Manuscript Development

Manuscript

Development

Manuscript Development is a developmental editing service. It takes the document as a whole and seeks to fortify its argument for clarity and cohesion. When evaluating the strength of the argument I focus on its structure, narrative flow, use of evidence, and tone. This service is best for book manuscripts, article manuscripts, and dissertation-to-book conversions.

Read more about what you can expect with developmental editing on my Substack newsletter, Eloqio, and at Jane Friedman’s blog.

Service Details

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Full Revision Plan

I provide practical suggestions and detail them in an editorial letter so you know exactly where to spend your energy

Big-Picture Perspective

I focus on the macro-elements of a manuscript to ensure that each piece contributes purposefully to the larger goals of the argument

My suggestions:

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Articulate underdeveloped ideas and suggest ways to strengthen them

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Brainstorm strategies to fortify the argument and its effectiveness

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Suggest revised argument framing, chapter structures, and table of contents

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