Fees are calculated individually based on word count, level of work required, format and timescale. Minimum rates are given below as a general guide only.

Proofreading: £22
(Approx. 10 pages ph/300 words per page)

Copy-Editing: £25
(Approx. 4–6 pages ph/300 words per page)

Structural Editing: £27
(Approx. 1–2 pages ph/300 words per page)

See Terms & Conditions here.


We will work with you to determine the best level of service for your project.

For a free quotation, please send us your document, or a sample of around 2,000 words, along with an indication of the total word count plus any other information you think we may need to prepare an accurate assessment. If you have any questions, send us an email or give us a call.

Fine Black Line edits documents in Microsoft Word or Adobe InDesign using the Track Changes tool. Proofreading corrections can be made in Microsoft Word documents using Track Changes or on PDFs using Adobe Acrobat.

We also accept hard-copy documents by post for editing or proofreading.