Book Editing Associates

A carefully vetted group Since 1998

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The Best in the Business

We screen, test, and monitor our editors. Our network represents the best book editors in the business.

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Your relationship with your editor can make the difference between failure and success.

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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.

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“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.”

—Helen Starbuck

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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.

#2 Matchmaking

Matchmaking

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.

#3 Select and Hire your Editor

Select Your Editor

You deal directly with your editor.

Once terms are agreed upon your chosen editor will get to work on your manuscript.

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Ignatius and the Swords of Nostaw by D. A. Mucci

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How to Copyright a Book

How to Copyright a Book

When I wrote my first book quite a few years ago, I wanted to be sure no one could steal it, so I started investigating how to copyright a book. It turns out that since then no one has tried to steal it, so I guess my advance research and preparation worked! I learned...

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Dialogues with Yeshua and Mary Magdalene

Dialogues with Yeshua and Mary Magdalene

In this true story, a former priest asks Yeshua (Jesus) and Mary Magdalene his unresolved questions about the Bible, the church, and new age spirituality. Yeshua and Mary’s answers—channeled by Mercedes Kirkel—are the embodiment of love, humor, and enlightened...

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