Schuyler Editorial Services

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Editorial Services & Rates

Schuyler Editorial Services is experienced and able to provide the following editorial services  for international companies and individuals.

Copy Editing:

  • correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, syntax and word usage while preserving the meaning and voice of the original text
  • check for or create a consistent style and format
  • read for overall clarity and sense on behalf of the prospective audience
  • query the appropriate party about apparent errors or inconsistencies
  • cross-check and update references, art, figures, tables, equations, and other features for consistency with their mentions in the text

Substantive Editing:

  • identify and solve problems of overall clarity or accuracy
  • reorganize paragraphs, sections, or chapters to improve the order in which the text is presented
  • write or rewrite segments of text to improve readability and flow of information
  • revise any or all aspects of the text to improve its presentation
  • consult with others about issues of concern
  • incorporate responses to queries and suggestions to create a new draft of the document

Developmental Editing:

  • work with the author to develop a manuscript for a book or other document from initial concept, outline, or draft through any number of subsequent drafts
  • make suggestions about content, organization, and presentation, based on analysis of competing works, comments of expert reviewers and other appropriate references
  • rewrite, write, and research, as needed, and sometimes suggest topics or provide information about topics for consideration of authors and client.

Managing and Production Editor (project management):

  • work with the author and/or publisher to compile, edit,  and proof a book, newsletter or other publication for publication
  • make suggestions about content, organization, and presentation
  • Managing writers and editors involved with the project and oversee the entire production of the book, newsletter or other publication.


  • Copy editing services are provide at an hourly rate of $25 with a $500 minimum

  • Substantive editing services are provided at an hourly rate of $40 with a $500 minimum

  • Developmental and Managing editorial services rates are negotiated based on the scope of the project (please contact us for an estimate of your project)

Thank you for taking the time to consider Schuyler Editorial Services for your next project!

Schuyler Hoffman

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