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Hi, KBoards. I hope you've all had a good start to the week!

I'm now taking bookings for the 1st of December onward. If there's anything you'd like me to work on, feel free to send me a PM here, or drop me an email: nickfbowman@gmail.com.
Nick Bowman Editing:
Proofreading: $2.50 - $3.00/1,000 words
Copy editing: $3.50 - $4.25/1,000 words
Formatting beginning at just $22.95

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Slots are quickly filling up for the rest of the month. I'll be working right the way through until December 24th, picking back up around the 27th - so if you're planning on getting your book out in time for the holiday or early in the new year, feel free to get in touch via PM here on KBoards, or send me an email to discuss your project: nickfbowman@gmail.com.
Nick Bowman Editing:
Proofreading: $2.50 - $3.00/1,000 words
Copy editing: $3.50 - $4.25/1,000 words
Formatting beginning at just $22.95

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Hi, Alvina, and thanks for your message. I've sent one back your way.
Nick Bowman Editing:
Proofreading: $2.50 - $3.00/1,000 words
Copy editing: $3.50 - $4.25/1,000 words
Formatting beginning at just $22.95

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I'm now scheduling for the new year. Please feel free to reach out here or via email, nickfbowman@gmail.com, to make a booking or discuss a project.

Happy holidays!
Nick Bowman Editing:
Proofreading: $2.50 - $3.00/1,000 words
Copy editing: $3.50 - $4.25/1,000 words
Formatting beginning at just $22.95

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Happy holidays, KBoards!

I still have a number of slots available in January. If you'd like to book or discuss a project, please feel free to PM me or send an email: nickfbowman@gmail.com.
Nick Bowman Editing:
Proofreading: $2.50 - $3.00/1,000 words
Copy editing: $3.50 - $4.25/1,000 words
Formatting beginning at just $22.95

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Happy New Year!

I still have several slots available throughout January and beyond. Feel free to get in touch via PM, or by email nickfbowman@gmail.com to discuss your project.
Nick Bowman Editing:
Proofreading: $2.50 - $3.00/1,000 words
Copy editing: $3.50 - $4.25/1,000 words
Formatting beginning at just $22.95

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I just wanted to step up here and say that I worked with Nick on my first ever novel, Shrouds of Silver, and I was very impressed with his work. I had worked with other editors prior to him, and comparatively, Nick was professional, responsive, and did fantastic work. I especially love that he includes a "big picture" document that points out some running writing trends or problems that he noticed throughout the full novel (for example, my penchant for overusing the phrase "for a moment"...  ;D ).

He has my next book now, and I plan to continue to work with him. He's a wonderful editor and a real professional. I feel like I got very lucky by picking his name out of the Kboards directory.

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Hey, KBoards! I hope you're all having a great and productive (vacations excused) start to the summer.

I'm now taking bookings for the months ahead for proofreading, copy editing, and formatting projects.
Nick Bowman Editing:
Proofreading: $2.50 - $3.00/1,000 words
Copy editing: $3.50 - $4.25/1,000 words
Formatting beginning at just $22.95

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Wondering how many typos you typically find in 1,000 words.

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Wondering how many typos you typically find in 1,000 words.

It very much depends. In the cleanest manuscripts, it's not uncommon for there to be only 1 to 2 errors per 1,000 words. The manuscripts that require heaviest editing may have 20 to 30. Some require even heavier editing than this, although it's uncommon. An average project tends to be around 8 to 12 errors per 1,000 words.
Nick Bowman Editing:
Proofreading: $2.50 - $3.00/1,000 words
Copy editing: $3.50 - $4.25/1,000 words
Formatting beginning at just $22.95

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It very much depends. In the cleanest manuscripts, it's not uncommon for there to be only 1 to 2 errors per 1,000 words. The manuscripts that require heaviest editing may have 20 to 30. Some require even heavier editing than this, although it's uncommon. An average project tends to be around 8 to 12 errors per 1,000 words.

Thanks for this info. I'm a firm believer in a proofreading pass, but as a former professional proofreader myself, I'm ending up with very few typos for my proofreader to catch. In fact, the most recent number was so laughably low I wondered if the proofreader I'd hired was doing a good job or if the ms. truly was almost sparkling clean. I'm reluctant to find out the hard way by publishing without another set of eyes, though.   

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I hope everyone here at KBoards is doing well as autumn approaches.

I'm now taking bookings throughout October, heading into the rest of the year. If you'd like to discuss any editing or formatting projects, please get in touch via personal message, or by shooting an email to nickfbowman@gmail.com.
Nick Bowman Editing:
Proofreading: $2.50 - $3.00/1,000 words
Copy editing: $3.50 - $4.25/1,000 words
Formatting beginning at just $22.95