I’m so very excited to write this post.
I’m a developmental editor myself, and I absolutely love it! I actually did developmental work for friends for a long time without realizing it, and I’m lucky enough to be able to start freelancing this year (my services page will be up February 5th!).
That aside, I’ve noticed that a lot of writers don’t know exactly what developmental editors do, if they’re necessary, or what they really offer. I believe that every writer could benefit from a structural editor, and that’s why I decided to make this post. It’s information for everyone – whether you’re self-published or going the traditional route.
(I’ve also noticed some confusion between line editors and copyeditors, which is also discussed briefly in this post).Continue reading “Everything You Need to Know About Developmental Editors”