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comprehensive services

Content editing, copyediting, proofreading, and book formatting: request a custom quote to get just the services you need.  Learn more


expertise you can trust

Kristen Tate, owner and lead editor at The Blue Garret, has a PhD in English from Columbia University and a Professional Editing Certificate from University of California at Berkeley.  Learn more


edits you can learn from

By focusing on the why and how of the changes we suggest, not just the what, we give you tools you can apply to your current project and all of your future work.  Learn more



You have a vision for your book. We help make it a reality.


Are you interested in content editing and plan to publish traditionally?

The TRAD package might be right for you. Learn more

Is your book ready for copyediting? Do you plan to self-publish?

The PRO package might be what you need. Learn more

Are you interested in content editing and plan to self-publish your book?

The WORKS package can take you from draft to book. Learn more


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