Services

Transforming an idea into a finished book takes time. Here is an overview of the process, including the editorial and production services Words to Book provides to help make this happen.

EDITORIAL

1

The Beginning

  • Publishing advice
  • Book proposal (with sample chapters)
2

First/Second Draft

  • Manuscript appraisal/development
  • Structural editing
3

Around the Third/Fourth Draft

  • Manuscript appraisal/development
  • Structural editing
  • Copyediting (if self-publishing)

Now your manuscript is likely ready for agents and publishers to consider.
If self-publishing, after copy-editing the manuscript goes into production.

PRODUCTION

4
  • Cover design drafts
  • Manuscript is typeset
5
  • Cover design and copy finalised
  • Page proofs are checked by you and a proofreader, correx installed
6
  • Final files sent to printer - hard copy and/or ebook