• Publishing,  Writing

    The 6 Different Types of Editing

    Did you know that there are actually 6 different types of editing? To help us get a better understanding of all six types of editing, we will compare the writing of a book to the building of a house. Developmental Editing Developmental Editing is also known as “conceptual editing” or “manuscript appraisal.” This stage of editing is usually conducted very early on in the writing process (primarily during the outline stage). A developmental editor will look at your topic, intended audience, and outline and provide you with feedback about your concept or idea and its overall organization. This is the “blueprint” of our house. Evaluation Editing Evaluation Editing is also…