This handy Pocket Guide helps writers and editors create a professional manuscript that achieves the writer's desired outcome. Many times the difference between acceptance and rejection of a manuscript is how well it is edited. This guide will give the writer and editor a common foundation for communication. Working together they can turn a good manuscript into a great one. An editor can be a writers greatest ally or foe. The right editor can help a writer create a high-quality product.This pocket guide is for fiction and non-fiction writers who want editing and self-publishing services. It is written in simple straight forward language. The different types of editing are explained and a step by step process for writers and editors is presented. This is not a "how to" book on writing or editing. it's a "what to do" book to facilitate the communication between writer and editor.