Editorial Services

The great Stephen King once said in his book On Writing, “To write is human, to edit is divine.” Editing transforms a manuscript from ordinary to extraordinary. No matter how skilled of a writer we are, we will never be immune to blunders in creating a masterpiece. Authors Press has professional in-house specialists who can help transform your work into a publication and market-ready material. Choose from a comprehensive array of editorial services that suit your needs.

1 Line Editing or Copy Editing (Basic Editing)
2 Content Editing
3 Content Editing Plus
4 Developmental Editing
5 Editorial Assessment
1 Line Editing or Copy Editing (Basic Editing)

Line Editing or Copy Editing

$0.020 per Word

Our editors will check your manuscript for grammar, punctuation, word usage, and spelling. This basic type of editing can bypass the editorial assessment diagnostic process.

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Call us today at (925) 255-0098 or Sign up

for more information.

2 Content Editing

Content Editing

$0.030 per Word

Includes checking of consistency and accuracy of manuscript.

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for more information.

3 Content Editing Plus

Content Editing Plus

$0.040 per Word

Ideal for manuscripts that needs more work on sentences structure and grammar.

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for more information.

4 Developmental Editing

Developmental Editing

$0.050 per Word

Combination of Line, Content, and Content Editing Club.

 

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5 Editorial Assessment

Editorial Assessment

$500 

First 1,000 words, middle 1,000 words, and last 1,000 words, a total of 3,000 words. 

 

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Add On Services

Customization and Ideas are the main factors that supply to the credibility of the total appearance of your book. We need to make sure that it reaches your readers as polished as possible. At Authors Press, you can tailor-make your publishing service with a variety of options that meet your standards. Authors Press’ can help you with perfecting your book, our production services are for you. Whether your manuscript needs to be data entered or you want your book to be professionally edited, we can provide that and more.

1 Indexing
2 U.S. Copyright Office Registration
3 Expedited Services
4 Library Of Congress Number
5 Bookstore Returnability Program
1 Indexing

LET YOUR READERS FIND RELEVANT WORDS WITH EASE BY PROVIDING AN INDEX.

 

Author Supplied

$150

Once your corrections are done, we can provide you with a galley to use as a reference in making your own index. We will put this at the end of your book and send you your confirmation galley Index enables your readers to find information quickly and easily in your published manuscript. It will greatly improve the reading experience and will improve cohesiveness, consistency, accuracy, and usefulness. If you would like to include an index in your manuscript, Authors Press provides two methods for doing so.

 

Prepare your book file in a recent version of Microsoft Word or WordPerfect using its Index
feature.After your corrections have been done. Authors Press can provide with a paper galley of your book to be used as a reference for creating the index. You can create the Index, including final page numbers, as a separate text file and submit it on a PC formatted file to Authors Press. The index is placed at the end of the book and we will send you a confirmation galley. ‘This comes with copyediting service for index alone.’ What You Need to Learn.

 

Timeline: 2-4 Weeks

This service can be generally completed with the given timeline, depending on our work queue and the complexity of your work. Call (925) 255-0098 for more information or to sign up and we’ll guide you through the process.

 

Authors Press Supplied

$0.015 per Word

We will read your manuscript and conveniently create an index for you by tagging the appropriate words and a list will be put at the back of your book. Index enables your readers to find information quickly and easily in your published manuscript. It will greatly improve the reading experience and will improve cohesiveness, consistency, accuracy, and usefulness. If you would like to include an index in your manuscript, Authors Press provides two methods for doing so. The Authors Press indexers will read your manuscript and tag appropriate words to create a dynamic index. This means that any changes to your layout’s pagination will automatically reflect in the index,and you will get to see it with every interior galley you receive from Authors Press. ‘This comes with copyediting service for index alone.

 

What You Need to Learn:
Timeline: 2-4 Weeks

This service can be generally completed with the given timeline, depending on our work queue and the complexity of your work. Call (925) 255-0098 for more information or to sign up and we’ll guide you
through the process.

2 U.S. Copyright Office Registration

Getting your book a copyright registration is probably one of the most fundamental elements in self-publishing. It’s about getting your book that legal ID in the public. But how does it work, and what exactly are the requirements? Where do you go? How much time will be spent to get this over?

3 Expedited Services

Expedited Services

Take the reins and gain full control of your book’s publishing process, Authors Press offers the Expedited service, which pairs you with a seasoned design team that can help you publish in as few as 45 days (for a standard paperback).

4 Library Of Congress Number

Get your book catalogued inside the largest library in the world and oldest federal cultural institution in the United States if you publish with us!

 

The Library of Congress provides card catalog numbers to books submitted to them and include these to their permanent collection. Your book will be assigned a unique serial number that will identify your book all over the world.

5 Bookstore Returnability Program

The Bookstore Returnability feature helps self-published authors showcase their books on bookshelves. By making your book returnable through Ingram, bookstores can order and stock your book without worrying about what to do with any stocks left.

 

Choose between our 12-month, 24-month, or 36-month programs depending on your target market.