Writing your manuscript a manuscript takes a lot of time and energy, and sometimes we're a little too close to our own projects to be able to see the forrest through the trees. Don't struggle on alone, we can be an objective eye and help make sure your story is the best it can be.
We offer various types of editing services including structural; line; copy; and proofreading.
Not sure what the difference is? Take a look below and see which type of editing you might need.
You may also hear this called substantive editing or developmental editing.
Structural Editing involves examining the overall structure and content of a manuscript to ensure that it is coherent, logical, and engaging for the target audience.
Structural editing focuses on the big-picture elements of a book, such as plot, character development, pacing, organization, and overall flow.
Copy editing is a meticulous process that involves checking and correcting the mechanics, style, and consistency of a book manuscript.
It focuses on the technical aspects of the writing and aims to ensure accuracy, clarity, and adherence to industry standards.
Copy editing is the final step before a manuscript goes into the publishing process. It focuses on polishing the text, eliminating errors, and ensuring that the writing is clear, consistent, and adheres to industry standards.
By fine-tuning the technical aspects of the manuscript, copy editing helps create a professional and polished final product that is ready for publication.
Also known as stylistic editing or sentence-level editing, line editing focuses on the finer details of the writing within a book manuscript.
It involves improving the clarity, readability, and effectiveness of individual sentences and paragraphs.
This is where we refine the writing at a sentence level, addressing issues such as clarity, flow, word choice, grammar, punctuation, and consistency. It aims to enhance the readability and impact of the prose, making it more polished and engaging for the reader.
Proofreading is the meticulous process of reviewing your book manuscript for errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation, formatting, and typographical mistakes that may have been missed during earlier stages of editing.
It ensures the manuscript is error-free, consistent, and ready for publication.
Proofreading is essential to ensure a high level of accuracy and professionalism in the final version your book.