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Editing is an umbrella term for a range of increasingly complex activities professionals can do with your manuscript to make it better. Editing could be a deep dive into your manuscript, with advice on how to improve structure and ideas in order for your message to go across exactly as you want it to. On the other end, there is a final check for overlooked spelling mistakes, extra commas and the occasional grammar miss. It usually involves following a specific style guide, such as The Chicago Manual of Style (primarily in literary print publications) or The AP Stylebook (used by newspapers and journalistic publications.

The packages offered by Roberta’s Editing include:

  1. Manuscript evaluation

  2. Developmental/structural editing package

  3. Copy/Line editing package

  4. Proofreading

Why do you need professional editing? The most important reason lies in that outside perspective that a professional editor offers. She ensures that your message comes across exactly as you mean it, and there are no errors in fact, structure, continuity, grammar, spelling to detract from your message. If you think you are ready for an editor, but not sure what type of edit you should start with, contact us. Tell us what you’ve done so far and what your concerns are and we will help you find the best way forward for your manuscript.



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Roberta's Editing Services - The Book Raven

Based in Attard, Malta (EU)