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Hiring an Editor

Whether you're searching for an agent or publisher or planning on self-publishing, it's crucial to have a professionally edited and proofread manuscript.

In fact, the main reason why most manuscripts are poorly reviewed is because the manuscripts haven't been properly edited by an experienced editor.

Even best-selling authors work with editors to make their manuscripts better. If the professionals do this, shouldn't you?

For more information about our editing services, call us today at 877-822-2500. Our editors have worked on thousands of books, many of them top sellers.

Editing Services

COMPREHENSIVE EDITING (10 to 15 cents a word)

  • Evaluate and fix issues with plot, character or subject development, tone, voice and organization.
  • Eliminate wordiness and repetition.
  • Check spelling, grammar, punctuation. 

LINE EDITING (5 to 10 cents a word)

  • Eliminate wordiness and repetition.
  • Check spelling, grammar, punctuation. 

 PROOFREADING (2 to 4 cents a word)

  • Check spelling, grammar, punctuation. 

BOOK READ ($500 per 25,000 words)

  • Receive a detailed assessment of your book's strengths and weaknesses with suggestions for improvement.

Getting Started

Send us a sample of your writing via e-mail attachment and we can provide you with a free price quote. 

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The cost of your editing is divided into installments and you get to approve all material before additional payments are due. We will be happy to speak with you on the phone to go over all the details and provide you with a price quote.

Your Rights

  • Keep 100% of your book's rights, profits and royalties.
  • Get all promises in writing!

Choose Arbor Books

 Our clients have:

  • Become national best sellers.
  • Been offered movie deals.
  • Appeared on Oprah, CNBC, MSNBC, NBC, CNN, ABC News, and FOX News
  • Been reviewed by The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Publishers Weekly.
  • Become columnists for newspapers and magazines (USA TODAY, etc.).
  • Been bought by publishers: St Martin's Press, Random House, Prentice Hall, HCI (Chicken Soup for the Soul), and more.

We always work to accommodate your project and budget.  

Call us at 877-822-2500 for more information or e-mail us a sample of your manuscript today. We look forward to hearing from you!

Quality Ghostwriting and Self-Publishing Services

Joel Hochman and Larry Leichman, cofounders of ARBOR BOOKS, are listed in the Literary Market Place. They have taught at Pratt Institute, Hofstra University, St. John’s University, Long Island University, State University of New York, and the City University of New York. They have also appeared on America Online. They have been featured in many publications, including The Robb Report, Worth Magazine and Newsday.

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