations to client. For presentation, project management includes logistical coordination with host (determination of audio-visual support available). Project management is a necessary part of speechwriting and presentation design.

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