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"Dr. Joyce Starr provides the Olympics in author assistance. She revised, restructured and transformed my manuscript into a beautiful children's book. She treated my book as a work of art, from the cover and interior photos to the placement of text." - Marcia Miller, sign language interpreter, Tales From a Tail Wagging Dog
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What is the distinction between a book coach, book doctor and book editor, and when do you need one?
An experienced book coach guides you through the many stages of writing your book, brainstorming structure and content over a period of weeks or even months.
A book editor or copy editor edits your manuscript line by line - eliminating mistakes that readers might catch.
A professional book doctor transforms your manuscript into a compelling work that book buyers want to read.
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