Member Since 2014
OUR EDITORIAL AND PUBLISHING SERVICES are aimed at authors who are commissioned by other publishers or who want to self-publish.
As a longstanding Advanced Member of the key publishing industry training and advisory body - the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) - Maria applies her first-class editorial skills and standards to all manuscripts, bridging the quality gap between today's off-the-shelf services and those of the major publishing houses. The SfEP provides a very useful set of FAQs that explain about editorial services.
Language editing for
Repurposing of content for different audiences
Printing and binding
Summaries and key points
Re-writing from source material
Spelling, grammar, syntax
Clarity, readability and consistency
Logic and flow of argument
Diagrams and labelling
Layout, navigation and headings
Prelims (copyright and pages, contents acknowledgements, forewords, prefaces)
End matter (indexes, appendices, glossaries, author bios, references, resources, bibliographies and text citations)
Quotations, extracts, citations
Lists, boxes, questionnaires and forms
Copyright, plagiarism and libel issues
Data management and display
Diagrams, graphs, charts, tables, photographs, graphics and captions
Units, statistics, equations, mathematical and chemical symbols
From first draft to final polish, you will receive a level of attention and engagement that far surpasses anything found in today's DIY publishing environment and large publishing houses. Swan & Horn supports authors from all walks of life in preparing their written work for submission to an agent or publisher, or to self-publish. Those who approach us are looking for efficient, high-quality editorial input and close collaboration with a professional who understands their aims and the message they are trying to convey, and applies best editorial standards and practice throughout. Maria delivers all of that, ensuring clarity, consistency and accuracy of all content.