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Line Editing Services FAQ

Blue Handle Publishing

Frequently Asked Questions
  • How much does a line edit cost?

    Depends on the editorial service, but it can range from cents per word.

  • What is the difference between line editing and copyediting?

    Line editing is a little more detailed and precise and takes style into account while copy editing focuses primarily on spelling, grammar and punctuation

  • How do I find a line editor?

    Book Puma

  • What is line and copy editing?

    Line editing is a little more detailed and precise and takes style into account while copy editing focuses primarily on spelling, grammar and punctuation

  • What is the difference between copy editing and developmental editing?

    Developmental editing takes into account the arc of the story versus focusing on grammar and punctuation

  • How long does a line edit take?

    It depends on the length of the manuscript and the quality of it. Some can go quick 1-2 weeks. Others can take longer. You want it to be close to perfect, editing and writing, isn’t about speed. Though efficiency should be expected.

  • How do I hire a professional editor?

    Book Puma

  • What is the best editing software for writers?

    There are some out there, it depends on your level of expertise.

  • What is a professional editor?

    One who gets paid to edit manuscripts and other written works

  • What are the 5 major types of edits? (actually 6)

    Developmental Editing. (Also called: conceptual editing or manuscript appraisal.) | Evaluation Editing. (Also called: manuscript critique or structural edit) | Content Editing. (Also called: substantive editing or full editing.) | Line Editing. (Also called: stylistic edit or comprehensive edit.) | Copyediting. | Proofreading.

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