A book needs more than just a copy editor looking for grammatical errors and that’s where a developmental editor comes in. A developmental editor focus on the plot and structure of your book and can point out problem areas or help you find the right direction for your book. However, working with a developmental editor can be difficult. A few things to keep in mind are:
techne 6, publishing business
Good books have been edited. It’s that simple. So if you plan to self-publish your book or start your own indi-publishing company, you need to have the resources to ensure that your book(s) are professionally edited. There are two types of editing.
Techne (Business) Challenge 6
Because we didn't choose individual topics for Design Challenge 5, Techne Challenge 5 has the same general focus. Review the topics that have already been covered and then pick a fresh one from the list below. Or pick a topic closely related to the general area of "the business of publishing" and focus your work on that.
"The Business of Book Publishing"