ESL Editing – Services to Authors with English as Second Language

Erudite Scribe offers a comprehensive English as a Second Language ESL editing services for authors seeking to raise the level of English communication to scientific standards required for submission to peer reviewed academic and professional journals. Erudite Scribe is the preferred provider of ESL editing for all eContent Management journals. Erudite Scribe remains open to ESL editing referrals from all other journal content management services and publishing houses. The ESL editing service provided is interactive. This service is available to all authors of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds seeking to submit scholarly papers and monographs for publication in any field. Upon completion of the editorial process, a certificate will be issued, confirming that English as a Second Language ESL editing has been utilised to scholarly and scientific standards.  If any paper thus certified by Erudite Scribe is subsequently rejected by a scholarly journal solely on grounds of poor English expression, we undertake to edit it again free of charge.

Copy editing, structural editing and other less intensive high quality services are also available, at competitive rates, to those authors whose English language competency is sufficient not to warrant our intensive ESL editing, but who are nonetheless seeking to strengthen their prospects of successful submission to peer reviewed journals and publishing houses.


The rates quoted are those appropriate to manuscripts requiring intensive editing for English grammar, punctuation, word choice, sentence structure, syntax idiomatic expression and style to scientific standards expected by scholarly journals.  Authors who consider their manuscripts likely to require a less intensive edit are invited to submit the full manuscript for quotation, which will be based on length and complexity, subject to a structural evaluation and measurement of the time required for a sample three page edit.  A copy of the sample edit will be provided to the client.

  • · up to 3000 words $300
  • · 3001 to 4500 words $450
  • · 4501 to 6000 words $600
  • · 6001 to 7500 words $750
  • · 7501 to 9000 words $900
  • · 9001 to 10050 words $1050
  • · 10051 to 12000 words $1200
  • · longer manuscripts negotiated by word count and complexity


‘It was the first time we used a professional editing service, and we used which was recommended by the co-editor of the journal that we submitted our paper to. The back-and-forth communication is prompt and smooth, and the editing is carefully done and timely. Besides English editing, the editor even took a step further to make recommendations on the context with his rich experience in scholarly publishing. We highly recommend their service to international scholars who are non-English speakers.’
Xuefeng Liu
Associate Professor of Xiamen University
‘Dr. Leggett is a skillful editor who not only delivers what he promises, but also delights with his pleasant attitude, friendliness and helpfulness. I strongly recommend his services to anyone who requires professional language editing.’
Kaan Varnali
Associate Dean Faculty of Communication
Istanbul Bilgi University
‘I really appreciate your editing for my paper.  Your work is so efficient and effective, with higher quality than other editing works I have found.   You also have insightful comments which help me to improve my paper.  I am pleased to recommend others to use your editing service.  Thanks again.’
Tippawan Lorsuwannarat
Associate Professor Graduate School of Public Administration