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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 Book Interior Design?
When it comes to book design, the first thing on everyone’s mind is typically what the cover is going to look like, but that’s not all there is to it. Something much less talked about—and dare I say, much less considered—is what the book looks like on the inside. Some people even think that it’s…
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…