You’ve written your novel, autobiography, research journal article, short story, etc. Whatever you’ve written that you are serious about getting published deserves the time and attention of an online English editing service. Anyone who has written and has hopes of being published should use an editor so someone else can see his or her work objectively. Because you are the one writing, it is easy for you to overlook mistakes that you’ve made. It is important for you to read back over your work, correct errors, and make improvements. However, if you’ve made a mistake in the first place, it is likely that you will not recognize it as an error when you re-read your work. This is particularly the case if you speak English as a second language (ESL).

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You may have errors in subject-verb agreement, verb tense, word choice, sentence structure, paragraph organization, or formatting. Possibly even quotation formation, or any number of other areas that may not be apparent to you as the author. This is true whether English is your first language or not. However, if you are a non-native English speaker, it is even more likely that your writing may have some of the errors listed above.

If you have written a book, whether it is fiction or nonfiction, several things should be examined in your manuscript well in advance of it being sent off to a publisher. It is time to have an experienced and unbiased professional review and edit your work. Do your words contain spelling errors? Do your sentences make sense? Are your sentences and paragraphs organized in a logical manner? Does the plot, story, or narrative flow smoothly? Have you included enough details? Are the characters believable? Have you inadvertently omitted essential details or overlooked glaring errors? If you are using a style guide, such as APA or MLA, is your paper formatted correctly?

When you are looking for an online editing service, choose the best! At FirstEditing.com, we can help you make sure your manuscript is at its best before you send it off to your publisher. For only pennies a word, or a couple of dollars per page, our editors can help make sure that your work is ready to be published or posted. Using an online book editing service can help you be well on your way to submitting your work for publication!

Originally posted 2/11/2011 and happily updated 10/25/2017. Thanks for reading!

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