Expert book editing support from
cover to cover

Book editing

Book writing and publishing do not end after writing the first draft. It would be best to keenly edit severally to correct any writing mistakes in the content and context. If you are a non-native English speaker, then you might want to hire a professional editor. Individuals who use English as a second language might not be conversant with all the conventional grammar rules. It is therefore understandable why such an individual might want to look for English editing support. We are pleased to let you know that we can gladly help you with editing your book.

The Taylor & Francis Book Editing advantage

Expert Language Editors

Selected and trained for their attention to detail, expert language editors can transform texts into clear, grammatically correct, and publication-ready books with a native-English tone. Our language editors are also subject-matter experts and will ensure accuracy of terminology and conventions relevant to your book's subject area.

Multiple rounds of editing

You can get your manuscript reviewed multiple times at a budget that suits you. We recommend that you use this service after you have incorporated our editor’s suggestions and would like us to run a final check before submission to the publisher

Complete Confidentiality

Are you apprehensive about the security of your unpublished work? We understand your concern and so, in addition to a secure online submission system, our language editors and experts sign a non-disclosure agreement. We are also willing to sign a confidentiality agreement with you to safeguard your interests.

Consultation and free trial

Are you unsure about the areas of your book that require attention and qualitative alterations? Our editing professionals and customer experience experts will guide you and recommend services suitable for your unique requirements. Additionally, you can also test the quality of our service by requesting a Standard Book Editing trial of up to 1500 words free of charge.

Frequently asked questions

Who edits my manuscript?

We carefully select trained experts to ensure accuracy of grammar, terminology and conventions relevant to your book's subject matter. Our book editors are native English speakers renowned for their expertise in academic subject areas and familiarity with publishing, who will help you help you achieve your book's potential with a comprehensive manuscript assessment and crucial guidance.

What sets Taylor and Francis’ Book Editing service apart?

We understand the tremendous effort that has gone into your manuscript and believe that simply proofreading will not do it justice. At Taylor & Francis, we prefer to offer a combination of developmental and substantive editing, copyediting and proofreading services. This ensures that your book communicates clearly with your target audience.

Is my manuscript secure?

Rest assured that the confidentiality of your draft is our top priority. We maintain non-disclosure agreements with our editors to this end. Moreover, our secure online system prevents your information from ever being accessible to any outside party. Your information will only be seen by your manuscript editor and the assigned project manager. On request, we will also sign a confidentiality agreement with you before you send us anything you want kept confidential.