Typesetting: Arranging the text and graphics in preparation for publication. Includes but is not limited to:
     Types or fonts
     Text density

Manuscript Evaluation: A report on the developmental features of a manuscript and any broad issues the author should address. Generally covers the same elements as a developmental edit. 

Proofreading: The final check before printing. Combing through the edited and prepared document for any technical errors. Includes but is not limited to:

Developmental Editing: Helping the writer improve the broader elements of manuscripts. Includes but is not limited to:

Copy Editing: Improving the technical elements of text. Includes but is not limited to:

Substantive Editing: (Also known as “line editing.”) Helping the writer improve the language and clarity of content. Includes but is not limited to:


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