National Book Editor

Melanie Saxton is a national book editor (Texas-based) with international clients.

National Book Editor


If you’re in the market for a book editor, I’d be honored to help! I’m based in Texas, and after 38-plus years in the literary industry, I’ve built a national and international portfolio of clients.

Yes, author clients near and far (from Texas to the East and West Coasts to Australia, Canada, and Europe) trust me to be their “second set of eyes.” What a wonderful, exciting career, thanks to author clients who trust me with their manuscripts.

What I Offer

  • Proofreading
  • Copyediting
  • Line Editing
  • Developmental editing
  • Substantive editing
  • Research editing
  • Ghostwriting
  • Book Proposals
  • Manuscript Evaluations
  • Guidance on best literary practices
  • Guidance on traditional publishing and self-publishing
  • Assistance with back cover blurbs and Amazon listing descriptions (if self-publishing)
  • Assistance with book signings, podcasts, radio, and more 
  • Assistance with online footprint, SEO web copy, SEO blogging, press releases, newsletters, and more

Learn More About Authorship and the Book Editing Process

I run a big website with lots of resources for authors in most genres. Check out the links below or take a look at my website menu to learn more about my writing and editing services, including book editing, ghostwriting, publishing, and more.


Need a National Book Editor? Contact Me For a Book Editing Quote Today!

Send an email to, and we’ll discuss the ins and outs of your project.