Content Development 
Editorial Services & Manuscript Polishing

"This book wouldn't have been possible with the mentorship and guidance of Doug Schmidt. He taught me how to begin writing and directed me each step of the way. He was my teacher, editor, mentor, and accountability partner ..." 


Julie Lavata 



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The author's adopted daughter, who was a"fire station baby," was featured on CBS News Special about Safe Haven Laws ... 


"Safe Haven Baby Thanks Her 'Tummy Mommy' For a Really Good Life" 



Doug does substantive editing, manuscript polishing, and ghostwriting. He also loves putting together discussion guides for existing books. 


Background ... 


Eighteen years as an editorial manager with David C. Cook Publishing Company; author of two books and numerous small group resources. 


Freelance projects include The Quest Study Bible by Zondervan and two LifeChange Bible Studies for NavPress. 


Doug has degrees in biblical studies and systematic theology from Wheaton College and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. 


[Doug's day rate is $495, with a cap for each project so there are no billing surprises.]


Doug's clients include ... 

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