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Dear Jannie,
How are you? I'm a dermatologist and I would like to publish a scientific book. As I'm not familiar with the process of publication I need your advice. I need help in editing the book. and also in organizing the photos, designing, colors and themes.
Who does all that ? is it the publisher? or should I look for a desiner in addition to an editor?

Thank you & best regards
Dr.Fayza

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It is your responsibility for the complete editing of your manuscript (book) and the initial organization of any art work, photographs, or other necessities.

The cover and design is agreed upon between you (the author) and the publisher's art department. The cover design, your photograph on the back cover, etc.

I am a professional editor. I have edited for other published writers. One is, "Tend Your Garden With." I am listed in the acknowledgements.

I will be happy to be your editor.

Visit my website, A1 Editorial at http://a1editorial.net and email me at jannieballiett.com.

You an submit a few chapters to me to read and edit and I can email them in return to you to see what needs to be done to perfect it for submission.

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Jannie Balliett

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I am a published writer, Chief Editor and own A1 Editorial Service. I teach writing, specializing in novel writing, and creative writing. I can answer most any question concerning writing a book, plot and characterization, tighten the prose, and the editing process, and help advise with publishing and the requirements of obtaining a literary agent.

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I'm a published writer, freelancer, and Chief Editor and own A1 Editorial Service. I teach writing for my two Online writer workshops.

Organizations
Sisters In Crime Internet Chapter, The Short Mystery Fiction Society, and Brazos Writers Group.

Publications
Writers Post Journal magazine, May 2006 issue, Augusr 2006 issue, Nov/December 2006 issue and soon in 2008, On A Whim, flash fiction anthology, offered in Barnes & Nobles and Amazon.

Education/Credentials
Some college, creative writing, fiction writing

Past/Present Clients
I have numerous clients using my service through my editorial service and numerous members in my Online writer workshops.

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