A freelance book editor since 2000, Catherine Rankovic
established BookEval.com, LLC, as a full-time professional editing, writing and consulting service in 2010 and has since edited 35 hard-copy books and numerous ebooks plus individual stories, articles, and poems. She is known for her communication with her authors, accuracy, fact-checking, and "teaching"-style approach.
Catherine's fee for all editing and writing services is $75/hour. Rush or expedited work is $100/hour. This is in the mid-range of the fee schedule printed in the Writer's Market
annual. Pay in advance for a certain number of hours (minimum 2 hours) and Catherine will report to you by e-mail when that time is up. Payment may be made
- instantly and securely through PayPal, which also accepts credit cards OR
- by checks made out to "BookEval.com, LLC," which must clear before work will start or continue
You will receive an electronic timesheet of the work done on your manuscript, and time spent on emails, calls, and meetings. A formal invoice will be sent on request or at year's end.
If you are in business as a writer or publisher, BookEval's services are tax-deductible.
Catherine will treat you as a professional writer, focusing on your work and what you have asked for. Her honest feedback anticipates what publishers and agents may tell you. Ghostwriting
is done for the normal hourly fee.Same-Day Service
and Website Evaluation
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- The time required for editing can be estimated only after the editor sees a sample chapter.