One of the drums that we hit constantly around Wheatmark is the “you need professional editing” tom.
Wheatmark offers several different levels of editing for authors. We also have an editorial analysis that will determine what level of editing you really need.
The differences between the editing options can be confusing. In order to better understand them, let’s use a high-end department store as a parallel.
The most in-depth level of editing is the developmental edit. Think of the developmental edit as a personal shopper service some department stores offer. The client hires the personal shopper-who keeps track of every season’s best looks-to provide incredible personal service and say, this is what looks good on you and here is your size.
A developmental edit does the same thing. During the developmental edit, a content editor makes comments and suggestions to help the author develop the content of their manuscript. Not a light undertaking, […]