professional book editing services

Book Editing, Proofreading, Book Design,

Indexing, and Manuscript Submission Services

Editor, Proofreader and Indexer

Sandy Judd has edited or proofread over 300 published books, on topics that include politics, history, business, literary criticism, ethnic history, anthropology, science and medicine, industry manuals, memoirs, Christian and inspirational, parenting and relationships, humor, and fiction.


Sandy is an editor, proofreader, and indexer with more than 20 years of experience in the publishing industry. Her clients have included university presses, large, mainstream publishers, and smaller presses and professional organizations.

She has edited 20+ volumes in the Health Reference Series published by Omnigraphics, all published under her name as editor.

She has also edited professional journals and newsletters, business plans, scholarly articles being prepared for publication, economic plans to be distributed to the state legislature, and a number of dissertations.

She has prepared indexes for more than 30 published books.

Editing Services

Sandy strives for precision in language and is devoted to making the author's voice heard.

  • Proofreading and copyediting
  • Stylistic editing
  • Substantive editing
  • Indexing
  • Fiction: Thrillers, mysteries, Christian, historical fiction
  • Nonfiction: Inspirational, self-help, business, science and medicine, ethnology, history, political science, memoirs, scholarly/textbooks

Books Published/Edited

Partial list of edited books

The Path in the Past by Vadim Victorovich Bakatin, Centrepoligraph Publishers, 2017

Anticancer: The Preventative Power of Food by Christina Economidou, My Nutrilosophy, 2016

All Manner of Prayer: The Heart of an Intercessor by Alice J. Jones, Purpose Publishing, 2016

On Dope: Drug Enforcement and the First Policeman by Jeffrey B. Stamm, Outskirts Press, 2016

Morning Does Come by Okoroafor Esuru Rita, Word Association Publishers, 2015

Proclaimed (American Prince, Book 4) by J. M. Downey, 2015

Call for Blood by Steve Doherty, 2015

A Time and Place for Every Laird (A Laird for All Time, Book 2) by Angeline Fortin, My Personal Bubble LLC, 2013

Dimension M by Scott Wyatt, Highland House Press, 2013

Opposing Force 2: The Cannibal Virus by Anthony DeCosmo, 2012

Opposing Force 1: The God Particle by Anthony DeCosmo, 2012

Beyond the Sand Creek Bridge by Scott Wyatt, Highland House Press, 2012

The Fourth Economy: Inventing Western Civilization by Ron Davison, 2012

The Treasure of Israel by S. J. Munson, 2011

Never the Whole Story by Anita Skeen, Michigan State University Press, 2011

Eating Disorders Sourcebook, Third Edition edited by Sandra J. Judd, Omnigraphics, 2011

Sacrifice by Rene Girard, Michigan State University Press, 2011

When Your Doctor Says: Diabetes edited by David. A. Cooke, KWS Publishers, 2010

When Your Doctor Says: Heart Disease edited by David A. Cooke, KWS Publishers, 2010

Blood and Circulatory Disorders Sourcebook, Third Edition edited by Sandra J. Judd, Omnigraphics, 2010

Lithuanians in Michigan by Marius K. Grazulis, Michigan State University Press, 2009

Genetic Disorders Sourcebook, 4th Edition edited by Sandra J. Judd, Omnigraphics, 2009

Finns in Michigan by Gary Kaunonen, Michigan State University Press, 2009

Men's Health Concerns Sourcebook, 3d Edition edited by Sandra J. Judd, Omnigraphics, 2009

Tsodillo Hills: Copper Bracelet of the Kalahari by Alec C. Campbell, Michigan State University Press, 2008

Yankees in Michigan by Brian C. Wilson, Michigan State University Press, 2008

Copts in Michigan by Eliot Dickinson, Michigan State University Press, 2008

Routes of Passage: Rethinking the African Diaspora, Volume 1, Part 2 by Ruth Sims Hamilton, Michigan State University Press, 2007

Adult Health Concerns Sourcebook edited by Sandra J. Judd, Omnigraphics, 2007

Belgians in Michigan by Bernard A. Cook, Michigan State University Press, 2007

Michigan's Economic Future by Charles L. Ballard, Michigan State University Press, 2006

The Cafeteria Lady Eats Her Way Across America (And Lives to Tell about It) by Martha Bolton, Gospel Light Publications, 2006

Tender Journey: A Story for Our Troubled Times by James P. Gill, Strang Communications, 2006

Mark: Parables of Jesus, Nelson Impact, 2006

Jewish Life in the Industrial Promised Land 1855–2005 by Nora Faires and Nancy Hanflik, Michigan State University Press, 2005

Redeemed to Overcome by Drexel Pope Sr., Strang Communications, 2005

How to Get the Most Out of the Eucharist by Michael Dubruiel, Our Sunday Visitor, 2005

Look for Me All Around You: Anglophone Caribbean Immigrants in the Harlem Renaissance by Louis J. Parascandola, Wayne State University Press, 2005

Walt Whitman: The Journalism, Volume 2 edited by Herbert Bergman, Douglas A. Noverr, and Edward J. Recchia, University of Iowa Press, 2004

Sandy Judd -- Book Covers

A Partial List of Books Proofread

Between Heaven and the Real World by Steven Curtis Chapman with Ken Abraham, Baker Books/Revell, 2017

Moving Target (Elite Guardians #3) by Lynette Eason, Baker Books/Revell, 2017

Because You're Mine by Colleen Coble, Thomas Nelson Publishing, 2016

Unblemished (The Reflection Chronicles, Book One), by Sara Ella, Thomas Nelson Publishing, 2016

A Royal Christmas Wedding (The Royal Weding Series) by Rachel Hauck, Zondervan, 2016

The Christmas Angel Project by Melody Carlson, Baker Books/Revell, 2016

Greater than Gold: From Olympic Heartbreak to Ultimate Redemption by David Boudia with Tim Ellsworth, Thomas Nelson Publishing, 2016

Counting on a Cowboy: A Four of Hearts Ranch Romance by Debra Clopton, HarperCollins Christian/Thomas Nelson Publishing, 2015

Detained by Don Brown, Zondervan, 2015

Miracle at the Higher Grounds by Max Lucado, Thomas Nelson Publishing, 2014

A Reluctant Courtship (The Daughters of Bainbridge House, Book 3) by Laurie Alice Eakes, Baker Books, Revell, 2013

Have a New Kid by Friday: Participant's Guide by Dr. Kevin Leman, Baker Books/Revell, 2013

The Queen (A Patrick Bowers Thriller) by Steven James, Baker Books/Revell, 2011

Laughing Whitefish by Robert Traver, Michigan State University Press, 2011

Megan's Hero: A Novel (The Callahans of Texas, Book 3) by Sharon Gillenwater, Revell, 2011

A Killer Among Us (Women of Justice, Book 3) by Lynnette Eason, Revell, 2011

10 Things Jesus Never Said: And Why You Should Stop Believing Them by Will Davis Jr., Revell, 2011

Tomorrow's Garden (Texas Dreams, Book 3) by Amanda Cabot, Revell, 2011

When Life's Not Working: 7 Simple Choices for a Better Tomorrow by Bob Merritt, Baker Books, 2011

Personality Plus at Work: How to Work Successfully with Anyone by Florence Littauer and Rose Sweet, Revell, 2011

Is God a Moral Monster? Making Sense of the Old Testament God by Paul Copan, Baker Books, 2011

The Search: A Novel by Suzanne Woods Fisher, Revell, 2011

Never Been Kissed: A Novel by Melody Carlson, Revell, 2011

The God Girl Bible by Hayley DiMarco, Revell, 2011

The Nuts and Bolts of Church Planting: A Guide for Starting Any Kind of Church by Aubrey Malphurs, Baker Books, 2011

Christmas at Harrington's by Melody Carlson, Revell, 2010

Two Hours to Freedom: A Simple and Effective Model for Healing and Deliverance by Charles H. Kraft, Chosen Books, 2010

Becoming Your Spouse's Better Half: Why Differences Make a Marriage Great by Rick Johnson, Revell, 2010

What Happened to My Life: Finding New Passion, Purpose, and Joy by Danna Demetre, Revell, 2010

The Birth Order Book: Why You Are the Way You Are by Dr. Kevin Leman, Revell, 2009

Held Hostage: A Serial Bank Robber's Road to Redemption by Ken Cooper, Chosen Books, 2009

Marriage 101: Building a Life Together by Faith by Jewell R. Powell, Revell, 2009

Deliverance from Evil Spirits: A Practical Manual by Francis MacNutt, Chosen Books, 2009

A Passion Redeemed (Daughters of Boston, Book 2) by Julie Lessman, Revell, 2008

The Rook (The Bowers Files 2) by Steven James, Revell, 2008

Love Busters: Protecting Your Marriage from Habits that Destroy Romantic Love by Willard F. Harley Jr., Revell 2008

Partial list of books indexed

The Transformative Years at Kansas State: The Years of President Jon Wefald from 1986 to 2009 by Jon Wefald, Ag Press Publishing, 2016

God Does Exist by Raymond J. Jerome, 2015

Huckabee: The Authorized Biography by Scott Lamb, W Publishing Group, 2015

The Art and Life of Jimmie Jones: Landscape Artist of the Canyon Country by James M. Aton, Gibbs Smith, 2015

Trading Volatility: Trading Volatility, Correlation, Term Structure, and Skew by Colin Bennett, 2014

America's Romance with the English Garden by Thomas J. Mickey, Ohio University Press, 2013.

Women Lighthouse Keepers of Lake Michigan: Heroic Tales of Courage and Resourcefulness by Kathy Mason, Edwin Mellen Press, 2012

Finnish American Rag Rugs: Art, Tradition, and Ethnic Continuity by Yvonne R. Lockwood, Michigan State University Press, 2009

Pandora's Locks: The Opening of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway by Jeff Alexander, Michigan State University Press, 2009

The Long Conversation: 125 Years of Sidwell Friends School by James Zug, Sidwell Friends, 2008

The Guardian: The History of South Africa's Extraordinary Anti-Apartheid Newspaper by James Zug, Michigan State University Press, 2007

Michigan's Economic Future by Charles L. Ballard, Michigan State University Press, 2006

Modeling Archaeological Site Burial in Southern Michigan: A Geoarcheological Synthesis by G. William Monaghan and William A. Lovis, Michigan State University Press, 2005

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