Manuscript Proofreading

Correcting the small errors you missed
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Options for Manuscript Proofreading

It can be tempting to rush to send off your manuscript, but the final step of making sure it is free of grammar, spelling and punctuation errors could make all the difference to the way it is received. With Manuscript Proofreading, we find and correct the errors you have missed, enabling you to submit your writing with confidence.

Standard Manuscript Proofreading

Choose Standard Manuscript Proofreading when you are happy with your writing but want a final check to be confident that your work is completely free of spelling, punctuation and grammar errors.

Enhanced Manuscript Proofreading

Choose Enhanced Manuscript Proofreading when you need an expert not only to eliminate language errors but also to help you polish your writing so it is fluent and clear and maximises the impact of your work. This option is ideal if English is not your first language.
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Manuscript Editing

We also offer 'heavy editing' of your manuscript. With Manuscript Editing, we transform your draft. We re-work your raw material so that what you submit is accurate, easy to follow, fit for purpose and free of errors.
Standard Manuscript Proofreading

A final check to correct writing errors

What’s included

Correction of errors: 

  • Spelling and other hard-to-spot mistakes
  • Grammar, including tenses, prepositions and articles
  • Punctuation, abbreviations and capitalisation
  • Word choice
  • Citation style
We use the comments feature to highlight inconsistencies and make suggestions, such as word choice alternatives.

What you get

You get your manuscript with all writing mistakes corrected that you can submit with confidence. 

Our process

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Step 1

We send you a link so you can upload your manuscript. When we receive it, we send payment information.
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Step 2

We proofread your manuscript, correcting writing errors.
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Step 3

We send you a link so you can download your manuscript. If you make further changes, we can check these for you if required.
Enhanced Manuscript Proofreading

Correcting errors and improving your writing

What’s included

Everything in Standard Manuscript Proofreading, plus improvements:
  • Sentence structure
  • Clarity of expression
  • Style​ ​and​ ​tone
  • Linkage​ ​between​ ​sentences​ ​and​ ​paragraphs
  • Ambiguity and repetition
  • Layout and formatting
We make extensive comments to recommend improvements and suggest alternative phrasing. You can repeat steps if you need to refine your writing.

What you get

You get your manuscript written in excellent English that makes the most of your content, with appropriate style and tone. When you have completed all your adjustments, a second member of our team will proofread the final version.

Our process

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Step 1

We send you a link so you can upload your manuscript. When we receive it, we send payment information.
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Step 2

We carry out an initial edit of your manuscript, suggesting changes and asking questions to clarify your intended meaning.
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Step 3

After you reply to our suggestions and questions, we complete the editing and send you a link so you can review our changes.
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Step 4

We proofread the final version and send you a link so you can download your manuscript.
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Track changes

We use track changes and the comments feature so you always retain control of your manuscript.
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Personal and flexible

You can contact your personal proofreader at any time for advice and guidance.

The support you need

We work around the clock to get you over the finish line with a manuscript you can submit with confidence.

Work that gets great reviews

You can see from our reviews that people love our services. Ours is not just a one-time process. We check any changes you make as you finalise your work, until your writing is exactly as you want it to be.

Wonderful service! You can save your time if you choose them!

Hua Master's Student, China
Hua

Very reasonable price with very professional proofreading!! David did a very good job on my thesis! Definitely will work with him again!!

Lulu Master's Student, China
Lulu

David is the nicest person I’ve met! The proofreading service is really efficient which saved me from the struggles. The service is really professional and flexible. I would definitely recommend this to all students!

Vanessa Master's Student, China
Vanessa

This is the best proofreading company I have used. The review is in-depth and very helpful suggestions are provided.

Zayyad Postdoctoral Researcher, UK/Nigeria
Zayyad

As an international students doing a Master course in the UK, which requires advanced academic writing skills, this service helped me a lot to finish papers throughout the course. The reply was really quick and the staff replying to me were friendly. I’ll definitely use this service again!

Maho Master's Student, UK/Japan
Maho

David really improved the text and flow of my research article. Excellent service which is available at any time! I definitely recommend this proofreading company.

Alex Postdoctoral Researcher, Russia
Alex

David is kind. He always replied promptly to me emailed queries and answered my questions carefully. And he is professional, he gave lots of comments to my work.

Xiaoyi Master's Student, China
Xiaoyi

The work they have done is perfect and fast. The team will contact you many times in the process and carefully comply with the requirements. Helps me a lot in grammar and the language 🙂

Xi Master's Student, China
Xi

The quality of proofreading is really good and efficient. David is very patient and attentive to work, I would definitely recommend this proofreading company to everyone 🙂

Faye Master's Student, China
Faye

They proofread my undergraduate dissertation. The turnaround was incredibly fast, allowing me to meet my tight deadlines, and the work was thorough. I ended up getting a First in my dissertation and credit those extra marks that got me over the boundary to them!

Lucy Undergraduate Student, UK
Lucy

Will highly recommend it to others! David and his team were so professional and patient with my questions, and I got the satisfying mark for my assignment!

Elvira Master's Student, China
Elvira

Excellent work from an excellent company. Very fast at reviewing my assignments and my dissertation. Cheap compared to other sites and fast response.

Olivia Master's Student, UK
Olivia

David and Peter were very helpful. Everything was very efficient and professional. I was delighted to work with the Proof & Edit Company and I hope to work with them in the future. 5+ stars. Thanks a lot!

Assel Undergraduate Student, Germany
Assel

David and Katherine have been so amazing and have done wonders for my PhD thesis. Having been let down by a previous proofreader I couldn’t believe what a difference they made to my work and in such a short turn around time. I would definitely recommend!

Libby Doctoral Candidate, UK
Libby

Katherine and David are the most devoted, professional and knowledgeable proofreaders/copy-editors I’ve ever come across. I used to send my essays and research papers to agency proofreaders and they never really helped much. I discovered this company by lucky accident and will definitely recommend them to anyone who aims for perfection in their papers.

Ewelina Master's Student, Poland
Ewelina

My time is very limited and David helped me correct all my errors timely. Thank you so much. I will continue to purchase this service.

Gigi Undergraduate Student, China
Gigi

I am fully satisfied with the quality and speed of work. Fast, reliable and professional service. David helped me to understand my mistakes and improve my writing skills. David is an awesome editor! The price is reasonably cheap if you compare it to the excellent work. I would recommend this company to anyone – 5 stars and more.

Ikram Undergraduate Student, UK/France
Ikram

Very prompt and professional service. Excellent work, highly recommended to anyone.

Carol Doctoral Candidate, UK
Carol

David and Katherine were absolutely excellent – quick, prompt and were able to work to tight deadlines which is often needed in academia. I’d highly recommend to anyone!

Isabelle Doctoral Student, UK
Isabelle

Very personal and professional service, would definitely work with you again!

Anke Academic Faculty, UK
Anke

Generate your instant quote

Using our services is straightforward. Our prices are based on the length of your manuscript and the service you require.
Once you submit your details, we will explain how to upload your work. We send payment information based on the actual word count when we receive your manuscript.

Please note that the word count does not include the title page, table of contents, references or appendices unless you specifically want us to check these items.