There are different kinds or levels of editing and you might not know what to ask for. Here’s a brief rundown of the basic types of editing.
A developmental edit is a macro edit, focused on story, plot, and character development. It identifies problems, what might be missing, what might be overdone, and places that need work. This process helps you bring together—creating if necessary—plot elements and storylines, weaving them into a cohesive story.
Line & Copy Editing
Line editing is sentence level editing. It addresses style and flow, revising for clarity.
Copy editing is grammar, spelling, and continuity.
Proofreading is the last look at a manuscript, a sharp eye looking for any errors that made it through editing, preferably by someone who hasn’t been involved in the editing process.
Very few editors are skilled at every type of edit and we’re no different. But between Ellen, Lauren, and Kalene, we offer excellence at every level.
You can choose to work with just one of us, any two of us, or all of us.
No Safe Words, LLC, offers developmental editing (Lauren, Kalene), combined line and copy (Ellen, Lauren), and proofreading (Ellen, Lauren).
Contact us for a sample edit and quote.