Contract Samples for Editing and Proofreading Services

After you have chosen your editor (or agreed to edit a product) these sample contracts can be used by the editor or the writer (client) to clarify expectations. Jurisdictions vary, so start with one closest to where the work is being done.


Canadian: Standard Freelance Editorial Agreement (also in French) from EAC


US: Letters of Agreement from EFA

Sample Freelance Contract from


UK: Terms and Conditions from SfEP


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