Tag: editing services
What is Book Doctoring?
To understand book doctoring, you must first understand what developmental editing is. In short, developmental, also known as content or substantial editing, deals with the actual story. [Click here for a longer explanation.] An editor will make comments about the characters, the settings, the plot, and more, helping you to achieve the best work you…
What is Line Editing?
Line editing, as opposed to copyediting or developmental editing, is less about spelling and punctuation mistakes, and more about the language. I’d say it’s content editing in a technical manner, as the focus is to point out inconsistencies and flaws in pacing, and to suggest improvements in style and syntax. It comes before copyediting, but…
What is an Editorial Assessment?
So, you’ve written the first draft of your manuscript and you’re not quite sure where to go from here. Do you send it to beta readers first? An editor? Do you wait until you’ve gone through it a second time? The answer is fairly simple. If you’re on a budget, I’d advise you to start…