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Editing of Book about History of China
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  • Posted: Thu, Jul 07, 2011
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I have a completed manuscript of 600 pages, 10 pt type, single spaced written by a friend in China who will remain, for the time being, anonymous.

The manuscript is a non-fiction historical tale of an interesting time in China's history. It is very compelling.

The manuscript needs to be fully edited as it was written by someone whose English is a second language. There is many changes to be made. One could call it a re-write. This is a collaborative project working directly with one of the "co-authors" to make determinations on style and substance of the edits.

There is no timeline on this project. The final goal would be to have the book completely edited and ready to be submitted for publication this year (query letters will be sent as the first few chapters are completed).

The chosen editor will get acknowledgment as the editor of the book.

The manuscript was written originally almost 10 years ago, but went unexplored further. Since then, one non-fiction book has b...

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