Want to work with an editing company that can give you better copy without breaking the bank? UGLYdraft has you covered.

Our editing rates are among some of the best value-for-money you can get in New Zealand—and all without sacrificing on quality.

Contact us now to get started.

Base editing rates per word

Rather than quoting on editing rates per page, we quote on a per-word basis for improved accuracy of estimates and timelines.

This includes a grammar, spelling, formatting and readability check: everything you need from editing help.

This is suitable for:

  • Cover letters
  • CVs and resumes
  • Important emails
  • Undergraduate essays and projects
  • Short stories
  • Presentations
  • Blog posts
  • Articles
  • Scripts (stage and/or screen)
  • Creative portfolios
  • eBooks

Up to 1,000 words: NZD$15 (minimum charge)

1,000 to 3,000 words: NZD$12.50 per 500 words ($0.025 per word)

3,000 to 5,000 words: NZD$10.00 per 500 words ($0.02 per word)

5,000+ words: Please inquire on our contact page for larger projects

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Novel editing

We offer a bespoke novel editing service for established or budding authors at any stage of the writing process.

Every book is unique in content, quality and length—and so our editing services are customised to match. If you’d like a quote, get in touch with us and provide us with the:

  • Book length (in words and pages),
  • Book title,
  • Book genre,
  • Summary,
  • Writing stage (first draft, second draft, final draft, etc), and,
  • When you are hoping to publish by.

Student special

Because even broke students deserve copy that reads well.

For any university project up to 2,000 words, you get a flat proofreading fee of $10.

That includes a grammar, spelling, formatting and readability check. We can also do referencing checks for an additional fee—please let us know during your inquiry.

Get in touch to get started.