Making Words BehaveSM offers a full range of services

for people who want to do things with words, including:

Concept Development

Manuscript Evaluation

Proposal Writing

Developmental and Structural Editing

Line and Copy Editing




Welcome to the website of Making Words BehaveSM Editorial Services, putting more than thirty-five years of publishing experience to work to meet your editing needs. We offer editorial solutions for writers, publishers, agents, business communicators, and students. Whether it’s a manuscript that needs a complete makeover or just a few touch-ups here and there, a marketing piece that needs some extra zip, a proposal that needs polishing, or a dissertation that needs some organization and a tad more readability, we can help.

Our editor, Andrew Attaway, has worked as an editor, marketer, administrator, and manager in trade, academic, and religious publishing. He lives in New York with his wife and their five children. To learn more about Andrew, click here.

For more information about what we do, click here. To read testimonials from some of the people we’ve worked with, click here. To get in touch with us, click here. To read Andrew’s blog, click here.