OT: editing question/ SF Xmas book
rohina at shaw.ca
Sat Jan 22 22:25:19 EST 2005
HSchinske at aol.com wrote:
> Yikes, that sounds way low to me! I was charging US$1.75 per page as
> a proofreader for a technical magazine over six years ago (and I was
> fast, probably too fast). I've forgotten how dense the pages were, but
> I think if anything they had more text than the average book page.
> There were a lot of citations.
Well, I did say this was the going rate for student work. It's also
> By the way, I'm in the middle of a year-long certificate program in
> editing at the University of Washington, so hope to be getting into
> more of this kind of work pretty soon. (The magazine work went away
> when the local publisher got bought out by Elsevier, and I was having
> a baby anyway and got sidetracked.)
So, what's the going rate? Or is it a secret until you graduate?
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