Check out these videos of Susan Mary Malone explaining the differences in editing processes, and how Developmental Editing can take your book to the next level of publishing:
How Do You Get a Book Published? Developmental Editor, Susan Mary Malone of Malone Editorial explains how a book editor can help you get your book into shape so it can get published by traditional book publishers.
So why does an author need a Developmental Editor? Susan Mary Malone, Book Editor, explains what a developmental editor will do for an author working to get their book published:
A developmental editor is very different from a copy editor or a proofreader. And it’s a minority of the book editors out there. The vast majority of editors are going to be copy editors.