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“Katelynn did a fantastic job editing my book. Recommend her 100% and will definitely ask her to help me polish my book to perfection before publishing. ”
Marieke Den Bosch, Netherlands
“Excellent editing services and easy to work through the process with. Communication on each step all the way and deliverables on dates promised.”
Richard Dunwoody, USA
“The free sample was great and timely. It helped me understand how editing could improve my book. My editor was very friendly and gave me some insight into the reader's view of the book. It wasn't just a cold handoff to reword some sentences; it felt much more intimate and ...”
Matt Stevens Point, USA
“Great work. It really helped me organize my thoughts. I haven't been getting the support I needed from my supervisor, and this helped to clear it up for me.”
Angela Edmonton, Canada
“Joanne's line editing was professional, careful, and skillful. She provided many helpful comments as she was editing, which allowed me to see the development of the narrative through her eyes. Besides some grammatical errors, she suggested I reword the text in a few places for clarity. I was pleased to see ...”
Alexandru Bridgewater, USA
“I appreciate the editing which caught several questions of why or made me support my research. It was a very helpful and professional editorial review.”
Cynthia Whitehouse, Texas, USA
“My editor gave great advice! He made a bunch of changes that made wordy sentences better without changing the tone of the character. I am still working through the changes, as some will affect the following books. I am excited to work with Michael on future projects.”
Taryn Kitchener, Canada
“I like the personal communication with my editor! It's been a couple of years since I had my first book edited through FirstEditing, and I'm glad I could use the same editor this time too!”
Vincent Osaka, USA
“Lee Ann was amazing. From the sample piece that she did to my full book, her feedback was so assuring and professional.”
Tiffany Sandy Ridge, USA
“Thank you very much for the valuable comments and suggestions. It helped me substantively improve the content of the document. ”
Christelle Sion, Switzerland
“The free sample gave me confidence that the expense would be worth the editing service, and it was. Andrea did a thorough edit of my manuscript, and it's much stronger now.”
Heidi Gillette, USA
“Professionalism, personal communication, cost, guarantee.”
Beth Carol Staten Island, USA
“Very professional and competent editor.”
Uwe Freiburg, Germany
“The price to edit my manuscript was the deciding factor for my decision. I had no past experience with any editors, so I wasn't sure what I should value or who to turn to, so thank you for keeping my editing project affordable.”
“Max was wonderful. This was my first time writing, let alone the editing process and the permission letter, which was very professional -- mine was very informal.”
Sharon Pleasantville, USA
“Professionalism and reliability coupled with prompt responses and on-time delivery make this a service you cannot beat! My book, an Amazon best seller in three categories, book was edited by FirstEditing. They certainly contributed to its success! I was so pleased with the personal communication, prompt response to my questions, ...”
Carroll Tampa, USA
“I have been using First Editing's services, and overall, my experience has been positive. What I liked most about their services includes the following: Free Sample: The provision of a free sample was immensely helpful in assessing the quality of their work before committing to a service. Quality: The quality of the ...”
Michael Tel Aviv, Israel
“Pure quality and professionalism!”
Doan Montreal, Canada
“Joanne did a masterful job of editing my manuscript. She not only patiently corrected my atrocious punctuation, grammar, verb tenses, capitalizations, spelling, and formatting, but she also caught inconsistencies and inaccuracies I had overlooked, even after reading the manuscript countless times. She made excellent suggestions on rewording for clarity and ...”
“What I liked the most was the professionalism and the quality of the services.”
Liji Brampton, Canada
“Professionalism: I feel as if Lee Ann knows exactly how I should say things in my book. She has brought out the best. I'm a more confident writer now.”
Leah Gent, Belgium
“ The professionalism, personal communication, and prices were what I liked the most.”
Evan New York, USA
“I am thankful for the customer service. I ordered the more expensive service, and you found it unnecessary and offered a partial refund. I remember months ago when I first submitted and added another page later on, and you allowed the addition at no charge. Thank you for being so ...”
Raymond Albuquerque, USA
“The quality of the editing I received was outstanding. Not only did my editor Allison provide detailed comments on my work, but did so in a way that will help me learn and improve overall as a writer.”
Elissa Warren, USA
“I appreciated the personal communication. This is my first time to have a story edited and Emmil was very helpful during the process. I thought the prices were reasonable and I appreciate the suggestions from my editor, Dr. Jeff.”
Nancy Milton, USA
“I loved the free sample. I also respected what Dr. Michael suggested and made most of the changes he recommended.”
Patrick Cohoes, USA
“The editor assigned to my work was good at picking at the grammatical errors, as well as changing to the active voice in some places. Beyond that, her suggestions on ways to make my explanations and insights clearer have been helpful. Significant improvements have already been made to Appendix A thanks ...”
John Sydney, Australia
“The coaching of my editor Joanne and her direct observations. I have learned a lot regarding American English grammar, spelling, and especially content rewriting.”
Damira Upplands Vasby, Sweden
“We were very pleased with the service from start to finish. From the initial sample to the final edits, we were impressed with the professionalism, quality of work, and communication. Our only regret was that we didn't reach out sooner for more support! We look forward to working with FirstEditing ...”
Shera Storrs Mansfield, USA
“I appreciated sending in a sample and finding out what type of editing I needed. I learned a lot from the editor that I can use in the future. The personal communication was also encouraging.”
Leoma Knoxville, USA
“I like the recommendations for sentence structure and the comments on flow. Also, the prompt response of 2 weeks is much appreciated.”
Melissa Worcester, USA
“I liked the service and free sample. The work was very good and delivered as promised. I felt no loss of my creative product in the process.”
Thomas Palm Beach Gardens, USA
“I liked the response time and the comprehensive editing.”
Edmund San Jose, USA
“I loved how in-depth Allison went with my edits! She did an amazing job of not only telling me what worked, but also what needed to be improved and where I could "go deeper" into my character, most notably in the first chapter. I think working with Allison has made ...”
Brian Clinton, USA
“I like the free sample, the professionalism, personal communication, fast turnaround, and the quality of work. I am very satisfied.”
Carolyn Bellingham, USA
“I went with the Story Coach developmental edit, and it was a great choice. Allison was SUPER nice as a person and very helpful. The feedback she gave was extensive and really helps me understand what I can do to make my story more profound and keep the audience engaged. ...”
Christopher Ann Arbor, USA
“The best part about having my story edited by Joanne is that I have SO much insight now into the structure of my story. I see now what I stink at - and what I do well. I also really appreciated all of the education she imparted with the ...”
Nicole Coeur d\'Alene, USA
“The customer support was excellent and the turnaround time was fast. Dr. Vonda completed the editing to my satisfaction. Cost was reasonable compared to other editing services. Dr. Vonda provided many consoling comments.”
Ronald Walkersville, USA
“I appreciated the professional editing, good value for money and free sample.”
Reino Luneburg, Germany
“I loved the quality of work and the honest feedback. I would prefer direct communication with the editor, rather than through a third party.”
Robert Orlando, USA
“The professionalism and the guarantees of work done was great. I like that I got my manuscript edited fast - editing and comments of improvements. Most importantly, I like how my manuscript is being treated with respect, as I have put in a lot of time and effort. ”
Maurice Norwood, Australia
“I liked that the sample edit and the hiring process takes around 24 to 48 hours. I also love that you were able to start working on my manuscript in such a short notice. I didn't have to book an edit months in advance, which was also great. The phone ...”
Valeriya Pleven, Bulgaria
“The editing exceeded expectations.”
“The free sample really helped me understand what level of editing my project needed and assured me that the editor I was assigned would be a good fit for my work.”
Anna Beacon, USA
“very quick, professional and accurate”
“The editing comments from Lee Ann were very helpful so that my next story can go more smoothly. Lee Ann focused on the scenes that I suspected had issues and listed where she sourced her usage rules from. Lee Ann also cited sources for grammar rules and conventions that I can refer ...”
Frank Yonkers, USA
“I liked all of it! Great experience.”
Tara Nicholasville, USA
“The detail provided by my assigned editor with explanations for recommended changes and additional suggestions to improve the quality of my document were immensely helpful.”
Lorraine Claremont, USA
“I am so happy and grateful for Joanne's excellent editing work. She was professional, thoughtful, with a superb knowledge of grammar, and always attentive to the story's content. From the free samples, I was sure she'd be excellent. My story is not simple, and English is not my native language, but Joanne ...”
Giancarlo Getafe, Spain
“I appreciated the editor's personal comments in the margin throughout the manuscript. And it was clear that the editor was internalizing the story, making her able to call out elements that were missing or inconsistent.”
Anne Springfield, USA
“I was happy that work was begun and completed promptly. The work quality was good. My writing needed a copy edit but Joanne also helped me to find weaknesses in the narrative, making it easier to make needed content edits.”
John Houston, USA
“Fantastic work. Clear notes and recommendations.”
Andrew Metford, Australia
“For any author trying to launch a book, controlling cost is high in the ranking of importance. I examined a number of editing services and found First Editing to be affordable. As of today, I've used their services 3 times. I enjoy their prompt attention to my work and will use ...”
“I was very happy with the edit, some great suggestions. It was very professionally handled. The editor did reach out to me regarding a delay, which I was fine with... I've been happy with (their) services before. I had tried a different one because of budgeting, I came back realizing ...”
Stephen Jackson, USA
“I thought the pricing was very good and the editing was done very quickly.”
Gregory East Meadow, USA
“Dr. Michael is an excellent editor. I’m very pleased with his work.”
La\'Shonte Houston, USA
“This was a big project and was completed much faster than anticipated. The work was excellent.”
Gary Tuscaloosa, USA
“Free sample, helpful comments”
John San Antonio, USA
“The deadline”
Marisa Lake Zurich, USA
“I enjoyed a good product but also my editors comments that encouerged m.”
Jim Columbus, USA
“This is my debut novel. I came away from the review more confident that I got the big things right, and that the problems can be corrected. As I reviewed the notes of my beta reader, I quickly realized the reader was someone who really understands literature. Not a casual ...”
Kevin Long Beach, USA
“The customer service I experienced was of the highest standard and the turnaround time for them to edit my work was far quicker than other companies I looked at going with. I now have a greater understanding about how words can be rearranged to make them sound better. As a ...”
Robert Portsmouth, England
“All the above”
Simon Baltimore, USA
“I stopped writing because I was always editing, and because of the comprehensive editing job my editor did I can move forward and work on the ending to my fiction novel. The quality of the editing completed by my editor, Dr. Michael, was outstanding. His final product helped me to ...”
Victor Mancos, USA
“The price was fair, and the editing was consistent with my previous First Editing projects. I chose First Editing for this reliability.”
Dave Los Gatos, USA
“The helpful advice was very useful”
“Personal Communication and editor suggestions were a wonderful tool for my book!”
Cindy Carmen, USA
“Quick samples, super helpful staff, a vision for the future of my book.”
Zachary Washington, USA
“My Editor 'Max' was diligent and meticulous. He was wonderful at picking out regular faults in my writing style. Also, this was a large project and he performed it in a very timely manner.”
Louis Yorktowne, USA
“What a great experience! Lee Ann was wonderful to work with. Very professional. Good quality for the speedy service. Awesome!”
David Starkville, USA
“I liked the option to have a free sample as well as the prompt responses and the professionalism on the part of your team.”
Boris Sofia, Bulgaria
“The Free Editing sample got me hooked, to begin with. The professionalism of my editor, Dr. Jeffrey Levin, and the Admin staff, Kathy and Emmil, is terrific. Dr. Jeff picked up so many things, his attention to detail was incredible. He is a very professional and experienced editor and polished ...”
Shirley Norwich, United Kingdom
“I enjoy and admire how Jefferson understood my needs, elevated the quality of my work and got the patience to put his magic into my manuscript. Without Jefferson, my book wouldn't be signed with a publisher. Always thankful to him and this company for making this dream come true.”
Adrian Panama, Panama
“professionalism, personal communication, costs/prices”
John Naugatuck, USA
“I am particularly grateful for how quickly Natasha completed the editing. This gave me some extra time to work on my text before the deadline. I also appreciate the thoroughness of her work, and her excellent suggestions for improving the text flow and word choice.”
Julia Hovdebygda, Norway
“Deadlines and quality”
Stephen Hove, United Kingdom
“ I am sure Dr. Natasha, do a great job. Dr. Natasha are the best editor I have ever seen. I and all of the authors are very impressed by Dr. Natasha and Dr. Natasha's excenllent work. It's a very good start of a long and productive collaboration between us. I will contact Dr. ...”
Youliang Beijing, China
“Easy to order. Good prices. From submitting my paper, the service was even quicker than I ordered. My editor also went beyond the package I ordered to make sure the document was good enough.”
Fredrik Trondheim, Norway
“Her notes on the side were helpful for me in the future. I also liked her thoughts as she was reading it.”
ANNEMARIE Broad Channel, USA
“The cost-effective with coupon and quality of free sample offered, sold it for me. The editor took the time to diligently complete my manuscript. Thank You”
Patirce M mcdonough, USA
“Personal communication. I wanted to know if my memoir held the reader's attention, and the feedback I received was affirmative. The corrections were precise and explained. I have been looking for support and a venue where I can have my writing edited and critiqued in a professional manner-I have found ...”
“I had asked for a quote on a developmental edit. However, Dr. Vonda, having read through the sample I sent, said that she thought I probably did not need a developmental edit, and offered a line edit quote instead (with the option to go back and get a developmental edit ...”
Russ West Chester, USA
“I appreciated the timely turnaround and the excellent notes / suggestions on the two stories I had struggled most to write, namely, "A Bit of Dirty Linen" and "Naharai Remembers." Other notes about the arrangement of the book and the content of the introduction, the use of ellipses, and suggestions ...”
Daniel Jackson, USA
“Everything about First Editing was great, from the free sample to the quality editing services by Dr. Michael. Communication was quick and and the work was really top notch. In addition, I wanted a second quick review on specific areas fo manuscript and Dr. Michael did not disappoint.”
Cindy Brooksville, USA
“The sample edit sold me on First Editing. After reading the editor's comments, I was sure that they could help me refine my manuscript. My thanks to my editor who ... Is an expert at rephrasing statements to add clarity and impact. Made excellent points on where I needed to add ...”
“The cost of your services is very reasonable, and I especially appreciate the upfront timeframe and quick turnaround.”
Sharon Bowling Green, USA
“I definitely love the quality of the service of the finished editing product. My books are sincerely good but I trust 1st Editing because I know that would take my manuscript to a whole level. Separating me from the rest. Reading my books customers will receive a great product.”
“So fast!”
Heidi Gillette, USA
“I was extremely happy with the work of your First-Editing team. The quick sample edit was valuable and instrumental in encouraging me to go with your services. There was quick, professional but personal correspondence with First-Editing and I always felt the support, especially guidance for a first time ...”
Joe Grand Junction, USA
“I appreciated the speed of execution and personal touch”
Kimberly Gainesville, USA
“I liked the entire process. I first met your organization during a webinar with ProWritingAid. I knew your service immediately would work for me. It did. I just received my manuscript from one of your excellent editors Dr. Jeff. He completed a thorough review of my first-ever manuscript. His suggestions ...”
Richard New York, USA
“Efficient and effective at a good price and generally quick communications.”
Paddy Yeovil, United Kingdom
“The free sample was definitely what sold me. Not only the quality of the sample, but the timeliness of the response. It showed me how professional and committed First Editing is.”
Kiara Chicago, USA
“The editor Dr. Vonda was an absolute joy to work with. Her work is amazing very professional and thanks to her my book projects shine!”
Tara Allred , USA
“Speed of edits, the fact that sent both a Clean Copy and an Edit Marks copy, and the great job you all did.”
Rainy Scarsdale, USA
“I appreciated the attention to detail.”
Palayakotai chappaqua, USA
“The professionalism of staff was great!”
Dale Rainsville, USA
“Joanne did a fantastic job editing my manuscript! Her work was thorough and her comments professional. She not only looked at the text from an editorial point of view but also through the eyes of a reader who hears the story for the first time. She noticed that English is ...”
Sabine Swedesboro, USA
“Great communication and responsiveness, clear presentation of suggested corrections and edits”
Richard Canyon Country, USA
“The Editor was well professional. I have receive high quality customer services.”
Dominic Helsinki, Finland
“Fast turn around, friendly emails, cost suggestion all good qualities.”
Kathleen Avon Park, USA
“Always excellent - Communication and professionalism above all”
Gisela Madrid, Spain
“Timeliness of your work. Price is fair. Quality is much higher than the original editing on my first 3 novels. My first 2 novels (including Roman Ice -- this project) were edited by "professional" editors found on Reedsy. Their work was sloppy and required multiple fixes. FWIW, Reedsy does not ...”
Dave Los Gatos, USA
“You focused on getting the end result to the place where it needed to be for the customer, in this case me, without arguing against the request and with being honest in your assessment of my experience.”
Charles Tynemouth, United Kingdom
“The free sample provided in the beginning was a great way to see how the editing process works. All communications with my editor (Dr. Jeff), Kathy Hatter, and Emmil San Pedro were timely and professional. The 7 day deadline was met with no issues. Dr. Jeff did an ...”
Ithaca, USA
“I thought my editor provided great quality and professionalism. She gave me pointers on what I could do to make it better. What I appreciate most was that she seemed to really support my idea. That meant alot since I'm a first time author.”
Spencer Orlando, USA
“I really appreciated the personal communication with my editor. Her comments were encouraging and really helped me know where the weak points were in my story.”
Stephanie Royse City, USA
“Hello Max: Thank you for doing great and wonderful editing. I am well pleased with your generosity and kindness in seeing that my book meets all the required standards and the needed comprehension.”
Daniel Jos, Nigeria
“The editing was professional, valuable, and authoritative. I wrote my manuscript last November during the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenge and greatly needed a professional editor. Dr. Michael was that person, who made insightful, important observations for improving my novel while also polishing and tightening its language. I sorely ...”
Mark Brunswick, USA
“Your editor did a great job at a wonderful price.”
David East Hartford, USA
“Hi Dr Jeff Simply fanatastic! Thanks so much for bringing my work up to a professional standard. I appreciated the effort you put into my manuscript, and the end result leaves me with a lot of satisfaction and joy Patrick PS You were spot on with your comments. I appreciate your honesty in ...”
Patrick Thu Dau Mot, Vietnam
“The work was completed well before the deadline, and Dr. Natasha was able to provide me with a structural edit which fixed an issue that was hard for me to break through.”
Emily Greenville, USA
“I was immediately impressed when I received the free sample edit. Dr. Jeff is a linguistic magician who really made my manuscript shine. The finished project and was delivered well in time and the editing work was really thorough and professional. The price is good and the personal communication that ...”
Christoffer Savedalen, Sweden
“The process was easy to follow. Everything was very clear and quick. Initially, I wasn't pleased with the work of the editor, but after I pointed this out, the editing was quickly improved and I was pleased with the end result.”
Clemens Hockenheim, Germany
“Communications were straightforward and I appreciated the speed and completeness of replies to my questions. Dr. Jeff performed a rigorous edit that improved my story and pointed me in directions that will improve my future efforts. I enjoyed the experience and feel it was worth the cost. I plan to ...”
“The administration and customer service are very responsive. The editors seem friendly and approachable. Its important that writers be able to communicate with their editors.”
Thomas Yeagertown, USA
“Quality and professionalism! I liked most that when I used First Editing for the first time, the group delivered a fantastic editing experience at a reasonable price! I also really appreciated the feedback from my editor! It helped my confidence that an outside reader appreciated my content and delivery.”
Suzanne Washington, USA
“My editor, Joanne, did a content edit on my manuscript. I was impressed how she clearly went word by word and provided comments. A very thorough job and aligned with the Chicago Manual of Style.”
John Danville, USA
“Great understanding of the customer's point of view and doing translation according to this. Also sent before the deadline. ”
Bircan Ä°zmir, Turkey
“Nice quality, professionalism, personal communication”
Takwa Ajdovscina, Slovenia
“Very responsive: commitment to deadline, fair price”
Wendy Bloomfield Hills, USA
“I'm not very confident and easily discouraged so I really appreciate Lee Ann's gentle and encouraging feedback. her approach is exactly what I needed. her insight was spot on and I've taken every one of her recommendations to heart.”
Cory Tofino, Canada
“I was in need of help facing writing deadlines for my doctoral applications. My statements of purpose were each unique. I was challenged to create a 1300 word one to a 750 word one. Another challenge came from a professor who asked me to take a specific B+ paper of ...”
Suzanne Washington, USA
“Professionalism is first-rate.”
Waranpong Chatuchak, Thailand
“The free 1,000 word sample gave me an idea of the level of editing and accompanying comments. What I especially liked was the personal contact in setting things up. Talking to a real person on the phone these days is a rarity, so is not being on hold for tens ...”
Bruce Olympia, USA
“Meets deadlines and responsive to emails. Fair price and coupons. Additional add-on options available.”
Kristina Cypress, USA
“The work my editor, Jefferson, provided was excellent. The emails sent by the organization were timely and provided the information I needed to successfully use Track Changes. Everything went smoothly.”
Laura San Francisco, USA
“The free sample was very helpful to understand what feedback I would receive back and the turnaround time was very quick.”
Ines Maiden Bradley, Warminster, United Kingdom
“The service was very professional. The editing was thorough and the review file was really insightful.”
Rebecca Lund, Sweden
“I am always impressed with my editor's professionalism and personal communication and I am satisfied with the quality and costs/prices of the service.”
Sun Youn Yokohama, Japan
“What did I like most? Everything! I loved getting a free sample first to give me an idea what I could look forward to with the rest of my manuscript. The feedback in the edits by Dr. Jeff reminded me it was a real person reading my book, not a ...”
Kimberlee Groveland, USA
“Attention to detail. Very good editing and reproduction”
Brad Oliver, Canada
“It is really good.”
asli gretna, USA
“Professional edit and reliable. I always learn along the way and it makes me a better writer.”
Michael Connelly Springs, USA
“Precision and a professional, fast service.”
Paul Rush, Ireland
“I appreciated the extra feedback and the corrections made throughout the chapter and meeting of the deadlines.”
RaShelle Somerset, USA
“Speed of service for the great amount of work the editor needed to do. Max however, did an amazing job and has provided succinct commentary on my follow up questions.”
Chris Delta, Canada
“I liked that First editing is very professional. They communicate with a personal touch. Their price was very reasonable for the amount of work they did. My editor was able to return my work in time for me to be on time. To top all these they offer ...”
Rose Miami, USA
“The professionalism and personal communication was great. The return of the document was fast as well.”
PaulaGlenn Houston, USA
“I appreciated the speed of the review.”
Rohana Cheras, Malaysia
“Everything was perfect, as always. As a returning customer, I didn't need a free sample since I always received great quality. Jefferson's editing and synopsis were invaluable as he put a lot of personal passion and work into them to make my script better and more logical. No spelling, grammar, ...”
Kathrin Dresden, Germany
“Thank you Max, you did a really great job! Dr. Teruni”
Teruni Reno, USA
“I must say this is the best experience I've had with an editor. I love that he explained and suggested changes and offered a different viewpoint.”
Samantha Lorton, USA
“You hold appointments.Punctuality at its best You read between the lines and make all the necessary modifications.”
Tsegezeab Sandnes, Norway
“Editing work was quite professional and added value to the book. Price was very reasonable, after proposed discounts. The work was delivered before the deadline.”
Alexandre R Singapore, Singapore
“Timeliness of communications was fantastic. It gave me comfort and confidence. Pricing was very reasonable and the project was delivered on time. I especially appreciated Dr. Vonda's comments and insights. The editing made my book flow so much better.”
Roy Orlando, USA
“Great deadline and guarantee”
“I thought the free sample was really important. It let me see the level of edit and how it would improve the manuscript without fundamentally changing it. The quality of the whole was excellent and acceded my expectations. Again, great work without changing the author's intent. Very professional and well communicated.”
David Bellevue, USA
“Very professional editing and great comments.”
Sina shrewsbury, USA
“I was happy with the professionalism and personal communication. For a pensioner the cost was high but I believe the review was helpful. One subtle point in the story was missed but this could be an Irish/European v USA reading of the story.”
Michael P Delgany Greystones, Ireland
“The deadlines, free sample, ease of submission.”
Nicole Taunton, USA
“Fast delivery from the right editor”
Young Gimpo, South Korea
“Friendly, good communications, free sample is always nice so we have no drastic surprises.”
Rex Sequim, USA
“What i liked most was that the constructive criticism felt genuine. My editor had a way of informing me of what was holding back my writing and what I needed to do in a way that was uplifting and positive, making me want to go that extra mile to pursue ...”
Nathan Geraldton, Australia
“I was extremely impressed with the promptness and responsiveness of FirstEditing. The firm met its deadline handily and I believe the quality of the work was first rate. I especially liked the explanatory notes made by my editor, the estimable Jefferson, to both educate me on suggestions made and to ...”
Wendy Bloomfield Hills, USA
“Free sample editing was great. I am a fledgling author and totally new to the editing arena. I learned a lot with that sample, and chose to have FirstEditing edit my manuscript as a result. I also liked that my editor, Dr. Michael, went beyond the basic grammar correction ...”
“I liked everything about my experience with First Editing. They made editing fun, something I didn't expect.”
Diann Spotsylvania, USA
“I loved how Jefferson understood the objective of my manuscript.”
Adrian Panama, Panama
Tulasi Kennesaw, USA
“All the above. Done a few books with Editor: Jefferson and enjoy his input on my books.”
DONALD Gastonia, USA
“Feedback given that provides knowledge to make me a better writer. Great communication overall and came in earlier than the deadline. Thank you!”
Lori Las Cruces, USA
“Professional service with genuine interest and heart.”
Peter Port Willunga, Australia
“The quality was exactly what I was looking for. Dr. Michael proved to be the perfect editor for my project, and I'm incredibly grateful for his service!”
Vincent Osaka, USA
“Good quality work, line by line editing with relevant comments. The job was completed in one week, which is fast service with no loss of quality.”
Steve Lakeport, USA
“I didn't request "free sample" because I experienced First Editing previously which I highly appreciated. ”
Eveline Ramat Gan, Israel
“My experience with your editing service was by far...above and beyond! There were changes that needed to be made and your company made sure that my book delivery was awesome. Thank you.”
“The quality of the editing is on superb level.”
“Free sample, quality, professionalism, deadlines, and guarantee are the best service I have ever got.”
Nia Bandung, Indonesia
“Excellent editing job. Reasonable price. Prompt service.”
Raymond Fort Lee, USA
“Your customer service was outstanding.”
Paul Chatham, USA
“I appreciated the professionalism and personal communication”
Kisstopher SANTA FE, USA
“Great prices! Professional and friendly.”
“I love working with Lee Ann! All of the above. Since Facebook rejected this book, because it didn't fit their policy, it is refreshing to see it accepted this way. Every word is true and experienced. Thank you for the opportunity to have it honored like this. ...”
LaVonne Schertz, USA
“I loved the communication. Lee Ann gave me explanations for all of the edits she recommended and even helped me smooth out some of the details that I had missed. Plus, her positive comments really encouraged me and fueled my excitement to get my work published.”
“I highly appreciated the fast service and feedback!”
Dariane lasalle, Canada
“I was very pleased with your professional approach and prompt service.”
Ahmet Kadıkoy, Turkey
“Engaging enough to want you to select for an edit.”
Syonaa Sunrise, USA
“What I enjoyed most about working with FirstEditing is the personal communication with real people, the affordability and the timeline!”
Olivia Pickerington, USA
“The editor has done commendable work. He has thoroughly checked for language errors. Thanks again for the effort.”
Sanjeev Raipur, India
“Very thorough review work.”
“I loved the price compared to other services. This was less expensive and you got more bang for your buck. The deadlines given were followed and my editor, Dr. Vonda, was very helpful. She talked to me in layman's terms and was a pleasure to work with.”
Jack Quakertown, USA
“Everything is fine. Price is generally okay, but nothing to make me think, "Geez, I better edit everything I have here at First Editing." Not that the editing is terrible or anything like that. Far from it. Editing was exceptionally good. Solid enough to help me polish my work to ...”
John Any City, Australia
“The quality of editing of each line along with helping me with the correct verb tense was priceless. The editor checked for missing people from the scene, and things that may not make sense to the reader. It is a wonderful gift that some people have to help ...”
Cynthia Whitehouse, Texas, USA
“The speed at which it was done was exceptional. I sent in a two page draft for FirstEdit to sample and it was sent back to me in a matter of hours with the corrections/suggestions. It filled me with confidence. I was then assigned an editor, a historian who was able ...”
Oliver Kytlice, Czech Republic
“I liked everything, the quick response, the honest review and editing.”
Larissa Pembroke Pines, USA
“The free sample helped to assess the quality and scope of the line edit on the MS and the live chat helped me to clarify a few questions immediately. The guide on track changes is a neat idea too.”
Sheelagh Blackburn, England
“The free sample was the most helpful. I used a 7 day turn around.”
Christopher princeton, USA
“My editor, Nick, did a fine job in a timely manner. I also loved the fact that I could chat with someone from the company almost any time.”
Tim Kirkland, USA
“I appreciated the clarity of editing and corrections. Understanding of the story line and characters' personalities. I got help where I had made a technical/historical/geographical error. Also, the editor really helped in maintaining the continuity through three volumes in the series so far. FirstEditing offers a very polite and understanding service. It ...”
Stromness, USA
“Met deadlines with professionalism”
Omar Sarasota, USA
“Dr. Jeff was exceptional! I was so afraid I would get someone who would simply run the book through a spell checker. I give customer service a 3 rating because I found it hard to navigate your websites.”
Duncan Port Saint Lucie, USA
“Quality is good.”
lu nanjing, China
“I was very happy with the corrections and the helpful notes. I also really enjoyed working with my editor Jefferson who clearly understood both of my novels, which I was happy to see. :)”
Matthew Seoul, South Korea
“I loved the quality of the work, it helped completely strengthen my work without destroying the work I'd done.”
Jordan Winnipeg, Canada
“The best part was the professionalism and personal communication of the editor. I felt like she understood and appreciated my work. Every piece of advice or recommendation was well thought out and made me reflect on both the novel and my writing. I feel my story is better, stronger, and ...”
“Professionalism and dedicated personal communication!”
Azra Khobar, Saudi Arabia
“I appreciated the easy way to talk to the management.”
David Virginia Beach, USA
“Outstanding quality, professionalism and deadlines.”
Baris Istanbul, Turkey
“Thank you for your work. I appreciate that. Thanks to you, I submitted my master thesis in time.”
Hisashi Kodaira, Japan
“Quality professional editing suggestions with a quick turnaround.”
Don Saint Petersburg, USA
“Pure quality!”
fill Baoding, USA
“I liked the prices you were offering for your service and the professionalism of my editor.”
Keshawn Downers Grove, USA
“The quality and personal communication is excellent.”
Roukaya karlsruhe, Germany
“Thanks. You met the deadline!”
Antoinette SAN DIEGO, USA
“Professional, friendly, fast and excellent work. Liked the discount. A real motivator to spend the money to edit.”
Michael Connelly Springs, USA
“The quality of the editing was impressive. I really enjoyed the comments from my editor, it showed how he read and care for the story. He even shared his knowledge in a few constant corrections he had to make, and those allowed me to learn more about the proper use ...”
Monica Brooklyn Park, USA
“Professionalism was excellent and also exceeded the deadline.”
Susan Hawera, New Zealand
“Beneficial personal communication.”
Taufique Dhaka, Bangladesh
“I appreciate the total professionalism of Lee Ann. Her editing was not just helpful, but her comments helped me correct a lot of my faults. I have had several books now edited by Lee Ann and the high consistent quality is outstanding.”
AD Dunedin, New Zealand
“Le Ann did outstanding work. As a first time author, I am very pleased and will continue to utilize your services. Paul Fournier”
Paul lenexa, USA
“The overall service provided was first class, and as a first time author, I felt at ease with the process all round.”
Coralyn BUNDABERG WEST, Australia
“I liked the communication between the editor and myself. The price was reasonable. In fact, it was exactly what I had budgeted for. The turnaround exceeded my expectations. I expected it to be finished February 11, 2021, but it was finished January 31, 2021, way before I ...”
Jennifer Courtenay, Canada
“Good response time and clarity of corrections.”
Edmund San Jose, USA
“I would say the quality of the work was my favorite part. Dr. Vonda had been so thorough throughout the whole manuscript. Her attention to detail was astounding, and her comments on a practical matter made a convincing argument in the places I might have had hesitation accepting the revisions. ...”
DANIEL Rutherford, USA
“I like the quality and professionalism. Personal communication is a big plus. They did all my work before a deadline.”
Allen Staten Island, USA
“I'm pleased with many aspects of the service, such as cost, communication, quality editing work and the speed of delivery. Very impressed!”
Ethan Burnie, Australia
“I loved the prices and quality”
Tori Brooklyn, USA
“Excellent free sample, great turn around time!”
Rachel Naperville, USA
“Professor of Prose, Dr. Vonda, and the rest of her support staff give the best quality, best money can buy product with their editing services. I am extremely gratified to be associated with First Editing.”
Michael Vista, USA
“I've always used First Editing. With 5 novels in print, my only regrets have been when I couldn't afford an editor at all. Those novels are the ones that I've gone over again and again to find errors and there are still more! I truly enjoyed the frank commentary offered ...”
Randal Winchester Bay, USA
“I loved everything about your services. Free sample, quality, professionalism, personal communication, costs/prices, deadlines, guarantee.”
Tom , USA
“I liked the professionalism and personal communication with my editor. He explained how and why changes were suggested. More importantly, he was a student of the genre, therefore understanding inherent bad grammar of the characters.”
William Latrobe, USA
“The cost and followup were good.”
Douglas Lititz, USA
“The editor I worked with, Rob, was thoughtful and dedicated to my project. He was devoted to working with me directly which I found incredibly helpful. At the outset, he took the time to learn about my research and where I wanted it to go. In the end, he knew almost ...”
Kevin New York, USA
“When I was looking for professional editing services to help with my first book, I mainly considered affordability and professionalism. I found several big editors. But with First Editing, I found what I was looking for. The personal communication and the detailed overview of my work really helped after submitting ...”
Robert Budapest, Hungary
“The response time was the quickest in the industry that I have ever experienced. The ease of communication all online made the process simple and stress free.”
Walker Winter Park, USA
“I'm grateful that a representative reached out to me before I began the editing process. It made me feel more secure about releasing my information to an online source. The edited work was amazing! Totally satisfied! I totally love the chat and response time from them!”
Kina Fairburn, Georgia
“I was impressed by the speed in which my manuscript was edited. Customer service was very helpful every time I had a question. The quality and price of service were both great.”
Thomas Englewood, USA
“My editor, Jefferson, has done a great job on both Lost in You and my first novella, Copy of Me. His critique was always greatly appreciated!”
Kally Clermont, USA
“First Editing is a superior service with an incredible turn-around time.”
Oliver Toronto, Canada
“Good technical review of the text and punctuation.”
Michelle Jerusalem, Israel
“Great quality for a good price.”
Alex Baierbrunn, Germany
“My editor Dr. Vonda is professional. I have used her editing twice now.”
Julia Aventura, USA
“High quality editing, reasonable costs/prices, and met the deadline!”
James Sandakan, Malaysia
“What I liked the most about using First Editing services was that they delivered the finished project right when they stated they would.”
Terrance Regina, Canada
“The editor's review and critique were not only constructive and helpful, but I can tell the editor took the time to really read and understand my book. The timing was perfect, all communications and the cost is very reasonable. Amazing job and professionalism.”
Monica Brooklyn Park, USA
“I liked the professionalism and personal communication.”
Amani Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
“Christine W. did a fine job editing my journal. I am very satisfied with your service. It is professional. I will use your service in the future. Darinka, Gold Coast, Australia”
Darinka Gold Coast, Australia
“Since this was my first attempt at authoring a Science Fiction novel, it was a real education. I found the services very helpful, the instructions very adequate, and my editor/proofreader feedback very relevant and helpful.”
John Lake Zurich, USA
“Along the work process, it was a great value to be able to interact efficiently with my editor Lee Ann. She was capable and encouraging.”
Alberto Ixtapan de la Sal, Mexico
“Everything was great!”
Daryl Fairhope, USA
“I loved my editor. She provides such good feedback. I know I can trust my manuscript will be at its best because she has worked with it.”
Ruth Middleton, USA
“The free sample that FirstEditing provided of my work enabled me to see the quality of work that the team offered and gave me the peace of mind to order their help in editing my work in full. FirstEditing packages are affordable and Dr Michael's critique of the manuscript, as ...”
Kate Bigola Plateau, Australia
“All of the above. The quality of the sample helped my decision. And the speed was amazing.”
James Stratford, Canada
“The professionalism and timing”
Dariane lasalle, Canada
“The free sample was helpful. It gave me a sense of what I would receive. I've worked with editors before. I really appreciated the thoroughness in such a short time. I also appreciated the personal authentic communication. As a writer, you're sometimes nervous about your work, but my editor validated my work.”
Andree Woodland Hills, USA
“My editor was top rate, professional, personable and met the deadline.”
Tom Nashville, USA
“The expertise of our editor is impressive. He makes great suggestions and is always quick to return chapters to us from our book, generally in just three days. We use the same editor each time and have a great rapport with him. He also notes what parts he particularly enjoys, ...”
“Christine did an OUTSTANDING JOB. I am blown away by her attention to detail and the work she put into refining my manuscript. 100% worth it. A Thank you Christine!”
Christopher Tampa, USA
“I liked the quality and the fact that you all always meet the deadline!”
Dr. Tamecca Tulsa, USA
“I liked the fact that I was given a free sample. I also liked how the turn-around time was reasonable. The editor, Theresa, was very helpful, she assessed my writing fairly and professionally. I appreciated the encouragement she ended my document with. I was able to make a lot of ...”
Tisha newport news, USA
“I liked the professionalism, speed of delivery. personal remarks of Jefferson”
malcolm lakewood ranch, USA
“The service was great. The professionalism and personal communication was well above expected.”
Tracey Long Branch, USA
“I appreciate that my editor listened to my thoughts before starting the process. The in-process communications was helpful and and the work product excellent. I will be using FirstEditing again!”
“Thanks for the great support Robert! His professionalism helped me a lot to turn my thesis into a very good shape. Thanks a lot!”
Gergo Woking, United Kingdom
“Free sample, quick response to emails, deadlines and guarantees.”
Renee New Castle, USA
“Professionalism and thorough quality.”
Jan Somerville, Germany
“When I visited your website, I was relieved about your professionalism and also your communication skills. Before I could read your free sample, I had already placed my order because I was offered a great discount. The total edited work completed by Dr. Vonda pleased me so much, that I ...”
Fred Victoria, Canada
“The editor Joanne made the book better! She made her deadlines and was easy to communicate with.”
Michael Sean Chicago, USA
“The response speed was good.”
Ryuto Soka, Japan
“Good service, good quality, good price. What more could you want?”
Alexander Baierbrunn, Germany
“Free sample was great. Also, I was having difficulty in initially viewing my document but it was quickly remedied by emails and Firstediting even phoned me from the States when I live in the UK! Money well spent on paying a professional to edit my work and will continue to ...”
KATY Wouldham, Rochester, United Kingdom
“Free sample was a nice way to get me to check out the service. It was also great to have the phone call once the sample was complete, as the email went to spam and I would have missed it entirely. I appreciated the upbeat and encouraging message from the ...”
Laura Hoover, USA
“Dr. Vonda did her best to make my story perfect. And it was done earlier than I expected. Especially, I was satisfied with her follow-up service/help.”
James Busan, South Korea
“We appreciate our editor, customer service, and speed of service.”
“Great service and feedback!”
Meghan Greensboro, USA
“I loved the feedback.”
“I like the way my manuscript is handled in a professional manner. And the way the support is right at my fingertips when I need it. And, my editor Jefferson who does a wonderful job of editing and cleaning up my messy book. I could not publish it otherwise. Thank ...”
Theresa Coquitlam, Canada
“Natasha provided frank and fast feedback. She worked extremely quickly and provided great attention to detail, especially for the tight turnaround.”
Elizabeth Scarsdale, USA
“Appreciated the quality of the work”
Michel Toronto, Canada
“I like how I send in my manuscript in a mess, and Jefferson sent it back so nice and cleaned. Thanks, Jefferson for all your hard work. Your editing gives me the confidence I need to publish my book. I've been using First Editing since 2013. They have edited ...”
Theresa Coquitlam, Canada
“I appreciated the free sample, quality, professionalism, personal communication, deadlines, guarantee.”
Eman yanbu, Egypt
“I like the whole process but I like having expert eyes on my document, finding the errors and giving feedback.”
Annie Ellensburg, USA
“Turn around quickly. Good price. Work was done thoroughly. Worth every penny I paid.”
Raymond Fort Lee, USA
“I appreciated the free sample because I wanted the editor to keep my voice throughout the manuscript. The editor was terrific and I appreciated all of her corrections. She provided consistency and clarity to my manuscript. I look forward to having Dr. Vonda edit my second book.”
Julia Aventura, USA
“the quality of the counsel and advice. recommendations to re-sequence the chapters and when to introduce characters was exactly the professional advice I needed.”
Dan Auckland, New Zealand
“The response was quick for both the enquiry and editing.”
Suzanne Surrey, Canada
“Quality of work!”
Paul Ottawa, Canada
“One of the things I appreciate most about the service provided is the feeling that the project was important to the editor as well. The editor not only made the necessary corrections, but also gave me an evaluation of it, pointing out the highlights of the book. I felt that ...”
Alma Brooklyn, USA
“The platform is very simple to use.”
Fatimah Kuwait City, Kuwait
“The prices were great! Finding an editor is so expensive. The deadlines were fair and quickly delivered to my email. I enjoyed the people who I spoke to and so quick to reply to my emails. They were kind, patient and understood the stress of an author. I really thank ...”
Jennifer OCALA, USA
“Extremely grateful to for the amazing edit. Especially wish to thank Lee Ann my editor who went above and beyond. I found to be delightfully professional, easy to work with, and delivered ahead of schedule. I will certainly be in touch for the sequels, If you are a ...”
“While every aspect of my experience with FirstEditing went went well(sample review, price, customer service), I have to make special mention of the speed of getting my work back to me.”
Christopher Pembroke, Bermuda
“Easy discourse with quick responses. The work is guaranteed, and they will work with you as much as needed.”
Gregg Battle Creek, USA
“As a second time customer after seeking your assistance for my previous book some 5 years hence, I was convinced of your efficiency and was pleased to note you have maintained the standard. I found all your services excellent and would gladly recommend you to others. But the only other ...”
Naveen Munich, Germany
“Not only the free sample, but the great quality and professionalism is what FirstEditing provided for my novel. And I would use the service over again. It was amazing and such wonderful services that they provide.”
Marija Marana, USA
“I appreciated the careful editing.”
Kumbi Maplewood, USA
“Robert has gone above and beyond what I was expecting. He made me feel at ease, comfortable, and built great rapport, allowing him to not only edit my paper correctly but also to narrow in on the overall objectives and give great advice and counsel. Top-notch editor, in my opinion.”
“We needed some content editing for our book to smooth out sentences a bit and make sure our complex ideas were as easy to follow as possible. We love having our same editor do a chapter each week so we can pay as we go and even learn from his ...”
“Quality, professionalism, very careful and kind personal communication”
Gemma Nocera Inferiore, Italy
“I really enjoyed working with my editor (Lee Ann) as she provided me with insights and personal feedback on top of the excellent editing.”
Sara North York, Canada
“I like the communication and timeliness that FirstEditing offers. The process is very easy and my projects are always delivered on time.”
Susan Clarkston, USA
“I appreciated the professionalism.”
Aloysius Westlake, Australia
“Excellent and professional service.”
Samantha Greenvale, Australia
“Always professional and always on time. You have a client for many years.”
James Naples, USA
“I appreciated the collaboration.”
“Jefferson did an amazing job on this book. Cathryn was concerned with starting a series of children's books at first. Jefferson's professionalism and amazing wordsmithing gave her the confidence she needed to release this book with confidence moving forward.”
Tony deltona, USA
“It's always a pleasure working with you, very professional and I love the personal communication. Also the price is right!”
Cynthia Amsterdam, Netherlands
“The quality of the work and the price was the deciding factor in my selection of FirstEditing. My first experience with FE was submitting a free sample for proofreading and the turnaround was great. Most importantly, Heather followed up and worked with me to decide what the best service would ...”
Paul Chicago, USA
“Jefferson always does a great job and is careful to make suggestions that do not change the voice of what is said but help clarify the message.”
“The things I liked most about First Editing were the prices, professionalism and timeliness of the project. Jefferson was amazing! He is a true professional and really knows his stuff. He took the time to write an extensive review of my novel and made many helpful recommendations. His ...”
Donna Shallotte, USA
“The quick turnaround was great, but it was Jefferson's insightful comments that made me a real fan of First Editing (and Jefferson). He has an eye for detail! And, as my wife said when I showed her the comments, he understood the book and what I was trying to do. ...”
James Huntington Beach, USA
“The communication was excellent.”
Ken Old Orchard Beach, USA
“I loved the customer service and prompt service.”
Dr. Tamecca Tulsa, USA
“Lee Ann's editing was exceptional. I appreciate the job she did. Her suggestions were helpful, and her explanations clear and detailed.”
Richard TROY, USA
“I liked the professionalism and insight from editor.”
Sheryl New York, USA
“FirstEditing's free sample convinced me to finally get my novel professionally edited. The results were very helpful and highly recommendable.”
Michael Seattle, USA
“The professionalism and customer service are great!”
Anne Alameda, USA
“I was satisfied with the job they did. Afterwards when I requested a second revision, they were willing to do so as guaranteed, so it was professional and reliable.”
Pham Singapore, Singapore
“The level of professionalism displayed by all the members of staff that I interacted with was quite unexpected, it was off the charts.”
Tayo plano, USA
“I did enjoy getting the free sample. The editors are all very nice.”
Sara Franklinville, USA
“Firstly, we want to thank First Editing for their professional services. You provide a very user-friendly service and outstanding customer service. Thank you. Secondly, we want to thank Jefferson. Thank you for taking the time to work on our treatment. Your line editing was excellent. You perfectly corrected the tense, ...”
Samantha Greenvale, Australia
“The editor disagreed with me over the title, and I finally changed it to one that I thought of long after he finished editing.”
Gary Oklahoma City, USA
“I appreciated the customer service who were patient with my lack of understanding of your editing company process. My editor Michael also gave me a positive, kind, constructive critique. I felt vulnerable with my manuscript share and Michael was great with interacting with me.”
Anne Alameda, USA
“I like the fact that Jennifer read the story and edited word by word. She added life into the story. She changed a few words, which gave me a bright idea on how to continue.”
Susana Bursins, Switzerland
“The quality, speed and cost are excellent. I have been impressed with the meaningful feedback provided. ”
Oliver Toronto, Canada
“Quality free sample. Because it was edited as if I paid and it was the full manuscript.”
Michelle Upper Marlboro, USA
“I am highly impressed with Jefferson's impeccable attention to detail. He even performed some research to improve my wording on several technical areas. I truly cannot express how amazed, and satisfied, I am with his suggestions on nearly every page, from page one to page 346. He has done what ...”
Jim Newburgh, USA
“The editing was excellent.”
Ali London, United Kingdom
“The quality of the edit was very professional, in-depth and really helpful. I tried two other editing services with this exact paper, and by far your service was more critical, had a large amount of changes, and the edits seemed more professional. Natasha even gave me advice and told me ...”
“Great value and good comments. Was very helpful.”
Maria Tauranga, New Zealand
“I liked the whole service. In the beginning I was particularly encouraged by the possibility to test it through a sample and the presence of a guarantee. During the editing, I had a chance to appreciate the professionalism of Jefferson, the quality of his editing, and his courtesy and availability. ”
Aleandro Florence, Italy
“I love that my editor is aligned to my written work. For example, I wrote a lot about spirituality and he is well versed in that area, so I trust his insight. He is clearly an expert of the English language and I am not; therefore I find his ...”
Sheryl New York, USA
“Natasha absolutely killed it as my editor. I was suffering through my dissertation process and I needed someone to lighten my workload and make sure I sounded as academic as possible...and I needed both services very quickly. Natasha performed exceptionally well, and so I hired her to edit several different ...”
Elizabeth Scarsdale, USA
“I loved these things: *free sample *great price *editing was clear to follow and explained ”
DEON Kileen, USA
“The clarity was amazing people are actually telling me what my book is about and the lady actually left my book how I wrote so it's still original.”
Tyriek Brooklyn, USA
“Free sample and professionalism”
Saravanan Simpang Ampat, Malaysia
“The quality of the editing work is outstanding, with an extensive array of corrections and recommended rephrasing of rough spots. And the detailed explanation of each change is greatly appreciated. Excellent work done by Joanne.”
Daniel Reston, USA
“I am still working on getting my 1st book edited with you finished. I have enjoyed the service so far, but will wait for my final recommendation when I have completed a published book with your editing services. Covid-19 greatly interfered with my process of using your ...”
Delhi, USA
“I appreciated the editors comments along with fixing of the language.”
Mark Brookings, USA
“Excellent quality of work.”
Ahmed Sulaimaniyah, Iraq
“The speedy service was very appreciated.”
Jared San Diego, USA
“I like the editor's feedback and comments on the writing.”
Maria Patricia Beverly, USA
“We really enjoy the helpful editing and comments. Also, our chapters are back to us in a few days, which beats waiting for weeks like other editors we had considered using. Our editor, Jefferson, is great!”
“Excellent professionalism and personal communication.”
Basant kumar Ukmarge, Lithuania
“High quality, professionalism and reduced time.”
Maria Vila Pouca de Aguiar, Portugal
“All of the above. ”
LaVonne Schertz, USA
“Communication between all concerned - administration, and my great editor. Since I increased my novel length word count from 72K to 76k midstream First Editing was most accommodating and the increase in price was much less than I expected. Jennifer, my editor made me feel like I actually knew what I ...”
Kenneth Wilmington, USA
“The editor that was given my document was top of the line. She was both excellent in how she rectified work, and rapidly fast. She also wrote an excellent synopsis and query letter for me. As good a person that I ever worked with, and I have worked with ...”
Brian New York, USA
“Dr. Natasha is the best! She does such a great job in improving my work. Every time. Thank you!”
Lukas Bern, Switzerland
“First, the quality of the work. It was excellent. Personal communication was very nice. I was encourage by Jefferson. To me the price is ok. It kept the schedule and gave me the product on time. ”
“We loved not only the editing feedback, but the professionalism was much better than other editors we were considering. It is helpful that there is almost always someone available to answer our questions via chat or email, even late on a Saturday night. Also, other companies said they could do ...”
“I enjoyed the free sample, Max and Kathy's willingness to explain the limitations of my purchase and turnaround time.”
John Concord, USA
“Pure professionalism! Thanks!”
“I liked that you stuck to the deadlines that were quoted, and communication was prompt.”
KARMIN Anchorage, USA
“We are very satisfied with all services listed above that your company provides. This was our 5th edit project using your company with 2 more edit projects later this year. We are publishing 3 children's books this year.”
Wagner Bellevue, USA
“I decided on engaging FirstEditing to help edit my work for epublishing because they are patient and answered all my queries satisfactorily. I also like their free sample editing which enables me to assess their work before committing. Editing corrected common errors and ensure that the final piece of writing ...”
Eng Cheng Singapore, Singapore
“Free sample and being able to speak with a real person makes this a great service!”
“Lee Ann is an excellent communicator and provides specific feedback for improving my writing skills. Her attention to detail is much appreciated.”
William Clare, USA
“The price is always fair. My editor know exactly what I am trying o accomplish and has helped me immensely.”
James Naples, USA
“To be honest, I liked everything about the service. The price was reasonable, the service was done on time (or early), and the work was high quality. One of my concerns which turned out to be a non issue was whether the suggested edits would be in someone ...”
John Randolph, USA
“Easy to work with and everyone was kind and professional”
John los angeles, USA
“The entire team was professional and satisfied with your company.”
Debra Honolulu, USA
“Jefferson did a fine job editing my novel. He told me not only what was wrong, but also what I did well. Here's an example : the relationship of the protagonist Seb and another boy: "I found the relationship with Henka to be the real surprise. It was handled ...”
Fred Helsinki, Finland
“Attention to Detail”
Surabhi Philadelphia, USA
“Fine editing job of smoothing out the narrative.”
“Having it edited by a professional, and the support I received, helped me continue on with my writing. Thank you!”
Bradley Lehi, USA
“I like the feedback Max gives and that he makes sure my novel is in the correct tense and format. Just awesome work.”
Tracey Long Branch, USA
“I tried many editing services over the years and I can happy to say that FirstEditing is the best service ever! Perfect timing, very affordable prices, quality of service is super high, and professionalism at the top standard. Most importantly, Editors are amazing (Dr. N is a genius!).”
Silvia Buenos Aires, Argentina
“Being able to work with the same editor each week is a great service. Ours has our style sheet and understands what we are working on, so he has become great at retaining our style while giving good suggestions in the content as well as grammar, punctuation, and formatting.”
“The comments and feedback on my writing is the most helpful I get by using FirstEditing. Correcting grammar and verb tense is of course the backbone of editing, but without the feedback and comments, I would have no idea if what I'm writing makes sense to anybody else.”
Emma Bennington, USA
“Second time using the same editors. Very good at taking my words and improving the quality of the paper”
Melvin Cleveland, USA
“Our chapters always come back quickly and with great suggestions!”
“I appreciated how the staff made sure that I get a proper job by changing my editor.”
Ahmed Budaiya, Bahrain
“Not only was it a quick turnaround for their services but the editor was professional and work was returned unexpectedly flawless. I was flabbergasted with how well the work was redone. I would use your service again in a heartbeat.”
Marija Marana, USA
“Loved the professionalism, communication and timeliness!”
Ken Holly Springs, USA
“The speed in which they got back to me. That they honored their word when I had issue with submission of product. They were very thorough with communicating the different stages of the review process and when things were being completed.”
Charlotte Newmarket, Canada
“The quality of work was excellent”
Fatimah Kuwait City, Kuwait
“We really love our editor. We can use him each time we send a chapter, so he already knows what we are trying to do and is familiar with our style and content.”
“All the above :D Most of all a personal feedback from the editors, which is very helpful. We summarised his feedback and used it to promote the book I am wondering if Jefferson can write a few lines to help us promote the book, so we can have his actual words ...”
Winnie Vermont, Australia
“The quality of the editing from Lee Ann was excellent, as it has been on every book she has done, and after all, that is what counts!!”
AD Dunedin, New Zealand
“Quality work and fast turnaround!”
Lee Sherrard, USA
“I appreciate the honest feedback and quick return. Have been using the same editor for some time now so we have a nice flow. She is really helping to shape my work!”
Melvin Cleveland, USA
“I like the communication, the editing services as well as other services that are offered. The prices is nice for those on a strict budget such as myself and my editor did a wonderful job.”
Tracey Long Branch, USA
“I always love the free sample. The quality of the work is always amazing. Thanks!”
Kimmoly Hanover, USA
“Great quality and personal communication!”
Hammad Sheffield, United Kingdom
“I love the work that provides and have zero complaints.”
Todd elgin, USA
“Definitely one of the best editing services you could find; quick service and high quality.”
James Sparta, USA
“I am a fairly accomplished writer, having published a variety of works over a period of three decades. Having been an editor of a statewide magazine for five years, the editor of my college literary magazine, and copy editor of my college newspaper. In spite of all this, my editor ...”
Randal Winchester Bay, USA
“Relationship with editor. Comments were helpful.”
Rick Leicestershire, United Kingdom
“The suggestions, other than the pure gaffes on my part, were generally spot on.”
Walter Pike Road, USA
“I read through the free sample and was astounded by what I had missed. It was sorely needed.”
Shelby Payson, USA
“I appreciated the free sample and work edited in a timely manner,”
Lori Tuscaloosa, USA
“Learning on what it takes to be a great writer, and it's happening! Jefferson is teaching me a lot, please thank him. His expertise and communication is top-notch and always on time with the said project. My book has taken a new course and I couldn't be happier.”
Debra Honolulu, USA
“Very good clear and concise. I was the EDD candidate writing my dissertation proposal in July when I first contacted FirstEditing. I then used again this last month for my chapter 5 and my references for APA. I successfully defended my project this past month and passed earning my degree.”
Angela R San Jose, USA
“Thank you for a very good editing job, performed professionally and in due time at a reasonable cost. I very much appreciated the personal communication with the editor in charge and would like to commend Joanne for her thorough work on my manuscript. I appreciated her personal comments on the ...”
Ingrid Rennesøy, Norway
“I have to say that this is the most amazing feedback I've received on a book!! Your critiques and suggestions have given me loads to think about to enhance the story. This is exactly what I need to help improve my story telling and future writings! I regret not finding ...”
Bjarne Chattanooga, USA
“Flexible customer service.”
Karlo London, England
“The main reason I went with First Editing was the free samples. As you rmay recall, the first attempt didn't go so well. Kathy asked for a second chance and it was immediately clear that Lee Ann understood what I was trying to do.”
“Quality of work and deadline. I received my document after 2-3 days.”
Maria Vila Pouca de Aguiar, Portugal
Miguel Oost Janthiel, Curacao
“I link the editing work that Lee Ann has made and the quick responses from”
Pham Singapore, Singapore
“I love the customer service.”
“The free sample helped me decide who should edit my book. Dr. Vonda was very communicative with me. Her recommendations and comments were very helpful. I was most pleased with how well my book read after editing. I felt the cost of editing was reasonable.”
David Bartlesville, USA
“ok prices and good suggestions for improving the paper”
Birgitte Lund Aarhus, Denmark
“Theresa, Thank you for your splendid work with my document. I learned much from your comments that will help me to become a better writer. I felt you understood the meaning of the axioms, while improving the punctuation, grammar, and word placement. I am very pleased with your kind service. There ...”
Shanti Madison, USA
“There are fantastic points to highlight about this service: quality of the job is outstanding, professionalism in each edited work is remarkable, and best of all personal communication with the editors is an amazing plus.”
Silvia Buenos Aires, Argentina
“It was excellent work that went beyond what I had expected.”
“The editor asked questions so I can make my story clear for the readers. She checked everything to the minute details. I had a wonderful experience.”
Preeti Sacramento, USA
“All: Free sample, quality, professionalism, personal communication, costs/prices, deadlines, guarantee”
Minh Caledonia, USA
“Rapid communication”
Theodosis Patras, Greece
“Quick turnaround time. I like the footnotes on the side...not all editors use that. The editor explained to me why he made the changes he made.”
brian BRONX, USA
“Lots of communication and quality work. Thanks Lee Ann!”
Avery Farmington, USA
“The professional writing and communication was always great. Thanks a lot.”
Ali London, United Kingdom
“We always enjoy comments from our editor. He has answered questions for us and gotten chapters back promptly and consistently.”
“It was great to have an objective and highly skilled person word smith (Michael) review my work and offer points that improved the overall clarity of my work without losing my voice. It was evident that the reviewer handled my work with great care. All points of contact demonstrated professionalism ...”
Sheryl New York, USA
“ The quality of Lee Ann's editing was brilliant. This was a book that had suffered several rewrites and I had lost focus. Lee Ann rescued it. This is now the second book that Lee Ann has edited for me and the consistency and quality of her editing is outstanding. Many ...”
AD Dunedin, New Zealand
“I cried when I read my introduction. Lee Ann did such a great job turning my manuscript into a captivating story. The process was very easy and fun. I got some great feedback on my writing and Lee Ann went above and beyond for me. I am so grateful!”
Hanna Ehningen, Germany
“I appreciated the way you polished my writing and found all the little mistakes I made.”
Dean L Richland, USA
“Quality - editor was thorough and his explanations were clear and comments were helpful.”
Kally Clermont, USA
“Loved the professionalism of our editor and the whole FirstEditing team. This is already the second book they have edited for me, and I couldn't be more happy.”
Areg Yerevan, Armenia
“I loved the free sample. It gave me an idea how my work will look after editing. And after reviewing the manuscript I am not disappointed. My manuscript looks amazing. Communication was great. They answered all my questions.”
Alma Brooklyn, USA
“Professionalism, quality, and cost..”
Patricia North Conway, USA
“Appreciate the additional feedback and suggestions by the editor Leeann. Price is fair and turnaround time was exceptional. This is my second time with First Editing and I will continue to use their services for future works.”
William Clare, USA
“- Fast, correct work - Personal feedback - The feeling of being a valued customer”
Kathrin Dresden, Germany
“The free sample was great, cost was reasonable and the customer service was helpful.”
Jawad mississauga, Canada
“The quality of work is excellent. Editor is honest, candid and help in every step of the process.”
“All the above!”
“The job was completed quickly and efficiently.”
Nathaniel North Vancouver, Canada
“Hello Lee Ann, Many thanks indeed for your great job on my work! Sure, I will let you know when I am ready to publish so you can do the recommendations. I appreciate your immense support, and definitely look forward to contacting you and FirstEditing for support in my subsequent ...”
Jerry Yokohama, Japan
“I appreciated the ease of use and free sample.”
Matt Monroe, USA
“Personal communication was the most impressive. As an author, you always worry about the content and quality of a new book, and the editor reassured me that all was well. This was my first novel and their timely corrections and editing suggestions helped me tremendously throughout the process. ...”
TC Fontana, USA
MOUNIR Muscat, Oman
“I preferred the cost and loved the service. By far the best service and bang for the buck.”
Jeff Plano, USA
“Everything was well put together better than i thought it would”
Kerline , USA
“Lee Ann did an exceptional job. She did precisely what I asked and no more. Her comments were very accurate and I accepted nearly all her recommendations, which were consistent with my own thoughts.”
Richard TROY, USA
“I liked the sample and customer service. Although had almost zero communication with editor.”
Sajad Hamburg, Germany
“I appreciated the personal feedback. The free sample gave me an idea as to what kind of mistakes I was making and what needed to be changed. The work was done in a very timely manner.”
Jean Mauckport, USA
“Detail! Fast!”
Miguel Oost Janthiel, Curacao
“High quality of work, valuable insights, very good price, short deadline. Thanks!”
Jocelyne Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
“I thought the quality of editorial feedback was great in terms of words to omit, how to construct a sentence differently, use of grammer, etc. Really good suggestions. Collectively, all the suggested edits did make the book better and more professional.”
Randall Itasca, USA
“Thank you Jefferson, you did it again! Cleaned up my manuscript nice and shining, making sure everything is good to go. And, your quick response in answering any questions I had really helped. I have just published my book Poetry in Nature with confidence, knowing you did a wonderful job. ...”
Theresa Coquitlam, Canada
“My editor had some good suggestions and she improved the clarity of the text.”
Maria Beverly, USA
“Pure quality!”
Jungwook Nottingham, USA
“Personal communication.”
RAN New York, USA
“The quality of editing was excellent and the editor addressed specific questions I had about my work and provided me feedback.”
Ron Plymouth, USA
“I liked all aspects of this service: free sample, the quick turn around time, the cost!!”
Teresa Roanoke, USA
“Natasha is a great editor!”
Jurgen Weinheim, Germany
“Personal communication. Deadlines kept.”
Izak Grand Rapids, USA
“Quality and delivery time”
Jyoti Mukerjee Marana, USA
“Dear Dr. Natasha : Thank you for your quickly editing very much! I send out my paper successfully. Look forward to working with you again! Wei-Jhih Wong”
Wei-Jhih , Taiwan
“The customer service was some of the best I have ever experienced. It was extremely responsive to all forms of communication.”
Brian Ludwig New Holland, USA
“The comments were really helpful.”
Dariane lasalle, Canada
“Timely! Submitted it to be completed over the holidays and it was still done on time. Well done- I could tell a lot of effort was put into the editing (This was turned in for a grad school project and I received full points for writing mechanics/APA- and they are picky) Kept ...”
Shani Arlington, USA
“Free sample gave me a good first impression, followed by the nice personal communication!”
Reino Moscari, Germany
“Super professional and personable, I always felt like I was dealing with a person, not an automated response system! My editor made brilliant comments to enhance the quality of the work and I agreed with every suggestion he made.”
David London, United Kingdom
“The assigned editor was most helpful with my grammatical and punctuation mistakes. One of the administrators (Kathy) was helpful in communication with the client.”
Andre Roanoke, USA
“It was a great experience working with your team. My expectation were met. I loved working with Lee Ann. Her services were exactly what I needed. I loved that she gave her opinion as well as her corrections. I'm a number one Amazon Best-Selling Author. Thank you!”
Mary Vero Beach, USA
“I am very pleased with my experience with First Editing. Jefferson did a remarkable job in terms of catching errors, suggesting more proper words occasionally, correcting wrong tense and, at the same time, keeping the writing as close to the original as possible. He was thorough, diligent, professional, and delivered ...”
Ying Los Angeles, USA
“Free sample was very helpful, as it gave insight to the proficiency and also created a relationship with the editor. While everything was done via email, responses were timely and it still felt personal. I appreciate the access to my order, comments, and edited copies via the online client ...”
Tosca Eden Prairie, USA
“I should like to thank you and your team especially Dr. Vonda for your editing services. To read through my manuscript again with correct punctuation and with a much smoother flow is a delight, I couldn't be happier. I particularly liked the helpful editing comments from Dr Vonda and her understanding of ...”
Stephen Bristol, United Kingdom
“Jefferson and First Editing (FE) are great to work. This was my second project with FE and I plan to return.”
Kent Livermore, USA
“I liked the speed and transparency!”
Dariane lasalle, Canada
“I consider it fortuitous and fortunate to have found Michael as an editor. His knowledge of the rules of language is impeccable, yet he also knows when a departure from the rules will better serve than adherence. The result is a clean, flowing final draft. However, what has taken me ...”
Bill Fairfield, USA
“Hi I wish to say a big thank you to Joanne who edited my manuscript. The suggestions are great and I'm looking forward to polishing the manuscript up. Thanks again! ”
Odhette Caulfield North, Australia
“I really appreciated the quick turnaround!”
Chapel Hill, USA
“Professionalism in every aspect!”
Kedare North Miami, USA
“Language issues is made much better through First Editing. Being danish, it is a bit hard to get the language flowing..Thanks a lot!”
Jens Jakob vejle, Denmark
“The quality of work was excellent, professional, and completed on time. I also have great appreciation for FirstEditing not trying to over sell their services!”
Evelyn New York, USA
“I appreciated the speed with which the work was undertaken. When we needed to review, even that was completed in a very timely manner.”
Real Carrollton, USA
“I like the professionalism and personal connection with my editor. I get to work with Joanne every time and she knows my writing so it is very helpful to me. She also knows what my strengths and weaknesses are so she knows how to help.”
Terry Winter Park, USA
“This was a very thorough editing job !”
Kent Livermore, USA
“Self-publishing a book is a jungle. Who to trust? My journey with First Editing began with receiving a sample. I was almost pleased, so I spoke with them on the phone, and they matched my needs with another editor, Jefferson, who was perfect. Jefferson has made an amazing job. Detailed, ...”
Efwa NØTTERØY, Norway
“The free sample was very helpful. The comments and advice by Christine about overall plot and structure, in her full review, were also extremely useful. Your costs are very reasonable for the detailed work undertaken.”
Nigel ORMSKIRK, United Kingdom
“Good quality and guarantee”
ym beijing, China
“I liked the attention to detail - grammar, spelling, and unnecessary wording.”
Cindy Wilmington, USA
“This is my second engagement with First Editing. This tells you that when I have lots of choices, it was to First Editing that I returned. They do great work in the editing. But, so does everyone so why chose them? Well short of having an Editor sitting next to ...”
Jeff Plano, USA
“Exceptional editing! Exceptional editors! ”
Dennis Gearhart, USA
“The price of service is reasonable. The company is professional, and my editor is just the best! Ask for Robert :). The work came back fast every time!”
Kedare North Miami, USA
“Jefferson really brought out what I was trying to say. There were a lot of grammatical errors and he pointed out the parts that he really liked.”
“As always, Dr Natasha did a wonderful job! I'm extremely happy with the quality of her work.”
Lukas Bern, Switzerland
“The service I received was great and they do what it really says on their website they are amazing with meeting deadlines and they'll edit and improve your none fiction book really well and I'm extremely satisfied with their service.”
Ali London, United Kingdom
“I give my editor Michael 5 stars *****. He is a #1 editor!”
Bill Fairfield, USA
“The free sample allowed me to evaluate your service. Jefferson indeed showed me I needed your service. My good and clear thoughts made it to the page but not in an impressive and error-free manner. The free sample showed me I had found an impressive service at a reasonable price ...”
Frank Fort Myers, USA
“Excellent feedback from editors, especially Robert!”
Meghan Greensboro, USA
“Jefferson was able to take what he said was already good and condense it into a more readable and less redundant form without losing the voice of the author who wrote it.”
Alexander El Reno, USA
“Free samples is important. As a custoomer you have no idea to whom you are paying money. It may be a scam. A free sample allows you to determin that the company is serious.”
Fredrik St levene, Sweden
“I like the professionalism and depth the editor (Allison) puts into her work.”
Charles MCA (Streeterville), USA
“Excellent turn around time!”
Elizabeth Crestview, USA
“I love the free sample edits as well as the prices offered.”
Eric Homestead, USA
“Good quality!”
Davit Van Nuys, USA
“I like the professionalism and personal communication the most.”
Terry Winter Park, USA
“Editor Lee Ann provided excellent feedback. She cited rationale for recommendattions and offered additional comments to aid in the improvement of the manuscript. She was prompt and positive in all interactions. Pricing was especially attractive for a self-publishing, first-time writer.”
William Clare, USA
“Working with an editor I've used many times before.”
“The quality of the edit was great once again.”
Kimmoly Hanover, USA
“The work was delivered complete and on time. Jefferson was very helpful in his original comments and in responding quickly to follow-up questions. I would continue using Jefferson on this project and on future projects.”
William Carlisle, USA
“The quality of the editing and Joanne's professionalism. She was very helpful and I followed all her suggestions/comments. She obviously was very diligent with my manuscript and I cannot thank her enough. I felt taken care of with First Editing, and that they truly wanted me to succeed in my ...”
Safiya Wynnewood, USA
“Please, may I state that you are doing an extremely excellent erudite editing with outstanding results.”
Dr Ronald Augusta, USA
“Professionalism and guidance. Joanne is fantastic!! She has done multiple books and each edit has been first rate!”
Bjarne Chattanooga, USA
“I loved the free sample, timely service, professional quality and competitive price!”
James Spring Branch, USA
“I liked the free sample and communication.”
Addison Elkton, USA
“- You are very good at deadline - Good quality work - Your professionalism is very good - Your personal communication is good - Prices are reasonable”
Kumbi Maplewood, USA
“Everything was great!”
Rebwar Stockholm, Sweden
“I love the quality, professionalism and the price was not bad at all. You guys kept your word in delivering the material back on time. Thank you!!!”
Kedare North Miami, USA
Erick Pretoria, South Africa
“Like always, it has been a pleasure working with Lee Ann. She helped me to improve my writing skills with useful suggestions.”
Cynthia Amsterdam, Netherlands
“Prompt response and courtesy”
Rajasekharan Trivandrum, India
“I enjoyed the free sample, therefore, ordered immediately. Personal communication was excellent. My review met the deadline. Price was a little high but overall affordable.”
Mehmet Roxburgh Park, Australia
“First Editing is a well-rounded professional editing firm that can help transform any form of written text, material or document to the blissful requirement or surprise of the writer or customer, and at a very affordable price.”
Daniel Jos, Nigeria