The DLA Difference

From the freshness of your characters and their voices to the sharpness of your scenes and storylines, we know what it takes to get the details right—and your screenplay ready for publication.

Professional Screenplay Editors

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

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

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Bear editing expertise across all screenplay 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 screenplay.

We can also help with our editing and feedback services on your:

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Query Letter

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Synopsis

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Outline

Our Services

Screenplay Editing & Feedback

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

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

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Underdevelopment

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Points of Confusion

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Missing Information

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Narrative Inconsistencies

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Any Other Insight to Enhance Your Screenplay

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Advice on Finding an Agent or Publisher for Your Screenplay

Screenplay Editing

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

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Consistency and Clarity of Characters and Scenes

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Advanced Word Choice (Connotation and Rhythm)

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Unnecessary Repetition/Redundancy

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Sentence Structure (Including Fragments and Run-ons)

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Voice-Specific Editing

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Flow and Transitions

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Conciseness

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Modifier Use

Screenplay 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
Screenplay

  1. Keep your settings and scene directions simple and clear
  2. Clearly distinguish your characters
  3. Write dialog that is fresh, sharp and focused

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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