Umbach Consulting & Publishing
Resource for individuals, independent
writers, and small businesses
editing and formatting. Revisions for
clarity and readability. Correction of technical problems in design of
Microsoft Word documents, for example to make headings consistent and to
coordinate figures with text through proper use of captions and cross-references.
Creation of tables of contents and tables of figures. Conversion to PDF or HTML.
- Proofreading and fact checking.
- Formatting and book
design for print-on-demand (POD) publishing and for e-books. Fee depends on length and complexity of the manuscript and extent of editing required.
- Evaluation of how to
approach a research or writing project.
- Advice on information sources and on how to present results.
- Evaluation of potential paths toward publishing for aspiring book authors.
Email or call (leave message) to arrange an introductory discussion. One hour, $75. Be aware that I am very selective about taking on new clients or projects for editing, proofing, and formatting, and I am no longer publishing books other than my own, but where appropriate I can refer authors to other resources.
Kenneth W. Umbach, Ph.D.
Citrus Heights, CA 95610
916-733-2159 (voice mail)
Member of Citrus
Heights (CA) Chamber of Commerce and Northern California Publishers & Authors
"Are you in earnest? Seize this very moment! Whatever
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Last revised January 28, 2014