Our Rates

Quality editorial from knowledgeable, highly-trained editors. See below for our full Egg price list.

All our editors have either attended the Golden Egg Academy Editors’ Course, taught by Imogen Cooper, Beverley Birch, Bella Pearson and Maurice Lyon, are editors for the children’s book industry working in well-known children’s publishing houses, or are senior lecturers for university creative writing departments.

Our Rates*

Full report from an Industry Editor
Only available to those accepted on to one of our courses.

Manuscript up to 30,000 words @ £400.00

Manuscript up to 50,000 words @ £500.00

Manuscript up to 65,000 words @ £650.00

Over 65,000 words @ £90.00 per 10,000 words

What you get:

After reading the full manuscript your editor will provide you with a report at five+ pages. The manuscript will be marked up with track comments to support the three main areas covered in the report. You will be provided with next steps and a short follow-up Skype to discuss any questions you may have in response to your feedback.

Reports are non-refundable and must be paid in full.

Full report from a Golden Egg Editor
Only available to those accepted on to one of our courses.

Manuscript up to 30,000 words @ £325.00

Manuscript up to 50,000 words @ £425.00

Manuscript up to 65,000 words @ £525.00

Over 65,000 words @ £67.50 per 10,000 words

What you get:

After reading the full manuscript your editor will provide you with a report at five+ pages. The manuscript will be marked up with track comments to support the three main areas covered in the report. You will be provided with next steps and a short follow-up Skype to discuss any questions you may have in response to your feedback. Your Golden Egg Editor will consult with an Industry Editor before returning their report to you.

Reports are non-refundable and must be paid in full.

Short Reader Report
Only available to those applying to the Golden Egg Academy.

Manuscript up to 30,000 words @ £225.00

Manuscript up to £50,000 words @ £345.00

Manuscript up to £65,000 words @ 445.00

Manuscript over 65,000 words – price on application

What you get:

An Industry Editor will provide a quick read of your manuscript and provide a two-three page report with structural comments and advice for next steps.

Golden Egg Foundations

Deposit @ £250

12 monthly payments @ £68

For full course details please visit the Foundations page.

Work on Your Novel

Deposit @ £250

12 monthly payments @ £68

For full course details please visit the Work on Your Novel page.

Only available to existing Golden Egg Academy members and Golden Egg Foundations students.

Picture Book Plan

Deposit @ £260

9 monthly payments @ £110

For full course details please visit the Picture Book Programme page.

Mentoring

By invitation only. Full information will be provided by your editor.

Mentoring is only available to accepted Golden Egg members.

*Please note we review our rates annually.