Content Editors Structure Your Manuscript & Ideas

Professional Content Editing Services give you a comprehensive, top level developmental edit. This is ideal when completing your first round of editing or critiquing your manuscript’s first draft.

You get editing plus honest feedback and thorough professional guidance. Choose professional Content Editing prior to peer review, submission, or public distribution as it is comprehensive.

We HIGHLY RECOMMEND Professional Content Editing services for first-drafts, first-time authors, non-native English writers, and Academic Editing Editing Services.

A content edit is a developmental edit, structural edit, and/or substantive edit

It is NECESSARY for manuscripts requiring extensive corrections of English grammar, clarity, or comprehension.

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Content editing develops your overall composition to create a sound structure and cohesiveness within your manuscript.

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Level 3 - Professional Content Editing Services include:

  • Copy Editing and Line Editing (Levels 1 and 2)
  • Correcting spelling, grammar, and punctuation
  • Ensuring consistency in your writing, word choices, style, and compositional spacing
  • Eliminating jargon and repetition
  • Revising inappropriate verb tenses
  • Checking for subject-verb agreement
  • Inserting transitional phrasing
  • Evaluating the continuity/flow of your thoughts
  • Ensuring support of statements
  • Providing correct formatting of citations/references, and footnotes according to industry style guide formatting
  • Providing critical assessment and feedback of your manuscript throughout your document’s comments section
  • Adjusting structure and order of scenes
  • Improving cohesiveness of ideas, proposals, characters, scenes, settings, descriptions, and point of view throughout
  • Assessing the manuscript’s overall strength’s and weaknesses
  • Giving you confidence and guidance on what to do next

Your professional Content Editor ensures that you deliver the best quality writing, research, and ebook product possible to your audience. We analyze the “big picture” of your manuscript’s overall presentation.

 

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What Are Professional Content Editing Services?

A content edit is a developmental edit, structural edit, and/or substantive edit. It is your most comprehensive editorial and stylistic review! READ MORE…

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When Do I Need a Professional Content Edit?

Professional content editing services are ideal for your first draft. You get honest feedback and professional guidance prior to peer review or public distribution.

We recommend Content Editing for first-time authors and non-native English writers.

It is NECESSARY for extensive corrections of English grammar, clarity, or comprehension. READ MORE…

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What Does a Professional Content Editor Do?

Your professional content editor reviews in-depth every word, thought, idea, statement, detail, and reference to ensure that it is contributing positively to your document’s total presentation and purpose.

A content editor provides the most in-depth and detailed editing level available. Thus, professional content editing is the premium editing service standard in today’s industry.

In short, comprehensive content editors transform everyday writers into published authors.

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Final

Copy Editing

Order a Copy Edit LAST before formatting and publishing.

Recommended ONLY for confident fiction writers who have completed multiple revisions and are prepared to begin formatting

Necessary as your FINAL Story Edit after all Line Edit revisions are complete

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Line Editing

Order a Line Edit as your final REVISION before sharing publicly or distributing your book.

Recommended BEFORE sharing, distribution, review or publication

Necessary MINIMUM Story Edit revision before submitting to literary agents or beta readers

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StoryCoach Editing

Order a StoryCoach Edit to achieve confidence that your story is strong. Get the most COMPREHENSIVE EDIT available. Extensive feedback!

Recommended for Coaching & FEEDBACK. Get an in-depth Development Edit to better structure and develop your story.

Necessary for REVISING, organizing and presenting your narrative. Get assistance with content editing and an extensive assessment of your plot.

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LAST PROOFREAD

Only request professional Copy Editing services as your FINAL EDIT when planning NO revisions to your story.

Recommended ONLY for confident fiction writers who have completed multiple revisions and are prepared to begin formatting

Necessary as your FINAL Story Edit after all Line Edit revisions are complete

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BASIC REVISIONS

Seek professional Line Editing services as the MINIMUM PROFESSIONAL EDIT AFTER YOUR STRUCTURAL REVISIONS as necessary before seeking beta readers, reviews, or agent submissions.

Recommended BEFORE sharing, distribution, review or publication

Necessary MINIMUM Story Edit revision before submitting to literary agents or beta readers

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STRUCTURAL REVIEW

Get professional Content Editing services as a COMPREHENSIVE EDIT and help for your writing skills. Receive structural revisions while referencing your characters, plot, or story arc needs.

Recommended for an IN-DEPTH Content Edit to better organize and polish your writing

Necessary level of HELP REQUIRED when your writing has extensive issues with English grammar, comprehension, clarity, or structure

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SUBSTANTIVE EDIT, CRITIQUE & INSTRUCTIONS

Start with Developmental StoryCoach Editing. Get an in-depth CONTENT EDIT, SUMMARY LETTER, and STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS. Receive virtual Book Coaching and follow-up inside our StoryCoach software for two-months. Complete the content revisions to make your story great!

Recommended for Coaching & FEEDBACK. Get an in-depth Development Edit to better structure and develop your story.

Necessary for REVISING, organizing and presenting your narrative. Get assistance with content editing and an extensive assessment of your plot.

Delivery time for a StoryCoach Edit is approximately 3 weeks.

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Client Reviews
“What i liked most was that the constructive criticism felt genuine. My editor had a way of informing me of what was holding back my writing and what I needed to do in a way that was uplifting and positive, making me want to go that extra mile to pursue ...”
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