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Editor needed for travel book in progress
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  • Posted: Thu, Apr 05, 2012
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I am working on a collection of travel essays which I am trying to form into a book and publish before late May (probably as an e-Book). The content is sitting at about 150 MS Word pages if you take out the pictures. Stories range from biking in southern China to kayaking in the Exuma Islands to participating in BBQ competitions in the US.

While I have gotten good feedback about the individual stories, most of those comments come from people I know. I am looking for someone who doesn't know me and can look at the content objectively, offering guidance in terms of what aspects need to be expanded upon or need to be cut in order to make it appealing to a larger audience.

I am also looking for guidance in terms of how much the stories need to be connected (giving them a context as to how I got from A to B). I also have some content that doesn't fall into neat essays and I need help sorting out the value of them.

I would prefer to hire someone who has proven sales results with boo...

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