Substantive Editing is the top-tier premium service among all the three levels. It maximizes an author’s chances of getting published as the level of intervention by the editors is maximum here.
Writers who opt for Substantive Editing are matched with the highest ranked and the most skilled editors who work on your document paying closest attention to details.
The focus of substantive editing is not only on the proper use of the English language, but also the overall presentation of your paper, including the logical flow and structure.
What does Substantive editing cover?
Substantive editing covers not only all aspects of Copyediting, but focuses on the logic and structure of your manuscript as well. This service involves the maximum possible level of intervention in terms of editing. Here, 2 editors of the highest skills work on the document and this is followed by a quick review. You also get an upgraded access to the "Unmatched Post-editorial Support" covering 365-day unlimited free Editing (as against 60 days in case of Copyediting). The following parameters are included in Substantive editing: