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Academic developmental editing
Episode 8730th March 2022 • The Editing Podcast • Louise Harnby (fiction editor) and Denise Cowle (non-fiction editor)
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Want to know more about academic developmental editing? Laura Portwood-Stacer discusses what it involves and how to develop your skills.

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  • What is academic developmental editing?
  • Required skills and background
  • Why academic authors seek help from developmental editors
  • What do academic developmental editors do?
  • Why it's different from other types of non-fiction editing
  • The benefits to editors of offering an academic developmental editing service
  • How academic developmental editors find clients
  • Training and resources for academic developmental editors

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