The Different Kinds of Book Editors and When to Utilize Them

Editor Helga Schier explains the different levels of editing and how editors help writers tell their stories. She first identifies the three levels of readability : surface structure, scene, and content. While these three levels need to work together, they fall under different editorial spaces. Typically, each of these levels is edited separately. Each level Schier mentions corresponds with a different type of editor. For example, a development editor will typically focus on the content level...
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