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Enhance Your Publication Chances With ServiceScape’s Academic Manuscript Editing

Need an academic editor who will polish your research work to its highest potential? Our experienced editors will ensure that your manuscript is flawless and adhered to your target journal's specifications.

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1. XpertEditor

7,337 Client Reviews
272,729 Pages Edited

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

Starting at $9.95 USD per page


2. WriteWatchman

4,675 Client Reviews
139,239 Pages Edited

Professor at Cincinnati State University

Starting at $8.95 USD per page


3. EditrixJD

2,384 Client Reviews
103,185 Pages Edited

B.A. in English from Brigham Young University

Starting at $9.45 USD per page


4. ProseTechnician

2,233 Client Reviews
85,001 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in English from the University of Nebraska

Starting at $7.95 USD per page


5. WordMechanic

2,930 Client Reviews
83,907 Pages Edited

Senior Editor for Reader's Digest

Starting at $11.00 USD per page


6. Ponder1

1,923 Client Reviews
66,574 Pages Edited

M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Clemson University

Starting at $14.00 USD per page


7. WickedWordsmith

1,164 Client Reviews
59,357 Pages Edited

Editor at the Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship

Starting at $7.50 USD per page


8. LexEditor

2,253 Client Reviews
53,790 Pages Edited

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

Starting at $11.00 USD per page


9. DoctorWord

2,344 Client Reviews
51,072 Pages Edited

Copy Editor at Intergroup Japan

Starting at $9.88 USD per page


10. Acey

1,318 Client Reviews
46,422 Pages Edited

Copy Editor at McGraw-Hill Publishing

Starting at $7.95 USD per page


11. ErrorProof

815 Client Reviews
28,779 Pages Edited

B.S. in Psychology from Rutgers University

Starting at $7.00 USD per page


12. jmelton

471 Client Reviews
22,958 Pages Edited

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

Starting at $8.50 USD per page


13. EMThompson

428 Client Reviews
22,088 Pages Edited

M.A. in Asian Studies from UC Berkeley

Starting at $5.95 USD per page


14. ProfessorH

499 Client Reviews
20,896 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Communications from Pennsylvania State University

Starting at $5.95 USD per page


15. TextShepherd

331 Client Reviews
17,313 Pages Edited

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

Starting at $9.00 USD per page


16. EditingWithExperience

277 Client Reviews
13,854 Pages Edited

Editor at Elsevier Inc.

Starting at $5.95 USD per page


17. AcadConsult

1,322 Client Reviews
80,770 Pages Edited

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

Starting at $9.99 USD per page


18. maxedwards

979 Client Reviews
63,814 Pages Edited

B.S. in Print Journalism from Emerson College

Starting at $6.00 USD per page


19. LMAedit

217 Client Reviews
14,187 Pages Edited

Director of Communications at the Yale Center

Starting at $3.95 USD per page


20. WriteOn

323 Client Reviews
9,968 Pages Edited

B.A. in English from the University of North Carolina

Starting at $22.00 USD per page


21. Campbell

549 Client Reviews
9,815 Pages Edited

Advertising Agency Principal at NC Partners

Starting at $3.95 USD per page


22. ChipperEditor

184 Client Reviews
5,854 Pages Edited

M.A. in English from McMaster University

Starting at $8.00 USD per page


23. PatchEditing

155 Client Reviews
5,767 Pages Edited

Editor at Georgetown University Press

Starting at $13.95 USD per page


24. EditingExcellence

185 Client Reviews
4,556 Pages Edited

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

Starting at $4.95 USD per page


25. Scriba

198 Client Reviews
4,157 Pages Edited

M.A. in Linguistics from the University of South Carolina

Starting at $4.95 USD per page


26. BioEditorPhD

118 Client Reviews
3,917 Pages Edited

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

Starting at $6.95 USD per page


27. Keith2314

103 Client Reviews
2,901 Pages Edited

M.A. in Linguistics from Northeastern Illinois University

Starting at $4.95 USD per page


28. ArtemisInk

34 Client Reviews
1,880 Pages Edited

M.A. in Childhood Education from Hunter College

Starting at $15.25 USD per page


29. EditorEnRoute

17 Client Reviews
528 Pages Edited

Copy Editor at Nella Media Group

Starting at $12.00 USD per page


30. Paula_G

429 Pages Edited

B.S. in Communications from California State Polytechnic University

Starting at $3.50 USD per page

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What We Bring to the Table

ServiceScape is built on 23 years worth of experience, working on over 338,000 projects with over 98,000 clients. Join the thousands of people who have chosen ServiceScape to find the best and brightest talent.

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Your gateway to premier academic manuscript editing

ServiceScape is a platform for professional editing, highly trusted by researchers and academicians across the globe. We understand the critical role that professional editing plays in the publishing journey. A well-polished manuscript can significantly enhance your chances of being accepted by top-tier international peer-reviewed journals. With ServiceScape, you receive more than just a cursory review; you receive a comprehensive edit that hones every aspect of your manuscript. Our goal is to ensure that your manuscript is written in flawless British or American English and meticulously formatted to meet the stringent guidelines of your target journal.

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Each academic field has its own set of unique terminologies and conventions that can be challenging for journal reviewers if not adhered to correctly. Here at ServiceScape, we guarantee that these conventions are taken into account during the editing process, offering you peace of mind and increasing the likelihood of your manuscript being favorably received.

World-class editors: your key to academic success

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At ServiceScape, our team of editors is the cornerstone of our success and your pathway to publication. Every editor on our roster is highly qualified, many boasting Ph.D. and Master’s degrees in a multitude of academic fields. These academic credentials, coupled with their passion for excellence and a deep understanding of scholarly writing, equip them to refine your work to its fullest potential.

Our editors come with a wealth of experience and a set of unique skills that sets them apart. They are adept in dealing with journal-specific guidelines and conventions, ensuring your manuscript is tailor-fit to your target publication's preferences. Their expertise extends beyond just grammar and syntax; they excel in enhancing your argument's clarity and impact, fortifying your research's scholarly contribution.

We invite you to browse through our platform and connect with the perfect editor for your academic manuscript. Our editors' profiles are rich with information, including their education, experience, and areas of specialization. Moreover, their high ratings and glowing reviews bear testimony to their proficiency and commitment. With ServiceScape, you gain access to editors who can significantly elevate the quality of your work and boost your chances of publication.

Our academic manuscript editing approach

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Academic manuscript editing is a multifaceted task and demands a comprehensive approach. At ServiceScape, our focus extends beyond just rectifying language errors. We take a 360-degree view of your manuscript, concentrating on language accuracy, clarity of content, logical structure, and strict adherence to formatting guidelines. Our objective is to ensure that your research is presented clearly, accurately, and in a compelling manner.

An in-depth review is at the heart of our editing process. This involves correcting grammatical errors, addressing inconsistencies, and resolving ambiguity and redundancy. Our editors meticulously examine every line of your manuscript, refining your language, tightening your prose, and ensuring your argument flows seamlessly. We enhance your manuscript while respecting your original ideas and preserving your unique academic voice.

Specific tasks performed by our academic manuscript editors include:

  • Correcting spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors.
  • Ensuring the consistency of style and tone.
  • Checking the clarity and coherence of content.
  • Improving sentence structure for better readability.
  • Verifying the logical flow and progression of arguments.
  • Checking the format as per journal-specific guidelines.
  • Verifying the accuracy of citations and references.
  • Checking the appropriateness of figures, tables, and charts.
  • Evaluating the overall structure and organization of the manuscript.
  • Addressing any redundancies and repetitions.

With our thorough academic manuscript editing approach, we help you present a manuscript that resonates with your audience and enhances your prospects of publication.

Specialized editing by subject-area experts

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At ServiceScape, we take pride in our diverse team of editors who specialize in various academic disciplines. Whether your work pertains to Medical Sciences, Life Sciences, Social Sciences, or any other research field, rest assured that we have subject-area experts ready to elevate your manuscript to its full potential.

Understanding the nuances of your specific discipline is vital for impactful editing. That's why we strive to have editors experienced in your field of study. This specialized approach guarantees not only language precision, but also a keen sensitivity to the conventions, terminologies, and methodologies specific to your subject area. When your work is edited by someone who understands your discipline's intricacies, your research's core messages are communicated more effectively and compellingly.

By entrusting your manuscript to our subject-area experts, you can benefit from specialized editing that's aligned with your academic field, ensuring your research shines brightly amidst the competitive academic publishing landscape.

Open and constructive communication

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At the heart of ServiceScape's manuscript editing services is a commitment to communication. We understand that your academic manuscript is a product of rigorous research and deep intellectual investment. As such, we firmly believe in engaging in transparent discussions and dialogues with you throughout the editing process.

We provide various communication channels to ensure that your queries, suggestions, and feedback are promptly attended to. Whether you prefer messages or calls, our team is ready and accessible to address your needs. This way, we can ensure that the editing process aligns perfectly with your vision and expectations for the manuscript.

Our editors are not just service providers; they are your partners in the journey towards publication. By fostering a collaborative relationship with authors, we can ensure that your voice is preserved, your ideas are well-articulated, and your manuscript is honed to the highest standards. With ServiceScape, open and constructive communication isn't just a service feature - it's our promise to you.

Exceptional academic manuscript editing is our standard

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ServiceScape takes immense pride in the unmatched expertise, commitment, and dedication of our academic manuscript editors. Each member of our team is not just a skilled professional; they're an individual who understands the power of research and the potential it holds. They are devoted to helping you articulate your ideas clearly and persuasively, enhancing the impact of your work.

While our editors are committed to enhancing the overall quality of your manuscript, they also recognize the importance of maintaining your unique academic voice and the intellectual integrity of your work. We believe in respect and precision, ensuring your ideas are communicated effectively while preserving their originality.

Our goal is simple yet ambitious - to exceed your expectations. We understand the stakes involved in academic publication, and we commit ourselves to provide an editing service that not only meets but surpasses industry standards. At ServiceScape, we don't just improve manuscripts; we aim to catalyze your academic success.

Frequently asked questions

How do I hire an editor?

You can hire an editor in just four steps:

  1. Browse our directory to find the editor you want to hire.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Hire Me" button.
  4. Upload your writing and enter your project details.

You will have the option to either select a predefined service or create a custom project. If you select a predefined service, you can pay for your project immediately by using a credit card, U.S. bank transfer, or PayPal®. After your payment method has been approved, the editor will start working on the project as soon as possible and will deliver it by the due date you selected. If you select a custom project, the editor will provide you with a service proposal that will have a unique price for the unique service you require.

Can I have a free sample?

Sure! Many ServiceScape editors provide free samples. You can submit a free sample request by doing the following:

  1. Browse our directory to find an editor you'd like to ask for a free sample.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Free Sample" button.
  4. Upload your writing and enter your project details.

If the editor accepts your free sample request, you will receive the sample edited version within a couple of days.

How do I contact an editor?

To contact an editor about your project, just do the following:

  1. Browse our directory to find the editor you'd like to contact.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Send Message" button.
  4. Write and send your message.

We will email you a notification as soon as your editor replies to your message.

How do I set up a teleconference with an editor?

If you would like to speak with an editor directly, just do the following:

  1. Browse our directory to find an editor you'd like to speak with on a teleconference call.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Teleconference" button.
  4. Enter the date and time you would like to have your discussion.

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 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.

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.

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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