Rates:

  1. Proofreading: $0.01 USD per word, basic editing for spelling and grammar.
  2. Copy Editing: $0.04 USD per word, includes rewriting already finished work for better flow, consistency, style, and fluency, as well as to correct spelling and grammar. Will provide feedback/criticism on character and plot development if requested.

Currently Unavailable:

  • Writing/Copywriting: $0.06 USD per word, includes creation of new content and/or extensive rewriting for better flow, consistency, style, and fluency, as well as fixing spelling and grammar issues. Will provide feedback/criticism on character and plot development if requested.

I also offer a project rate, which would include my assistance on the entire project for as long as it lasts (within reason).

I am flexible in my rates and realize most indie developers don't have the funds to pay a standard editing rate. Because I'm invested in visual novel and game creation, I sometimes offer a lower rate. If you would be unable to afford my standard rate, contact me and we'll see if we can work out something more in range for your budget.


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Testimonials:

I totally recommend Cheratomo’s services. She’s great both with language and handling tight deadlines reliably.
— Tom Grochowiak | MoaCube
Cara helped us editing the Panzer Hearts script and made it even better. From the start she showed devotion to the project and could sharply grasp the big picture of the story. She also brought up fresh ideas of her own which we found valuable.
— Karri Likkanen, Author, & Esko Silén, Co-author | Panzer Hearts Team
Cara Hillstock is a wonderfully gifted writer. She was able to quickly construct memorable characters and interweaving plot elements within a highly engaging narrative structure. From a few basic themes and elements, Cara constructed an entire world. I’m delighted to have been lucky enough to retain her as a crucial asset within our game development process.
— Eleanor 'Nell' Watson | Founder's Life