Our Top 30 Line Editing Service Professionals

Discover Highly Qualified Line Editors Who Will Refine and Elevate Your Writing

ServiceScape is the premier destination for top-tier line editing services. We ensure that your writing isn't just accurate but also compelling, powerful, and perfectly tailored to your audience.

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1. XpertEditor

7,442 Client Reviews
276,300 Pages Edited

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

Starting at $9.95 USD per page


2. WriteWatchman

4,691 Client Reviews
140,301 Pages Edited

Professor at Cincinnati State University

Starting at $7.00 USD per page


3. EditrixJD

2,409 Client Reviews
104,385 Pages Edited

Writer at PBS

Starting at $9.45 USD per page


4. ProseTechnician

2,266 Client Reviews
86,091 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in English from the University of Nebraska

Starting at $5.95 USD per page


5. LexEditor

2,266 Client Reviews
54,161 Pages Edited

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

Starting at $11.00 USD per page


6. DoctorWord

2,359 Client Reviews
51,686 Pages Edited

Copy Editor at Intergroup Japan

Starting at $9.88 USD per page


7. ErrorProof

821 Client Reviews
29,467 Pages Edited

Director at Aetna

Starting at $7.00 USD per page


8. jmelton

476 Client Reviews
23,564 Pages Edited

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

Starting at $8.50 USD per page


9. GlassPhoenix

659 Client Reviews
20,178 Pages Edited

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

Starting at $10.95 USD per page


10. S.Edwards

604 Client Reviews
16,663 Pages Edited

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

Starting at $15.50 USD per page


11. EditingWithExperience

285 Client Reviews
14,523 Pages Edited

Editor at Elsevier Inc.

Starting at $5.95 USD per page


12. bszpak

188 Client Reviews
13,786 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in History from the University of Cambridge

Starting at $4.95 USD per page


13. YourProfessor

4,528 Client Reviews
242,936 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in History from the University of Virginia

Starting at $8.95 USD per page


14. AcadConsult

1,327 Client Reviews
81,462 Pages Edited

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

Starting at $9.99 USD per page


15. maxedwards

987 Client Reviews
64,613 Pages Edited

Copy Editor at McGraw-Hill Publishing

Starting at $6.00 USD per page


16. DrPam

722 Client Reviews
39,228 Pages Edited

Professor at Marylhurst University

Starting at $10.80 USD per page


17. EMThompson

438 Client Reviews
22,849 Pages Edited

M.A. in Asian Studies from UC Berkeley

Starting at $5.95 USD per page


18. LMAedit

223 Client Reviews
14,766 Pages Edited

Director of Communications at the Yale Center

Starting at $3.95 USD per page


19. WriteOn

324 Client Reviews
9,984 Pages Edited

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

Starting at $22.00 USD per page


20. ChipperEditor

185 Client Reviews
5,865 Pages Edited

M.A. in English from McMaster University

Starting at $8.00 USD per page


21. EditingExcellence

186 Client Reviews
4,690 Pages Edited

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

Starting at $4.95 USD per page


22. BioEditorPhD

119 Client Reviews
4,009 Pages Edited

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

Starting at $6.95 USD per page


23. Keith2314

104 Client Reviews
2,996 Pages Edited

M.A. in Linguistics from Northeastern Illinois University

Starting at $4.95 USD per page


24. shaysieg

77 Client Reviews
2,623 Pages Edited

M.F.A. in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College

Starting at $18.00 USD per page


25. ArtemisInk

34 Client Reviews
1,880 Pages Edited

M.A. in Childhood Education from Hunter College

Starting at $15.25 USD per page


26. WordHelper

29 Client Reviews
793 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Hawaii

Starting at $10.50 USD per page


27. EditorEnRoute

22 Client Reviews
546 Pages Edited

Copy Editor at Nella Media Group

Starting at $12.00 USD per page


28. PixelPerfectEdit(PPE)

11 Client Reviews
400 Pages Edited

Lecturer at the University of Pretoria

Starting at $7.99 USD per page


29. DrKEdits

126 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Social and Behavioral Sciences from Johns Hopkins University

Starting at $8.75 USD per page


30. EmpireStateEditor

107 Pages Edited

Editor at HarperCollins

Starting at $5.00 USD per page

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What We Bring to the Table

ServiceScape is built on 24 years worth of experience, working on over 340,000 projects with over 98,000 clients. Join the thousands of people who have chosen ServiceScape to find the best and brightest talent.

4.910 out of 5 Stars

125,902 Rated Projects

Your source for professional line editing services

Is your writing as compelling as it could be? Are there places where your prose could be polished? That's where we come in. Our line editing services are designed to enhance clarity, coherence, flow, and overall readability of your manuscript, making your message powerful and your style distinctive. We work across all genres and fields, providing you with personalized, detailed feedback to improve and refine your text to bring it to its fullest potential.

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Line editing goes beyond a basic grammar check. It dives into the heart of your writing, optimizing sentence structure, enhancing clarity, improving flow, and refining the overall style. It doesn't just correct your work—it transforms it. Our line editors work meticulously, examining every line to elevate your writing while retaining your unique voice.

Why choose a ServiceScape line editor?

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At ServiceScape, we understand that finding the right line editor is paramount to the success of your manuscript. We provide an array of professionals with vast expertise, allowing you to choose the one that best aligns with your needs. We boast a diverse range of qualified line editors who have been reviewed by thousands of clients just like you. With our robust selection of professionals specializing in more than 50 subdisciplines, you can find a line editor who understands your subject matter in just a few clicks.

When you partner with us, you receive more than just line editing services; you gain a teammate who is dedicated to your success. Your line editor will collaborate with you, understand your vision, answer your questions, and offer guidance throughout the process.

What our line editors offer

Line editing is the bridge between a draft and a finished manuscript. It's the fine-tooth comb running through your words, removing redundancies, tightening prose, and ensuring consistency in tone and style.

At ServiceScape, we don't just proofread; we dive deep into each line and phrase, examining and refining to ensure every word counts. Our professional line editors look beyond grammar and punctuation, focusing on the finer details of your work, like sentence construction, transitions, word choice, and so much more. Our line editors will ensure that your writing shines by providing:

  • Sentence-level editing to meticulously review each sentence, ensuring clarity, coherence, and engagement.
  • Transition corrections to make sure your ideas flow smoothly from one to another throughout your text.
  • Word choice corrections to check for precision in language, ensuring the right word is used for the right context.
  • Tone and style consistency evaluation to ensure your tone and style remain consistent throughout your text, providing your writing with a uniform feel.
  • Removal of redundancies to eliminate repetitive points and phrases to streamline your text and improve readability.
  • Grammar and syntax corrections to identify grammatical errors and awkward phrasing that can detract from your work's overall quality.
  • Pacing review to evaluate the rhythm and pacing of your writing, making sure the narrative moves at a suitable tempo.
  • Readability improvement to make sure your work is easy to read and engaging to your target audience.
  • Dialogue enhancement to make dialogue sound natural, consistent, and engaging, adding to your characters' depth.
  • Passive voice examination to identify areas where active voice could make your sentences more dynamic and engaging.
  • Jargon evaluation to ensure any specialized language or jargon is necessary, properly used, and defined or explained for your readers.
  • Fact-checking to catch factual inconsistencies or errors in your manuscript. While this is not the main focus, our line editors may be able to identify some of these issues.
  • POV consistency to make sure the point of view remains consistent or changes are clearly and effectively made. This would apply if your manuscript is a work of fiction.
  • Feedback and suggestions to improve your manuscript’s overall quality. Our line editors will provide detailed feedback and suggestions for each and every project.

By the time our line editors are finished, every aspect of your writing will be perfected. ServiceScape line editors add the finishing touch to make your writing the very best it can be.

Stay connected with your line editor

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With ServiceScape, it is easy to communicate with your editor before, during, and after your line editing project. If you have any questions regarding experience or expertise, the line editor will answer them before you submit your manuscript, and any questions or issues that come up during the editing process will be addressed right away. Once you have received the edited version, you are welcome to continue communicating with your line editor, such as to share updates or ask questions regarding your next steps. You can even set up a teleconference call with your line editor to talk one-on-one regarding your project. With free and open communication, we guarantee that you and your line editor will be on the same page throughout the editing process.

You can trust ServiceScape line editing services

We understand that your work is precious and that confidentiality is paramount. That's why we uphold strict privacy policies to ensure your documents and personal information remain secure. Our experienced editors work diligently to maintain the integrity of your work.

We guarantee top-quality, error-free content delivered promptly every time. If speed is of the essence, our Express Delivery service is at your disposal. And our commitment doesn't end with delivery—if you have any questions or concerns after the edited project is delivered, your editor will work with you until you're fully satisfied.

Our mission is to help you deliver your thoughts and ideas to your audience in the most compelling and engaging way possible. Let us give your writing the treatment it deserves. Browse our professional line editors today and see how our editing services can transform your manuscript from good to outstanding.

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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