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  • View Service Offered By AC - Alpha Consulting

    AC - Alpha Consulting

    Burlington, Vermont, United States

    $26,953
    Earned/Yr
    • book editing
    • Book Strategy
    • Business Books

    Substantive Book Editing 20+ yrs

    We provide substantive book editing and web editing services. Alpha Consulting typically provides two rounds of edits for any document. The first round focuses on substantive editing to ensure the cli...

  • View Service Offered By Electronblood

    Electronblood

    Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    $8,896
    Earned/Yr
    • book editing
    • Microsoft Excel Powerpivot
    • Ms Excel Pivot Tables

    Word Processing

    Electronblood is an expert in Word Processing.

    View Electronblood's profile to review qualifications and get a quote for your job.

  • View Service Offered By Muhammad Kamran Ashraf

    Muhammad Kamran Ashraf

    Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

    $5,218
    Earned/Yr
    • book editing
    • Book Formatting
    • Book Writing

    Book Editing-Formatting docx- pdf- epub

    • I will create the margins of e-book cover page and inner pages setting according to Amazon professionally. 1- I will provide initial 3 concepts with unlimited revisions. I look forward getting more ...

  • View Service Offered By Md Rafiul Karim

    Md Rafiul Karim

    Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

    $3,208
    Earned/Yr
    • book editing
    • Amazon
    • Amazon Kindle

    Book Editing-Formatting Book docx-pdf

    I know how frustrating it is to work so hard on your book for the cover to be rejected because of a few missed calculations or alignments. This sometimes happens when you change your page counts after...

  • View Service Offered By TextFixers

    TextFixers

    Bangor, Maine, United States

    $474
    Earned/Yr
    • book editing
    • Book Writing
    • e-Books

    Book Writing and Editing

    Writer/editor with over 30 years of experience in business, technical, religious, children''s, and fiction books. Four published books under my own name, plus others ghost-written or edited. Fast, accu...

  • View Service Offered By Doug M Williams

    Doug M Williams

    New Castle, Delaware, United States

    $700
    Earned/Yr
    • book editing
    • Adobe InDesign
    • Adobe Photoshop

    Top Shelf Editing & Design

    A one-stop editing, proofreading, design/formatting service for authors of books, articles, whitepapers, reports, blogs and web pages; crisp, clean modern layouts for print and eBook publishing in ePu...

  • View Service Offered By A+ Wordsmith

    A+ Wordsmith

    Hendersonville, NC, North Carolina, United States

    $10,924
    Earned/Yr
    • book editing
    • Copy Editing
    • Edit Fiction

    Editing/CopyEditing/Review Writing

    My editorial experience includes a stint at the United Nations for two health booklets and editing a curriculum series, Grades 2-12 for schools. Other clients include Apple Learning, Beaton Capital, C...

  • View Service Offered By Wise Writing and Editing

    Wise Writing and Editing

    Gauley Bridge, West Virginia, United States

    $29,294
    Earned/Yr
    • book editing
    • Academic Writing
    • Articles

    Proofreading and Editing.

    I am a WVU graduate with a degree in Professional Writing & Editing, Social Media Marketing, and Public Relations. I am well-versed in all aspects of standard editing and proofreading. I specialize in...

  • View Service Offered By E. Lee Caleca

    E. Lee Caleca

    Hendersonville, Tennessee, United States

    $3,653
    Earned/Yr
    • book editing
    • Angels
    • Awareness

    Spiritual: Ghostwriting, Editing

    I''ve ghostwritten and/or edited several books in this category and read more than 100 books on the subject, which includes: Religion Evolution Evolutionary Enlightenment Higher Consciousness Poetry Ou...

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A book refers to a compilation of ideas, concepts, arguments and analyses belonging to one or more of several different categories. It may be a piece of fiction which reflects the author’s imagination or it may be based on real-life experiences. A book can be classified as a non-fiction if it presents an opinion or analysis of important political, religious, environmental and societal issues. Apart from these broad classifications, books may also be written for presenting biographies, comics, technical information and self-help topics. Once the manuscript for a book is prepared, it goes through several rounds of editing and proofreading before getting published. This editing is often done by editors and not the book writer, as contextual errors might often be missed by the author of the manuscript. Hence, if you are looking for a book editor for hire, you can hire expert proofreaders to thoroughly edit and proofread your manuscript before sending it for publication.

What Book Editors Do?

Book editors go through the entire manuscript in excruciating detail, looking for errors in grammar, spelling and punctuation. They also check for consistency in style, active or passive voice, tense, and format of the document. In the case of non-fiction books, they analyze consistency in in-line citations and the final list of references. They also help edit and format sections such as acknowledgments, table of contents, bibliography, prologue and epilogue, appendices, and in-text figures and tables. Based on your requirements, target audience and purpose of writing, book editors provide relevant suggestions to improve your document and make it of very high quality.

If you are looking for a book editor for hire who can provide high-quality editing services, you can access any of the best websites to hire freelancers, like Guru. However, you need to ensure that your freelancer has:

  • An in-depth understanding of the different types of books and the style of writing of each of them.

  • Very strong knowledge of the principles of grammar, and can easily catch grammatical, punctuation and spelling mistakes in the document.

  • A strong vocabulary and can give a good flow to the sentences of the document.

Qualifications of Book Editors

It is ideal that your freelancer has:

  • A strong educational background in writing styles and nuances of the English language, including the various styles of formatting and referencing.

  • Knowledge of the different types of books, their purpose and their target audience.

  • Demonstrated subject matter expertise in a particular domain, and the ability to edit manuscripts written in that subject area.

Benefits of Freelance Book Editors

In recent times, a number of skilled editors and proofreaders have chosen to offer online freelance services for editing and proofreading manuscripts for books. As they have worked with various clients in editing several documents, their cumulative experience can help you with your specific requirements.

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