Repairing basic grammar, spelling, and syntax issues (best for final drafts)
Reworking awkward or unclear sentences, improving vague or imprecise language, repairing grammatical errors and problems with usage and syntax, correcting inconsistent word usage (best for mid- or late-stage drafts and for those for whom English is not a first language)
Reorganizing or restructuring entire sections or chapters, identifying missing or conflicting theses, creating or maintaining consistency of tone or voice, substantially reducing or expanding word count (best for early drafts; developmental editing is sometimes recommended when a book proposal or journal article is rejected)
Revising the formatting and organization of bibliographies, footnotes, endnotes, and in-text citations in Chicago/Turabian, MLA, Harvard, and APA styles. Please note that In the Write does not check for plagiarism, nor will In the Write rewrite plagiarized papers. In the Write is always happy to work with authors on how to avoid plagiarism and how to cite properly.