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Make Every Word Count

A good short story should grip readers from the first line and leave them wanting more. And when your word count is limited, every sentence matters. That’s why we offer a specialist short story proofreading service.

With this service, as well as eliminating errors, one of our expert editors can help you refine your writing, ensuring your short stories always pack a punch. So get in touch today and let us help you prepare for publication.

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We’re Experienced Short Story Editors

Our short story editors are the best in the business. In fact, our team includes authors and publishing professionals, so we understand what makes a great short story. But we also know how important your authorial voice is, and we can adapt our short story proofreading services to suit your requirements.

Short Story Proofreading Example (After Editing)
Author Proofreading and Editing

Short Story Proofreading
And Editing

As part of our short story editing services, we can:

  • Eradicate any grammar, spelling, or punctuation errors
  • Make edits for readability, focusing on sentence structure
  • Check that text and dialogue are correctly presented
  • Preserve your authorial voice throughout
  • Offer thoughtful suggestions to help you improve your story

And when we’re done, we’ll provide two copies of your edited document:

  • A ‘Clean’ copy in the original file format
  • An MS Word Track Changes copy with all edits highlighted

You can use this second copy to review our work, so you are always in control of the final draft. And if you’re using a file format that doesn’t support Track Changes, we will adapt our process to match.


You’ll never miss a deadline with our speedy services: our Next-Day Guarantee means we’ll return any document up to 10,000 words long within 24 hours

And if you need a faster turnaround, simply select your desired delivery speed when you submit your document. We have three options:


24 hours


12 hours*


3 hours**

We can also meet custom deadlines! Just let us know what you need.

*For documents up to 8,000 words 

**For documents up to 3,000 words

How We Work With Authors

Customisable Editing

If you choose our editing service, you’ll be able to specify your audience, tone, purpose, and more when you upload your document. This will ensure that your writing is edited according to your particular needs and has maximum impact on its readers. And if you have specific editing requirements that aren’t listed, don’t worry – you’ll be able to leave a custom message to let your editor know exactly what you need.

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Our pricing is affordable and transparent – the cost is based on the exact length of your document. Check out our pricing calculator for an instant quote, and rest assured that you’ll receive the highest quality proofreading and editing for the best value on the market.

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Editor Communication

Our support team can help you communicate with your editor while they’re working on your document. After you upload, if you have additional information you’d like to pass on to your editor, just let us know, and we’ll get it to them right away.

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Our team includes 750 editors with backgrounds in a wide range of disciplines, so we’ll always match you with the best editor for your writing, whether you need help with an essay collection or a fiction manuscript.

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Our support team is available around the clock to address any concerns or questions you have about your order. This means you’ll never be left in the dark, no matter where you are or what time it is.

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