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What Kind of Editing Do You Need?

Developmental editing, copyediting, proofreading?

By Jan Arzooman, Arzooman Editorial Services

A new author may ask about the difference between copyediting and proofreading. Their confusion increases when their online research reveals additional terminology. Line editing? Developmental editing? Substantive editing? 

I’ll help you to understand it a little easier: 1) a few of these types of editing are almost interchangeable, and 2) which one you need depends on where you are in the process. READ MORE.