Why Is It Necessary to Find a Professional Editor?

So the degree-culminating paper is done, after months—maybe years!—of work.  Now you’re ready to kick back and…

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What Is Formatting and Why Should I Pay for It?

What is formatting? Simply put, formatting is taking your document and ensuring that it conforms to the style guide or…

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What’s the Difference between Proofreading and Editing?

What’s the difference between proofreading and editing? Many people assume they are one and the same, but they’re…

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How Do I Submit My Work to a Magazine?

“I’ve written this great article/short story, and I am submitting work to magazines for possible publication, but…

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Tips for Paper Editing Success

Sloppy writing can make you a sloppy researcher in a reader’s eyes. Your instructor may not be too forgiving about a…

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Responsibilities of a Technical Writer

What are the responsibilities of a technical writer? Technical writers gather information from specific subject areas…

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Technical Editing Responsibilities

This is a brief description of what technical editors provide to their clients and how important their work can be to…

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Short Story Publication – The Importance of a Solid Title

No matter how fantastic the short story you have written may be, without a solid title the chances are good that an…

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Deciding to Self-Publish: Specialized, Unusual, or Controversial Work

When most people think of publishing, the big publishing houses in New York and London come to mind. However,…

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When in Doubt, Query!

Among the many challenges of secondary English editing, or editing writers using English as a second language, is…

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Top Ways to Avoid Writer’s Block When Writing Your Thesis

The following article details the three top ways to avoid writer’s block when writing a research paper, thesis, or…

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Three Steps to Mastering References/Citations

Summary: The following article details steps to mastering references or citations. Specifically, it reveals three ways…

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How I Used a Proofreader to Perfect my Manuscript

The following article discusses how FirstEditing proofreading service helped me perfect my manuscript. Although I’d…

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Why You Should NEVER Send Your Brochures to the Printer Before Proofreading

The following article discusses brochure printing and details the three main reasons to have your brochures proofread…

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Do You Make These Mistakes in ESL Writing? Professional Editing Services Help

English can be a difficult language for native speakers; it can be utterly befuddling for non-native speakers. English…

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Help! Edit My English – Tips From a Professional Editor

The following article provides tips on how to edit your English writing from a professional editor. First, make sure…

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How to Edit an English Essay

The following article details how to edit an English essay in the best ways. First of all, make use of your computer…

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Professional Editor or Predator – Whom Can You Trust?

You need an editor, but can you trust them? Are they a professional editor or predator? Find out first! When you have…

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What Are Online Book Editing Services?

A book must go through many stages of development before it is ready to be published. Unless you are an established…

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The First Edit: Where to Begin When Editing Your Book?

Summary: A list of resources and suggestions to perform the first edit of your book. Resources include the tools of…

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How to Work With A Copy Editor – Provide Clear Editing Instructions

Having a copy editor review your manuscript is expensive, so you want to get the most benefit from their review. You…

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What Is Book Editing?

You’ve done it! You’ve written a great main character (or maybe two or more) who faces an interesting villain or…

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Basic Copy-Editing Takes Teamwork

Only when a writer and editor work together can copy-editing be truly successful. Basic copy-editing takes teamwork.…

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Need Copyediting Help? How to Get Your Writing Bragged About!

Nothing shines more than a document that reads as though it’s been written by an editor. Accomplish that when you…

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