Book Manuscript Add-Ons

Author´s Biography

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Receive a professionally written Author Bio which can be used on the back page of your book or submitted with any publication.

"You made my bio look really good. Good job!" 
Sue Brinkstone


Book Jacket Cover

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Receive a professionally written book jacket cover that will capture your audience's attention. This is a short, succinct copy that sends a strong message about your writing. This service is available only in conjunction with editing services and must be purchased within 30 days of original purchase.

"That was a big help to me - thanks for the professional outline of my book jacket cover." 
Robert Dunham, UK


Book Outline - priced per chapter

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Receive a short outline for each chapter of your book. When submitting to a publisher or agent, you should include this chapter by chapter outline.

Outlines help publishers view the entire book without reading every word. This is vital when competing for a publisher's attention in today's marketplace. A book outline is only available WITH editing services and must be ordered within 30 days of original editing.

"Thanks for a perfect outline of my book! " 
Brian Greene, Virginia


Book Synopsis

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Receive a condensed version of your work. This vital tool helps publishers decide if they want to sell your writing.

This service is only available in conjunction with editing services. The synopsis must be ordered within 30 days of the original editing.

"Simply put, the edits enhanced an already well-written novel, making it even stronger. The synopsis will aid some marketing efforts and the editorial review provided a great big-picture analysis that was helpful to the author and publisher alike. We will definitely seek out your company, and Jennifer in particular, for future projects. Thanks! " 
Phillip, Geminid Press.com


Editing Consultation - hourly fee

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Receive a personal Zoom consultation with your editor to discuss your writing project. Schedule the consultation prior to editing to discuss your editing needs before your editor begins editing. Or, schedule the consultation after editing to discuss the editing and your plans for publication.

"The extra support you gave me was definitely worth it! Thanks! " 
Roger Goodman Jr


Final Proofread

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Request a pre-submission proofread of your post-edit changes to ensure your revisions have not introduced new errors. Misspellings and grammatical errors damage your reputation as an author and cause embarrassment.

Recommended add-on if you order an "Level 2 - Advanced Line Editing" and included for free in "Level 3 - Substantive Content Editing".

Final Proofreads apply only to the revisions made directly within the originally submitted document and in response to direct recommendations of your editor.

"That was indeed a good job! Thanks for the final proofread." 
Robert Dunham, UK


Press Release

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Receive a professionally written press release directed at members of the news media to announce the release of your work.

You can mail, fax, or email this to newspapers, magazines, radio stations, television stations, networks, and more! Ensure that you make a strong first impression.

This service is available only in conjunction with editing services and must be purchased within 30 days of original order.

"I felt very confident when I sent out the press release. Thank you for the professional writing! " 
Skyler Trafford


Professional Consultation & Critique BUNDLE - 10% discount

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1. Receive a personal Zoom-consultation with your editor to discuss your writing project. Schedule the consultation prior to editing to discuss your editing needs before your editor begins editing. Or, schedule the consultation after editing to discuss the editing and your plans for publication.

2. The Professional Review and Critique will be delivered after your editor has read your manuscript. You will receive a professional one-page outline of your manuscript's strengths & weaknesses.

" The extra support you gave me was definitely worth it! Thanks! " 
Roger Goodman Jr


Professional Editorial Review / Critique after editing

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Don't rely on your friends and family for honest feedback regarding your writing.

Receive a professional one page outline of your manuscript's strengths & weaknesses from your editor. This vital review includes unbiased recommendations for improving structure, presentation & overall flow of your document.

This service is only available in conjunction with editing of your writing.

The professional review/critique must be ordered within 30 days of the original editing.

"Ok guys, I must admit it was REALLY good to hear your opinion about my work. It gave me just what I needed to finish it and now it looks SO much better! " 
Tania Taylor, Wisconsin


Publishing Prep BUNDLE - 10% discount

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$259 USD for these essential formatting services (normally $287 USD). Get your manuscript professionally formatted to please potential agents and publishers. What you get:

  • Author´s Biography
  • Pagination
  • Formatting in Word
  • Back Cover Blurb

Author´s Biography

Receive a professionally written bio that can be used on the back page of your novel or submitted with any publication.

Formatting in Word .doc file

Ensure that your document is up to industry standards and has a professional presentation.

Pagination Service

Receive pagination services which ensure that your writing is numbered accurately according to your specifications.

Book Jacket Cover

Receive a professionally written book jacket cover that will capture your audiences attention. This is short, succinct copy that sends a strong message about your writing.


This service is available only in conjunction with editing services and must be ordered within 30 days of original editing purchase.

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Query Letter (after editing services)

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Receive a professional single page cover letter introducing you and your book to publishers and agents.

This vital communication helps elicit invitations for further communication, submission of sample chapters or entire manuscript reviews.

"Your professional letter opened up many doors for me I am sure!" 
Kasper Anderson


Reduction Editing

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Reduction Editing helps you decrease your document's total word count while maintaining your presentation style. Your professional copy editor will delete, omit and truncate excess language in order to meet your requirements. This add-on should be purchased together with a Copy Edit.

All changes are outlined in Microsoft's Track Changes so that you can review all changes, paraphrasing, and omissions prior to submission. These changes can be dramatic. Please follow your editor's recommendations.

"It was just a hassle trying to do it myself. Thank you for your professional handling of this! " 
George Carter


 

Technical Formatting Add-Ons

eBook Formatting for Publishing - price per page

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eBook formatting services ensure consistent spacing, font, font sizes, headers, and a table of contents that make you and your book look great! Professional!

"Perfect job! I am now on Amazon." 
Andrea Perno


Final Formatting in .pdf

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Receive your final document in a secure .pdf format which protects your document. You can now send your document to others and not worry about display or format changes due to different systems. Furthermore, your work can not be altered by the recipient.

"Looks good! Thanks for the final formatting in PDF." 
James Cook


Formatting in Word .doc file

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Ensure that your document is up to industry standards and has a professional presentation.



This service is available only in conjunction with editing services and must be ordered within 30 days of original editing purchase.

"Thanks for providing a professional formatting of my thesis." 
Chung Ho, China


Index - electronically formatted after editing services - price per page

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Receive a professional index which lists the terms and topics that are discussed in a document, along with the pages that they appear on.

The electronic index will automatically update with any future changes within your document. This eliminates the need to manually check each page during revisions.

This service is available independent of editing services. The index is performed on the FINAL, completed version of your manuscript.

"Well done! I never understood how to create those things.... " 
Sharon McDorth, Scotland


Pagination Service

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Receive pagination services which ensure that your writing is numbered accurately according to your specifications.

"Simply easier to let somebody else mess with it 🙂 " 
Brian Behrends, Florida


Running Header

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Receive a professionally formatted running header which ensures that the correct information is displaying on the proper pagehead according to your specifications.

"You solved my head(ing)ache 🙂
Thanks a lot. " 

Michael Silen, Florida


Table of Contents

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Receive a professional, electronically formatted Table of Contents for your document.

The electronic Table of Contents will automatically update with any future changes within your document.

This eliminates the need to manually check each page during revisions. This service is available only in conjunction with editing services and must be ordered within 30 days of the original purchase.

"I am glad I didn't have to mess with the TOC formatting, it never really works out the way I want..." 
Drew Greenstein, USA


Secure Document Services

Extended Download for 1 year

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Receive unlimited access to a back-up copy of your document for one year. This service protects you from loss of the originally edited document.

"I lost the document - but got it back from you. Yeah!" 
Laura Lindsam


SECURE FTP Download/upload of Your Document

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Transmit your documents via ftp for security & peace of mind. Necessary for all documents over 25MB.

"Safe and easy upload of my large files." 
John Simmons, Australia


Scientific Research Paper Add-Ons

Certificate of Editing

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Journals request proof that your paper has been professionally edited by a native-English, academic expert. Receive a Certificate of Editing at no cost. Tell us the name of the journal, and we will include the Certificate of Editing when we return the edited version of your manuscript.

"The certificate simply shows that my paper got a quality edit!" 
Rachel McKinsey


English Support & High-Impact Enhancement

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Receive High-Impact English language enhancement, grammar improvement, and writing assistance. Get necessary ENGLISH REWRITES. Improve your English language, proposal comprehension, and research development. Special attention is given to the abstract, introduction, and conclusion to ensure the greatest research impact. Your editor adds words and phrases that highlight the core elements of your manuscript in a compelling, persuasive, and convincing manner. This ensures your work is well-received and holds the interest of your desired audience.

"Excellent support for professional use of English language." 
Wang Chen


Expert Content Assessment Report (ECAR)

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Identify the strengths and weaknesses of your manuscript with an Expert Content Assessment Report (ECAR). Our subject matter experts carefully review your paper and identify areas that need improvement. Your professional editor also offers suggestions to address these issues within the ECAR. Use this insight while preparing to submit your manuscript to your target journal. This extensive manuscript review investigates every research element of your paper, including your study design, reporting of method, significance to field, ethical soundness, and sufficiency of data collection and analysis. It also provides a detailed check of journal compatibility to minimize chances of rejection. Our team’s feedback reviews your paper quality in terms of clarity of presentation, organization and structure, evidence-supported conclusions, adequacy of literature review, etc.

"Thank you for the expert input!" 
Lee Smith


Final/Pre-Submission Proofread of Revisions

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Request a Pre-Submission Proofread of YOUR post-edit changes to ensure your revisions have not introduced new errors associated with spelling, grammar, and punctuation; word use and jargon, or sentence and paragraph structure. Misspellings and grammatical errors damage your reputation and cause embarrassment. The pre-submission final proofread is conducted after you have made final revisions, and prior to submitting the manuscript for review by your target journal, to ensure the manuscript is well-received. Get a Pre-Submission Proofread of your changes to avoid having your manuscript rejected by journal reviewers for careless mistakes.

Recommended add-on if you order a Level 2 or Level 3 edit and included for free with our "Level 4 - Impact Publishing Package".

"Well...it was really good to have this proofread check of my final changes, even if I am a native English. " 
Anne Charles


Journal Submission Cover Letter

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Get a professional Journal Submission Cover Letter from an experienced, qualified, and published native-English Research Editor. Present your important work in a compelling way that persuades journal editors and reviewers that your manuscript should be accepted for publication. You Cover Letter is your only opportunity to peak their interest in the topic of your paper. Generate a cover letter that speaks directly and specifically to the aim and scope of your target journal by including a thoughtful and convincing rationale that improves your chances of being reviewed and considered for publication.

"Excellent editing services all the way. I will use you again. " 
Dr. Mazur


Multi-round Edits of Your Journal Article

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Multi-Round Edits (MREs) are crucial for our clients who want to increase their chances of being accepted for publication for high-impact journals that demand perfection. Recommended add-on if you order a Level 2 or Level 3 edit and included for free with our "Level 4 - Impact Publishing Package". This is an excellent service for our clients who need extensive organizing, expanding, and/or restructuring of their content. Please note that this service includes a total of 3 rounds of MREs within a 6 month period.

"Multi-round edits make the final result perfect." 
Kim Pearsson


Peer Reviewer Recommendations

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Make it easier for your journal editor to send your manuscript for review. Receive a geographically diverse list of potential reviewers to submit to the journal. We locate for you experts in your field of research who are involved in similar research. We clearly identify a strategy and provide a list of the next steps you should take to formalize and finalize your list of potential reviewers. Our locating process is designed to identify professional reviewers with specialized knowledge in your field of study, while also having the skills to review your paper. Our team of peer reviewers have extensive experience reviewing manuscripts of many of the most prestigious international English journals in the world.

"Really helped with the recommendation of possible reviewers. Thanks!" 
Gina Burns


Plagiarism Assistance Report

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Plagiarism Assistance identifies passages in your manuscript that might be flagged by the journal for accidental plagiarism. Plagiarism is difficult for new researchers, non-native English speakers, and authors unfamiliar with English synonyms. Journals view plagiarism as a violation of ethical publication standards. This leads to rejection and damage of your reputation and credibility as a researcher. Check your manuscript for accidental plagiarism with software to check the originality of a document. Receive a report that highlights the problematic sections of your document, along with an explanation of how these issues may affect the journal’s evaluation.

"Always good to do this check and get help getting the actual report." 
Sam Hessman


Premium Reference Search and Formatting

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Do you have only portions of your reference information without a properly formatted reference list? Request Premium Reference Search and Formatting, and we will research your references and generate the reference list for you. Adhere with journal requirements or style guidelines with consistent citation style and end-list reference style and formatting.

"Thanks for a complete reference list!" 
Jane Wilson


Publication Support Services

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Maximize your chances of publication allowing FirstEditing to research and identify the most appropriate journals for your particular research paper. Our team of experts have personal relationships with many editors and reviewers associated with international journals in your field of study. Provide us with a short list of information related to your paper and we will present you with at least 3 journals that would be an excellent fit for your research. Simply complete and save the Journal Selection Form at the link below, and attach it to your order form.

"The list of potential journals to be published in was a good selection." 
Alex Carlson


Response to Reviewer Comments

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Get professional help satisfying the most difficult reviewers. We edit your revisions and additional content to address your reviewer’s comments. You also get a fresh cover letter that highlights the improvements you have made. Regardless of whether you receive 1 comment or 50 comments, our experienced Research Editors can help.

"Definitely I got better arguments from your editor." 
Brad Shaw


Thesis & Dissertation Add-Ons

English Language Enhancement

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Receive English Language Enhancement, grammar improvement, and writing assistance. Get necessary ENGLISH REWRITES. Improve your English language, proposal comprehension, and research development. Special attention is given to the abstract, introduction, and conclusion. Your editor adds words and phrases that highlight the core elements of your manuscript in a compelling, persuasive, and convincing manner. This ensures your work is well-received and holds the interest of your desired audience.

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Final Proofread

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Request a Pre-Submission Proofread of YOUR post-edit changes to ensure your revisions have not introduced new errors associated with spelling, grammar, and punctuation; word use and jargon, or sentence and paragraph structure. Misspellings and grammatical errors damage your reputation and cause embarrassment. Recommended add-on if you order an "Level 2 - Advanced Line Editing" and included for free in "Level 3 - Substantive Content Editing".

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Multi-round Edit of Your Thesis/Dissertation

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MREs, Multi-Round Edits are crucial for our clients who want to increase their chances of obtaining quick approval from their Department Chair and/or Review Committees. Our service include up to 3 Multi-Round Edits. The MRE pre-submission edit is conducted after the client has made final revisions and prior to the client submits their manuscript for review to ensure the manuscript is well-received. Recommended add-on if you order a Level 2 or Level 3 edit and included for free in Level 4 - Research Support Package.

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Plagiarism Assistance Report

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Plagiarism Assistance identifies passages in your manuscript that might be flagged by the journal for accidental plagiarism. Plagiarism is difficult for new researchers, non-native English speakers, and authors unfamiliar with English synonyms. Journals view plagiarism as a violation of ethical publication standards. This leads to rejection and damage of your reputation and credibility as a researcher. Check your manuscript for accidental plagiarism with software to check the originality of a document. Receive a report that highlights the problematic sections of your document, along with an explanation of how these issues may affect the journal’s evaluation.

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Premium Reference Search and Formatting

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Do you have only portions of your reference information without a properly formatted reference list? Request Premium Reference Search and Formatting, and we will research your references and generate the reference list for you. Adhere with journal requirements or style guidelines with consistent citation style and end-list reference style and formatting.

"Thanks for a complete reference list!" 
Jane Wilson


Response Letter for Thesis/Dissertation Review Committees

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Department Chairs and Review Committees often return manuscripts with many comments and recommendations that must be addressed before they give their approval. Our editors will create a cover letter that explains how each of their comments has been satisfied so you can get approved more quickly.

" Definitely I got better arguments from your editor." 
Brad Shaw


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