Pricing

Copy-editing at Soil Science Editing is priced as follows:

£0.026 per word (£26 per 1000 words). Minimum price £10 for abstracts.
This is based on a 7 day turnaround period.

£0.030 per word (£30 per 1000 words). Minimum price £15 for abstracts.
This is based on a 3 day turnaround period.

Note that a longer turnaround period will be required for books. Please contact Alex to negotiate an appropriate turnaround period. Please note that Alex does not work on PhD theses except in exceptional circumstances and under request from a PhD supervisor.

Formatting and reference checking:

Reference formatting only: £0.30 per reference. This involves revising references to match the guidelines of the target journal.
Full reference checking: £0.50 per reference. This involves checking that all author names are present and correct, all reference text is spelt correctly and the reference matches the guidelines of the target journal.
Formatting of an entire manuscript (excluding references) to target journal guidelines: £20. This includes full formatting of the manuscript to meet the target journal guidelines (including comments on any missing sections or exceeded word counts).

All manuscripts (including abstracts) incur an administration charge of £15. Multiple submissions (i.e. several journal articles) will incur only a single administration charge.

Please contact Alex for a quote if you would like a paid peer review or to negotiate substantive editing for your manuscript.

Alex is pleased to accept work from publishers and other scientific editing companies. Please contact Alex to negotiate rates.

All payments must be made through direct bank transfer or PayPal in GBP only. You will be invoiced once editing is complete and payment should be made within 14 days.