DE 2: Principles of Developmental Editing



$90 (Members: $81) | How to edit novels | 4 lessons | Self-paced | Beginner

This class covers the ABCs of the practice of developmental editing of fiction:

  • understanding the developmental editor’s role
  • how developmental editing differs from other types of editing and feedback
  • questions to ask when developmental editing
  • the mechanics of developmental editing
  • basics of writing editorial queries
  • working with authors at different experience levels
  • understanding the revision process
  • and more!

This class includes exercises designed to help practice basic developmental editing skills.

The class is entirely online and asynchronous (you don’t have to be in any particular place at any particular time to participate).