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“I very much appreciated to be able to have a free sample. I found FirstEditing perfect for my needs and considering the variety of packages that it offers I think it meet any requirements and any budget. I also very much appreciated the online help chat always promptly responding to any questions.”
sabina Balrothery, Ireland
“Very professional. Very friendly customer communications. Extremely competitive fees. We have used FirstEditing services with all four of our books and plan on using them with each new additional book added to our series. :)”
Kurt Bellevue, USA
“I appreciated their professionalism and the quality of the editors work.”
David Niles, USA
“ Firstly, I have to tell you that I have had dealings with other editors so I was able to compare. I appreciate that you were always available and that you didn't charge for phone calls. I appreciated that you were available to edit the book immediately and that you ...”
Cynthia pagewood, Australia
“thank you”
Stephen North Andover, USA
“The actual editing was excellent. Nothing seemed to much trouble, and there were some issues with my book that were resolved right away. I will be back with the 2nd book in my trilogy . Big thanks to Dr Michael!”
Michael High Peak, United Kingdom
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Elliot Hicksville, USA
“Quick turn around time.”
Oliver Toronto, Canada
“I could not believe how swift the editing was done. Personal communication was excellent. The cost was also reasonable. Since I was a first time author l didn't know where to look for help but was glad and grateful for choosing First Editing. Service was encouraging and fantastic.”
Kingsley South Croydon, United Kingdom
“The communication was great, regular updates were truly appreciated. The checks on punctuation, grammar and spelling were exactly what I needed.”
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“I loved the free sample, especially the speed at which it was delivered. More than anything, that gave me the confidence that I was dealing with a reputable business, not just some free-lancer "claiming" to be an editor. And my editor, Vonda, gave me the necessary encouragement to ...”
Joe Duluth, USA
“you guys are terrific and professional”
JOS, Nigeria
“Professionalism was fine”
Eddie Conroe, USA
“I really enjoyed the personal comments.”
Tony Brunswick, USA
“I found First Editing helpful and accommodating to my requirements. Kathy was extremely polite and cooperative. Throughout the communication, I felt my project was given time and interest. The price wasn't the cheapest but I opted to go with them because the sample that was edited and ...”
Ayesha Ancaster, Canada
“I appreciated the comments of the editor.”
Girard Charlton, USA
“I appreciated the professionalism, deadline and quality.”
Ali Toronto, Canada
“The quality of the editing was superb.”
Malcolm Lakewood Ranch, USA
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Neill SAINT-MAXIMIN-LA-SAINTE-BAUME, France
“I liked that I could trust these people to get the job done on time and properly. I will use them for editing again. Thanks FirstEditing!”
Sean Vancouver, USA
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James Tequesta, USA
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Neill SAINT-MAXIMIN-LA-SAINTE-BAUME, France
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Nicole Hollywood, USA
“Quickly turned around”
Martin Perth, Australia
“I liked most that the cost wasn't extremely high. I've had many books edited and First Editing was actually more affordable than the others I've had. The free sample of my work for them to edit was an extra bonus.”
Donna Lockport, USA
“It was amazing to read my writings, only improved! Actually I got all immersed in the new clarity of thought that emerged. It is a great thing to have an editor to help out.”
Anne Ellensburg, USA
“Hi Michael, I looked over the work you did. Thank you so much for the excellent work you have done. Warm regards, Brenda”
Brenda Derwood, USA
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“I was extremely impressed with the promptness and quality 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
“Most of the work was well edited.”
BOUBACAR NORTH OLMSTED, USA
“Jefferson, as an editor, was a perfect fit for my historical novel. Unlike others I have used, he had done research on the American revolutionary time period. His editing was spot on, as my punctuation is terrible, while leaving my style in place. I will probably use you again for ...”
William Latrobe, USA
“Guarantee satisfaction, that's what was promised”
Francisco Del Rio, USA
“My editor was so thorough, I was amazed. He offered a number of suggested changes - all of which made perfect. He answered my emails, albeit through a single company email address. Regardless we communicated very well. I am so impressed with the speed and quality Dr. Michael provided on ...”
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Nicholas Douglaston, USA
“Dear Joanne. I have to say that this is the most amazing feedback I've received on a book!! You have given me far more than I had hoped for. I've only read through the email so far but your critiques and suggestions have given me loads to think about to enhance ...”
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John Boise, USA
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Derrick Dallas, USA
“All of the above.”
Eva SMYRNA, USA
“Surprisingly accurate. The edits made sense and this after dozens of author revisions. I'll be using Dr. Vonda and 1st Editing again as other projects warrant it.”
William Spokane, USA
“The customer service personnel were good.”
Hanna CINCINNATI, USA
“Joanne is an amazing editor very experienced and the customer service at First Editing was brilliant - so helpful!”
Leroy Essex, United Kingdom
“Rapid sample with great suggestions. Price was affordable. Work was finished well-within deadline. Hi Heather, Thanks for your message. I was so nervous that I only had the courage today to check it 😉. But the editing looks very fine. Glad I made the step. Will review the suggestions in the ...”
Joost Oss, Netherlands
“Professionalim and deadlines.”
Megersa Brooklyn Park, USA
“I like the personalized response to my questions”
Hanna CINCINNATI, USA
“All of the above. My editor, Max, was very thorough and precise and combed through my book with an acute eye. I left a scourge of many highlights about the meanings of several slang terms, on top of, in my opinion, a complicated story—but he nonetheless took on the challenge and ...”
Edward New Port Richey, USA
“Hello Jefferson and FirstEditing, Thank you for editing our manuscript. Jefferson's quality of editing was outstanding. His honest feedback in regards to: story structure, character dialogue, and flow were appreciated. He has an excellent eye for detail and tightening up the text. We would definitely use FirstEditing again. Once again, thank ...”
Samantha Greenvale, Australia
“Amazing work”
Ronnie Valrico, USA
“I like having the option to submit a sample from my book for editing. I also appreciated the personal communications from my editor as well as from the staff. The guarantee was great as specially since it took three reviews before my project was completed correctly..”
Larry Henrico, USA
“I like how FirstEditing interacts with me, they are very professional, they do what they promised in terms of deadlines, and they offer the best price so far.”
Jean Dubai, United Arab Emirates
“Free sample page and the professionalism displayed by editor.”
Cephas Kissimmee, USA
“Quality, the quick turnaround time, communication.”
Oliver Toronto, Canada
“I liked getting the free sample so I could make an informed decision about moving forward. The pricing was also more than fair.”
LR Flower Mound, USA
“The help in character development was everything I hoped for and hopefully it will be reflected when the book is published ”
Ron Phoenixville, USA
“I liked the prompt return of the sample and recommendation of the editing level needed. The editing was very good and added to the quality of manuscript.”
Greg Wheaton, USA
“The friendly and helpful comments in the sample and the discount for the full edit was the deal maker. As a first time author, I found the whole process very helpful and encouraging.”
Thomas Portsmouth, USA
“The turn around time for your excellent services is amazing. I always receive my submissions before the promised time.”
James Tequesta, USA
“Everything was really great!”
Natalie Kingswood, Australia
“I've been writing professionally for five years now. I had 3 years of college-level writing classes before that. The folks at First Editing saved me endless embarrassment with their 'catches' of things that managed to make it past 8 levels of proofing, Beta-Reading and other developmental stages. No one, regardless ...”
R. Roderick Yoncalla, USA
“LeeAnn is nonjudgemental and offers a fresh eye. She improves my manuscript. Thanks, Lee Ann. ”
SHARON Raleigh, USA
“How prompt they are and always when I had a question.”
Larissa Pembroke Pines, USA
“Deadlines”
Doru SAINT LEONARD, Canada
“I loved the ease of pushing a button and submitting a copy of my manuscript knowing that I have sent it to a reliable and secure company. The amount of editing, commentary, and price was very reasonable. Thank you.”
Gail Papillion, USA
“The rapid turnaround.”
Elwood Johnson City, USA
“As usual, Vonda did an excellent job. I particularly appreciated her review of the manuscript.”
William London, United Kingdom
“I like the fact that Lee Ann takes a genuine interest in the book and the success of the author. I feel she goes beyond the scope of the purchased work.”
Mike ST. MATTHEWS, USA
“I like working with the same editor each time I submit something. The quality of her work is outstanding!”
SHARON Raleigh, USA
“Turnaround time was fantastic. Quality of work first class.”
Greg Noosa Heads, Australia
“All sorts of things”
Andrew Orkney, United Kingdom
“I am happy with the work done. The service was a little more expensive than I expected, but I do feel the final product was well worth the cost. I will definitely use the service again. I am familiar with using track changes so I had no problem understanding the ...”
Jerie New York, USA
“Quality, communication, cost, and timeline were all impressive.”
Oliver Toronto, Canada
“What I liked most was the convenience of putting in a sample which was at no cost. The communication with the staff via email and the option with the chat on-line both worked out well. Also, Joanne, who edited my manuscript was quick and professional. Thank you.”
Gail Papillion, USA
“I really appreciated the comprehensive technical editing, and comments to improve the consistency of the plot. The comments throughout the story helped reassure me that the story was engaging to adult readers, although it is primarily targeted for middle grade readers (ages 8-12).”
Charlie Eugene, USA
“Jefferson is the best! Great quality work, professional, and kind. This was my third book edited with FirstEditing and Jefferson, specifically. I always receive thorough, professional edits that make my writing stronger. Thank you!”
Jennifer Kalamazoo, USA
“Your customer service is wonderful. I submitted my document for editing and then saw an email offering a discount. When I sent an email to Heather, she took care of this. Also, I am pleased with the editing. Thank you”
SHARON Raleigh, USA
“I must admit that the initial eye grabber was cost. During the time I paid to have my novel edited there was a promotion being offered. However, what has me filling out this quick survey was the professional care that I received from Joanne, my editor. As she ...”
LaWayne Williamstown, USA
“Deadline was met.”
Ann Toronto, Canada
“Lee Ann did such a great job while working on the fourth book of my vampire miniseries. I really appreciate her suggestions and improvements!”
Cynthia Amsterdam, Netherlands
“I really liked the personal service. This is the second book Dr. Vonda has edited for me. I am well pleased with the results. Very professional and it shows in the finished work. Thank you Vonda”
Jim GLADEWATER, USA
“convenience”
brandon SHELBURNE, Canada
“I appreciated the encouraging comments and insistence to cite references.”
Matthew Lakeville, USA
“Free sample, comments along the way, suggestions for improvements.”
Matthew Lakeville, USA
“I really enjoyed working with my editor. She was great to work with, highly professional, and she produced high quality work that took my manuscript to another level! The occasional discounts also make their prices highly competitive! ”
Bryce Cedar, USA
“Joanne, I can not thank you enough, this is quite a gift to have my first book edited. I have reviewed the book and found every line placed and written a lot better. I take this time to thank you for all your hard work. I plan to write more ...”
Joshua Hopewell Jct., USA
“I really appreciate the services First Editing provides. They always deliver on time and their price is definitely right. Vonda has edited multiple projects of mine and done a great job. A highly reputable publishing company has picked up her finished editing work on three of my last manuscripts.”
David Niles, USA
“Professionalism, cost, guarantee, and speed of turnaround.”
Josh Studio City, USA
“Jefferson did an excellent job of line editing my work.”
Richard San Antonio, USA
“I really like the work Dr. Vonda has done for me. She gave me 100% of what I wanted for my manuscript. Everything was perfect, the editing and the deadline. She also gave me a review that I was very grateful for, so thank you Dr. Vonda.”
Ezed London, United Kingdom
“All went well... Happy with the work... Dennis”
Dennis Santa Barbara, USA
“Working with Lee Ann is always a pleasure. The editing was done well and the final is on the way to Amazon.”
Paul Georgetown, USA
“Kathy and Tollerson were excellent to work with. Joanne the editor was top notch. I received valuable advice from her. She was sensitive,thoughtful and very professional.”
Margaret Tucson, USA
“I loved the editing technique Jennifer offered and her witty comments. She not only knew what she was doing, she was kind, patient, and thorough, as well as, making fantastic recommendations that enhanced my manuscript. All and all, I'm so happy I found your editing service and I can't ...”
Rose Hillsboro, USA
“I was so impressed by Jefferson's editing skills and very helpful feedback and advice! I was pleasantly surprised by the low editing cost and customer service is excellent!”
Viona Saint Helens, United Kingdom
“Details in editing; costs/prices”
Frankie Poughkeepsie, USA
“Have only had a very brief scan. First opinion is, just what I was hoping for. As a debutant author, I am much encouraged and moved by Dr. Vonda's kind words. Prem ( warm regards ) Ardeshir”
Ardeshir Pune, India
“Free sample helped me differentiate First Editing from other options. It was important. Great first impression. The professional editing was not only necessary but done with such expertise. I will return for my next book to First Editing and ask for Lee Ann to edit for me. I found the ...”
Alexander Skaneateles, USA
“All of the above”
Tom Springfield, USA
“Professionalism”
Safia AHMADI, Kuwait
“I really love the free sample and I could evaluate for myself. It was really professional and the price is really good. Affordable for someone who doesn't have much income and is trying to get their book published. The communication was wonderful; really fast and professional. The files came right ...”
Denatre Willemstad, Curacao
“The editing process was exciting participate in. My editor was very accommodating and careful with the manuscript. I was allowed to customize my level of editing due to my needs and the needs of the story. In the end, First Editing really made my story go from ...”
John Santa Fe Springs, USA
“Thank you so much to my editor, Toni, for her thorough edits and suggestions as well as her kind words throughout the editing process. Toni's edits have truly brought my manuscript to life. I was so pleased with the professionalism at First Editing and am happy to suggest your work ...”
Jennifer Long Beach, USA
“The free sample idea as well as the editor's comments were wonderful. Wouldn't have published my book without them!”
Leena Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
“Price was competitive and the editor I worked with was familiar with the Dark Fantasy genre and was able to provide insightful comments.”
Brian Port Murray, USA
“Lee Ann was very professional working on my book. I have started on another book so I will be sending it to first editing with the request that she perform the editing.”
Wolf Topeka, USA
“Lee Ann did an amazing job for what I asked of her.”
Pauline Browning, USA
“All of the above! I was treated like I was a professional. Lee Ann was and is a top Editor. A soft eye but a strong hand, this is what's needed in the business.”
Micheal Star, USA
“I liked the professionalism.”
Tia East Meadow, USA
“I enjoyed the professionalism and capacity to quickly and neatly submit and retrieve my editing.”
Alan Alberton, South Africa
“I like the quality and professionalism and the guarantee”
Kerry Heber City, USA
“FirstEditing has edited several of my projects and I have been very satisfied with the quality of editing as well as responses to any of my questions in regards to cost, timelines, and so on. My overall experience with them has been great and I highly recommend them for any ...”
Asghar Milton, Canada
“I love working with editor Lee Ann!”
Cynthia Amsterdam, Netherlands
“I like the quality of work, the professionalism, and personal communication. First Editing is my first choice for my projects.”
Brooklyn, Cayman Islands
“I really appreciated Christine's thoroughness and thoughtful comments. Thank you so much for your kind words and encouragement.”
Pamila Fayetteville, USA
“Excellent editing and comments for improving writing”
Richard San Antonio, USA
“Efficient processing. I was in a hurry. I should have asked for content editing on "The Numbers Man" and on "What happened To Flynn."”
John San Diego, USA
“I appreciated the timely response. The attention to detail was evident in the finished product, and yet the voice remained the same. Everyone I had contact with was very helpful. ”
Mary Willmar, USA
“Personal communication, quick work, and prices. Quality was good as well.”
Annette NORTH CANTON, USA
“My screenplay had been optioned twice and before sending it out again I wanted to make certain it was as tight as possible. I've never done that good, er, well (see) with punctuation, grammar and spelling (despite being quite articulate, lol) so this service was a no-brainer for me. Allison ...”
Jason Staten Island, USA
“Professionalism, speed of project completion, personal communications from the editor, price.”
Josh Studio City, USA
“Clarity of editing and corrections. Understanding of the story line and characters' personalities. Helping where I have made a technical/historical/geographical error. Maintaining the continuity through three volumes in the series so far. Polite and understanding service.”
Andrew Orkney, United Kingdom
“I received my finished, edited manuscript a day earlier than scheduled and I'm extremely pleased. I am a newbie self-publishing author, and this is a non-fiction 385 page book about alternative medicine, energy-work and self-healing. I spent fifteen years compiling notes and creating this manuscript with some one hundred-twenty revisions. ...”
Tony deltona, USA
“I appreciated the quality and personal communications.”
Maurice Atlanta, USA
“I was extremely impressed with the thoroughness and extensive analysis of 1st Editing's work, which has helped tremendously in improving my manuscript. Your initial sample edit work was excellent and convinced me to engage your service verses other competing editing services.”
Robert NORTH ATTLEBORO, USA
“Everything about First Editing is amazing. The Editors themselves can been seen as highly professionals in the English Language area. ”
Leonard Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
“Professionalism: The editing was very thorough.”
Robert Brookfield, USA
“Great timeliness and feedback”
SHARON Raleigh, USA
“I love the professional and personal communication with my editor, Lee Ann. Her suggestions on my work in progress are a great help and I love her personal, yet professional approach.”
Cynthia Amsterdam, Netherlands
“The project was delivered on time.”
Ketevi A. Wading River, USA
“I appreciate the comments and personal touch by the editor as well as professional service.”
Vincent New York, USA
“The feedback has been valuable. The price is a bit high, however, the turn around time was fine.”
SHARON Raleigh, USA
“Please thank Jefferson for the encouraging comments and great edits. I'm very glad I used your services for this test sample. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Tara Sue Salusso”
Tara New York, USA
“Professionalism and care to details”
Alice Faye Pearson, USA
“The editing was professional and timely. I am a first time writer, a retired doctor. I appreciate the comments and help. They offer appropriate choices and make good additions for success. ”
Pat Honolulu, USA
“FirstEditing has edited my first three books in the series Invasion of the Ortaks. Book 1 the Knight, book 2 the Defeat, and book 3 Rebellion. They have done a great job, and I like working with them.”
Sveinn Hjørring, Denmark
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Ty Fountain Hills, USA
“Having a First Editing editor review the manuscript was a very valuable and enjoyable experience. Not only did Nick line edit and correct spelling, grammar, etc., but I also ordered the Editorial Evaluation for my novel. His evaluation of the story and characters made me see some issues ...”
Larry Dumfries, USA
“You did all that you promised at a reasonable price. Special praise for Lori who went above and beyond. Hang on to her.”
Mark West Bloomfield, USA
“deadlines, guarantees, communications”
Patrick Ringwood North, Australia
“The free sample helps make the decision easy. Virginia's edits and comments were spot on and invaluable. Her words of encouragement were also a welcome sight.”
David ormond beach, USA
“The work is professional and completed in a timely manner.”
Brandice Holliday, USA
“The quality of the editing work. Really brought out my story and corrected all the minor little syntax and punctuation errors that multiple readers missed.”
R.J. Phillipsburg, USA
“The whole process of having my manuscript edited by FirstEditing made the completion of my manuscript so much faster and easier. I've been using FirstEditing for my last ten manuscripts and intend on continuing my relationship with them.”
Robert Cranston, USA
“Virginia was really spot on with the line editing. My e-book QASAAYE: A COLLECTION OF STORIES needed another pair of eyes, and she paid close attention to my text. Now my e-book reads more naturally and with clarity.”
Abdullahi Saint Paul, USA
“Free sample, quality editing, personal communication, affordable costs/prices.”
Vanessa Canal Winchester, USA
“Pleasant interaction.”
William Fort Walton Beach, USA
“Hi Vonda, I am so glad you liked it! I would love to work with you on my next novel as well. Wont be ready until February but I'll keep you posted. ”
Pilar San Juan, USA
“I particularly appreciated the backup which I received from Kathy Hatter, your representative in Washington DC who stayed in touch with me to resolve problems that arose. I live outside the US and there were difficulties receiving the final formatted manuscript directly from your administrative office. Kathy facilitated the ...”
Tom La Libertad, El Salvador
“Great and friendly service. Affordable prices.”
Michael palm bay, USA
“I appreciated the professionalism and quick turnaround”
Alfred Oak Bluffs,, USA
“I liked the quality of work and working one-on-one with the editor.”
Cheryl Washington, USA
“the turnaround time was fast, I received my edited manuscript in a few days not weeks. Also the process is very convenient. Great job as usual”
Robert Cranston, USA
“I like that FirstEditing delivers my finished manuscript when they say they will. I also like the feedback that my editor, Jefferson, provides.”
Susan Clarkston, USA
“My faith in your honesty. There are far two many scams on the internet.”
Mike ST. MATTHEWS, USA
“The free sample proved to me that they really looked at my novel before quoting. The cost compared to other services was very competitive, but what sold me was the very fast turnaround time they took to provide the sample review and quote.”
Lawrence Congers, USA
“I most enjoyed how the representatives at FirstEditing returned my e-mails so quickly. When they began editing my book they told me when it would be fully edited and the name of the person doing the job. I had asked for someone with knowledge of the region I was writing ...”
Vance Allentown, USA
“Affordable cost and quick turnaround!”
David Bow, USA
“My editor, Allison, did a good job of line editing the manuscript for clarity and smoother flow. She provided tons of feedback and suggested additions to strengthen the story. She also pointed out several things that might be confusing to readers that I was able to rewrite. The edit was ...”
Richard Kenosha, USA
“Thank for your prompt and professional work!”
Hector Milwaukjee, USA
“I really appreciated that my copy editor, Vonda, respected my individual writing style and tried to improve it continuing my concept without altering or changing it at all. The service was fast, accurate, and to-the-point. I will definitely use FirstEditing in my second book!”
Viel patra, Greece
“I really enjoyed reading my edited work and appreciated all the comments my editor Toni had for me!”
Brenda Puyallup, USA
“I received it back in a timely fashion.”
Charise Philadelphia, USA
“Professional, quick turnaround.”
Stephanie Philadelphia, USA
“I loved the tips to help develop my writing as well as the tweaks made to correct grammar and mechanical errors. Thank you to Allison! This is my second time working with her and she always follows through. I appreciate the efficiency and overall customer service of this business.”
Tori brooklyn, USA
“As always, I am pleased to have my work professionally edited. I submitted it to a local newspaper for publication. They loved it. I can't be successful without you. And you are very attentive to my needs.”
James Tequesta, USA
“I like the communication and attention to detail. The editors always truly seem to be passionate about their work.”
Eugene FOLSOM, USA
“Jefferson did a great job. Thank you.”
Glenn Chicago, USA
“Quick and good.”
Kelly Rough and Ready, USA
“I was very happy with the communication and as a struggling self-published author, the price. Also with the amount of "noise" on the internet about scams and fraud, I was a bit comforted by the BBB rating.”
Mark Fountain Hills, USA
“The price was fair and you guys kept your word on the finishing date.”
Johnny Morton Grove, USA
“I appreciated your responsiveness and willingness to answer questions and the turn over time is very fast.”
Jose North Arlington, USA
“I liked how quick and simple it was.”
Steven Red Deer, Canada
“Most of all I liked your fast and efficient service at an affordable cost. I enjoyed the personal communication with you, your honesty, your encouragement and your feedback.”
Margaret London, United Kingdom
“I loved to work with Lee Ann, my assigned editor, on a chapter to chapter basis, because she helped to shape my writing project into a fast pace story. So, keep up the good work!”
Cynthia Amsterdam, Netherlands
“I like everything that's offered.”
Fanchon Lynbrook, USA
“Everything was great - timely and professional. Kathy was wonderful to work with. Jefferson is a superb editor. I received all the time and attention I needed. I highly recommend!”
Ralph Kitty Hawk, USA
“The service I received from FirstEditing.com was well worth the money spent. My favorite part was the outstanding review I was given for my book and, though I've not published my work yet, I've already begun sharing that review! Thank you so much for your help with the editing and ...”
Vanessa Adair, USA
“I appreciated how the editor addressed my specific needs and comments imbedded in the work. She saw what my vision was for the piece and did only what was necessary to keep that vision intact. I am continually grateful for the online chat with service professionals who direct ...”
Laura Belton, USA
“I loved the fact that the part of the MS that I sent it was returned to me so quickly. That has been the part of the editing process that has bugged me the most. Every other editor I have ever hired has taken 3-6 months to get anything back.”
Kerry Heber City, USA
“I appreciated the interaction with my editor. She understood exactly what I needed”
grace Gatineau, USA
“I loved the thoroughness of Joanne's editing and her comments/recommendations. You wouldn't believe how detailed Joanne's editing was. I am still going through the edits. Her editing is definitely improving my book.”
Johnie Bentonville, USA
“Professionalism”
Manoj Perth, Australia
“Free sample was great!”
Karlene Huntsville, USA
“I must say... you are terrific! Thanks. More to come. (Much more)”
Michael Milwaukee, USA
“All of it!”
Dianne Baxter, USA
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E.T. Glendale, USA
“Jefferson was a magnificent editor. He was timely and left well thought out remarks throughout my work. I'm in the middle of my readthrough, and it looks great! I'd be surprised if anyone would leave a '5' for the price, but FirstEditing did work with me on pricing to ...”
Patrick Lexington, USA
“I appreciated the TWO sample edits. If it wasn't for the second round, I would not have retained your services. Pricing is was reasonable but I was initially attracted to the promise of a fast turnaround. Above all, Allison's insights and thoughtful commentary was the winner for me.”
Mark Washington Depot, USA
“I really appreciated the quality of work and the professionalism of the editor who revised my work.”
Giuseppe Rome, Italy
“Good fast service”
Randy LOWELL, USA
“I liked every part of the service from first contact through final product.”
Edward Konawa, USA
“The free sample that we received from Jefferson was very on point. We knew straight away that we wanted to work with him. When we received the entire manuscript back we appreciated his comments, suggestions and track changes. His professionalism was outstanding and we would highly recommend using Jefferson and ...”
Samantha Greenvale, Australia
“Professionalism, personal communication and turnaround”
John Kilmarnock, Scotland
“Quality, meeting deadlines, and professionalism - I had requested 3rd level line-editing service, but was told that from the perusal of the sample chapters sent that my manuscript just needed a 2nd level technical editing; that's honesty!”
KUMAR Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
“I appreciated how the customer service associate listened to what my needs were and helped me choose the most cost-effective option. The resulting edited document was exactly what I needed.”
Laura Belton, USA
“The professionalism that was demonstrated after I decided to pull the trigger was exceptional. It took me 6 months since I first inquired about your services and after a few other edits decided I still was not confident over the results. Now I am ready to publish thanks to your ...”
Art Warren, USA
“Personal communications was great, even over a weekend.”
Alan E. Gas City, USA
“the speed and quality of your service.”
SHARON Raleigh, USA
“My editor was very articulate with constructive criticism, so I knew exactly what needed improvement. She was professional and prompt. Also, she praised certain paragraphs that she thought I'd written skillfully, and I found that encouraging. She was professional, detail-oriented, supportive, and respectfully honest. It was a well-rounded, helpful edit.”
Naima Pensacola, USA
“The work that was completed was to my satisfaction and the professionalism that the editor provided was without question excellent. The communication between the editor and myself was prompt and courteous. The cause for the editing was reasonable and the deadline is met at the time suggested.”
Keith Battle Creek, USA
“For simple copy editing, it was exactly what I was looking for, and I got my project back within the quoted time. ”
Patrick Lexington, USA
“Although the pricing was good for the services provided, it was Christine's professionalism and her personal communication and interest in my book that sold me. I could tell she took the time to read my book when she wrote a book description that captures the essence of the book ...”
Theresa Pikesville, USA
“Communication was excellent. Jefferson did an excellent job reviewing my document and making positive changes. Very courteous help over the phone. It was easy to make the suggested changes in my document. Thank you.”
Jim Merrimac, USA
“Professionalism and personal communication was tops for me as a first time author.”
Lenard Olive Branch, USA
“My editor, Lee Ann was very supportive and she has been a great help with her suggestions that improved the story and ultimately my writing skills.”
Cynthia Amsterdam, Netherlands
“Jefferson, I really appreciate your note back to me with the kind words. I think authors are always self-critical, and hearing a positive review from a source that isn't obligated to provide a review, positive or negative, is rewarding. Thank-you. Also, thank-you for helping to make my writing more consistent and ...”
Eric Redding, USA
“What I loved most about this experience is your ability to keep your word and your guarantee. I appreciate your phone calls and your openness in communicating. My only goal is to not miss the money I spent on editing. I believe Jefferson was exceptional in his comments and encouraging ...”
Marcus Schertz, USA
“I love the personal touch of the editor and her professional attitude the most.”
Cynthia Amsterdam, Netherlands
“Quality, professionalism, personal communication, cost, but most of all, the commitment to cater to my needs in a timely manner with such great and genuine respect. Thank you.”
Suzanne Miramar, USA
“The professionalism of your Customer Relations, Kathy Hatter is very helpful and professional. Dr.Vonda is a superior editor, her attention to detail is impeccable. Deadlines are always met, most of the time exceeded.I am always surprised when I see my chapter early in my inbox. My project could not ...”
Kymberley kingston, USA
“She did not overwhelm me with comments, yet did comment that she learned something she did not know. it was how bipolar and ADHD are practically identical. It showed me how my book will teach others about mine as well as other disorders.”
Danny Olando, USA
“Appreciated the editor's professionalism, quality work product, and perosnal communication. Thank you very much for editing my book. I felt like you took ownership of the work product and made quality improvements. I was pleased how you connected with the story. I appreciate the extra steps you took to help ...”
Jimmy Whitney, USA
“You did very well what you said you would and promptly. Communication was straight forward.”
Edwin Kula, USA
“I enjoyed the personal communication with my editor the most.”
Cynthia Amsterdam, Netherlands
“I appreciated the timely response each time I had a question. The customer service was top-notch and very attentive. Timeline was excellent. I never thought it would be so quick and effortless.”
Cam Bloomington, USA
“The editorial notes where very helpful, done on time with great quality.”
Leroy Essex, United Kingdom
“I appreciated having the work completed according to the deadline schedule. Also, the sample edit presented accurately the quality of work that was provided.”
Melissa Worcester, USA
“Very good editing as usual.”
Toks Leeds, United Kingdom
“Lee Ann helped a great deal with the first few chapters of my upcoming novel, The Lost Planet. Her suggestions were very helpful and professional. My writing improved a lot with Lee Ann's help. I can't thank you enough!”
Cynthia Amsterdam, Netherlands
“The free sample was so well edited, Vonda is truly talented! Her insights and helpful comments were terrific.Vonda was able to make my manuscript smooth and read very well. Vonda has copy-edited and is continuing to help with this project.I am sure the final product will be spectacular! Impeccable timing fast ...”
Kymberley kingston, USA
“I like it that I didn't have to send in all my manuscript to be edited, but little by little I send it in to you guys, plus paying for the editing to be done little by little. Such thing save me money, plus give me enough time to come ...”
Clive Atlanta, USA
“Thanks! I am reviewing the edits to Crashpad and I'm impressed. Nice work! I'll let you know when I'm done and definitely will post comments. The coupon will be useful for Buzzkill, the next novella I will be sending you. Best, James Preston ”
James Huntington Beach, USA
“Hello, I have started reviewing the editing completed by Jefferson. I would like to thank Jefferson, for all of his work. Great job with the editing and comments I can tell he read the manuscript and understood its direction. I will try to expand on some of ...”
Tory Budd Lake, USA
“-Free sample -Quick deadline completion -Friendly customer service”
Steven Ashland, USA
“All of your services were 5 star!”
Tom Springfield, USA
“Great turnaround time and price!!”
James Knoxville, USA
“Responsiveness, professionalism, the little side notes Lee Ann left from time to time were fun.”
Robert Friendswood, USA
“I love that you offer a free sample. I think it shows the quality of your work, but it also helps authors realize their need for a professional set of optics on their efforts. After all, every author should want to put forward the best product possible.”
Derek Castle Rock, USA
“Personal information and comments throughout the document, and lots of assistance in editing the word count.”
April Camano Island, USA
“quality and deadlines.”
Boris Edgewater, USA
“ I've used other editing services in the past, but none were as timely with completing my project as you were. I also found your pricing to be fair and competitive. I will continue to use your service with all my projects. I ...”
Rosemary Oviedo, USA
“What I liked most in order of preference: 1.Personal communication 2.Deadlines 3.Free sample 4.Professionalism ”
Peter Tzaneen, South Africa
“Fast turnaround and I had the excellemt and constructive feedback from the proofreader.”
Val Panama City, USA
“I love to work with your editor, Virginia! She did such a great job and she's a great asset to your service!”
Cynthia Amsterdam, Netherlands
“Free Sample: Impressed. Convinced me to submit the full manuscript. Quality: First class. Lee Ann's attention to detail is amazing. The ability to pick up a missing preposition here and an overlooked quotation mark there and then convert from English English to American English with razor sharp accuracy throughout 522 pages ...”
David South Guildford, Australia
“I had a good job done. I really think the review of my work improved my novel greatly. Also communication was very good.”
Bruce Calgary, Canada
“Hi, Many thanks to Michael for copyediting the draft novel. I was very impressed by his thorough, thoughtful and precise editing. His comments have helped to transform the text. It underscores the fact that professional copyediting is essential for all novelists. I'm very grateful to him. Thanks, Peter”
Peter Birmingham, Great Britain
“The sample was very good. I appreciate the honestly.”
Tempe, USA
“The free sample was great! The encouraging comments provided were quite a confidence boost. Apart from a few minor misquotes and omissions, the quality of work was amazing. Quite impressive!”
Nishith Novato, USA
“The free sample was a strong factor in my choosing your service. I was also impressed with the speed with you responded to my queries.”
Robert , USA
“The price was reasonable compared to other editors I researched. My editor was professional and completed the job within a reasonable amount of time.”
Pascha paterson, USA
“The personal touch of the editor, and it's nice to know that my current editor is from Boston, because that's the city I love to write about :-)”
Cynthia Amsterdam, Netherlands
“I like that FirstEditing ensures the customer receives cost-effective, quality editing while at the same time meeting deadlines. I also like the free sample and the personal communication with customer service.”
Myrie Jamaica, USA
“I am a very happy returning customer!”
Alan E. Gas City, USA
“I am a first time fiction author, but here goes - The free sample was great, quality - nothing to compare to, professionalism was great, personal communication - outstanding. cost - comparable. deadlines - exceptional, guarantee - no experience.”
Ray Aurora, USA
“The detail in the editing.”
Johnie Bentonville, USA
“I felt that Jefferson took a real interest in my story and provided above and beyond assistance! I can't wait to work with you folks again.”
Alan E. Gas City, USA
“Sarah Did a wonderful wonderful job! I am blown away! Gracias! -Al ”
Al , USA
“What I like the most? The personal comments about my work from my editor, Joanne, which clearly show me the way to improvement. I appreciate her honesty and the little boosts of confidence she offers from time to time.”
Ann Torquay, England
“What I liked most was the free sample FirstEditing offered so that I could see exactly what they could do, which was a major selling point for me. Not a lot of editing companies do this. My editor, Vonda, was also very personable and met her projected deadline when it ...”
Eboni Portsmouth, USA
“Dear FirstEditing, Your customer service was fantastic, and the process of getting my work edited was quick and efficient. I'm aware of how much editing plays a part in "big publishing", so I feel this step was of definite value to my work in whatever route to publication I take. Regards, Naima”
Naima Pensacola, USA
“I loved what Joanne did for my document and appreciate her support.”
Ying Los Aneles, USA
“I’d like to pass along my gratitude to my editor, Allison, for her patience, kindness, and expertise. She has a great eye and a great ear, and she also has a gentle touch to get the story and mechanics back on track without bruising my fragile inner child-author. It’s clear ...”
steve Highlands Ranch, USA
“Working with Lee Ann is fun. She gets involved in the manuscript and encourages me. Her comments guide me to improve my writing and sharpen the plot.”
Harold Chelsea, USA
“Personal communication as well as quality of work, meeting the deadline and providing great feedback.”
Jessica Grand Rapids, USA
“The primary benefit of editing was achieving consistency in grammar and punctuation style. I also appreciated the professionalism of my editor, Lee Ann. Her personality shown through. Also, work was completed on time as scheduled.”
Dennis Richland, USA
“I love the professional and yet personal contact with my editor.”
Cynthia Amsterdam, Netherlands
“Joanne did a wonderful job. I'm sending more work to her. I chose FirstEditing because of their professionalism and their satisfaction guarantee.”
Ann Torquay, England
“Thank you guys for your help and thank you to Allison for her editing and critique. I will make the changes necessary to ensure that I have a a great book. Thank you again! Tori”
Tori brooklyn, USA
“What I liked best about the editing service was the professionalism they displayed by the editorial changes they suggested. These were to-the-point and I feel they resulted in a much more readable manuscript.”
Frank Vancouver, USA
“Holy smokes, Jefferson is fast! As always, I am grateful for the professional and thorough edit. I look forward to using this service again and again. Thank you!”
Kelley Meridian, USA
“As always, Jefferson was thorough, professional and fast. I feel confident in my story after his thoughtful edit. I actually sighed in relief once I accepted his changes and read through the story again. His expertise is much appreciated. Thank you!”
Kelley Meridian, USA
“I thought FirstEditing was terrific in every way imaginable. I really enjoyed the quick response with the Chat Now feature on your site along with the professionalism that was displayed on every level. The price was cost effective for my budget. I have and will continue to recommend your services ...”
Dianne Baxter, USA
“Fast, accurate work and an excellent value! I got a lot of helpful feedback and even compliments. While my work didn't require much editing, I had the assurance of having a professional edit at a great value.”
Vinod Sunrise, USA
“Free sample and your professionalism.”
Marc Torre Pacheco, Spain
“Lee Ann is simply the best and very supportive. She explains all changes/corrections in great detail which allows one to learn and enhance their skills. I highly recommend her and will continue to send my work to her.”
Cheryl Washington, USA
“I love everything. Good communication, fast service, great pricing, and great work.”
Okisha Killeen, USA
“The quality of Joanne's work and the quick turnaround is impressive. I know I can count on her to do an excellent job each time I send in my pages.”
Ying Los Aneles, USA
“Thank you, Jefferson, for your excellent work and your kind words. Kind regards, Matthew James Carty”
Matthew Seoul, South Korea
“I like the service, always on par and works well with my deadlines! Quality, professionalism, personal communication, costs/prices, deadlines... I like that no matter how mundane the subject/topic, the author's manuscript, after First Editing, comes alive.”
Karen Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
“Free sample helped me make the right choice of editor. (I had about 5 other options but Jennifer's skill far outweighed the others). I had an editor who not only had expertise in Christian writing but also a Christian which meant a lot to me as Jennifer was able to ...”
Cedar Enfield, United Kingdom
“Quality and price. Also, fast turnaround time; unexpected over a holiday period.”
Debra Pleasant Hill, USA
“Thank you. The work was near-perfect as always. Throughout the entire 350 pages there were only two spots where I rejected some editing and stayed with my original. Everything else was spot on as always. It's really great working with you guys. Rick" ”
Richard Wiener Neudorf, Austria
“I wanted a fast turnaround for Savior, my paranormal mystery novella. It was to be my promotional piece, so it needed to be absolutely perfect. Toni, my editor presented a polished package, free of grammatical errors and also made a few useful pointers on the story. Having a complete stranger read ...”
Penelope Lowestoft, United Kingdom
“My book is my story about being trafficked as a child and the effects of that experience. It's written from a Christian faith perspective and your editor, Virginia, not only provided exactly what I was needing, but also encouragement when she felt a particular point was well made. She is ...”
Sean Loveland, USA
“I really like my editor's sincerity in reviewing my work. I'm putting his suggestions to use and revising the book as I read along. I know Michael did a good job. I think he enjoyed my novel so much he got carried away! LOL! The overall editing work is great. ...”
Chinyere Bolingbrook, U.S. Virgin Islands
“Dear Jefferson, I just wanted to thank you personally for the outstanding job you have done with my work. It really has been transformed into something approximating a finished product! (Sorry it's taken me so long to get back to you I've been taking a much needed holiday). Honestly, words can't ...”
Almini Schaan, Liechtenstein
“Quickness!”
James Knoxville, USA
“Professionalism”
Marc Antoine North Lauderdale, USA
“You guys are so quick and helpful! I'm really satisfied with your editing. Thanks again!”
Brittany Dana orleans, USA
“Quality of work and fair price. ”
Dusan Zrenjanin, Serbia and Montenegro
“Dr. Michael did a fabulous job editing for me. The kindness and professionalism is great. I actually feel as though the person editing my manuscript cares about what I wrote. I love the feedback and will be continuing with the services.”
Tamatha Littleton, USA
“Working with the same editor on several novels makes it comfortable because they understand my writing style and it's easy to rely on their expertise.”
Alexandra Manhattan, USA
“I really liked Toni's attention to detail and bringing clarity to my story. I chose FirstEditing because of trust, relationship building, delivery of material, and price. I was challenged with my inability to see punctuation and grammatical errors. After FirstEditing, my manuscript was polished with a professional touch. I am ...”
Debra Sebring, USA
“I have used editor Marlene's services before and she has always provided me an excellent service. She has never disappointed me. I can warmly recommend Marlene for any editorial work.”
Anne London, United Kingdom
“I was impressed with the quality of the editing.”
Charles Chicago, USA
“Personal communication!”
Amber Minneapolis, USA
“Yes, I received it and I am very pleased with Dr. Jennifer’s proofreading skills (can you please pass alone to her I am very happy). I will certainly request her again in the future.”
Alice Faye Pearson, USA
“The dedication that the editor had to taking on the project.”
Allan Beavercreek, USA
“My editor (Lee Ann) was very personable and helpful, not only with the grammatical stuff which I expected, but by the comments and the impressive amount of fact checking she did. The free sample helped. It gave me an idea of what you guys can do. I'm ready to ...”
John Boca Raton, USA
“Dr. Marian has now become my new Super Hero , because she has saved my life story!”
Johnny St. Petersburg, USA
“I would like to thank Virginia for the great job she did editing my story. Her input has proved an important part in smoothing out the bumps and missteps I made along the way. I had expected someone who understood how to use grammar properly. However, she went beyond my expectations. ...”
Glenn Edgewater, USA
“Michael helped us to create what seems to be an error-free book. We have yet to find even a typo, and no one else has pointed out any errors. His explanations were clear and always on target. I have a Ph.D. in literature, and I have spent my life in ...”
Viveca McKinney, USA
“I chose FirstEditing.com because I was impressed with the quality of the free sample edit. It was exactly what I was looking for in editing. I needed that second pair of eyes to make sure my sentence structure was sound, my typos were fixed, and that I maintained a past ...”
Janet Albrightsville, USA
“My editor, Virginia, and I are working on a chapter-to-chapter basis on my third book that will be published next year. Virginia offered helpful suggestions that improved my writing and she encouraged me to go for the extra mile! It's a privilege working with her! Best regards, Cynthia Fridsma ”
Cynthia Amsterdam, Netherlands
“This was the second manuscript I had edited by FirstEditing.com and I was very pleased with the results. Jefferson, the editor of my project, offered a great deal of positive feedback along with some constructive criticism that I was able to use to improve my work. Whenever I ...”
Susan Clarkston, USA
“Joanne's comments for my story was good and I'm glad that I decided come back for editing!”
Amber Minneapolis, USA
“My personal editor, Dr. Marian, was an answer to prayer. She understood what I was trying to grasp myself and became a part of the process. I couldn't have asked for a finer editor -- intelligent, perceptive, warm, and accessible. I hired you because I needed honest and encouraging feedback ...”
Judith Pine Valley, USA
“The work FirstEditing completed on my book was most satisfying. The editor not only corrected my grammar but also made suggestions for sentence clarity. I could tell that the editor knew my heart because the recommendations were exactly what I was trying to say. ”
Teryl Fairfax, USA
“Dr. Marian provided a constructive critique of my book! She helped me to see my weaknesses as a writer and hone my strengths. I know that my writing is vastly improved as a result of my experience with FirstEditing.com. I'm excited to publish my first book, and I will continue ...”
Robin Kodak, USA
“Michael made changes that didn't compromise my writing style but streamlined the flow of my ideas. I hired FirstEditing because they offered a free sample so there was no guess work regarding my personal editor's abilities. ”
Ann Toronto, Canada
“Dear FirstEditing, I have gone through the edited document and I must say, Lee Ann has done very good work. I can see a lot of attention paid to grammatical revision and minute detail, which has helped improve the writing. Lee Ann, your comments and suggestion are well taken. Generally, the document ...”
Maame Accra, Ghana
“Virginia, You are awesome and I am so glad you are my editor. You have done a tremendous job on editing my book. Any question I had was explained in detail. You provided a book synopsis and query letter that was well written, and now you are doing an outline ...”
Linda Mckeesport, USA
“My editor was very professional, helpful and delivered on time. You were the first company looked, and your pricing combined with your service was all very good. With your assistance my book is now published and for sale on several websites.”
Edmund Prince George, Canada
“My editor, Virginia, was interested in making my book flow with the story line. She corrected huge mistakes regarding information in the content of my book. I hired FirstEditing because they had excellent reviews. I gained a lot from Virginia editing my book and learned what to do and not to do ...”
Beverly Missouri City, USA
“I appreciated the high quality of the editing job done by my editor, Jefferson, and the very positive and helpful comments that he included at the end of my chapters. I hired FirstEditing because I had used your services before for a project and was very pleased by the ...”
Frank Haverford, USA
“I had two editing rounds by two different editors. The feedback they provided was inspiring.”
Brent Las Vegas, USA
“Virginia was very insightful with her comments, and I was impressed with the editing. I'll be sure to come back to FirstEditing for the rest of my stories. If I do come to you guys again, I'll be sure to have Virginia again. :)”
Amber Minneapolis, USA
“This is my second time utilizing FistEditing.com Overall the editing service has been great. Dr. Michael was very thorough and looks at the most minute things that one may miss. This will produce great quality reviews. An addition to Dr. Michael the entire staff is very professional, helpful, answered all ...”
Martha West Covina, USA
“My editor, Dr. Jennifer, was very professional and went the extra mile. The price was very reasonable and deadline was met.”
Peter Scarborough, Canada
“Hi Jefferson! I've spent the last few days looking over your edits and your review. You did an amazing job, I couldn't be happier! In the entire book I changed only about 5 things (see attached), the rest of the edits are fine as they are. Again, thank you so much ...”
Matthew Seoul, South Korea
“I'm very happy with the work my editor, Dr. Jennifer, did with my manuscript. She was an integral part of getting my book published. ”
Philip REDDING, USA
“I invested in the editing because I wanted it to be the best it could be and I think the editor who worked on this had his hands full with my inability to use a comma properly. That said, he did a great job polishing this up for me...I have ...”
Jessica Grand Rapids, USA
“Dear Joanne, I have just finished going through the edited manuscript and your critique and I must say you made me a very satisfied customer. Your copy-editing showed a lot of attention to detail and you made substantial rewrites that improved the text. Your questions and comments spun new thoughts as ...”
Gershon Jönköping, Sweden
“Jefferson did excellent work and brought my characters to life. I couldn't have asked for anything better. Thank you!”
Eddie Conroe, USA
“1. Aside from the excellent editing done by my editor, Jefferson, I appreciated his comments/impression of the chapters of my novel after each submission. Rather than just finishing the job, he took the time to describe his very positive and constructive opinion and reaction to my story. It was always ...”
Frank Haverford, USA
“My editor, Toni, did a great job. I truly appreciated her honest and professional opinions. She helped me polish my novel! I hired FirstEditing.com after a good amount of research and was not disappointed to find that the perceived value was matched and even exceeded. This is my second novel and ...”
Greg Kalispell, USA
“I starting writing after retirement. My first three books have been published and my fourth is under contract with a release date of March 31st. Your firm has edited two of the first three. I used an editor recommended by my publisher for the other one. I chose FirstEditing for ...”
Ken McKinney, USA
“I appreciated the professional skills of the editor. His expertise extended into the qualities of fiction and how it is created. I hired you mainly because of the reasonable price. ”
Fred Helsinki, Finland
“Lee Ann, I can’t stop reading it. It’s so nice how you made everything tie together. You are VERY good at what you do. Thanks, Gregory Bonner”
Greg Lake Mary, USA
“I was really just looking for copy editing such that the prose, which we have no intention of publishing, was consistent and professional. Vonda did a terrific job. I'm still reviewing the changes, but I'm quite pleased with the work thus far. Thanks!”
Tomislav Austin, USA
“Virginia did a fine job on shaping my on-going work in progress. Her skills and suggestions really improved my story!”
Cynthia Amsterdam, Netherlands
“What I liked the most about the editing services I received is that it was quick and professional. I chose your services based off the quality of the free sample, the personal communication, and the cost. I gained another set of eyes to see errors I could no ...”
Debra Pleasant Hill, USA
“I really appreciated the hard work that Lee Ann put into editing my book, designing a powerpoint presentation for it, and writing the synopsis. I could not be happier with the results!”
Christina Muskogee, USA
“I personally think that Jefferson is a really friendly and professional editor. Not only did he fix my grammar, he also commented on my story which I very much appreciate! I never would have thought that he would be so kind as to gave me his feedback on my story, ...”
Tiffany Singapore, Singapore
“This was my first novel and was a little unsure of how in-depth the editing process would be. Overall though, I was happy with the job and my book has already hit the book stands.”
Neil Sache, USA
“Simply the best!”
Cheryl Washington, USA
“The work was edited thoroughly and only added to my voice in the best way.”
Zak Greenacres, USA
“My manuscript required basic proofreading, which was nicely done by Nick from FirstEditing.com. He mined the errors of punctuation that are often excrutiating to correct, and he found a paragraph late in the book that was a near-duplicate from one hundred pages earlier. This shows that he was paying ...”
David Newtown, USA
“I liked my editor's "personal touch'. In other words, it was obvious she had actually read it! I hesitated to have my book edited before publishing because of the cost. Although my book sold relatively well, I did get some criticism about it not being well edited. I changed my ...”
Doug Niagara on the Lake, USA
“English is not my mother tongue. Therefore, I really needed the help of American editors. Luckily, I found FirstEditing.com. Your service is fast, to the point, and pleasant. My editor did a fantastic job in fixing my grammar, changing words when necessary, and fixing sentences. No doubt about that.”
Stefan Singapore, Singapore
“Thank you so much, Marlene, for your stellar work editing my debut novel, Almost Demon. I felt so comfortable with you and your work it gave me the extra confidence I needed knowing that my book was reviewed with a professional eye. Your timing was great, too and am taking ...”
Ann Long Branch, USA
“Lee Ann was professional, yet personalized the experience with notes in the margin. I loved that. Your fees and turnaround time were competitive. I was especially concerned to have editorial services for the bibliography.”
Faithe Los Angeles, USA
“I have worked with Vonda previously. She is a very professional editor!”
William London, United Kingdom
“Hello, I did receive the edited piece that I sent you. I am very pleased and will send the second installment as soon as it is ready. Please let Jefferson know that I am pleased as well and I look forward to having him work on the rest of my manuscript. Thank ...”
Zak Greenacres, USA
“Your editor was personable . I learned a few things. She edited and did not change my voice in the writing. I picked your company because you gave a free sample of your work that satisfied me. You were having a sale which made for a price I could squeeze in ...”
Doris HAPPY VALLEY, USA
“It's like love-at-first-sight when I glanced through FirstEditing's website. I knew right then they would edit my book and my other books to come. Thanks for marvelous job at a reasonable price.”
Foluke south holland, USA
“Thoroughness and communication. Confidence in grammatically correct story. Woohoo! Great work!”
Timothy Little Elm, USA
“My editor was very thorough and quick. The editing was done in a timely manner. She gave good pointers on grammatical/punctuation errors. At the end she gave an excellent review of the work. Thank you!”
Yvette Coram, USA
“Thanks for the timely editing of my manuscript. Dr. Michael did a wonderful job, the suggestions and corrections for my novel were done professionally and were very helpful to me for my next project. I recommend his service and FirstEditing to any author who is dedicated to a finished, edited ...”
JAMES SARASOTA, 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
“I requested Lee Ann because I loved the way she worked on my previous books. I was not disappointed. I really loved working with her on this book and look forward to sending my next book to her. This book so be ready to publish in a few weeks.”
Harold Chelsea, USA
“My editor, Lee Ann, who worked with me was extremely professional, in-depth, always on time with the suggested corrections, and gave great feedback. Whether that feedback came through a knowledgeable critique or a witty light-hearted joke/pun, that feedback definitely gave me much needed confidence. -I acquired the services of FirstEditing ...”
Adam Jersey City, USA
“Virginia did a great job and I really liked her suggestions and improvements for my work in progress. I can recommend this service to any author who's serious about their work.”
Cynthia Amsterdam, Netherlands
“Hi Vonda, Once again, I want to thank you for all your help, encouragement, advice and opinion. As I mentioned before, I never intended this to be published when I wrote it several years ago, but I must admit to being intrigued by the idea now. Your kind words of support ...”
Mark Corvallis, USA
“I appreciate the fact that my editor, Jefferson, not only did an excellent job of editing my novel, but also offered a helpful and very positive review of the chapters I submitted. I very much appreciated the very complete editing job, and the review of my latest submission.”
Frank Haverford, USA
“Professionally recommended by Jon from Westbow Press. I gained a lot of insight and I'm current trying to redo a lot of my book. I really thought Allison gave great suggestions and I'm very pleased with my interaction with First Editing. I've nothing bad to say and loved my experience but ...”
Dianne Baxter, USA
“I loved the personal comments. I didn't realized how many mistake I could make. I have now a clean story that makes me look better because it has correct grammar. Spelling is easy, WORD does that, but keeping the right tense and following the grammatical rules makes a big difference.”
Bruno BAKERSFIELD, USA
“FirstEditing did a fantastic job! I was looking for line-editing for grammar and punctuation. Jefferson gave me more than I hoped for. He was professional, intelligent, on time, and even fun despite inflicting the torture most writers feel when it comes to editing their work. I ...”
Jennifer Kalamazoo, USA
“Reasonable costs, fast turn around time, and honest, professional feedback from your editors are the main reasons I use only your editing services. Your editors have reviewed/edited multiple stories and a novel of mine and their comments have made my work stronger.”
T.R. Tampa, USA
“FirstEditing were very nice people to work with and they did a stellar job of editing.”
Patricia Chula Vista, USA
“I sincerely thanked Virginia, my editor, from the bottom of my heart for the extraordinary editing job she has done for my book. Without her, I wouldn't be able to publish my book and have it sold at Amazon book store right now. I don't know how the sales go, ...”
Richard Elk Grove, USA
“Jefferson was especially professional, knowledgeable, and caring. Administrative staff encounters were professional, timely, and supportive. Jefferson's technical editing result was exactly what I had hoped for, and his structural suggestions made sense and I conformed. Jefferson's drafts of the dreaded synopsis and query letter requirements were a great relief and, again, ...”
William San Antonio, USA
“What I like about having a professional editor review my story was that Michael, my editor, made it greater. The communication was so awesome and the price was reasonable. What I achieved was quality and professionalism and now I am ready for publishing. I would truly use them again and ...”
Martha West Covina, 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 ...”
R. Roderick Yoncalla, USA
“One word - Outstanding. Quality counts and that is exactly what I received. You have my highest recommendation. My editor, Jefferson, understood exactly what I was trying to accomplish and made it better! Thank you, Ralph Webster”
Ralph Kitty Hawk, USA
“Free sample quality was an influence.”
Michael Beaverton, USA
“Luke Walker is a horror screenplay writer from Bristol, England, who wrote short film 'Paralysis' 2015, and was a semi finalist at Shriekfest 2014 with feature script 'The Corn Wall' which is also planned to go into production in 2016. After watching his first horror movie at the tender age ...”
Luke bristol, United Kingdom
“I've finished reviewing the manuscript from Dr. Marion. Excellent job! I enjoyed her comments. I'm very pleased.”
Jack Studio City, USA
“Dr. Marian was a pleasure to work with. Her comments were far more encouraging than the edits, which were relatively few. I enjoyed our to-and-fro on certain imagery. I wanted an Americanization of my British English. This was achieved. ”
Geoffrey Caesarea, Israel
“Thank you very much for putting the time and effort into making my novel its very best. While it took me a while to acquire a good editing company, I finally chose FirstEditing as my preferred choice. Your timely deadline and first-rate communication during the process made me confident that ...”
Jillene Milford, USA
“Brilliant, quick service! Quick contact if there are any problems. I've used FirstEditing more than once and have never been let down.”
Steven Worcestershire, United Kingdom
“My personal editor, Lee Ann, was both professional and efficient with time management. She was also very motivating with her comments which drove me to continuously improve my work. I hired FirstEditing because of its affordability and professionalism. My biggest challenge before working with FirstEditing was the grammar. After their ...”
Mammusa Maseru, Lesotho
“I wish I had sent my book to FirstEditing before I sent it on to agents, it would have saved me some grief! FirstEditing polished my work, found grammar errors, gave me insight to my plot, and helped turn my story into something wonderful!”
Matthew concord, USA
“I absolutely love FirstEditing's service and I plan to use it in the future for my next book. My favorite thing about FirstEditing is not only the great affordable rate but also my editor, Lee Ann. I felt like she really took her time and gave me personal feedback that ...”
Hadassah sunny isles beach, USA
“Good service! Fast service! The notes from the editor, Dr. Marian, were insightful and motivating. I will be using FirstEditing again and again.”
Samuel Baton Rouge, USA
“My editor, Virginia, was excellent. I highly recommend her to all fiction writers.”
Michael Chatsworth, USA
“My editor, Michael, was a tremendous help! I hired FirstEditing because they gave me a ten-page free sample edit and a quick deadline.”
Abel san diego, USA
“I love using FirstEditing.com. As always, Jefferson was fast and reliable in helping me get an error-free flash fiction piece ready for submission. His expertise, suggestions, and encouragement were exactly what I needed. Thanks again for another perfect experience.”
Kelley Meridian, USA
“Jefferson is fast and reliable. I appreciate the thoughtful comments and suggestions.”
Kelley Meridian, USA
“1) Editor Christine respects Christians. 2) Guarantee to make the text professional. 3) To make my ideas good-looking and attractive. ”
Dmitri Pärnu, Estonia
“The editing service provided by Jefferson was very complete, and the review given at the end of the work was very positive. I am glad that my novel reads well at least. I chose FirstEditing because I was impressed with your scope of services, and the reasonable pricing, ...”
Frank Haverford, USA
“I feel very confident with Toni's work, and I plan on requesting her again. I'm still in the process of editing.”
Rose new york, USA
“I was impressed with the editing service that your company offered. The editor was great and gave me encouraging feedback. The feedback inspired me to keep pushing ahead. It is very hard for new low-keyed authors in the industry (if you are not a well known celebrity). ...”
Virginia MESQUITE, USA
“Losing weight wasn't Ray's main goal when he was growing up. Always tipping the scales between being chubby and thin, he never really felt the need to watch his weight. It wasn't until he reached middle-age that he realized how hard it was for him to carry around that extra, ...”
Raymond Houston, USA
“1. Jefferson is such an awesome, encouraging person. His expertise and critiquing made me want to keep writing. I was discouraged with writing this story because I just had no idea where to start. When I found FirstEditing.com I was so hopeful. I have done a year's worth of research ...”
Kisha La Vista, USA
“Hello Virginia, Thank you so much for the amazing editing service you provided. Thank you for the warm compliments and for sharing your personal stories along the way. You are awesome and I am thoroughly satisfied with your service. Kent G. ”
Kent Castro Valley, USA
“The work was done extremely fast, and was very well considering the time it took to complete.”
Andrae Rosedale, USA
“I found FirstEditing through BookBaby for my first novel, Carla's Song. The process and price led me back for A Confusion of Bears. I have worked with FirstEditing on both books and have learned much about editing and writing.”
John Chicago, USA
“Ive been working with FirstEditing for some time. They've edited many of my manuscripts. I like the process and also the corrections done through an electronic process, making it easier for the processing of my book. I hired them because of the electronic process and also the cost. I've recommended ...”
Robert Cranston, USA
“My editor, Lee Ann, was absolutely amazing. I feel as if she was able to really connect to my work which helped the editing process. It's a good feeling when your editor understands the message you are trying to get across to your target audience. Back in 2014 ...”
Tawana Vernon, USA
“Most importantly the editing job was well done, but Virginia seemed genuinely interested in my project. I have used FirstEditing before and was pleased with the results. This project was my 2nd suspense/thriller novel "The Torch is Passed: A Harding Family Story" and has been published through BookBaby and is now ...”
Bill Mendham, USA
“I liked the close attention given to my manuscript. I will hire you in the future for story editing and direction.”
Stephen Louisville, USA
“Self-published and therefore in control of my own work and its content. FirstEditing has done a great job at an affordable price. I have been pleased with the results and found my editor, Lee Ann, to be both responsive and helpful. I am currently on my fourth editing project ...”
Paul Georgetown, USA
“The editing was very good. This was my first novel and there were numerous conventions that were unknown to me that the editor pointed out. The sample was provided quickly and directly responded to my concerns. The editing was completed quickly and on time. Best regards, Jack”
John Lawrenceville, USA
“I found the edits to be very detailed and adding the references in was good, too. Lee Ann added a personal touch with her comments and I liked that. The editing Lee Ann did was very helpful and I can see she has broad experience in a lot of areas. ...”
Nathan Gatineau, Canada
“Overall, I feel like the price vs results was ok. In fact, the editor caught a major typo (main character name different in book cover and book text) that was a life-saver. I think Jennifer did a good job a catching small line editing things like typos, capitalization and punctuation. Even ...”
Ronald Woodbridge, USA
“I like your style of editing. It's frank and to the point without crushing my dreams. I'm taking several of your suggestions. I believe they will really improve the quality of my work.”
William Houston, USA
“Toni is very communicative and thorough. I hired you for two reasons. First, I did not know who to turn to. Second, I met the owner of your company several years ago when she lived in Florida, and my Florida friends suggested I use the service. I still have many edits to ...”
Bernadette Laguna Niguel, USA
“1. Timeliness of your work and personal. 2. Found this services through an Internet search. 3. Learned that I've been doing things wrong. 4. You did great work and I will be using you again soon.”
Eddie Conroe, USA
“Your editor, Toni, was quick, thorough, and very professional. Her attention to detail highlighted some of my writing tics and bad habits, like using the passive voice or putting in too many dashes and ellipses I hired you because you provided a sample before I jumped in at the deep end ...”
Alex Dorchester, United Kingdom
“I was referred to FirstEditing by Saguaro Books, LLC along with another editing company in order to prepare my manuscript for editor review. I was contacted immediately after messaging FirstEditing and I was so impressed with the professionalism I encountered with them. My editor and stayed in constant communication with ...”
Pamela Knoxville, USA
“Dr. Jennifer, in addition to her competence, made herself my personal editor with her friendliness and warmth. I felt like I was dealing with a friend.”
Gary Aubrey, USA
“My personal editor, Lee Ann, is an experienced and professional editor who knows what she is doing. I hired FirstEditing because of their fast response, quality, and the professionalism of their work on my project. I am proud to say that I gained a standard book write-up that gives my ...”
Collins Nowy Sacz, Poland
“The editor gave objective feedback. My editor, Nick, read the story in its entirety and caught some errors which would have been easily overlooked, tenses and the like, which could otherwise be confusing. Short turn around time ”
Kamlesh Tomball, USA
“It was quick and easy. It was done to my satisfaction. Very professional and a very reasonable price. I am a terrible speller and require some help on the grammar. That was definitely accomplished. I have another book almost ready to have edited. I liked the comments from my editor.”
Michael palm bay, USA
“I was thoroughly pleased with the editing. It was easy to navigate, and I especially enjoyed the speed in which my fifty pages were edited and returned. My goal was to send this sample of my work to an agent who request the first fifty pages of my novel, ...”
Rosemary Oviedo, USA
“It was amazing to always get a reply/sample after a really short time whenever we contacted you - and the price was so low that we were actually unsure if we had ordered correctly in the beginning. Our project was completed in no time, after about 15 working days, and ...”
Evelyne Aarhus V, Denmark
“Please thank Lee Ann for me. She did a fantastic job”
Oscar Boynton Beach, USA
“Quality and work is always good, fast, and very accurate!”
Laura Victoria, Canada
“My short story edit was done on time and on budget. Christine pointed out more mistakes and flaws than I could imagine before it went to press. I am grateful and prefer FirstEditing to all other online editing services I could find. -Charles”
Charles Salt Lake City, USA
“FirstEditing took my book to the next level. They were thorough, fast, and the price was right. Rowena R. Conrad Shadows of La Paz”
Rowena 66904, Germany
“I felt that my editor and I did sort of a "mind meld." He seemed to have picked up my style of writing right away. He also found grammar errors I wouldn't have if you circled them with a red marks-a-lot! Errors like that cost me several hundred dollars to ...”
Mark Rockport, USA
“I have found the editor, Dr. Jennifer, to be very helpful and professional with her approach. I have just completed reviewing the first work and will be sending the second shortly. The free sample is a motivator to use your services and the price is competitive. I also like the openness regarding ...”
Gary Aubrey, USA
“I needed standard editing services for my new crime novel, "The Reluctant Whistleblower" which is now available. My editor was very helpful. She offered positive feedback and constructive ideas about the big picture stuff, i.e., where certain chapters ran too long. Her knowledge was invaluable to me. This is my ...”
Mitch Dallas, USA
“My name is Jovan Hightower, author of "Champions of Kyr'ith." I tried for years to find a way to get my book edited without the use of a professional service. Trust me, I wasted money and time trying to take that route. Finally, I had to invest ...”
Mark Centerville, USA
“Fast and beneficial.”
Eric Basking Ridge, USA
“I expanded the original version of my book and wanted a professional editor to tweak the issues I had with grammar. Vonda did a great job.”
Sophia Shirley, USA
“I am a first time writer who would like to present the world with the very best version of my story that I can. Having a professional eye look over my work has given me the confidence that I will be able to do that. In addition my editor, ...”
Jennifer Mount Airy, USA
“I initially went with FirstEditing because the price was so good. I'm glad I did. The feedback was clear with simple but necessary improvement suggestions made. My document is now more robust plus the editor has given me the confidence to continue on my project.”
Eleanor Maynooth, Ireland
“I found FirstEditing by accident by searching the internet. Their website seemed very user friendly and so I started a chat session with one of their customer service reps. I sent a sample of my book and received some very positive feedback in return, including some grammatical corrections! ...”
Susan Clarkston, USA
“Message: I would like to thank FirstEditing and Dr. Marian in particular for the superb job in editing my first book Goodbye, Rudy Kazoody. Not only did Dr. Marian perform her role as an editor, but she provided me with the insights in my writing skills that allowed to go on ...”
Angelo easton, USA
“I enjoy the feedback. The tips from Dr. Marion are very helpful and motivating.”
Samuel Baton Rouge, USA
“We are pleased with you editor's corrections, additions and changes. This is a young adult novel that we hope to sell to a publisher. If we do we'll let you know:)”
Terence North Vancouver, Canada
“Given that what I sent to FirstEditing was the first written material I have ever sent for editing and my first attempt at writing for publication, I was pleased at the result of your work. Though done online I felt it got the personal attention I had expected from an ...”
Robert Fall River, USA
“I want to commend my editor, Virginia, on the great job she did with editing my manuscript. The suggestions and advice she provided are most helpful and I appreciate very much the extra time she devoted to the edit. Please convey my thanks to her. I will certainly recommend ...”
Linda Lebanon, USA
“My editor, Dr. Jennifer, was interested in the content and made good, accurate correction. I appreciate the professionalism, satisfaction guarantee, and quick response. My story is now ready for publishing. ”
Ed San Jose, USA
“This was my first experience trying your editing service. I had considered other services until I did the research on your company and read your customer reviews. My personal editor, Allison, made a true believer out of me. Her skill and professionalism in editing my manuscript, the ...”
Sharon Sturgis, USA
“Professional and timely service everytime!”
MONICA DuPont, USA
“The service was friendly, quick, and very good quality. I hired FirstEditing because they are recommended by BookBaby. My specific challenge was making sure that my words/story flowed properly and tighten up my writing. My editor, Chris, did an outstanding job in both areas.”
Kelly Eau Claire, USA
“I really liked the quality of the free sample. Jefferson was my editor and he did a first class job on my manuscript. Thanks.”
Dave Co. Dublin, Ireland
“The editing of the text is very good. Dr. Marian's comments were most helpful triggering my memory.”
Mr. Alexis Rogue river, USA
“I thought the editor assigned to my was very thorough. I appreciated her suggestions and comments. I've used other editing services in the past and was just feeling like a change. I always learn a little more about grammar, etc after I have a piece edited. That's not to say I agree ...”
Kara Spruce Grove, Canada
“I enjoyed working with my editor. I was a first time author and she was very helpful. The sample edit was great and gave me an idea of what to expect. I was able to publish my first book with the skills of the editor.”
Christopher Converse, USA
“Thank you for an excellent job, Jefferson. Thank you for your patient and gimlet eye. Corralling my wild unruly commas and dashes was a monumental task. Your kind comments at the end made me feel less like a torturer and more a storyteller. The Light Horse began as an 'explanatory' ...”
Jon Silver Spring, USA
“Thank you, Michael, for your comments and edits. I appreciate your assistance and positive feedback.”
Bradley Ashburton, Australia
“I think FirstEditing.com did a great job. They were fast and courteous. They helped me to achieve a great manuscript. Simply put they saved me a lot of stress. I was afraid I wouldn't be able to afford the editing, but the price they quoted me was ...”
Shannon Olympia, USA
“Lee-Ann was my editor. Very professional and corrections and critiques were right on point with my expectations. I felt comforted by how much my work was enjoyed through out the book with comments. I hired First Editing because I had the highest level of trust from all my personal research. ...”
Ian Locke, USA
“I enjoy that the editors at FirstEditing are people and that they comment as readers as well as editors of my work. The quality of the returned text is impressive and the distance the editors are willing to go to comment on and give insight into the edited body of ...”
Alan Alberton, South Africa
“Receiving my edited manuscript made my day. I knew I was now just one step away from presenting a professional representation of my writing to perspective agents/publishers. The comments from my editor, Jefferson, made my day as they verified what I had hoped - my first novel was funny, engaging, ...”
Brent Las Vegas, USA
“I thought the customer service was quick in replying to my needs. I hired FirstEditing because I had a free sample done awhile ago and I liked the results. My story became a lot easier to read. I'm putting together a collection of short stories and I'll definitely use FirstEditing and their ...”
Tom Manteca, USA
“What I liked most was the professional editing services is it was done in a timely manner. The free sample quality, professionalism, prices, deadline, and guarantee was an absolute factor in our decision to obtain the services of FirstEditing.”
Olivia TORRANCE, USA
“I was recommended to you by BookBaby. After seeing your free sample edit, I was sold. Allison has helped with the flow of my story. I felt that after checking out her recommendations my book was improved. It was the same book, but it flowed better. I will be coming ...”
Bobby Irmo, USA
“Thank you very much. Nick did a fine job and I appreciate it. Dr. Tim White”
Dr. Tim Kirkland, USA
“Now I have a publisher!”
Seshagiri Rao Helotes, USA
“It was great and the service was friendly!”
Jordan Shavertown, USA
“I am very pleased with the recommendations you made.”
Randolph Christopher Winter Park, USA
“I liked that the editor actually read and cared about the book; so she was a reader as well. The pricing and professionalism are very fair. I was able to publish my book on Kindle and I've made hundreds of sales so far. I am now writing a second book and I will ...”
Freddy Laval, Canada
“FirstEditing and my editor, Vonda, did a wonderful job editing my book. I felt like they gave me my moneys' worth by finding and correcting my grammatical mistakes, overall improving the quality of my book. They were very fast and professional and turned my 10,000 word ebook around in 2 ...”
Brian O\'fallon, USA
“Dr. Marian, Thank you so much for your feedback and excellent work to make my story shine! I sincerely appreciate it! ”
MONICA DuPont, USA
“I liked that Denise was very forthcoming with her suggestions and corrections. I hired your organization based on your professionalism and the quick turn around on the project. Your abilities aided me in ensuring that the grammar was correct throughout the document. I am currently working towards ...”
Amy Rocky Mount, USA
“I have used Alison in the past and just absolutely love her. She is very professional and personable. She did an amazing job with both of my projects and I will definitely be using her again!”
Jennifer Pineville, USA
“My editor, Vonda, did a fantastic job again. Every time I've used your service it has helped make my book and my writing better.”
M. E. Bowling Green, USA
“I've now been through Virginia's edit on my novel, and just wanted to say thank you for such a fantastic job! Aside from correcting the inevitable typos and spotting many fine points of detail, I loved the fact that Virginia was so kind, thoughtful, and constructive in her comments, as ...”
Andy London, United Kingdom
“I've been fortunate to work with the same editor on multiple projects, and have come to enjoy both her thoroughness and appreciation for writing. It's always reassuring when someone gets into the story, rather than merely pointing out necessary revisions. In working with my editor, I feel I've gained a ...”
Jason Livingston, USA
“It was nice to know the name of my editor. I felt a semi-personal connection. I also had the feeling that he respected my work. He corrected the errors and made one or two suggestions, but it was essentially my style and up to me. I valued the communication with ...”
Stacey Totnes, United Kingdom
“I was drawn to first edit by your affordable prices. My editor, LeeAnn, did a very thorough job in finding lost commas, hyphens, and usage errors of all kinds. The edit was swiftly done and I appreciated that I had a corrected manuscript back in my hands in about 24 ...”
Kristin Durham, USA
“I like how a free service is offered.”
Daniel Baltimore, USA
“Virginia thank you SO MUCH for all of your help! And more than that, thank you for your kind and encouraging comments. Five editors have expressed interest in the manuscript and one agent asked for an exclusive read based on the first 50 pages. I am just hoping my writing ...”
Christine Hartford, USA
“My editor, Michael, did a wonderful job on my project. His editing surpassed my expectations. All of his suggestions were clear and precise. I accepted every change he advised. I am so glad that I chose FirstEditing to assist me with my novel, Ten Days of Fall. I will be ...”
Stephanie Freeport, Bahamas
“The personal editing made my ebook an enjoyable experience so my readers could get caught up in the story instead of the errors I initially had in the book. Thank you for your professional and timely work. Seraph”
Serafin San Antonio, USA
“Fantastic job in every way! Everyone I talked to was very pleasant and helpful. The free sample gave me confidence in their work and they followed through in a big way on the entire story editing. I really learned a lot from this experience and will absolutely use FirstEditing again! ...”
Matthew Denton, USA
“Dr. Jennifer, along with the online representatives in the online chat, were all very helpful and insightful. Friendly and quick service. Dr. Jennifer looked over my fictional story for me and it was a great experience. This was my first professional editorial done on my first book, and the price ...”
Jasyn Kansas City, USA
“The editor was very professional and personable. She understood my poetic license and followed proper protocol for my rhythmic children's book and showed much respect. My book is published and is now being sold on all the major online bookstores. ”
Daisy Vacaville, USA
“Definitely one of the best editing services you could find; quick service and high quality.”
James Sparta, USA
“I can't believe how fast Marian was. I sent my novel in on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving and I received it back on the following Monday. The punctuation errors were all corrected and I received several helpful insights on the plot. I decided on FirstEditing because the other services and the ...”
Deborah Studio City, USA
“Their work was fast, efficient, helpful, and even insightful. I highly recommend FirstEditing for your editing. I will be using them again in the future! Thank you your taking the time to read and help me prepare my work for publication! I couldn't have done it without you.”
Mickey , USA
“I like that the editors I've used with FirstEditing always seem to adapt their edits to my style as they get farther and farther into my work. I also like that the editors I've had don't hesitate to point out some flaws in my manuscripts that they come across, even ...”
Matthew Spokane, USA
“My editor was knowledgeable and very helpful. The price was reasonable and affordable. The work was finished at the right time as guaranteed. Very good service.”
Johns rowlett, USA
“I'm a first time book author, so the editing process is new to me. I'm very satisfied with the editing you've done, although I'm not through going over it and applying it to my manuscript. I was especially glad your editor rewrote some sections to insure it was faithful to ...”
Kenneth Rowlett, USA
“I priced many other editing services and found FirstEditing to be the most affordable. I wrote a short story and only need basic editing and your service fit the budget. My editor caught most of errors and made good suggestions. I have since published my short story on Amazon. Thank you, ...”
Marie Maple Heights, USA
“My editor did a great job on the editing, catching many errors I hadn't noticed. There were also grammatical errors made where he took the time to explain the proper format, not just correcting the error, which allowed me to learn from my mistakes.”
Darren Eustis, USA
“I really appreciated the commentary throughout the manuscript especially regarding the technical aspects. Grammar isn't always at the forefront for me during creative writing and these reminders are great refreshers especially now that I am working on the 3rd book in the series with my writing partner. I hired you based ...”
Bobby San Gabriel, USA
“I am a first-time author and delighted with Dr. Marian's comments on my manuscript "A ROSE FOR A LADY." Finally, that shy purple girl has a voice at the age of sixty-eight. Although Cassandra's world is my life on paper, Dr. Marian heard Cassandra's voice and gave life to character ...”
Rebecca O Flint, USA
“All your responses were prompt and professional. You did a free edit trial for me on this same title, which helped guide me forward. Your follow up afterward was curtious and timely. I am self-publishing this title. Readers are coming back with amazing stories about the impact of this book on their ...”
Mark Corvallis, USA
“The editing improved the my work and made it much easier to read through.”
William Bonn, Germany
“Free sample was a good indication of what I could expect. On time and thorough work!! Great feedback from the Doc!”
Mickey San Pedro, USA
“Great Job! Thanks for all your help. Michael did exactly what I hoped he would do.”
Derek Hatfield, USA
“The prices are great and the communication is wonderful. I've learned a lot from my editor and she always keeps me motivated to keep pushing forward with my book. This is a great company.”
Sonya Bakersfield, USA
“The work was done quickly and was very well done!!”
Randy Tampa, USA
“The editor was good at proofreading and finding any final mistakes that might have appeared in my book. I hired FirstEditing.com because I have used this service a few times before and have always been happy with the results. It is definitely a professional service to use! What did I gain? ...”
Yassy G, Australia
“I'm a visual artist (see www.mikehawthorne.net), over 60 years old, but I also like to write. This was my first attempt at a novel, about buccaneers in 1680. I'm glad your editor, Michael, alerted me to a repetitive paragraph which I had overlooked and also sorted out lots of irritating ...”
Mike London, United Kingdom
“It was easy to use and great turnaround. I was referred by Bookbaby.com. I learned that I'm not a bad writer and I'm thinking about writing another book.”
Casey Washington, USA
“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 ...”
Mike ST. MATTHEWS, USA
“The service was affordable and I received a great copy back. They kept the core of my story intact throughout the edit.”
Danisha Temple Terrace, USA
“Nick was a great help in assisting me with editing my book. I am a first time author, and he took a load off of me in editing what I had written. FirstEditing was reasonable and offered a payment plan which was also a tremendous help. Kathy in customer service ...”
Damian Gwynn Oak, USA
“FirstEditing is very professional in their approach and very responsive. My editor completed the editing in record time. It was neat and clean. Will definitely consider this site for my future projects.”
Ali doha city, Kuwait
“We were very happy with the rapid turn around time! We hired you mainly because of your link with bookbaby.com but we did send inquiries to other editors before we finalized the deal. Our book is now available on most e-book sites. Thank you!!”
David Tucson, USA
“I had such a great experience using First Editing! Our editor, Lee Ann, was not only a proficient editor, but she also had a wonderful, humorous personality. She really understood my brother and I's novel and only helped the story flourish. She was a delight to work with and made ...”
Sabrina Flagstaff, USA
“I am most impressed with how thorough Vonda was with my project. She was accurate and did not miss any errors. Like a hawk, she picked up everything and presented professional suggestions for the improvement of my document. This was my first project and I now have new-found energy to proceed ...”
Howard Syosset, USA
“The editor respected my questions, the story and my input as well. It was my view what he shaped and always showed respect. He also did more than editing in terms of providing clarifications to my questions and explaining why you would use this instead of something else to make ...”
Dihalia Ponce, Puerto Rico
“I liked the fact that the turn around time was so quick and that it was completed to a very high standard. I also liked that Dr Marian focused on exactly what I asked him to and his input was very helpful. I hired you because out of all the ...”
Flynn Emily Bright, Australia
“I love the work that FirstEditing.com provides and have zero complaints.”
Todd elgin, USA
“I love FirstEditing.com and everything they do for me.”
Todd elgin, USA
“I loved my editor. The whole staff at FirstEditing.com has always been perfect with me.”
Todd elgin, USA
“FirstEditing.com has gone over and above what I've asked them to do every time. I've never had an issue with them and that includes all five books that I've written with them.”
Todd elgin, USA
“Once again, great job! I've used your service with another book and I'm always impressed with how thoroughly the proofreader is on each project. She made good suggestions and even did some fact checking, including links to show me. Every author should put his/her manuscript through a FirstEditing proofread before ...”
Jim Chahassen, USA
“Thank you SO MUCH for your editing expertise and your comments. You have given me the inspiration and the courage I need to plow ahead. The information about the nonrestrictive clause was so helpful because I have struggled sometimes about when to insert a comma. I have made all the ...”
Sherry Atoka, USA
“Thank you to Lee Ann for her work and kind words. ”
Ekaterina Moscow, Russia
“Quick and precise. Thank you. We will be using FirstEditing.com for all of our online proofreading needs.”
Justin Houston, USA
“You did a great job and I loved it. As a matter of fact, the eBook is already up on BN.com and it is free.”
Steven Carrollton, USA
“I have been working with FirstEditing for a few months now. I have submitted a host of projects and have never been disappointed with the corrections that have been made. They have been supportive in every way and I find they deliver when they say they will. It has been ...”
Theresa Kings Park, USA
“I've used First Editing for a few years now. You have been very helpful to and inexperienced writer. Thanks for your help.”
Dennis Santa Barbara, USA
“Toni's edits made my manuscript much, much better, easier to read, and far more engaging. I couldn't be happier. Toni has also taught me something about paragraphs and overall, has made me a better writer. Going through the edits has been like going back to school. I found you on ...”
Ron Atlanta, USA
“I'd like to thank you for your services, and I'd like to thank Lee Ann for her efforts as well. It was a splendid job!”
Kevin Nutley, USA
“Another author mentioned using this service so I sent for a sample editing and the work was great so I used you service for what I could afford to pay for. The service was less than what Amazon was going to charge for the same service. The returned project was ...”
M. E. Bowling Green, USA
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David Greenfield, USA
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