"What kind of edit does my manuscript need?" "What do editors actually do?" "What's the difference between editing and proofreading?" " Do I really need to hire outside help?" These are common questions among author-publishers who strive to make their…
Is your manuscript in need of substantive editing, developmental editing, copy-editing, or line editing? When is it ready for a proofread? ALLi partner member Richard Bradburn of editorial.ie helps demystify the terms.
If you can only afford one kind of editing for your books, which should it be, and why? Developmental, line or proofreading? ALLi authors and editors share their views, based on their own experience.
An entertaining list of classic blunders spotted by editors at line-editing stage, with reasons why indie authors should engage trusted editors, plus a list of links to three other invaluable posts about types of editing and how to use them to make your book the best it can be