The cost of developmental editing and how to manage it

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Developmental editing is the process of making a nonfiction book better in every way — including clarity of ideas, structure, tone, paragraphs, sentences, and words. Developmental editors aren’t cheap. Today, some ideas on how to manage that expense and make the book better at the same time. Cheap editors aren’t a bargain Depending on the … Continued

Do you need a developmental editor?

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What is a developmental editor? And why would you need one? What a developmental editor does The job of a developmental editor is to help you make your book better. Lots of people are confused about editors, because “editor” is one of those words that covers a huge amount of ground. At a publication, an … Continued

How authors can work with a developmental editor

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A developmental editor can help make your book better. They also cost money — and spending that money wisely demands some preparation. Here are a few tips on getting the most out of a developmental editor. Choose the right kind of editor The job of the (nonfiction) editor is to stand in for your eventual … Continued