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Professional Outline Editing, Feedback & Proofreading Services

Crafting a compelling story is one thing—convincing an agent, publisher, manager or producer to read it is another. You need a team of smart, market-focused professionals who can ensure every detail of your outline excels in getting your manuscript the attention it deserves.

Our expert editors:

  • Possess 50+ years’ combined fiction and nonfiction editing experience
  • Boast editing expertise across the full range of genres and subgenres
  • Are full-time employees of DLA (no freelancers)

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Outline Editing & Feedback

This exceptionally valuable service sets us apart. It includes all Outline Editing and Outline Proofreading services and adds detailed, objective feedback that address:

  • Consistency, Engagement and Clarity of Ideas
  • Narrative Voice and Style
  • Structure and Organization
  • Pacing and Flow
  • Genre- and Subgenre-Specific Recommendations
  • Explanations of Suggested Edits
  • Points of Confusion
  • Missing Information
  • Overall Strengths and Weaknesses

Outline Editing

DLA’s proprietary version of “copyediting,” this service includes all Outline Proofreading. With it, we will also make or indicate the specific corrections to be made relating to:

  • Consistency, Engagement and Clarity of Narrative Style and Tone
  • Consistency, Engagement and Clarity of Voice
  • Conciseness, Flow and Transitions
  • Paragraph and Sentence Structure
  • Repetition/Redundancy
  • Advanced Word Choice (Connotation and Rhythm)
  • Passive Voice
  • Genre- and Subgenre-Specific Editing
  • Adherence to AP, APA, Chicago, MLA, Turabian or Publisher-Specific Guidelines

Outline Proofreading

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

  • Punctuation
  • Grammar
  • Singular vs Plural
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Typographical Errors
  • Spelling Errors (Non-Subject-Specific)
  • Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
  • Verb Tense
  • Basic Word Choice (Denotation)
Outlines

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

Still have questions? See a list of our frequently asked questions or give us a call at 877-454-4957.

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