An edit involves a close reading of your manuscript, which will be annotated to highlight grammatical and spelling errors, accompanied by explanatory notes and suggestions.
Edits will be made in American English or British English.
An editor will begin your edit within 24 hours of booking this service. Edits are usually completed within 14 working days.
An edit includes:
A close reading of manuscript.
Pointing out strengths and weaknesses of plot, characters, and pacing.
An evaluation of writing style, which highlights issues or recurring errors.
Suggestions on how any significant issues identified might be resolved.
The correction of errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar, or syntax.
The correction of errors in sentence structure or language use.
The correction of factual errors where the information would reasonably be considered common knowledge.
The highlighting of duplicate words where they appear close together.
The return of manuscript with annotated corrections, indicating what has been changed, with an explanation where necessary.
The opportunity to discuss ideas, via e-mail, with the editor if required.