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Professional Editorial Services

All writers - even eminent novelists and award-winning professional journalists - benefit from the objective skill and insight that only a professional editor can provide. From identifying and correcting grammatical structure to smoothing out inconsistencies and ensuring ease of readability, the technical improvements that a good editor can bring to your work cannot be underestimated.

Unfortunately, the editing process is too often overlooked by writers, and not just because finding a good editor can be difficult. Lack of time, money or unfounded fears about a general loss of originality, can mistakenly persuade some writers that hiring an editor is not essential for their book. The stark reality however is that if you want to be taken seriously as a professional author, you must put your readers first, and make sure your work meets the required editorial standard that is nowadays expected by the book buying public.

Research by U.S. Independent Book Publishing Association (IBPA)

Studies show that readers spend less than 30 seconds deciding on whether to buy a book. More often than not, readers are pressed for time in choosing new reading material for the home, travel, or to take on vacation.

Your readers might scan the backcover of your book, look at the price, open the book, flick through and make a decision about whether to spend their hard earned cash based solely on whatever page or paragraph they come to. Don't let a careless spelling mistake or grammatical error stop the purchase. Now is your opportunity to grab the reader's attention with your unique writing style.

Keep your standards high and your readers will reward you

The behind-the-scenes work a good editor can provide, before publication, is a worthy investment both in terms of your time and reputation. At Schiel & Denver book publishers, we've devoted special effort to employing a first-class editorial staff, with over 60 years combined experience, and able to offer real editorial support for your manuscript or project, at reasonable prices.

Our editors will be exacting and thorough with every detail, and are guaranteed to help you see the 'big picture' giving you a valuable new take on your work, that will complement, and in most cases improve and help you develop a compelling and individual style that your readers will love.

Think of your book as your reputation. It is your legacy. Don't fall into the trap of rushing the most important stages of your publication by failing to hire professional editorial assistance. Whatever the content of your project, engaging a professional editor is a wise decision that you won't ever regret.

Schiel & Denver's friendly book publishing professionals are available to help you choose the right mix of book publishing services and products for your book. Open a ticket with our 24/7 author support department to discuss your book publishing options.