Editing Services

Developmental Editing
Structural / Evaluation Editing
Substantive / Content Editing
Line-Editing
Copyediting

Developmental editing covers your manuscript as a whole and analyzes its plot, characters, and setting to ensure that it is well-developed and complete for publication. For academic writing, developmental editing analyzes your manuscript for consistency and information accuracy.

Characters

Settings

 Big-Picture Organization

Grammar & Spelling

Structural (or evaluation) editing covers your manuscript on a scene-by-scene basis and analyzes each scene's purpose, character relationships, and specific setting highlights to ensure that it is well-developed and complete for publication. For academic writing, structural editing analyzes your manuscript for the linearity and the section-by-section structure of its information. 

Character Relationships

Setting Highlights

Scene-by-Scene Organization

Grammar & Spelling

Word Usage

Linearity

Substantive (or content) editing covers your manuscript on a paragraph-by-paragraph basis and analyzes its plot, characters, setting, and the relationship of each of these as portrayed through the writer's word choice to ensure that it is well-developed and complete for publication. For academic writing, substantive editing analyzes the manuscript for the way its information is represented and taught on a paragraph-by-paragraph basis. 

 Relationship of Characters,

    Settings, and Plot

Paragraph-by-Paragraph

    Organization

Grammar & Spelling

Word Usage

Tone & Point of View

Audience-centric

Line-editing covers your manuscript on a line-by-line basis and analyzes its sentences and paragraphs as written to ensure that it is well-developed and complete for publication, while not taking away from the voice of the writer.

Line-by-Line Review

Grammar & Spelling

Word Usage

Copyediting covers your manuscript and analyzes its plot, characters, and setting, as well as the writer's word choices to ensure that it is well-developed and complete for publication. For academic writing, copyediting analyzes the manuscript for both its information, as well as its grammar.

 Big-Picture Organization

Grammar & Spelling

Word Usage

Tone & Point of View

Audience-centric