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Professional Editing and Proofreading to Prepare Your Story for Publishing

Professional Editing and Proofreading to Prepare Your Story for Publishing

Transform your draft into a beautifully crafted and error-free short story with our expert editing, constructive feedback, and careful proofreading.

Two-Round Editing    


Native English Editors

Free Revisions

Two-Round Editing

Native Editors


Free Revisions

  • Get professional editing, critical feedback, careful proofreading, and formatting – all for a single fee
  • Get objective and thoughtful feedback on the plot, dialogue, characterisation, tone, and more
  • Your edited story makes an impact on readers, with an improved clarity, coherence, flow, syntax, and more
  • Your story is proofread to eliminate language and consistency errors
  • Editors are English language and literature experts
  • Get affordable, confidential, and secure service

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View a Sample of Our Editing and Proofreading

Our two-round editing process is tailored to your unique requirements as a fiction writer.

In the first round of editing, your editor meticulously proofreads your short story, to ensure it is free of any errors in the grammar, spelling, punctuation, typography, and consistency. The editor also uses the first round as an opportunity to carefully read your story and understand your characters, plot structure, writing style, and more, as a preparation for the second round of editing.

In the second round, your editor refines the clarity, flow, sentence structure, diction, and coherence of your work, always bringing out your unique writing style. The editor makes detailed comments to give you constructive feedback on your characterisation, tone, dialogue, plot development, pacing, and more. In the final step, your editor rechecks your entire short story to eliminate any lingering proofreading errors.

We then deliver your polished, beautifully edited short story!

Meet Some Of Our Editors

Rebecca has always enjoyed helping friends with their writing projects. After graduating in English literature, she was happy to turn this penchant into her profession.

Editing fiction manuscripts is her forte – from urban fiction novels to historical drama screenplays, she has experience with a range of genres. She loves helping writers to fully realize their ideas and give them an effective form.

When she's not editing, Rebecca is covered in ink, doodling, or in flour, baking.
Fascinated by language, Meg has studied its incredible power through her graduate and post-graduate studies in English literature.

Screenplays, short stories, and literary journalism are her key areas of expertise, and she enjoys applying her knowledge of literary criticism and film theory to help writers shape powerful manuscripts. Writers often appreciate her detailed feedback on the tone, plot structure, and character development.

In her free time, Meg learns and performs classical piano.
Aster graduated in computer engineering, but later chose to build a career doing what she had always wanted: making writing error-free and meaningful.

From recipe books to scientific studies, Aster has edited a wide range of non-fiction manuscripts. She enjoys helping writers frame compelling and well-structured arguments, bringing out their expertise on the topic.

Off work, Aster loves exploring music of every kind, from jazz to EDM.

Why You Will Love Us

Professional editing, proofreading and formatting

Professional editing, feedback, proofreading, and formatting

Your short story will be expertly edited to refine the clarity, sentence structure, flow, diction, coherence, consistency, and more, always respecting your particular writing style. You will also get detailed and constructive feedback addressing literary elements such as the characterisation, dialogue, plot development, tone, point of view, and detailing.

Further, your short story will be meticulously proofread to remove every type of language error and inconsistency (in the grammar, punctuation, and spelling, among others). We will also make sure the formatting is consistent and perfect. You get all these services for a single, all-inclusive fee!
Your manuscript is in expert hands

Your short story is in expert hands

Our editors are highly qualified in English literature and are trained to understand your unique voice, writing style, and message. We have worked on hundreds of short stories in diverse genres, including literary fiction, mystery, humour, romance, erotica, horror, science fiction, flash fiction, and more. Further, all our editors are native speakers of English. Our editors are passionate about transforming your draft into a powerful short story that is ready to publish.
We understand your subject matter and audience

We understand your subject matter, genre, and audience

Our editors are language and literature experts who specialise in a diverse range of short story genres, including literary fiction, humour, romance, mystery, science fiction, thriller, and more. Your short story will be edited and constructively critiqued with a clear understanding of its subject matter, literary influences, and intended audience.
Affordable, fast, and always available to you

Affordable and always available to you

In case you work with tight deadlines, our editing and proofreading services are available to you 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
100% satisfaction guaranteed

Free revision of your edited document

In the rare event that you are not completely satisfied with your edited document, we will promptly revise the document according to your requirements, for free! Your editor will also answer questions about your edited document or recheck previously edited text, for no extra charge.
Completely confidential and secure

Completely confidential and secure

With our strict confidentiality policy, you will retain full copyright control and credit for your edited short story. To ensure your data remains confidential and secure, we use 256-bit SSL encryption technology for transferring and encrypting information. PaperTrue will never collect or share your information, and your documents will never be stored without your permission.
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