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English Language Editing Services for Authors

Working with authors to help you get published

We offer a comprehensive range of author services including publication support packages, flexible individual services and translation.

Essential Package

Comprehensive editing by our expert PhD editors, which includes proofreading, checking grammar, punctuation and spelling, with the option of 60% reduced fee for re-editing within a year. Turnaround times are 2 days for up to 6000 words; 3 days or 6 days for longer manuscripts.

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Advanced Package

This is our best value package for authors most likely to need re-editing and help with response to reviewer comments. Includes multiple-round editing and re-submission support included for 1 year. Turnaround times are 2 days for up to 6000 words; 3 days or 6 days for longer manuscripts.

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Premium Package

This package includes comprehensive editing with pre-submission scientific review from our experts. Ideal for authors needing help with additional peer-assessment ahead of submission, and with journal selection. Turnaround time is 10 days.

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Our Flexible Individual Services

Choose from our selection of specialized individual services, available for all of your academic needs from our expert PhD editors.

Abstract Editing

Our abstract editing service includes reviewing word count and editing the abstract you have submitted to meet the requirements of your chosen journal.

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Abstract Writing

A PhD level expert will read your article and write an appropriate abstract summarizing essential facts and keywords that are contained in your article.

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Grant Proposal Editing

Our Essential and Advanced Grant Proposal Editing Service includes a comprehensive editing service following your funding body guidelines. Select from a 10% or 25% word reduction. Guidelines must be provided in English.

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Cover Letter

Our cover letter services include editing your cover letter to ensure that the key elements in your submission are conveyed clearly, to fully support your submission.

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Scientific Review

This service includes analysis of your scientific content using our scientific review form to increase the likelihood of peer review evaluation. This does not include editing of your article.

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Reference Formatting

This service will ensure the structure and style of your references adhere to your target journal style or to the industry standards that are appropriate to your specialised subject area.

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High-quality, professional translation service into English from seven languages. This also includes a quality control check for a wide range of content types and all subjects.

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Translating + Editing

This combines our translation service with editing your content to suit the style of your chosen journal. Also includes a quality control check before returning your assignment.

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Plagiarism Check

Our plagiarism checking service with iThenticate will identify both plagiarism and self-plagiarism and is accompanied with a full report with recommendations.

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Journal Selection

Our PhD educated editors will choose five journals that are most suitable for your specialized subject area. This will increase the chance of being published.

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Figure Formatting & Editing

Our figure formatting and editing service ensures that the text, graphs, tables and diagrams you submit are proofread and correctly formatted.

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Figure Creation

Our figure creation service produces diagrams from the hand-drawn sketches or concepts you provide. We can also produce graphs from data tables that you submit.

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Statistical Review Services

This service is for medical and life sciences only.

Our Statistical Reviewer automated tool scans your article and then runs thousands of algorithms that check your article for statistical accuracy, style and numerical errors. 

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Video Abstract Service

Video Abstracts are a short 2-3 minute video with voice-over which delivers the core message of your research output. 

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Infographic Services

Infographics or graphical abstracts are a powerful tool for increasing engagement and the potential impact of your research. By using our Essential or Premium infographic service you can greatly improve the chances of getting your work noticed. 

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Other Services

If you require any service that is not specifically mentioned on our website, please contact us and we will endeavour to provide a quote and support your publication.

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Start your journey with us

Register today and select from our packages or standalone services to help you get to publication success.

Frequently asked questions

We offer three different packages: Charlesworth Essential: Full language check, 60% discount for re-editing within one year. Charlesworth Advanced: same as Essential Package but re-editing for free within one year and help with your reviewer comments. Charlesworth Premium – all benefits of both packages as well as a full scientific review from our expert editors. For further details, please click here.

Yes, as part of our Charlesworth Flexible range of services we offer cover letter editing and it is also included in our Charlesworth Premium package. See Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

If you just want to edit a paper then choose the Charlesworth Essential package.  This package gives you full language check, 60% discount for re-editing within one year, and if you have used us before you can choose your preferred editor too.

We offer high-quality, professional translation services for a wide range of text types and language combinations. Currently we offer Chinese, Japanese, French, Spanish, German and Portuguese into English.  Please click here for more information.