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There's a big difference
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book edit includes marking up your manuscript and providing a thorough
report that is rarely less than fifteen single-spaced pages in length.
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long does book editing take?
time is dependent upon my workload.. MORE
My manuscript has already been professionally edited,
but there still seems to be a problem. Should I invest in a second edit?
edited numerous manuscripts that had already been edited and, in all honesty
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a complete reading first before
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Since your success with a publisher
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should I avoid sample edits?
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is book manuscript format so important?
your book manuscript doesn't look the way publishers expect it to, they
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