Editing and the Writing Process: an Overview

Contrary to popular belief, editing is not a process that begins after a book is written, nor is it simply a matter of changing 'affect' to 'effect' or fixing misplaced apostrophes.

Editing is a wide umbrella covering a multitude of tasks that take place at various points in a book's creation.

Click on the buttons below to find out more about what's involved in each form of editing, and why it's important.

Developmental Editing
Comprehensive Editing
Copy Editing