The Best in the Business
We screen, test, and monitor our editors. Our network represents the best book editors in the business.
You & Your Editor are Partners
Your relationship with your editor can make the difference between failure and success.
Avoid the Fakes
Avoid self-appointed but untested “copy editors,” “proofreaders,” and other online pitfalls and scams that target writers.
A Service You Can Trust
Your work is treated with the highest of ethical standards.
“Thank you for your careful and helpful edits and for pushing me to make things better; I really appreciate it and lately have realized just how lucky I was to connect with you.”
How To Use The Book Editing Associates Website
Review our Network
Review our editors and submit a sample using our submission form. You can select more than one editor, or we can help you find a good match.
We send your submission to the editor(s) you have selected, or that we feel will be a good match. Your editor will contact you with a quote.
Select Your Editor
You deal directly with your editor.
Once terms are agreed upon your chosen editor will get to work on your manuscript.
Professional Book Editing Services
Bring your book to life with the help of a professional book editor.
Browse our services below and find the perfect editor for your needs.
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