Line Editing Services

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With ServiceScape, it's easy to browse the profiles of rated and reviewed professional line editors and select the right individual for your project.

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Our line editors are readability experts

Clarify Your Message

Our line editors are readability experts

With ServiceScape, we work to make every sentence clear and logically structured, focusing on readability to help your ideas be understood by your intended audience. Our approach ensures that each word serves a purpose and contributes to the overall flow and impact of your text. We will help you refine your prose, transforming it into a polished, professional, and engaging narrative. With us, your message isn't just heard; it resonates.

Perfecting rhythm and pacing

Seamless Transitions

Perfecting rhythm and pacing

Our professional line editors understand how to perfectly adjust sentence length and structure, ensuring a smooth transition from one idea to the next. Experience the difference as we transform your writing into a seamless narrative, capturing your audience's attention from start to finish. Whether you are an author, an academic, or a business writer, let us help you create a compelling text with flawless flow and pace, ensuring your message is delivered with impact.

Engage directly with your line editor

Interactive Line Editing

Engage directly with your line editor

With ServiceScape, it is easy to connect with your line editor to share thoughts and receive personalized feedback, ensuring your writing aligns perfectly with your vision. Utilize message and teleconference channels whenever you want for a collaborative editing process that respects your voice and goals. By being on the same page as your line editor, you guarantee a final result that is authentically yours, polished for clarity, and impactful to your audience.

Optimizing your word choice

Line Editing Language Enhancement

Optimizing your word choice

Elevate your writing with line editing that focuses on precision in language and word choice. We will use words that convey your message more effectively, replacing jargon and complex terms with accessible language. Our aim is to eliminate unnecessary repetition, ensuring each word adds value to your text. Let us help you make your writing clear, engaging, and impactful, perfectly tailored to resonate with your intended audience.

Customized line editing for your unique voice

Refining Style and Tone

Customized line editing for your unique voice

Our professional line editors will ensure your tone matches the expectations of your target audience and genre. While maintaining your voice throughout your work, we will also refine your style, guaranteeing a consistent tone throughout your text. Let us help you connect more effectively with your readers, making your writing not only appropriate but also more engaging. Achieve a balanced and resonant voice that truly speaks to your audience.

How It Works

Have your writing edited in three steps

Find Your Line 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.

Our Editor Marketplace

Choose your own line editor

With ServiceScape, you can explore our network of professional line editors and find the right one for your project.

Many of our line 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
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185 Client Reviews
5,883 Pages Edited

M.A. in English from McMaster University


121 Client Reviews
4,057 Pages Edited

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


824 Client Reviews
29,594 Pages Edited

Director at Aetna


2,268 Client Reviews
54,255 Pages Edited

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


604 Client Reviews
16,668 Pages Edited

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


137 Client Reviews
14,926 Pages Edited

Technical Editor at JIN NY


259 Client Reviews
5,681 Pages Edited

M.A. in English from Lehigh University


7,458 Client Reviews
276,782 Pages Edited

M.A. in TESOL Education from the University of North Carolina


337 Client Reviews
17,662 Pages Edited

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


156 Client Reviews
5,955 Pages Edited

Editor at Georgetown University Press


1,331 Client Reviews
46,624 Pages Edited

Copy Editor at McGraw-Hill Publishing


1,013 Client Reviews
47,720 Pages Edited

Director of Marketing at Alternative Balance


724 Client Reviews
39,287 Pages Edited

Professor at Marylhurst University


989 Client Reviews
65,136 Pages Edited

Copy Editor at McGraw-Hill Publishing


1,180 Client Reviews
61,371 Pages Edited

Editor at the Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship


478 Client Reviews
23,783 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Illinois


186 Client Reviews
4,717 Pages Edited

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


4,698 Client Reviews
140,484 Pages Edited

Professor at Cincinnati State University


2,269 Client Reviews
87,207 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in English from the University of Nebraska


2,416 Client Reviews
104,530 Pages Edited

Writer at PBS

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 line editing services are rated 5 out of 5 stars, based on 70 reviews collected over the last 5 years. Join the thousands of people who have chosen ServiceScape to find the best and brightest talent.

Overall Average Rating
126,166 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?

Our line editors are dedicated to refining your writing to improve clarity, flow, and readability. Our line editors will work on:

  • Grammar and Punctuation: Correcting grammatical errors and ensuring proper punctuation.
  • Consistency: Checking for consistency in style, terminology, and formatting.
  • Spelling and Syntax: Comprehensive review to correct spelling, syntax, and typos.
  • Structure: Assessing and improving the overall structure, content, and organization of your text.
  • Clarity and Readability: Enhancing sentence structure and word choice to ensure your ideas are expressed clearly and are easy to understand for your target audience.
  • Flow and Pace: Adjusting sentence length and structure to improve the rhythm and pacing of your text, ensuring a smooth narrative or logical flow.
  • Style and Tone: Ensuring your writing style and tone are consistent and appropriate for your intended audience and genre, while enhancing your unique voice.
  • Word Choice and Language: Selecting precise and effective words, replacing jargon or overly complex language with terms that are more accessible, and eliminating unnecessary repetition.
  • Engagement: Making the text more engaging and compelling for the reader through careful attention to detail and expressive language use.

Our aim is to refine and polish your writing, making it the best possible version of itself. Whether you're working on a book, academic paper, business document, or any other type of written material, our professional line editors are here to help.

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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