Our professional novel editors ‘correct and perfect’ your book!

From published bestsellers to independent eBooks, choose our novel editing services to transform YOUR words into perfection! From developmental book editing with plot, structure, and character development to basic copy editing, you get professional and affordable book editing services from successful editors.

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Choose a book editing company with proven success & experience

Professional novel editors from First Editing are publishing powerhouses. We have advanced degrees as well as extensive experience in writing, publishing, editing, and proofreading.

Our two-decade history of editing successfully published novels, books, papers, and presentations is proof of our competence.

We offer FREE SAMPLE NOVEL EDITS to anyone who emails us a portion of their finished writing project.

Professional novel editing services perfect your writing!

Are you sending your manuscript to agents and receiving positive comments from editors – along with with one rejection letter after another?

As a writer, you are often just too close to your work to clearly see what needs to be done. After all, you’ve been living and breathing the subject matter and plot line. Transform your story from good to great with the help of a professional book editor.

Novel editors clean up and critique your work.  We not only improve your manuscript but also help you become a better writer overall. Editing is an essential part of the writing and publishing process. You learn as you go through the process.

Our novel editing services

Novel editing encompasses proofreading (spelling, grammar, punctuation) as well as larger, overall editorial elements of your manuscript, such as:

  • Plot Structure
  • Story Development
  • Point of View
  • Character Development
  • Tone, Voice & Dialogue
  • Pacing
  • Setting
  • Readability
  • Organization & Development
  • Message Effectiveness
  • Target Audience
  • Focus
  • Voice
  • Formatting & Indexing
  • Marketability

Our book editors polish your manuscript 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. We provide 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’s the time to put your feet up and let our editors clear up any oversights.

Click here for an INSTANT price quote and a free book editing sample!

Professional novel editors at your service!

Your book editor reads and examines every single word of your manuscript while considering each sentence, paragraph, character, plot point, and argument. We will ensure your entire story has consistency.

Our professional novel editors have extensive experience in providing substantive edits in a variety of genres, including literary fiction, creative non-fiction, Christian, textbooks, biographies, romance, westerns, sci-fi, self-help, children and young adult – the list goes on!

With over 20 years of experience in the writing, editing, and publishing industry, we have  a history of successfully published novels and articles. Thus, we promise guaranteed satisfaction to all of our clients.

Book & Novel Editing Services

  • Novels
  • Fiction Books
  • Nonfiction Manuscripts
  • Biographies & Memoirs
  • Poetry
  • Screenplays
  • Children’s Books
  • Christian Writing
  • Black Genre
  • Short Stories
  • Query Letters
  • Chapter Synopsis
  • Book Jacket Covers
  • Press Releases
  • Author’s Bio
  • And more…

Why we’re here to edit your novel…

People make mistakes. When it comes to writing, authors often make LOTS of mistakes. While some writers struggle with grammar, others find it difficult to control being too “wordy.” Still, some aren’t quite sure what to include…and what to leave out. Don’t allow these common pitfalls come between you and published success!

Client Reviews
“quality, deadlines and costs”
Zhen , China
“Customer service was awesome. Joanne did a great job and she was thorough. Did it all in such a short time, too. I've requested her for my second manuscript.”
Avery Farmington, USA
“I had a problem with how the Markup language in Word was used. You corrected the problem, and now we're on to other chapters. ”
Gordon Peterborough, Canada
“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 liked the comments of Dr. Vonda. She was incredibly supportive and kept the tone of my writing while correcting grammar.”
Glake Jackson, USA