Manuscript Development takes the document as a whole and seeks to fortify its argument for clarity and cohesion. My suggestions focus on aspects that prevent the argument from meeting the reader clearly and convincingly, including structure, narrative, evidence, style, and tone.
This service is best for chapter-to-article conversions, book manuscripts, and dissertation-to-book conversions.
Read more about what you can expect with this kind of editing here.
Full Revision Plan
I provide practical suggestions and detail them in an editorial letter so you know exactly where to spend your energy.
I focus on the macro-elements of a manuscript to ensure that each piece contributes purposefully to the larger goals of the argument.
Articulate underdeveloped ideas and suggest ways to strengthen them
Brainstorm strategies to fortify the argument and its effectiveness
Suggest revised argument framing, chapter structures, and table of contents
What Kind of Editing Do I Need?
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