Literary editors are a writer’s best friend — they have the skills, experience, and knowledge to take your manuscript to the next level. However, not all editors do the same job and it’s important to understand what type of editing your project needs at any given stage.
In this guide, we’ll take you through the different types of editing and offer insights from Reedsy’s deep roster of expert manuscript editors. Ready to get started?
Part 1 – Types of Professional Editing
- 1. Editorial Assessment
- 2. Developmental editing
- 3. Copy editing
- 4. Proofreading
- 5. Fact-checking
Part 2 – How to Find an Editor
Part 3 – Cost of Professional Editing
Part 4 – Tips for Working with an Editor