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Our Services

Editorial

 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

 

  • Full editorial support and project coordination of design and content to include locating, negotiating with and supervising designer, artists, typesetter, indexer, conversion services, and printer, and the creation of a production schedule. May include budgeting.

 

DEVELOPMENTAL/PROJECT EDITING

 

  • Coordinating and editing a project from proposal to final version, incorporating input from author(s), consultant(s), and reviewer(s).

 

SUBSTANTIVE/STRUCTURAL EDITING

 

  • Clarifying and/or reorganizing content and structure.

STYLISTIC EDITING

 

  • Clarifying meaning, eliminating jargon, smoothing language, and other non-mechanical line-by-line editing.

  • May include checking or correcting reading level; creating or recasting tables and/or figures.

 

REWRITING

 

  • Creating a new version or new parts on the basis of content and research supplied by an author.

  • May include some research and writing of original material.

 

COPY EDITING

 

  • Editing for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and other mechanics of style

  • Checking for consistency of mechanics and internal consistency of facts

  • Marking head levels and approximate placement of art; applying a set style for consistency (Chicago, AP, etc.) 

  • Providing a style for citations; writing or editing captions and/or credit lines 

  • Writing running heads; listing attribution where needed

  • Drafting tables of contents and additional front matter

  • Providing or editing back matter, cover copy, and/or copyright data

  • May include securing ISBN and bar code numbers and registering the work with the Library of Congress/Copyright Office

 

FACT CHECKING/REFERENCE CHECKING

 

  • Checking accuracy of facts and/or quotes by reference to original sources used by author and/or from other sources; checking citations

 

PAGE COMPOSITION

 

  • Producing templates in MS Word, paginating, and formatting pages to fit various trim sizes

  • Producing a .PDF mock-up (galley proof) from final draft for author review and submission of last-minute edits to text

  • Marking proofs for changes necessitated by review process

  • Incorporating and/or exercising discretion on author's alterations

 

PROOFREADING

 

  • Reading galley proofs and flagging locations of art and page references

  • Verifying style codes

  • Checking adherence to template, accuracy of running heads, folios, and changes made to type

  • Checking cross-references if appropriate

  • Checking page breaks and location of art

  • Checking and approving press proofs

 

eBook Services 

  • Coordinating conversion to .ePub and/or .mobi for use on Kindle, iPad, and other tablets

  • Performing quality assurance (editorial) review of converted manuscript

  • May include help with uploading the final file(s) to Amazon, B&N, iBooks, etc., and drafting of content pages for those online stores

 

Marketing & Design Services

  • Writing page content for websites and maintaining blogs 

  • Copy writing for marketing materials, press releases, web content, and media kit

  • Locating and negotiating the purchase of list licenses

  • Acquiring a seller’s permit (or re-sale certificate) for selling books on-site at job fairs, conferences, etc.

  • Design of book covers and accompanying marketing materials (brochures, flyers, post cards, advertisements, etc.

  • Design of trade show materials (signs, banners, flyers, table displays)

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