substantive editing

Do You Know What Type of Editing You Need?

You know what blows? (Not that, you pervert.) Never getting the proper edits for your novel—and worse, being none the wiser after publishing it. Here's a rundown of the different types of editing.

Developmental Editing: More Querying and Story Development

In developmental editing, there is a whole other skill level required to help authors revise. It’s called the art of commenting. Copy editors correct errors and are essentially gatekeepers of grammar rules and preserving the English language, but developmental editors dig deeper.