We provide three standard levels of professional editing services: developmental, copy editing, and proofreading. Developmental and copy editing usually require more than one round of editing between the author and the editor.

Developmental Editing

Your editor focuses on the overall development and organization of your manuscript by evaluating the clarity and persuasiveness of your book’s central message (thesis), the soundness of your book’s logic, and the structure, coherence, and development of each chapter.

Copy Editing

Your editor performs a close, line-by-line edit to tighten sentences and correct any weaknesses in grammar, spelling, word choice, tone, or style. Your editor may also recommend some additional paragraph development or reorganization.


Your editor meticulously reviews the final draft for typos, misspellings, and any mistakes missed in the copy edit. Proofreading also occurs after your book’s interior has been designed to catch any final errors or formatting issues introduced during the design process.


Is Your Editor a Friend or Foe?

If you’ve never worked hand-in-hand with an editor before, you may not know much about how the editing process works. You might also be afraid of what an editor will think about …

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