HOW MUCH WILL IT COST?

 

Editorial services 

I'm keeping this simple. Submission package rates are fixed*. Manuscript and ghostwriting fees vary depending on the length and type of project. The quotes below are to give you an idea of the costs involved. 

 

*This fixed fee assumes the standardised agency requirements of a single sided A4 cover letter, A4 single sided synopsis and 3 sample chapters. For more complex or simpler submission packages, fees will vary. 

Agent submissions 

Review & edit   

  • Cover letter - £75

  • Synopsis - £200

  • Sample chapters - £300 

 

Submission package review & edit 

  • Cover letter, synopsis and sample chapters - £500 

Need help with writing? 

  • Full submission package from start to finish - £1000

 

Manuscript editing

The cost of a full manuscript edit will depend on your manuscript length. The rates quoted are to give you an idea. 

  • Full Manuscript Edit - 80,000 words £1200

  • Reader Report - 80,000 words £200 

Developmental editing

The cost of a full manuscript edit will depend on your manuscript length. The rates quoted are to give you an idea. 

  • Full Manuscript Edit - 80,000 words £1200

  • Reader Report - 80,000 words £200 

Ghostwriting 

A standard novel of approx 80,000 words will cost £10,000 

Rates for creative development 

Website rates quoted are for a basic, single page site, contact form, cookie alert and generic privacy policy. PowerPoint - price quoted is for an hour long presentation with approx 20 slides. Rates vary depending on the length and slide content. 

All new social media, websites, PowerPoints and blogs come with a good supply of hand holding, and a walk through maintenance guide included as standard. 

Social Media 

Platforms & on-line presence

  • Social media and cross platform sharing - £100 

  • Setting up Facebook, Instagram & Twitter accounts - £50 

  • Establishing your blog  - £100

Websites

  • Design & build from £150​ 

  • Review and editorial overhaul £150

Website package

  • Website design, build and content edit from £250

Presentations

  • Book launch consultation £50​ 

  • PowerPoint presentation £100

  • PowerPoint development & content £300

Book covers, illustrations & design 

Costs are dependant on how much input you need. To give you some idea, a single illustration jacket for a standard paperback runs at approx £150. 

Services include: 

  • Consultation 

  • Jacket design

  • Concept ideas and artwork 

  • Illustration 

Contacting me 

 

Email me and tell me about your project. What are you writing? How long is your manuscript? Tell me about your social media or website requirements. I usually follow up by asking to see a sample of your work and may set up an initial telephone or video meeting depending on your project. 

Indie is a State of Mind 

Jac Forsyth, writer, editor, creative 

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