Bodacious Copy Rates & Services


I charge an hourly rate based on words converted to pages because it is more cost-effective for the author than a per-word count. All rates are in Canadian dollars. 

You can pay using Interac e-Transfer or Paypal with this email address:

Call me for a quote at +1-613-453-2419 or email me at the address above. 

I guarantee a speedy response to your inquiry, encouragement, empathy, and swift project completion. 


The Chicago Manual of Style (17th Edition) is my style guide, Merriam-Webster is my dictionary, and I edit with Microsoft WORD's Track Changes.






(Double spacing / 7-10 pages per hour)  $35/hr.

This service includes correcting spelling, grammar, punctuation, capitalization, abbreviations, verb agreement, and typographical errors, removing redundancies and wordiness, pointing out continuity issues, and fact-checking. In addition, you will receive your document/manuscript with redlined, tracked changes and comments. 

Line Editing

(Double spacing / 4-7 pages per hour) $40/hr.

This service includes everything in my copyediting service and optimizes your prose by correcting sentence-level issues, including syntax, diction, style, clarity, and flow. Changes enhance your voice, changing it from passive to active when required. Editing can include Contents, References, Indexing, Footnotes, and Endnotes. This service also involves collaboration between the author and the editor, and you will receive your document/manuscript with redlined, tracked changes and comments. 


(Double spacing / 7-10 pages per hour)  $30/hr.

I will read and mark corrections in your proof that were missed by the copy editor, ensuring your work is impeccable before it is printed or published. 

I proofread: 

  • Manuscripts 
  • E-books 
  • Essays
  • White papers 
  • Legal documents 
  • Medical reports 
  • Architectural & Engineering specifications 
  • Websites 
  • Press releases 
  • Blogs
  • Cover or query letters 
  • Curricula Vitae 
  • Album liner notes 

manuscript review


Includes detailed notes with my carefully considered input and suggestions in a WORD document.

WEbsite creation 

$600 (min. for 8 pages)

Author websites are created on, Bandzoogle, or Squarespace. Proofreading and editing of all contents is included.

Bodacious Copy guarantees confidentiality, and no data collected is ever shared with anyone else without your consent.
Minimal data is required for invoicing.