Everything You Need to Know About Developmental Editors

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).

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