Q Book Editing is an experienced Book Editing Company with a diverse portfolio of work, providing specific solutions to each author's needs.
Clarifying and/or reorganizing a manuscript for content and structure. Reviewing a manuscript for coherence, flow, pacing, and story consistency. Assessing the story mechanics of the manuscript and suggesting appropriate revisions for rectifying storytelling issues. Changes may be suggested to, or drafted for, the author.
Editing for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and other mechanics of style; checking for consistency of facts. Optional services include Canadianizing/Americanizing; metrication; writing or editing captions; listing permissions needed; providing or editing prelims, back matter, and/or cover copy.
Reading proofs of edited manuscripts and checking for simple errors and inconsistencies after content editing and copy editing has been completed. Galley proofing may include incorporating and/or exercising discretion on author's alterations. Page proofing may include checking adherence to mock-up (rough paste-up), accuracy of running heads and changes made to type in mock-up, checking page breaks and location of art, and inserting page numbers to table of contents and cross-references if necessary.