Editing: starting at €12 (300 CZK) per 500-word page*
We provide a full editing service, not just proofreading. We guarantee that your work will be returned to you in clear, communicative English, fully compliant with recommended style guidelines. The fee includes two free phone calls to the client and up to five email cross-checks. For an additional fee, one-way translation of selected languages into native English is also available. Typical projects include academic, marketing, journalistic and website texts.
Academic proofreading and editing
We have many years’ experience of academic editing at all levels. For large projects, theses, dissertations and technical writing, we undertake a three-phase approach that combines sophisticated machine checks with dedicated eye-reading and correction. Typical project length for 40,000 words is two weeks, and 80,000 words one month. We guarantee a) full compliance with style and citation guides (such as MHRA, MLA, Harvard); b) regular communication with the client c) competitive rates. Please contact us for further details.
Web pages: Project-based, or €120 (3100 CZK) per 1000 words*
We write copy for WordPress, Drupal and Hubspot, as well as made-to-measure platforms such as Shopify, Wix and Squarespace. Prices quoted for development of fixed content and navigation are ‘per project’. We can also discuss provision of organic content as a service.Prices quoted for development of fixed content and navigation are ‘per project’. We can also discuss provision of organic content as a service.
Voiceover: Project-based, or €60 (1550 CZK) per studio hour*
English native speaker, male. Versatile, clear GB and international accents. With thirty years’ experience of performance and teaching, Alex Went has recorded for the corporate, broadcast and entertainment/audiobook markets. Voice samples available on request, and soon on this website.
Copywriting: €60 (1550 CZK) per 500 words or per hour**
Original content on a wide variety of subjects, written to order. Client specifies length, register (formal/informal), tone (humorous, serious), audience (corporate, general public, teenage etc.) Technical writing or writing which requires additional research may be charged at a higher rate.
Presentations: from €60 (1550 CZK) per hour, plus travel expenses
We offer a wide range of presentations for writers including specialist introductions to English style, English idiom, writing for business and writing for the market. Director Alex Went also offers talks and seminars on English literature, the history of the English language, practical criticism, ethical journalism and architectural heritage.
*Prices may vary according to project. All prices are subject to change. Discounts available for regular or repeat custom.
** Word-count is usually for finished continuous prose. Hourly rate for scripted projects.