When selecting a professional editor on the internet, the results you find can be overwhelming and confusing. Hundreds of editorial companies exist. Not to mention, the number of freelance editors advertising their services online. It can be difficult to determine whether you want to work with an editorial company or an individual freelancer. After you […]
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The first step to editing can easily be summarized in a sentence, but putting it into practice is a different story: the first step is to take your creative hat off and put your critical-reading cap on. All those brilliant sentences and illuminating paragraphs that flowed freely from your imagination onto the page are now about to be turned upside-down and inside-out as they are examined and put to the ultimate test. The fundamental editing question is this: are they earning their keep?
Having an unprofessional manuscript could cost you much more than the fees of a professional editing service. Give your work the best possible chance of getting published by making sure it is professionally edited.
If you’ve just finished writing your novel and you’re ready to send it off to publishers, be sure to read these helpful tips first. Various publishing houses have their guidelines. However, there are standard guidelines you can follow to prepare an excellent manuscript that is easily readable and professionally presented. First, be sure the font […]
A professional editing service provides the writer with many advantages, such as fixed deadlines, fixed prices, and a satisfaction guarantee. Unfortunately, this is not always the case when it comes to the individual freelance editor. Compare the professional editor vs. freelance editor. There are many advantages to choosing the services of a professional editing team. […]
Even people whose first language is English can attest that essay writing is a challenging task. After all, academic essay writing is not only about your language skills. Essays also have several content and formatting conventions that they need to follow. How can I make sure my paper uses correct English and follows the necessary rules of academic essay writing?
English is a tricky language to master, and when it comes to writing academic papers, it can turn into an outright nightmare – even for native speakers! If English is not your first language, how can you make sure your academic work is on par with (if not better than) that of your native-speaker colleagues? Many students fall into the trap of trying to fake native English language. Yet, the best way to polish your writing skills is to find a professional editing company.
English is a language composed entirely of exceptions to rules. It is only partly, while nevertheless frighteningly, true. With an extensive history of teaching ESL and editing, I can attest to the extent of the challenge faced by someone wanting to sound fluent in the language. Almost no amount of diligent study of grammar and […]
Use the internet to find the fiction editing service that’s right for you. In today’s competitive publishing world, the internet proves to be a valuable resource for writers. There is no doubt that the web has had a significant impact on the writing and publishing world. Not only does it provide a new means for […]
When your non-fiction book is complete, it’s time to find an editor, and there is no end to the choices. The Internet is full of freelance book editors anxious to edit your non-fiction book for you. When it’s time to hire an editor, how will you decide? Why would you pick a professional editing service […]