Real Life REBEL℠ provides a professional service, and we charge fair industry rates. Depending on the nature of the project or task, either a project rate will be calculated, or if the work is considered a task, the work will be evaluated and charged per hour. If you are on a strict budget, but still need to get the job done, we are willing to evaluate the work and negotiate.

Rates charged are in line with the latest rates published by prominent International Professional organisations.

🇺🇸 The Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA) is a national not-for-profit —501(c)6— organisation, headquartered in New York City, run almost entirely by member volunteers, all of whom are also freelancers. A pioneer in organising freelancers into a network for mutual support and advancement, the EFA is now recognised throughout the publishing industry as the source for professional editorial assistance. RATES – EFA Rate Chart.

🇬🇧 The Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP) is a professional organisation based in the UK for editors and proofreaders – the people who strive to make text accurate and readable. RATES – CIEP Suggested Minimum Rates.

🇿🇦 The Southern African Freelancers’ Association (Safrea) has supported freelancers in the media and communications fields throughout Southern Africa since 1999. They offer resources, tools, training, and networking events to develop the careers of their members, who range from students to seasoned freelancers. RATES – Safrea Suggested Minimum Rates.

🇿🇦 The Professional Editors’ Guild (PEG) represents practitioners who operate in the South African publishing industry, corporate communications, and media.

PEG’s stated objectives are; to promote high standards of copy-editing and proofreading and an understanding of the profession among potential clients and the general public. PEG also establish and maintain liaison with other societies of copy-editors worldwide.