Here at Xlibris, we believe that you should have ultimate control of your work. We will not change your text or plot in any way. If you would like, Xlibris is happy to provide copyediting services for your work.
BACK TO TOP
Copyediting means that we will have professional editors review your work for grammar, spelling, syntax and word usage. Our editors will also provide you with valuable constructive comments throughout your manuscript. These comments will include but are not limited to such things as:
Our copyeditors will not alter the flow or the plot of your manuscript in any way. Once they are done, you will have the ability to check their comments and edits and approve or reject their suggested changes.
Xlibris' Copyediting service is based on the guidelines presented in the Chicago Manual of Style. All spelling corrections and suggestions are based on the Merriam-Webster Dictionary.
No. In a perfect world, you would never need to pay for corrections. By proofreading your book before submission, you will catch the majority of typos and errors before we even begin the publishing process. Any formatting errors introduced by Xlibris are corrected at the first galley stage free of charge. If, after you review your first proofs, you discover errors or wish to make a change, you may order the Author Alterations service at any time.
There are two ways to include an index in your book. You can either take advantage of the Xlibris-provided index service or you can do it yourself. When providing the index yourself, there are two methods of doing it:
Xlibris accepts a very low margin of error in each completed edit – no more than three percent of the total errors found. Our professional in-house editorial staff reviews each editorial service for quality assurance. Upon reviewing your edited manuscript, if you believe that an unsatisfactory number of errors remain, please create a list of the errors and the page numbers on which they appear and email the list to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will review the list with you and address your concern.
Fill in the required fields
to download the brochure.
By clicking the button above you consent to Xlibris and its affiliates contacting you by telephone and/or email regarding their services and you agree that your calls may be monitored and/or recorded by Xlibris and its affiliates for quality assurance or other business purposes.
By requesting a publishing guide, you acknowledge your call
may be monitored or recorded for quality assurance and training purposes.