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Welcome to Editora VLM Press' FAQ page. You will find the most frequently asked questions about our books, our authors and personal requests covered in the categories below. For additional support, please contact our customer service team at info@vlmpress.com.


What Is Copy Editing?

Manuscripts are checked in their entirety, regarding grammar and consistency of ideas. The text is edited according to the specific style selected by the writer.

What is Text Revision?

Reading the final draft of the manuscript after editing is essential to detect errors that appear during the article production process., such as: misspellings, punctuation, incorrect typing and use of language.

What is Content Analysis and Editorial Coherence?

VLM Press offers an exclusive content analysis service that helps writers produce their text, guiding you step by step through the production process. During this process, we help the writer follow a comprehensive line, that gives the text an improved global meaning.


How Cover Design Is Done?

Despite the saying never judge a book by its cover, people do it. If the cover doesn't intrigue readers, they won't take the book. Our team of designers professionals work together with the author to create an exclusive cover to make it attractive.

What's included:

  • Two cover concepts
  • Up to three rounds of revisions on the chosen cover concept
  • Print-ready full cover, which includes the spine and back cover
  • A round of revisions for the cover after it is finished

To be effective, the book cover needs to be distinctive, interesting and specific to your target audience.

The cover concept is created from the initial interview when the author explains the message he wants to convey.

After finishing the cover and interior of the book, We will design the back cover and spine according to the specifications of our printer or a printer indicated by you. The final part of the cover design includes all the necessary elements, as the text on the back cover, logos and barcode.

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What Is Content Design - Book Design?

Composing the manuscript according to the specific layout and style for the book theme. Texts, Images and tables are carefully organized and prepared for printing. The process involves applying paragraph and character styles, inclusion of logos and uniform values ​​in the text (font size and styles, cores, alignments etc.).

What is a Press Release (Press Release)?

The Press Release is a separate service, a press release that can be used for media portals and the general public. Articles promoted by this service and covered by the media bring more references to the book and the writer, significantly increasing the exposure of the work to the public.

How Marketing and Sales Work?

Our writers have an exclusive support service that guides you through the launch process, publicizing and selling your work. Our services do not stop with publication.

We have options that include the Marketing Package, that helps the writer from the moment his book is edited and finally defined, with an unprecedented digital marketing service. All of our authors receive the benefit of extensive social media outreach, through the various VLM Press promotional channels and on the official website: vlmpress.com and on our online sales page NossaLivraria.com


VLM Press offers the writer a range of options that meet their needs from creation to publication of the book.

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What Is Self-Publishing?

Self-publishing is the act of publishing media, without using a traditional publisher (which holds most of the copyright and control of the book's distribution). When self-publishing a book, the author completes the entire process, how to edit, design and format without the influence of a traditional publisher.

One of the benefits of self-publishing is a higher profit margin, control of content and complete autonomy over the publishing process. The author will publish a book using their own resources, with the help of a self-publishing platform, such as VLM Press and typically retains all rights to the book, being responsible for the sale and distribution of the work. VLM Press is a self-publishing publisher that helps the writer produce the book without retaining any part of the copyright.

VLM Press is a Distributor?

Although VLM Press offers assistance to the writer and guides the process of distributing and selling the book,, does not offer distribution and sales services.

How Text Proofing Is Done?

Text review is done in two stages:

  1. Initial Review word for word – It is required in the initial stage of the book editing process. This careful review seeks to identify and eliminate possible grammatical and typing errors.
  2. Final Review word for word – At this stage, a thorough spelling check is carried out., a real grammar audit, and adaptation to the VLM Press Style Manual.
What is Copy Editing (Copy Editing)?

Copy editing is part of Editorial Coherence, exclusive service from VLM Press, which focuses on the technical aspects of the manuscript, ensuring the writing meets standards for your book's industry or niche. A professional text editor focuses on:

  • Consistency of story elements(plot, scenario, characters etc.)
  • Misspellings, grammar and syntax
  • Omitted words
  • Writing style consistency
  • Vague and imprecise statements
  • Any errors that went unnoticed during the editing process
What is the Final Reading (Proof Reading)?

O Proof Reading (Final review) is the last necessary step in the editing process – and the final stop before the book goes to print. Although proofreading can make substantial changes (how to fix inconsistent spelling or hyphenations) in the language of the manuscript, the role of the reviewer is more about quality assurance.

At this stage it is not the role of the final review to correct, rewrite or remake the text, but the professional proofreader inspects your work and looks for outright errors, as:

  • Misspelled names
  • Wrong/bad URLs
  • Numbers that don't add up in a table
  • Duplicate words
  • Lost words
  • Any mistakes forgotten
What is Editorial Advisory?

VLM Pres publisher makes the dream of publishing a book a reality. Our experience has shown that writers need guidance to produce text that communicates their message clearly and reaches their target audience.. The writer only needs to worry about producing the text. From this point on, VLM Press takes care of all the details. Our packages include an exclusive editorial advisory and criticism service that guides the writer in producing a best-seller, not just another book.

What is a Press Release?

A press release is a brief statement of facts in a news story, that needs to be convincing, written by a public relations professional and sent to members of the media. The purpose of a press release is to spark media interest in an event, information, product or service. The press release must contain all essential information (who? what? where? when? as? and most importantly why?) so that the journalist can easily produce their own story. A press release should be read like news, written in third person, containing quotes, sources and information in accordance with the press release standard.

What is Line Editing (Line Editing)?

Line editing is part of Editorial Coherence, exclusive service from VLM Press that focuses on the creative elements of your story, such as the writing style and the use of language in each sentence (or on each line). Although your line editor also detects simple grammatical errors, The main focal points are:

  • Repeated phrases and unnecessary/overused words
  • Information redundancies
  • Tone changes
  • Unnatural/inconsistent sentences
  • Narrative confusion and character dialogue
  • Pace improvements
  • General communication of the story
  • Text inconsistency
What is the Difference between Copy Editing and Line Editing??

While copy editing scours every sentence, word, letter and punctuation mark to look for errors, line editing takes a more holistic approach. Your line editor will answer these key questions when examining the writing of your manuscript:

  • Your language is clear, fluid and pleasant to read?
  • You convey a sense of atmosphere, emotion and tone?
  • Do your words convey precise meaning or are you using broad generalizations and clichés?
What's Included in the Line Editing Service?

The line editor will discover opportunities for improvement throughout your manuscript. In addition to suggesting different words, phrases and ideas that can clarify or improve the book, the line editor will review elements such as:

  • Correction of incoherent writing constructions.
  • Eliminating redundancies to improve sentences.
  • Review of the main aspects of the manuscript (narrative, vocabulary, structure, Description, style and development).
  • Editor's Notes, general suggestions and comments to improve the text.

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Meet Our Editors

The Talented Team at VLM Press

President, Founder and Editor of VLM Press. Entrepreneur, Business consultant, with a degree in Administration and Foreign Trade, Theologian with Master's degree in the United States, Experienced in International Business Management, Web developer, Entrepreneurship and Marketing Strategist. Author of books: Self-discovery, Stay Free, America and Men of Great Valor.

Edivaldo A Fontes

CEO and Editor in Chief

Publications Director, affiliated with ABI-Inter in 2018, holds a Master's degree in Psychology. With a degree in History, Education, Psychoanalysis and Theology. Didactics specialist, personal and business marketing, contextual review, content review and editorial coherence. Author of the best-selling Seasoned with Salt, Personal Reconstruction and co-author of the book Men of Great Valor.

Christiany Rebelo

Publications Director

A professional and experienced communicator, She is a radio presenter who has worked at Rádio Cultura FM, Belém PA, FM Belém Province, PA, and currently works at Esperança FM in São Luiz, MA. Graduated in Social Communication with Qualification in Journalism from Estácio. From 2020 is a Content Editor (Content Editor) da VLM Press, where he has done extraordinary work.

Elce Ribeiro

Content Editor, VLM Press

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