If you’re looking for a list of book editors in Atlanta, the article is especially for you.
Below we’ve featured 5 top book editors in Atlanta, Georgia.
1. Zebra Editor
An editing company founded in 1992, specializing in fiction and nonfiction works, with Zebra Editor you can expect hard copy editing, electronic editing or a mix of both with their hybrid editing service. A proclaimed ‘book doctor’, editor Bobbie Christmas is well-versed in the art of editing and brining manuscripts to life. Also author of the book ‘Write in Style’, she has plenty of experience in the field of writing to bolster her portfolio.
So let’s take an in-depth look at the aforementioned types of editing on offer from Zebra Editor. Hard-copy editing refers to dealing with a printed manuscript and going over errors and mistakes with red ink, as well as providing a thorough evaluation and some suggestions for marketability. As for fees, it will be $8.95 per manuscript page plus $100 minimum for shipping and handling. This service is ideal for people wanting to improve their physical copies and books. Electronic editing is much the same, except it is carried out digitally using Chicago style, and is better suited to business publications and e-books for example. This type of editing will cost $0.05 per word plus a $100 for the submission. Finally, hybrid editing is a mix of both if you want the most comprehensive editing package, and comes at $.06 per word with the $100 submission fee. If you are concerned about keeping your writing voice in the text, then rest assured, as with the latter package you will be notified of all suggestions and be given the choice as to whether you want to keep them or not.
Telephone number: 770-924-0528
Able & Willing Editing offer a wide range of editing services that cover everything from books and novels to dissertations and thesis papers. With extensive spell checking and grammar checking, along with suggestions on how to improve your writing, you can rely on Able & Willing Editing to format your work and offer guidance on how to make it better.
A very cost-effective option, Able & Willing Editing offer competitive rates of just $25 an hour, guaranteeing a 72-hour turnaround on selected received writing work. In addition, the company can put you in contact with publishers through personal consultations over the phone, to really help you get your book off the ground and into the market as quickly as possible.
Telephone number: 757-320-7677
An expert in call-to-action style copy and writing, Diane the Writing Doctor is an accomplished freelance writer and editor specializing in persuasive writing and giving work the personality it needs to stand out from the crowd. Having established herself as senior writer at Apple Computer, Inc., Diane was instrumental in the success of a national wellness startup and is an expert in the field of business and computer science, meaning she can make sure your writing hits the target audience as it’s intended to.
Focusing on the main obstacles when it comes to producing excellent writing, such as the use of the passive voice, unclear meaning, and rambling sentences, Diane is more than capable of taking your writing to the next level. With a rate of around 2¢ to 4¢ a word, Diane will send you an exact quote depending on the word count and the style of editing required. Her previous clients have high praise for her editing work, and she was voted best of 2017 in the field of editing from LinkedIn’s ProFinder programme.
Telephone number: 800-445-0903
Claiming to be ‘Georgia’s number one proofreading service’, Proofreading Services is a business dedicated to providing the best editing service to its customers possible. Offering all kinds of editing services covering fiction copy editing, resume reviews, journal articles and much more, this company is a great option when you need your writing to be looked over by an expert in the field. With access to efficient writers from over 90 countries, Proofreading services can assure that even if your writing has been translated from another language, it will sound clear and concise in English. Proofreading Services have dealt with over 10,000 clients to date and are well-equipped to deal with individuals like authors and academics, as well as businesses, so whatever your needs, they have you covered.
Offering free editing samples for documents of up to 300 words, the company will get it back to you within 24 hours, so you can get a good idea of the kind of quality you can expect from Proofreading Services. So if you have a website that needs some refinement, an academic paper that needs to be checked for plagiarism before submission or a translated text that requires some expertise in the language, you can see what kind of work Proofreading Services can do for you. As for the rates charged by this company, you can choose from a variety of options, depending on how soon you need the document returned. Starting at $5.99 per 250 words for a return within 7 days, to $14.99 per 250 words if you need an urgent turnaround in 6 hours, there is a lot of flexibility in how you can contract the editing team at Proofreading Services.
Telephone number: 1-800-492-6773
5. Anna Bentley
A freelance writer who has been working as an editor since 2008, Anna Bentley was lead editor at Dragonfly Editorial and has written several feature length articles for magazines such as Georgia Trend and Airstream Life. Focusing on internal and external company reports, magazine and web copy, advertising campaigns and even greetings cards and children’s books, Anna has a talent for cleaning up text and making sure your writing is up to scratch and ready for publication. To find out more information about rates and the services she provides, contact Anna via e-mail.
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Hiten Vyas is the Founder and Managing Editor of Writing Tips Oasis.