|Copy Editing||Content Editing||Line Editing||Academic Editing||Executive Editing Package|
|Word usage||Word usage||Word usage||Word usage||Word usage|
|Style Consistency||Style Consistency||Style Consistency||Style Consistency||Style Consistency|
|Transitional Phrasing||Transitional Phrasing||Transitional Phrasing||Transitional Phrasing|
|Continuity/Flow of Writing||Continuity/Flow of Writing||Continuity/Flow of Writing||Continuity/Flow of Writing|
|Support of Statements||Support of Statements||Support of Statements||Support of Statements|
|Editorial Comments||Editorial Comments||Editorial Comments||Editorial Comments|
|Writing Style Review||Writing Style Review||Writing Style Review|
|Presentation Assessment||Presentation Assessment||Presentation Assessment|
|Industry Style Guide Formatting||Industry Style Guide Formatting||Industry Style Guide Formatting|
|Plot & Character Consistency||Factual Information & Presentation Consistency||Plot & Character Consistency|
|Supplementary Sentence Rewrites When Necessary||Supplementary Sentence Rewrites When Necessary||Supplementary Sentence Rewrites When Necessary|
|Professional Formatting of Citations, References, and Footnotes According to Your Requested Style Guide (Harvard, Turabian, MLA, APA, Chicago Manual of Style, etc.)||Unbiased, Honest Feedback of the Reader’s Initial Impressions|
|Professional Editorial Review / Critique|
|Substance, Organization & Presentation|
|Overall Story Composition|
|Use Your Review
|Level 1 – Copy Edit||Level 2 –
|Level 3 –
|Technical Editing – Academic Edit||Level 4 – Executive Editing Package PLUS Review|
Levels of Professional Editing Services
FirstEditing.com offers different levels of professional editing services.
Your writing receives the most appropriate editing while ensuring that you don’t overpay services you may not necessarily require.
Unsure about which levels of professional editing services are best for you?
Then contact us. One of our editing specialists will quickly answer all your questions.
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Your editor will review your writing, provide a professional editing sample, and recommend the most appropriate levels of professional editing services, all within 24 hours!
Our Levels of Professional Editing Services
Each writer is unique and requires specific, personalized editing services which cater to their needs.
We assign your writing to an editor with expertise in your writing style.
Your editor then provides a professional critique with the free professional editing sample.
This package includes a personal recommendation of which editing style best suits your needs. Click here to get your free editing sample.
Our levels of professional editing services include:
- Level 1 – Standard Copy Editing
Copy Editing includes checking spelling, grammar, punctuation, and consistency in your writing. You won’t have to worry about repetition, jargon, style inconsistency, or white space issues.
- Level 2 – Professional Content Editing
Content Editing includes all of Level 1 Standard Copy Editing plus more!
Content Editing helps with transitional phrases, feedback regarding your flow of writing, and support of your statements. It ensures that your text makes sense and your writing presents cohesively.
- Level 3 – Comprehensive Line Editing
Line Editing includes Editing Levels 1 and 2 (spelling, grammar, punctuation, consistency/appropriateness of verb tenses, transitional phrasing, continuity/flow of thoughts, support of statements, and editorial feedback) PLUS more!
Line editing provides a review of your writing style, an assessment of your presentation, and supplementary sentence re-writes when necessary. Furthermore, your editor follows your preferred style guide to provide formatting of citations, references, and footnotes. This level includes reviewing the plot/character elements for consistency in fiction/non-fiction works.
- Academic – Technical Editing
Technical Editing includes all of Level 1 Standard Copy Editing, Level 2 Professional Content Editing and Level 3 Comprehensive Line Editing plus more!
Your experienced academic editor ensures factual information and presentation consistency of your research. Most importantly, you receive professional formatting of citations, references, and footnotes according to your requested style guide or manual (Harvard, Turabian, APA, MLA, Chicago, etc.).
You get a pre-review of your research before taking it before your peers. Save embarrassment and hassle.
- Level 4 – Executive Editing Package & Professional Critique
Executive Content Editing & Editorial Critique is the most in-depth editing service that we offer. This all-inclusive package encompasses Editing Levels 1, 2 and 3 plus a Professional Editorial Critique.
We will check your spelling, grammar, punctuation, consistency/appropriateness of verb tenses, transitional phrasing, continuity/flow of thoughts, support of statements, formatting of citations/references, and footnote editing according to your requested style guide.
Plus, we will provide significant content re-writes of up to 20% of your entire document when necessary.
This ensures a smooth presentation with consistent plot and character elements.
Additionally, you receive an unbiased, structured professional editorial review of your writing’s overall substance, organization, and presentation.
- Editorial Critique & Review
An Editorial Critique & Review provides you an in-depth evaluation of your writing and composition style. Do you want to know if your work is any good? Honestly? Then ask for an editorial critique which will evaluate your plot’s presentation, characters’ development, writing structure, dialogue, and overall story composition. You will receive an honest, neutral evaluation for improving, developing, and resolving the inconsistencies within your manuscript. Plus, you can use our positives from the review for promoting your book.
- Reduction Editing – Word Count Edit
Reduction Editing helps you decrease your document’s total word count while maintaining your presentation style. Your professional editor will delete, omit and truncate excess language to meet your requirements. All changes are outlined in Microsoft’s Track Changes so that you may review all changes and omissions before submission.
- Basic Proofreading
Basic Proofreading includes checking your spelling, grammar, punctuation, and subject-verb agreement. This editing level is an excellent resource for confident writers who just need a second set of eyes.
Still not sure which editing service is best for you?
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Your editor will review your writing, provide a professional editing sample and recommend the most appropriate level of editing – all within 24 hours!
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