The guru of Services Drafts AlexJKane As a full-time professional copyeditor and proofreader, my job is to help you make your book, essay, or short story as good as it can be before it’s published. Alex Kane lives and writes in west-central Illinois. He is a 2013 graduate of the noted Clarion West Writers Workshop, where he studied the craft of fiction under Joe Hill and Neil Gaiman. Follow him on Twitter @alexjkane. Work Terms Full-time professional freelance writer and editor. I charge $35/hour for most copyediting projects; expect about 6-10 cents per word for short writing projects; and prefer to communicate via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.