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Tommy Normandy, USA
“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 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

Discover the secret to successfully publishing your book

Are you 100% ready to share your novel with the world? Really?

Are you sending your manuscript to publishers or agents who respond with positive comments and a rejection letter?

See how our editors have helped over 35,000 authors like YOU.

You’re too close to your work to know what needs to be done to take your fiction book from good to excellent. After all, you’ve been living and breathing the subject matter and plot line.

That’s where fiction editors come in! It’s our job to clean up and critique your work. Not only do we improve your manuscript but we also help you avoid future snags. So you become a better writer overall.

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Our fiction editors have professional experience & proven success

Our professional book editors have advanced degrees as well as extensive experience in book writing, proofreading and novel editing. The editors on our team also have a solid history of successfully published books, stories, and novels. We are confident enough in their work to offer a FREE FICTION EDITING SAMPLE if you email us a portion of your writing. Editing services do not include formatting to set margins, spacing, font, and font size. Please add the Formatting in Word additional service if you wish to receive formatting.

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Meet your book publisher’s deadline

When what you are writing carries ANY level of importance, you just can’t afford NOT to have each sentence written as perfectly as possible. Make sure you meet that next deadline by enlisting professional book editors who achieve extraordinary results according to your schedule.

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Professional fiction editors at your service!

Professional fiction editors read and examine every single word while considering each sentence, paragraph, character, plot point, and argument as they stand individually and within the entire manuscript.

Your writing is professionally polished while remaining true to your voice and intentions as an author. Even a near-perfect piece of work can benefit from a keen editorial eye that provides basic corrections while weeding out illogical statements and inconsistencies.

You’ve done all the hard work of getting the writing down on the page. Now is the time to put your feet up and let our editors correct any oversights.

Professional fiction book editors with advanced degrees and ten years of experience

Our editors have industry-proven experience in providing substantial edits in a variety of genres, including literary fiction, creative nonfiction, Christian novels, poetry, romance, westerns, sci-fi, self-help, children, and young adult – the list goes on!

With over ten years of experience in writing and editing,
including a history of successfully published books and articles, we are confident enough to promise guaranteed satisfaction to all of our clients.

Our Fiction Editing Services

Fiction editing often encompasses copy editing (spelling, grammar, punctuation, etc.) as well as larger, overall developmental elements
of your manuscript, such as:

  • Plot Structure
  • Story Development
  • Point of View
  • Character Development
  • Tone, Voice, and Dialogue
  • Pace
  • Setting
  • Readability
  • Organization & Development
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Client Reviews
“Appreciate the additional feedback and suggestions by the editor Leeann. Price is fair and turnaround time was exceptional. This is my second time with First Editing and I will continue to use their services for future works.”
William Clare, USA
“I like the editor's feedback and comments on the writing.”
Maria Beverly, USA
“The quality of editing of each line, and helping me with the correct verb tense is priceless. The editor checked for missing people from the scene, and things that may not make sense to the reader. It is a wonderful gift that some people have to help the ...”
Cynthia Whitehouse, USA
“Jefferson did a fine job editing my novel. He told me not only what was wrong, but also what I did well. Here's an example : the relationship of the protagonist Seb and another boy: "I found the relationship with Henka to be the real surprise. It was handled ...”
Fred Helsinki, Finland
“We loved not only the editing feedback, but the professionalism was much better than other editors we were considering. It is helpful that there is almost always someone available to answer our questions via chat or email, even late on a Saturday night. Also, other companies said they could do ...”
Holly Sioux Falls, USA

Writing, editing, and publishing go hand in hand

You’ve put your heart and soul (not to mention time, stress and money) into birthing your new literary creation. Now it is time to review each word gently and ensure that it sings on your behalf.

Don’t let your book be overlooked or dismissed due to grammar, punctuation or other presentation errors which can be quickly and easily corrected by your book editor.

Want to see how this works? Get a free editing sample of your writing.