Editing Matters

Types of Edits

Copy Editing

   Sentence-level editing.

  1. Reviewing and correcting written material to improve accuracy, readability, and fitness for its purpose, and to ensure that it is free of error, omission, inconsistency, and repetition.
  2. Revising sentence structure.
  3. Replacing repetitive words with synonyms.
  4. Exchanging weak words for powerful words.

Developmental Editing

   Concept-level editing.

  1. Redefining concepts and story angles.
  2. Suggestions on goals of story
  3. Character arc and depth
  4. Use of dialogue
  5. Use of literary elements.

Content (Substantive) Editing

   Paragraph-level editing

  1. Entire paragraphs may be changed.
  2.  Decipher and remove information that does not support the theme.
  3.  Improve flow by reorganizing paragraphs.
  4. Revise sentence structure. Improve flow.


   Word-level Editing

  1. Improve clarity.
  2. Correct typos.
  3. Correct Grammar errors.
  4. Correct spelling errors.

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