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“Firstly, we want to thank First Editing for their professional services. You provide a very user-friendly service and outstanding customer service. Thank you. Secondly, we want to thank Jefferson. Thank you for taking the time to work on our treatment. Your line editing was excellent. You perfectly corrected the tense, ...”
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“I appreciated the customer service who were patient with my lack of understanding of your editing company process. My editor Michael also gave me a positive, kind, constructive critique. I felt vulnerable with my manuscript share and Michael was great with interacting with me.”
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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 50,000 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 and 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 your writing.

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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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Copy Editing

Order a Copy Edit LAST before formatting and publishing.

Recommended ONLY for confident fiction writers who have completed multiple revisions and are prepared to begin formatting

Necessary as your FINAL Story Edit after all Line Edit revisions are complete

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Line Editing

Order a Line Edit as your final REVISION before sharing publicly or distributing your novel.

Recommended BEFORE sharing, distribution, review or publication

Necessary MINIMUM Story Edit revision before submitting to literary agents or beta readers

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StoryCoach Editing

Order a StoryCoach Edit to achieve confidence that your story is strong. Get the most COMPREHENSIVE EDIT available. Extensive feedback!

Recommended for Coaching & FEEDBACK. Get an in-depth Development Edit to better structure and develop your story.

Necessary for REVISING, organizing and presenting your narrative. Get assistance with content editing and an extensive assessment of your plot.

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LAST PROOFREAD

Only request professional Copy Editing services as your FINAL EDIT when planning NO revisions to your story.

Recommended ONLY for confident fiction writers who have completed multiple revisions and are prepared to begin formatting

Necessary as your FINAL Story Edit after all Line Edit revisions are complete

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BASIC REVISIONS

Seek professional Line Editing services as the MINIMUM PROFESSIONAL EDIT AFTER YOUR STRUCTURAL REVISIONS as necessary before seeking beta readers, reviews, or agent submissions.

Recommended BEFORE sharing, distribution, review or publication

Necessary MINIMUM Story Edit revision before submitting to literary agents or beta readers

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STRUCTURAL REVIEW

Get professional Content Editing services as a COMPREHENSIVE EDIT and help for your writing skills. Receive structural revisions while referencing your characters, plot, or story arc needs.

Recommended for an IN-DEPTH Content Edit to better organize and polish your writing

Necessary level of HELP REQUIRED when your writing has extensive issues with English grammar, comprehension, clarity, or structure

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More Details: Comprehensive StoryCoach Editing

SUBSTANTIVE EDIT, CRITIQUE & INSTRUCTIONS

Start with Developmental StoryCoach Editing. Get an in-depth CONTENT EDIT, SUMMARY LETTER, and STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS. Receive virtual Book Coaching and follow-up inside our StoryCoach software for two-months. Complete the content revisions to make your story great!

Recommended for Coaching & FEEDBACK. Get an in-depth Development Edit to better structure and develop your story.

Necessary for REVISING, organizing and presenting your narrative. Get assistance with content editing and an extensive assessment of your plot.

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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 benefits 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 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!

Since 1994 we have been 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.) and 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
“Firstly, we want to thank First Editing for their professional services. You provide a very user-friendly service and outstanding customer service. Thank you. Secondly, we want to thank Jefferson. Thank you for taking the time to work on our treatment. Your line editing was excellent. You perfectly corrected the tense, ...”
Samantha Greenvale, Australia
“The editor disagreed with me over the title, and I finally changed it to one that I thought of long after he finished editing.”
Gary Oklahoma City, USA
“I appreciated the customer service who were patient with my lack of understanding of your editing company process. My editor Michael also gave me a positive, kind, constructive critique. I felt vulnerable with my manuscript share and Michael was great with interacting with me.”
Anne Alameda, USA
“The editor I worked with, Rob was thoughtful and dedicated to my project. He was devoted to working with me directly which I found incredibly helpful. At the outset, he took the time to learn about my research and where I wanted it to go. In the end, he knew almost ...”
Kevin Stamford, USA
“I like the fact that Jennifer read the story and edited word by word. She added life into the story. She changed a few words, which gave me a bright idea on how to continue.”
Susana Bursins, Switzerland

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 because of grammar, punctuation or other presentation errors which can be quickly and easily corrected by your book editor.

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