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Academic Editing and Proofreading ServicesAcademic Editing and Proofreading Services
Unlock your academic potential with our expert editing services, where we refine, enhance, and perfect your scholarly writing, ensuring clarity, precision, and adherence to the highest academic standards.
Book Editing and Proofreading ServicesBook Editing and Proofreading Services
Enhance your manuscript with our expert book editing services, offering thorough review and refinement for clarity, consistency, and quality in both fiction and non-fiction works.
Admissions Editing and Proofreading ServicesAdmissions Editing and Proofreading Services
Maximize your chances of acceptance with our admissions editing services, meticulously crafting and polishing your essays and applications to showcase your unique strengths and aspirations.
Business Editing and Proofreading ServicesBusiness Editing and Proofreading Services
Empower your business communications with our professional editing services, ensuring precision, clarity, and impact in every report, proposal, and document.
Career Editing and Proofreading ServicesCareer Editing and Proofreading Services
Elevate your professional standing with our career editing services, ensuring you present the best version of your professional self to potential employers.
ESL Editing and Proofreading ServicesESL Editing and Proofreading Services
Transform your documents with our ESL editing and proofreading services, offering expert assistance to non-native English speakers for flawless grammar and effective expression in English.
Copy Editing ServicesCopy Editing Services
Perfect your content with our copy editing services, focusing on grammar, style, punctuation, and consistency to enhance readability and accuracy in every line of text.
Substantive Editing ServicesSubstantive Editing Services
Enhance the depth and clarity of your work with our substantive editing services, where we evaluate and improve the structure, content, and style of your writing for impactful communication.
Line Editing ServicesLine Editing Services
Polish each sentence to perfection with our line editing services, enhancing clarity, style, and tone while refining language and flow to bring precision to your writing.

How It Works

Have your writing edited in three steps

Find Your Editor

Browse profiles of accomplished editing professionals.

Upload Your Writing

Send your files and provide any details regarding the project.

Download the Edited Version

Receive the edited version before your requested due date.

What our freelance editors will do for you

Our Services

What our freelance editors will do for you

Our editors begin with fundamental grammar and spelling corrections to lay a solid foundation for your writing, but their expertise doesn't stop there. They delve into enhancing style and tone consistency, improving clarity and readability, refining structural elements, and providing meticulous reference and citation checks. Additionally, they provide constructive feedback and analysis to ensure your writing is not only error-free but also engaging and captivating.

Communicate with your editor anytime

Stay In Contact

Communicate with your editor anytime

We understand that clear and open communication is key to successful editing. This is why we provide flexible and accessible communication channels between you and your chosen editor, ensuring a collaborative and personalized editing experience before, during, and after your project. Whether through messages for quick questions or in-depth teleconference calls for more detailed discussions, your editor is always just a message or call away.

Transparent editing prices

Our Pricing Perspective

Transparent editing prices

Each editor's profile clearly displays their rates, allowing you to understand the cost upfront and choose a service that aligns with your budget. We believe in a straightforward approach to pricing, where the rate is based solely on the due date, not on the subject of the content, your writing proficiency, or level of editing requested. This means no complicated multi-tiered pricing systems – just one clear, consistent rate per due date.

Delivering your edited work on time, every time

Reliable Delivery

Delivering your edited work on time, every time

We guarantee that your project will be completed within the agreed timeframe. Whether you require rapid one-hour edits for urgent tasks or have a multi-week project that needs thorough attention over time, our service can accommodate your needs. Our editors are equipped to handle a wide range of deadlines, ensuring that, regardless of the size or complexity of your project, it is always returned to you promptly.

Editors who cover range of disciplines

Understanding Your Subject

Editors who cover range of disciplines

Whether your project is in academia, creative writing, science, admissions, business, or any other field, we have an editor who is not just familiar with your subject but deeply versed in its specific nuances, terminologies, and methodologies. This specialization ensures that your work is handled by someone who understands the intricacies of your field, providing insights and edits that go beyond the surface.

Our Editor Marketplace

Choose your own rated and reviewed editor

Instead of assigning your project to an unknown, randomly selected person, ServiceScape enables you to choose your own editor from a marketplace filled with the industry's top editing talent.

Many of our editors:

  • Hold Ph.D. or Master's degrees
  • Offer decades of rich editing experience
  • Have hundreds of client ratings and reviews
  • Are experts across various fields
Find Your Freelance Editor

666 Client Reviews
20,813 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology from Duke University


990 Client Reviews
65,782 Pages Edited

Copy Editor at McGraw-Hill Publishing


337 Client Reviews
17,669 Pages Edited

Ed.D. in Psychology from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary


2,274 Client Reviews
54,320 Pages Edited

J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law


604 Client Reviews
16,721 Pages Edited

J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law


1,928 Client Reviews
66,777 Pages Edited

M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Clemson University


294 Client Reviews
14,860 Pages Edited

Editor at Elsevier Inc.


223 Client Reviews
14,915 Pages Edited

Director of Communications at the Yale Center


106 Client Reviews
3,093 Pages Edited

M.A. in Linguistics from Northeastern Illinois University


187 Client Reviews
4,753 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Music History from the University of Chicago


273 Client Reviews
7,610 Pages Edited

M.A. in English from the University of Louisiana


827 Client Reviews
29,801 Pages Edited

Director at Aetna


443 Client Reviews
23,354 Pages Edited

M.A. in Asian Studies from UC Berkeley


1,332 Client Reviews
46,763 Pages Edited

Copy Editor at McGraw-Hill Publishing


158 Client Reviews
6,047 Pages Edited

Editor at Georgetown University Press


4,538 Client Reviews
243,997 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in History from the University of Virginia


2,371 Client Reviews
51,927 Pages Edited

Copy Editor at Intergroup Japan


2,947 Client Reviews
85,417 Pages Edited

Senior Editor for Reader's Digest


121 Client Reviews
4,086 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Cellular and Molecular Pathology from the University of California


1,331 Client Reviews
81,901 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Rhode Island

Our Testimonials and Experience

What we bring to the table

ServiceScape is built on 24 years worth of experience, working on over 341,000 projects with over 98,000 clients. Our editing and proofreading services are rated 4.9 out of 5 stars, based on 121,484 reviews. Join the thousands of people who have chosen ServiceScape to find the best and brightest talent.

Overall Average Rating
126,538 Rated Projects
Alessia Moretti
Alessia MorettiGraduate Student

"My freelancer's attention to detail and commitment to quality exceeded my expectations. Every aspect of the project was handled with utmost professionalism."

Jasper van der Meer
Jasper van der MeerFaculty Member

"I was amazed by the promptness and efficiency of the person I hired. The project was completed well ahead of the deadline, without compromising on quality."

Emily Johnson
Emily JohnsonPublished Author

"The level of creativity and innovation in his approach was outstanding. He truly transformed my ideas into something extraordinary!"

Olivia Brown
Olivia BrownTeacher

"Exceptional service! The professional was incredibly responsive and attentive to all my requirements, making the entire process seamless and enjoyable."

Sarah Miller
Sarah MillerSenior Executive Publisher

"I highly recommend her services. The professionalism and expertise displayed by the freelancer were top-notch, and the results were simply superb."

Jean Kabila
Jean KabilaAttorney

"The quality of work delivered was impeccable. Every detail was carefully considered and executed to perfection. Absolutely thrilled with the service!"

Anke Verbeek
Anke VerbeekEntrepreneur

"Her ability to understand and adapt to my specific needs was remarkable. The final product was exactly what I was hoping for, and more."

Eduardo Ramirez
Eduardo RamirezData Analyst

"Prompt, professional, and passionate about her work. She went above and beyond to ensure the project's success."

Lukas Schmidt
Lukas SchmidtCulinary Director

"The service was outstanding from start to finish. Communication was clear and frequent, keeping me in the loop at every stage."

Jingwei Zhang
Jingwei ZhangProfessor

"Truly impressed by the quick turnaround time. This professional managed to deliver a high-quality result in a remarkably short period."

Aditi Verma
Aditi VermaMechanical Engineer

"His commitment is evident in his work. He made sure I was completely happy with the final outcome."

Felix Weber
Felix WeberProject Director

"A blend of professionalism, skill, and creativity. This individual brought a fresh perspective to the project that was both inspiring and effective."

Ryan Fletcher
Ryan FletcherTherapist

"The freelancer's expertise in his field is unmatched. He provided invaluable insights and suggestions that greatly enhanced the project."

Elif Deniz Yılmaz
Elif Deniz YılmazAssociate Professor

"I appreciated his attention to detail and dedication to delivering a product that not only met, but exceeded my expectations."

Irfan Hisham Kamarul
Irfan Hisham KamarulAssociate Professor

"Her approach to the project was both thorough and innovative. She managed to capture the essence of my vision perfectly. Thank you so much!"

Bram Visser
Bram VisserResearcher

"Remarkable service! The quality of work was consistently high, and her ability to meet tight deadlines was impressive."

Learn More About Our Editing Services

The ServiceScape Advantage

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When you choose ServiceScape for your editing project, we guarantee that the result will be high-quality writing that's 100% error-free, delivered on time every time.

Your Questions, Answered


What will be corrected?

At ServiceScape, our editors leverage their extensive knowledge and experience to ensure that every aspect of your writing is perfected. Specifically, our editors will provide:

  • Grammar and Syntax Correction: Ensuring correct use of grammar, syntax, and sentence structure.
  • Spelling and Punctuation Check: Correcting spelling mistakes and punctuation errors.
  • Style and Tone Consistency: Ensuring a consistent style and tone appropriate for the target audience and purpose of the text.
  • Clarity and Readability Enhancement: Improving the clarity of the text and making it more readable and engaging for the intended audience.
  • Structural Editing: Reorganizing content to improve the logical flow and overall structure of the text.
  • Content Review and Critique: Offering critical feedback on the content, including suggestions for improvement.
  • Format and Layout Adjustment: Ensuring the document's format and layout adhere to specific guidelines or standards (e.g., academic, business, publishing).
  • Reference and Citation Check: Ensuring proper citation and referencing according to specific style guides (e.g., APA, MLA, Chicago).
  • Consistency Check: Ensuring consistency in elements such as character names, settings, and plot details in fiction, or terminology and definitions in non-fiction.
  • Word Choice and Vocabulary Enhancement: Improving word choice to better convey the intended message or tone.
  • Redundancy Elimination: Removing repetitive or unnecessary content to make the writing more concise.
  • Tense Consistency: Ensuring consistent use of tenses throughout the text.
  • Language Localization: Adapting the text to suit a particular cultural or regional audience (e.g., American vs. British English).
  • Technical Editing: Specialized editing for technical documents, including reviewing jargon, technical terms, and data.

We are committed to delivering a final product that not only meets but exceeds your expectations, ensuring your writing is the very best it can be.

How do I hire an editor?

You can hire an editor by just browsing our marketplace of editors, clicking on the "View Profile" button of an editor you want to hire, and clicking on the "Hire Me" button. After your payment method has been processed, your editor will get to work and will deliver the edited version before your due date.

Where can I find price and due date information?

A list of prices and due dates can be found within each editor's profile. Just find your editor and click on the "View Profile" button.

How fast can you edit my writing?

Our fastest delivery option is one hour using our Express Delivery service.

Can I have a free sample?

Sure! Many ServiceScape editors provide free samples. You can submit a free sample request by just browsing our marketplace of editors, clicking on the "View Profile" button of an editor you want to request a free sample from, and clicking on the "Free Sample" button. If the editor accepts your free sample request, you will receive the sample edited version within a couple of days.

How do I send a message to an editor?

You can send a message to an editor by just browsing our marketplace of editors, clicking on the "View Profile" button of an editor you want to contact, and clicking on the "Send Message" button. We will email you a notification as soon as your editor replies to your message.

How do I schedule a teleconference with an editor?

You can schedule a teleconference call by just browsing our marketplace of editors, clicking on the "View Profile" button of an editor you want to contact, and clicking on the "Teleconference" button. We will contact you right away about availability and set up the teleconference for all parties involved.

Where can I find ratings and reviews for editors?

You can find ratings and reviews from past clients within most editor profiles. Just find your editor and click on the "View Profile" button to see them. You can also read thousands of ServiceScape ratings and reviews on eKomi.

In addition, ServiceScape has been featured in several publications and websites, including The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, UpWork, HuffPost, Indeed, and The Ladders.

Can I see examples of work the editors have done in the past?

Many editors have portfolios which feature their editing. Just find your editor and click on the "View Profile" button to view these edited versions.

Do you provide editing certifications?

Yes, we provide editing certifications. Simply request the document when you hire an editor. When your project is delivered, you can download the editing certification by clicking on your project and clicking on the "Certification" button. These signed declarations certify that a document has been professionally edited by a ServiceScape editor.

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