Proofreading Rates & Editing Rates
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Proofreading and Editing ServiceCalculate rates here (~1 cent per word)
♦ grammar ♦ tense ♦ punctuation ♦ misspellings ♦ typographical errors ♦ sentence fragments ♦ subject-verb agreement ♦ flow ♦ clarity ♦ transition ♦ word choice ♦ organization ♦ phrasing ambiguities ♦ audience appropriateness ♦ theme ♦ rhythm ♦ structure ♦ colloquialisms ♦ lexical register ♦ levels of diction ♦ rhetorical consistency ♦ and much more! (See a complete list.)
Citation Style Formatting ServiceCalculate rates here (1/2 cent per word)
Citation style formatting mainly applies to academic work. We have experts in APA format, MLA, Chicago Style (CSM), Canadian English, Harvard, Turabian, International English, ASA, Australian, Vancouver, Oxford Style or another citation style of your choosing.
Print Manuscript Formatting Service
Calculate rates here (1/2 cent per word)
We get your manuscript ready for publishing. The service includes spacing of text appropriate for the style of the manuscript, paragraph indenting, chapter breaks, page numbering and page headers using custom fonts in any style requested. A title page, a copyright page and table of contents are inserted along with any other preliminary pages required (e.g., acknowledgments, dedication). During the formatting process, we remove any incorrect formatting such as extraneous carriage breaks, manual double spacing, poorly formatted tabs and line breaks caused by hyphens. The manuscript can be set to whatever size you require with margins and gutters set at the correct dimensions for printing in that size. The format is done to your specifications by our layout experts. We have thousands of fonts to choose from for your book title and text. Trim sizes include pocket book, digest (5.5 x 8.5), A5, US trade (6 x 9), royal, crown quarto, small square, large hardcover, A4, large square, US letter and landscape.
ISBN Generation and Maintenance
We offer single ISBN registration for just $50. This is 1/3 the price of Bowkers.*
*We do not resell ISBNs. We are the publisher of record.
Get your EAN barcode generated free when you register an ISBN through us, (a $25 value).
ePub or Kindle Conversion
Kindle Conversion or ePub Conversion
What you receive from us
• Mobi file suitable for upload to Kindle Direct Publishing
With purchase, receive a FREE PDF file of your book suitable for upload to Lulu, CreateSpace and others.
Calculate rates here (1/2 cent per word)
books with few internal images and without tables, charts, or figures
The service includes spacing of text appropriate for the style of the manuscript, paragraph indenting, chapter breaks, page numbering and page headers using custom fonts in any style requested. A title page, a copyright page and table of contents are inserted along with any other preliminary pages required (e.g., acknowledgments or dedication). During the formatting process, we remove any incorrect formatting such as extraneous carriage breaks, manual double spacing, poorly formatted tabs and line breaks caused by hyphens. The format is done to your specifications by our layout experts including margins and gutters set at the correct dimensions. We have thousands of fonts to choose from for your book title and text.Advanced Manuscript Formatting and Layout Services
Quotes Available upon Request
Appropriate manuscripts for this service include, but are not limited to, those that include many images, charts, tables, figures or other special formatting. Images will need to be sent separately from the text in JPEG, TIFF or GIF format. The images can be resized and compressed and will be inserted into the manuscript where indicated by the author. This service does not include the creation of artwork or securing the rights to artwork or images, but it does include resizing and positioning them to obtain the best overall design. The service includes providing the best layout for picture captions, sidebars, and any information outside the main body of the text.
The service also includes the insertion and formatting of a table of contents, footnotes or endnotes should they be required and conversion to PDF.
The cost of this service depends upon the size of the manuscript, the quantity of images and/or graphics to be included, and effort necessary to design and create the final ready-to-print manuscript. Please contact us for a free, no-obligation quote.
WordSharp and its agents accept no liability for insertion of any images you do not own or have permission to use.
The digital manuscript format and advanced digital manuscript format and layout services can be purchased in conjunction with an edit or as stand-alone services. If purchased without an edit, the price quoted is for a manuscript of up to 80,000 words. For larger word counts, please check with us about the rate.
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Instant Cost Quote
Determine the number of words in your project using the word count feature in your word processor. Enter the number (without commas) in one or more of the boxes below to calculate your cost for the service.
Proofreading and editing
Citation style formatting, print manuscript formatting, or digital manuscript formatting
Documents requiring expedited turnaround will incur a rush charge. For "per word" services, the charge is usually an additional 1 cent/word.
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