Book Editor

Writing a good book requires hard work and dedication and, yes, help! Our book editors turn your manuscript into a polished written piece of work, ready to be printed.

Every book you have ever read has had a book editor. Book editing is one of the many other ways authors get help in writing a good book. Book writers everywhere know how important this last step in book publishing actually is. Especially when it comes to specialist books, it is always advisable to have the writings checked by a book editor from your field of study. All of our freelance book editors are academics and specialists from various areas of study. They are able to offer their services at a high quality and with only little time to read into your specific subject.

What a book editor does

One of the most, if not the most important step in publishing a book is the editing process. A book editor is generally responsible for much more than what most of us can imagine. We usually think of copy editing, spelling and grammar checks etc. when we hear the word editor. But in fact there are a lot more responsibilities involved for a book editor before an author’s manuscript is ready for the market. Apart from checking spelling and grammar, a book editor also checks for parts of the book that conflict regarding content, style and word choice. In some cases an editor may be asked to check facts for accuracy throughout the book and correct those if any. Copy editing may also consist in making sure that the reading of the book flows naturally. Sometimes a character might have a certain feature like the colour of hair being blonde but in one chapter, mistakenly the author writes that the hair is brown. The editor would catch this error and have it corrected. Setting the font, text size, illustration positions and page design are also responsibilities of the editor. To ensure the meeting of all your requirements and the high quality of your work, our book editors work in close contact with you. This way we guarantee that the final result is a book that is ready to be submitted for printing.

Other book services

  • Book writing service – You have great ideas that you would like to share but you have troubles expressing yourself and finding the right words? You already started the writing process but cannot find the time to finish it? No Problem! GWriters can help you with the right freelancer to write a book that expresses your message eloquently and meets your requirements. To ensure the high quality of the writing service and guarantee your satisfaction, you will receive part deliveries of your book that you can comment and give feedback to. In addition, a book editor will proofread and edit the book to make sure that you receive a work that is ready for submission and publishing.
  • Book proofreading services – You already finished the writing process and would like someone to check your writings for you? This is all plain sailing for our freelance proofreaders to spot mistakes in the spelling and grammar of your written book. Even the proofreading of specialised books with many technical terms is not a problem for us, since all our freelancers have an academic background. Just tell us about your book topic, you can be sure that of our 600 academic freelancers, there will be a proofreader and book editor of your area of study.
  • Plagiarism check for books – You wrote a specialised book and would like to check if you referred to all sources in the right way? With our plagiarism check, you can avoid being accused of plagiarism and make sure that your writings are unique.
  • Professional translation services for books – Your book is a real stunner and you would like to make it available for international readers? – No problem! Due to our large database of freelancers from several countries, we can offer professional translation services by native speakers in 26 languages.

Useful Weblinks

Editing Fact & Fiction – Google Books
Books – The Guardian
Editing – Wikipedia

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