Professional Outline Editing Services

Crafting a compelling story is one thing—convincing an agent or publisher to read it is another. High-quality outline editing is essential to ensuring your manuscript gets the attention it deserves.

The DLA Difference

From spelling and punctuation to ensuring your outline is concise and compelling, we know what it takes to get the details right—and your outline ready for an agent or publisher.

Professional Outline Editors

Our editors are the best in the business. They are professional editors who:

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Possess 50+ years' combined critiquing, editing and proofreading experience

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Bear editing expertise across all genres

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Edit 5+ million words annually

Help Finding an Agent or Publisher

Need help finding an agent or publisher? No problem! We can give you advice on the best way to find one for your outline.

We can also help with our editing and feedback services on your query letter and synopsis.

Our Services

Outline Editing & Feedback

Also called "developmental editing," this exceptionally valuable service sets us apart. It includes all Outline Editing and Outline Proofreading services and adds detailed, objective feedback on issues that impact the success of your outline.

We provide inline comments and an overall document analysis that address:

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Narrative Inconsistencies

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Points of Confusion

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Any Other Insight to Enhance Your Outline

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Advice on Finding an Agent or Publisher for Your Manuscript

Outline Editing

Also called "copy editing," this service includes all Outline Proofreading. With it, we will also make or indicate the specific corrections to be made relating to:

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Clarity

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Conciseness

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Flow and Transitions

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Genre-Specific Editing

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Sentence Structure

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Effective Use of Modifiers

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Advanced Word Choice (Connotation and Rhythm)

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Unnecessary Repetition/Redundancy

Outline Proofreading

With this service, we identify and correct mistakes in basic English usage. It covers:

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Punctuation

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Singular vs Plural

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Grammar

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Subject-Verb Agreement

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Typographical Errors

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Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement

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Verb Tense

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Basic Word Choice (Denotation)

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Get to Know Us!

We are a team of dedicated, in-house editors with 50+ years' combined experience.

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Our Top 3 Tips for Your
Outline

  1. Write concisely
  2. Write what you need, and nothing more
  3. Write in the same voice and style as in your manuscript

Feedback We've Received

"DLA Editors & Proofers provided a tremendous service to me as an author and as a client. Between the personal phone calls and the editor comments I received, I really felt they cared ..."

Michael M., Rockwall, TX

Want a FREE Sample?

If you have more than 3,000 words, we'll edit the first 300 words for FREE!

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