Services Available From IPen Books Include:


Copyright and ISBN


Here's a summary of the editing/proofing services IPEN BOOKS offers:

• A sample of your work is required to gauge accuracy of completion of project

• There is typically a 4-6 week turnaround time

• Rush projects incur an additional charge per page

• Prices are subject to nature of the work requested and will be discussed during your consultation.

• Please note: I have a network of qualified professionals I may refer to in the event you should need additional services that I personally cannot take on at the time of your request.

To find out more about our editing services, send an email request to — Attn: Editorial Services.

Developmental editing includes:

• Eliminating wordiness, triteness, and inappropriate jargon

• Smoothing transitions and moving sentences to improve readability

• Suggesting additions and deletions, noting them at both the sentence and the paragraph level

• Moving entire paragraphs and sentences to improve flow

• Ensuring consistent structure by adding or deleting headings

• Identifying gaps in content, and suggesting the needed copy where relevant

• Flagging content that is redundant or superfluous

• In fiction manuscripts, tracking the continuity of plot, setting, and character traits; querying- discrepancies


• Correcting faulty spelling, grammar, and punctuation

• Correcting incorrect usage (e.g., foreword for forward)

• Checking specific cross-references

• Ensuring consistency in spelling, hyphenation, numerals, fonts, and capitalization

• Checking for proper sequencing (such as alphabetical order) in lists and other displayed- material

• Changing text and headings to achieve parallel structure

• Flagging inappropriate figures of speech

• Ensuring that key terms are handled consistently

• Ensuring that previews, summaries, and end-of-chapter questions reflect content

• Changing passive voice to active voice, if appropriate

• Flagging ambiguous statements

• Flagging missing text and other typos

• Flagging missing text and other typos

• Correcting faulty or inconsistent formatting

Cover Design and Set Up

Presentation and Promotion (only upon request)

I Pen Reviews (Published Books and E-books - Manuscripts must have copyright completed)

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