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.
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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.
- Level 2 – Technical Editing
Technical Editing includes all of Level 1 Standard Editing plus formatting of citations, references, and footnotes according to your requested style guide / manual (APA, MLA, Chicago, etc.).Level 2 Technical Editing also provides professional comments and feedback regarding overall writing style, the flow of presentation and initial impressions by the reader. Technical editing is ideal for manuals, dissertations, theses, journals, research, non-fiction and other documented writing.
- Level 3 – Line Editing for Content
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, formatting of citations/references, and footnote editing) PLUS supplementary sentence re-writes when necessary.This level includes reviewing the plot/character elements for consistency in fiction/non-fiction works. Content Editing is also ideal for marketing, advertising, website ad-copy, instructional manuals, books, academic writing, research, etc.
- Level 4 – Executive Content Editing & Editorial 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. 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/character elements.Additionally, you will receive a 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
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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Do you want a personal recommendation regarding your text? Then submit your writing for a free editing sample. Feel free to ask your editor for some free professional editing advice today! Read more about our additional editing services.
If you don’t see what you need on the list above, click here to obtain a price quote and FREE editing sample for YOUR project.
REMEMBER: On our order form, you’ll be able to make selections from a menu of options featuring numerous secondary services including, but not limited to: press releases, query letters, table of contents, critical reviews, and more! If you can write it, we can edit it!
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