Estimating and Setting Rates


The Editors Kingston meeting on Wednesday, January 13, will feature a presentation by Elizabeth d’Anjou on freelance editing estimating and rates. Come join us!

Estimating and setting fees are among the biggest challenges faced by self-employed editors. (Publishers and others who hire editors face the same issues from the other direction.) While there is no magic solution, Elizabeth d’Anjou offers practical, specific advice on these topics from her own experience and that of seasoned colleagues, including recommendations for useful tools and resources.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAElizabeth is the assistant coordinator of Editors Kingston and a freelance editor with over 20 years’ experience. She has presented the popular Editors Canada seminar Taking the Plunge: Starting Out as a Freelance Editor across the country. Her clientèle includes educational publishers, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and academics. She also teaches grammar and copy editing online in Ryerson University`s Publishing Certificate Program.


Wednesday, January 13, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (come any time from 6:30)

Ongwanada Resource Centre, 191 Portsmouth Ave, Kingston, ON (map)


*Abacus Image: “Calculator” By Anssi Koskinen from Turku, Finland [CC BY 2.0 (, via Wikimedia Commons

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