Developmental Editing

What is a Developmental Edit?

Developmental Editing is a thorough and in-depth review of your entire manuscript. The goal of a developmental edit is to point out issues so that you can address them. You have the final say, and if you disagree with the suggestions, I will help determine alternative solutions.

Developmental Editing is the most expensive of the four processes and is the first stage of the editing process.

Developmental Editing pays attention to:

StructurePOVPlot Holes
Character MotivationContinuityCharacter Development
Story ArcsUse of DialoguePresentation
StyleSub-plots…and more.