Our editors are all based in the USA
Serving Writers Since 1998
Book Editing Associates was formed in 1998 to help writers avoid online scams and match writers with experienced and proven professionals in the publishing industry.
Our authors have published with major companies, including Simon & Schuster, Penguin Random House, Hachette Livre, Harper Collins, MacMillan Publishers and more.
The Best in the Business
We screen, test, and monitor our editors. Our network represents the best book editors in the business.
Find the Right Book Editor
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, Ethical Editing Services
Latest Blog Posts
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Looking for something new to read? Sometimes it can be hard to choose, so we asked award winning Author Helen Starbuck to share some of her favorite books she read in 2020.