A good editor can be your greatest ally (along with a good book designer) in making your book everything it should be. Here is a list of professional editors that you may wish to consider:

The Cranky Editor

Debbie Olson

Zen Editorial

Writer's Helper

Erin Stropes

Celia Flinn

Roberta Edits

Annie Belt


Indexes provide your readers with a searchable map to locate key points in your book. If you are writing a non-fiction book this can be invaluable. It is possible to do it yourself but it can be overwhelming to do. Here is a link to an enlightening article about the process: How to Index Your Book (And Why I’ll Never Do It Again).

Below is a list of indexers that make wonderful indexes.

FYI: Indexing is a process that happens last in the book design process, after all the editing and proofing has been finished and the book has been polished up so that there are no shifting content or page numbers.

Debbie Olson

Blue Stem LLC