Book Editor Connection

Providing Top-Quality Book Editing Services Since 1998

 

Editors – Proofreaders – Indexers – Publishing Consultants

 

Fiction – Nonfiction – Scripts – Screenplays

 

Technical – Medical – Science – Business

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Award-Winning, Bestselling Editors

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Only the Best Editors

We screen, test, and monitor editors, proofreaders, and publishing consultants.

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Hire the Right Editor

We help you find highly experienced book editing, proofreading, and publishing professionals.

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Avoid the Fakes

Avoid self-appointed but untested “copy editors,” “proofreaders,” and other online pitfalls and scams that target writers.

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A Service You Can Trust

Your work is treated with the highest of ethical standards.

“It seems strange to be writing this, since I was a member of the network, too. But I know from experience on both sides of the fence that network members are always the best. We hired a copyeditor through the network, and she is outstanding.”

Faith Brynie

Editorial Director, The Healthy Travel Company

How to Use Book Editing Associates Website

Step 1: How can we help you?

Use our submission form to tell us about your fiction or nonfiction manuscript, short story, script, or screenplay.

Your privacy is important to us. Your initial submission goes to our network coordinator only.

Step 2: Matchmaking.

Select your book editor. Using the submission form, you can select up to 3 editors to query, or have the network coordinator select editors who may be a good match for your writing style, genre, topic, services needed, budget, and deadline.

Your submission then goes to the editor(s) you named in your submission form. If you did not make a selection you can request that the network coordinator select editors who might be a good match. The editors contact you directly.

Step 3: FREE SAMPLE EDIT and PRICE QUOTE

Our editors will provide you with a short editing sample of your manuscript pages as well as a cost estimate for your project. It’s the fastest way to determine if the two of you are a good match.

Choose your editor and get to work!

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“After having been disappointed by other editorial services, I was very pleased to find that the services offered by Book Editing Associates were what I had hoped all the others would be.”

Our professional book editors and proofreaders work with nonfiction and fiction manuscripts targeted for literary agents, traditional publishers, or self-publishing services such as Kindle Direct Publishing, Smashwords, BookBaby, Barnes & Noble Press, Kobo, IngramSpark, Draft2Digital, and Lulu.

Even in the age of self-publishing, our standards have not changed. Our editors who have self-publishing experience only must pass the same entry tests as editors with in-house publisher experience.

If you intend to self-publish you don’t need to shape your manuscript for literary agent representation or a particular publisher. Instead, you and your editor have the freedom to realize your vision without literary agent or publisher considerations.

Have your nonfiction or fiction manuscript, short story, script, poem, screenplay, or article professionally edited before submitting to a literary agent, publisher, or book printer.

A professionally edited self-published book helps get the positive feedback you and your editor want.

Need help with your submission? Call 585-568-7736 M-F, 11a-8p (eastern).

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