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Copy Editing

Order a Copy Edit LAST before formatting and publishing.

Recommended ONLY for confident writers after completing all revisions and preparing to format

Necessary as your FINAL edit before publishing and as a formatting check before distribution

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Line Editing

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

Recommended BEFORE sharing, distribution, review or publication

Necessary MINIMUM edit before submitting to organizers, agents, and publishing houses

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Book Coaching

Order a Package Edit to achieve confidence that you are READY to share your manuscript publicly.

Recommended as a COMPLETE editorial service. Get a Content Edit, feedback and a final Copy Edit.

Necessary MULTIPLE EDITS organizing and presenting your ideas. Get assistance with the English language and an extensive assessment of structure.

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LAST PROOFREAD

Only request professional Copy Editing services when planning NO revisions as it is your FINAL EDIT.

Basic Copy Editing includes checking your grammar, spelling, and punctuation for accuracy; ensuring consistency in your writing, word choices, style, and compositional spacing; and eliminating jargon and repetitious words.

Recommended ONLY for confident writers after you complete all revisions and prepare to format

Necessary as your FINAL edit before publishing and as a formatting check before distribution

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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 edit before submitting to organizers, agents, and publishing houses

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IN-DEPTH EDIT

Get professional Content Editing services as an IN-DEPTH STRUCTURAL EDIT to improve your revisions during writing and development.

Recommended for FEEDBACK as an in-depth edit to better organize and convey motivation or inspiration to your readers

Necessary HELP when your manuscript has extensive issues with English grammar, clarity, comprehension, structure, or purpose

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PROFESSIONAL CRITIQUE & SUBSTANTIVE EDIT

Secure a professional CONTENT EDIT AND CRITIQUE to ensure your success! Receive structural revisions while evaluating your presentation, proposition, point of view, and call-to action. Your best career investment.

Recommended as a COMPLETE editorial service. Get a Content Edit, feedback and a final Copy Edit.

Necessary MULTIPLE EDITS organizing and presenting your ideas. Get assistance with the English language and an extensive assessment of structure.

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Professional editors contracted by First Editing have advanced degrees and extensive experience in writing, proofreading, and editing with a history of successfully published ebooks, manuals, blogs,
and articles. We are confident enough in their work to offer FREE EDITING SAMPLES to anyone who e-mails us a portion of their 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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The editors contracted by First Editing have advanced degrees with extensive experience in writing, proofreading, and editing.
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Professional copy editors help you succeed with your ebook

A good copy edit is an essential step in the successful marketing of just about every type of document, including ebooks, freebies, manuscripts, business proposals, marketing materials, articles, reports, case studies, and more. Nonfiction book editors are vital to accuracy and clarity!

You’ve spent the time and put in the hard work to dream up and write the perfect ebook, marketing piece, or website blog; you’ve got the big picture covered. So why not leave the nuts and bolts to a professional editor?

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Why hire a professional ebook editor?

Even the best writers have a hard time spotting mistakes in their own work. Copy editors work hard
to make sure that your writing is its most polished by going through your work, line by line, to correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation. But they don’t just stop there!

Our copy editors always follow the “Five C’s” – clear, correct, concise, comprehensible, and consistent – to improve formatting, accuracy, and style in your work. Our corrections are entered directly into your document to make it easy for you to review and accept – or decline – the suggested changes.

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