Editorial Servicesby Debasish Panda SME-Publishing Services
takes into the account of editing the entire manuscript. Basically, it is about content editing. In layman words, it is about editing the big picture by paying attention to miniscule details. Recommended Features
- Copy Editing
- Typographic Services
- Project Management
- Layout Designing and Book Composition
Review on Editorial ServicesDevelopmental Editing
It takes into the account of editing the entire manuscript. Basically, it is about content editing. In layman words, it is about editing the big picture by paying attention to miniscule details. Let us understand with example. In fiction, characters and plot are the areas for developmental editing, whereas in nonfiction theme and writing style gets the attention. One cannot be the objective judge of ones work. This is where we come into picture as a solution to content or developmental editing.
This involves improving formatting, style and accuracy of text. It generally does not change the substance or the context. This is a time consuming activity and we provide viable solution to it.
Before we enter the world of typography, let us understand what it is. Typos in Greek mean form and graphe means writing. It is the art and technique of arranging typefaces to make language visible. This arrangement involves selection of typefaces, point size, line length, line spaces, tracking (adjusting space between groups of letters), and kerning (adjusting space between pair of letters). Typography lends feelings to expressive communication.
It is not an in built art rather an acquired skill. Proofreading requires an eagles view for detail. A proofreader has to be very suspicious that is he/she should have healthy doubts. This habit helps in double checking mistakes. Slow reading is the key. Reading one word at a time lessens redundancy. Reading the words on the page is more important that what we believe is written. A document without errors is a joyous journey for the mind.
A publishers dream is that his project be handled in totality, which means from start to end. Our team of project managers takes the task of smooth transition of a project from the hands of the publisher to on self.
It involves myriad of steps starting with:
Receiving notes from the publisher t
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