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Have Your Book Professionally Edited

Editing and proofreading your special book is a job for a professional editor. We've found the best of the best and hired them to be your second set of eyes.

Whether you've written beat poetry or the next blockbuster screenplay, a lavish period romance or a hard science fiction adventure, we know your form and genre. We know about important things like leaving the dialects alone, preserving your voice and vision, and making sure you retain complete creative control. If you've written nonfiction, be assured we'll be focused on helping you communicate your ideas clearly and concisely, giving you a better, stronger, and more perfectly crafted book. If you have any questions about our author services, please feel free to check out our FAQs.

We can turn a short (up to 10,000-word) book around in 24 hours. We can do a 250,000-word epic in a matter of weeks.

Scribendi has helped hundreds of authors prepare their books for publishing. Check out some of the published books we have edited!

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Book Critique

Get an expert opinion on your book's prospects and valuable advice on how to improve your book.

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Book Editing

A line-by-line copy edit of your early draft, including revisions of language issues and advice to improve content.

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Book Proofreading

A careful review of your final draft, preparing your book for submission to traditional publishing houses or self-publishing companies.

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Script Editing

Line-by-line editing and consistent formatting of your scripts for stage, screen, or online interactive media.

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Query Package Creation

A value-priced bundle, including a query letter, synopsis, and outline.

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Book Proofreading and Query Package Creation

Our best deal, combining a proofread of your book with a complete query package.

Ebook Services

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Ebook Editing

A line-by-line edit of your early ebook draft, including language issues and advice on content.

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Ebook Proofreading

A careful review of your final draft to get it ready for publication as an ebook.

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Ebook Formatting

A professional ebook formatter will go through your content line by line, ensuring consistency and that you meet the requirements for Amazon and Smashwords.