Basic Package

  • Correct spelling, grammar, punctuation and syntax.
  • Correct errors in sentence structure and language usage.
  • Notate recommended changes in wording or phrasing to improve readability of the manuscript.
  • Notate where reference citations or permission uses are necessary.
  • Correct errors in common knowledge.

The Basic package delivers an edited manuscript back to the Author in Microsoft Word format prepared for the next step of crafting into a book ready product for publication on Amazon or Barnes and Noble.  

Basic does not include:

  • Rewriting or reconstructing sentences.
  • Altering word choice.
  • Book Ready product for publication on the Amazon or Barnes and Noble platform
  • Front and Back Cover design (Separate package available)


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Book Ready

Our editor will do everything listed under Basic plus this:

  • Review and ensure the manuscript is well organized.
  • Recommend organizational changes.
  • Notate areas where text veers off course.
  • Provide minor research to ensure accuracy of specific terms.
  • Provide an overall textual analysis.

The Book Ready package delivers an edited manuscript in Microsoft Word format that is a Book Ready product with Gutters, edges, top, and bottom formatted interior for the author's desired size of book within the constraints of the Amazon or Barnes and Noble publishing platforms. 

Book Ready does not include:

  • Reconstructing chapters and paragraphs to help the organizational structure.
  • Rewriting the text.
  • Front and Back cover design (Separate Package Available)


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Publication Package

Our editor will do everything listed under Book Ready and this:

  • Conduct a phone consultation at the start and upon completion of editing.
  • Reorganize paragraphs and chapters to improve overall textual organization.
  • Front and Back cover design.
  • Review the final interior after the manuscript has been formatted/typeset, just before publishing the book.

The Publication package delivers a Book Proof from the Amazon or Barnes and Noble publication platforms. This includes Front and Back cover design and integration with the Amazon or Barnes and Noble publishing systems... Literally one click from publication.

Comprehensive does not include:

  • Continued editing beyond the first proof and final interior edit.
  • More than two phone consultations.


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Began in 2006 Sitting by the banks of the Euphrates...

Telling Great Stories

At AreULost Press, we recognize that everyone alive grew up in an age of causality but we now live in an age of correlation. That feeds deception, hides truth, and spins stories at the speed of light along the axis of the Internet.

For us, we love helping people tell their stories. Especially stories of faith and inspiration. Sometimes, this is a Children's book with author created art. Sometimes, it is a futuristic story of the Deception that is coming. Telling great stories, for us, spans children's books to murder mysteries and Bicycle prayer treks across the country to Science Fiction.

Our Editing packages can get you started then we get your story book ready for sale as a paperback or eBook or both. Please review the packages and pick one for your work.

We have helped these authors tell their stories...

Titles at AreULost Press available at Amazon:

God is Woke by Jay and Jan Inman

Quinny by Matt Hutcheson

Worshipper Warrior by Steve Holt (Under Worshiper Warrior Press)

God Wild Marriage – 2nd Edition by Steve Holt (Under Worshiper Warrior Press)

Little Lamb by Jan Inman

Titles by Jay Inman

Sunigin – Book 1 of Circle of Deception

Insurgio - Book 2 of Circle of Deception

Certo - Book 3 of Circle of Deception

Varangian Guard

Canticle of the Magios

Black Gladius: Book 1 of the Culling

Walking at the Top of the World: Book 2 of the Culling

Perspicacity: Book 3 of the Culling


Next Steps...

If you have a story you want told in a Book Ready, attractive package, Call or Email us.