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WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A DLA EDITOR?

Our editor in chief, David Lombardino, looks for more than just an English degree in the editors he selects to work on your synopsis. Seeking the highest standard, he handpicks them for their:

Expertise & Skill: They are masters of their craft. They possess an expert understanding of pitching a manuscript to an agent or publisher, in addition to specific expertise in their genres.

Communication & Collaboration: They take a supportive, edifying approach in sharing their insights, providing clear, supportive explanations of their changes and welcoming your feedback.

Timeliness & Reliability: They meet their deadlines, on time, every time. They reach out with any questions in a timely manner, as well as respond to your questions in an equally timely manner.

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WE HELP GET YOU PUBLISHED

Or at least your book judged on merit. Publishers accepting
books we’ve edited include:

WE HELP GET YOU PRODUCED

Or at least your screenplay judged on merit. Companies producing or
distributing our clients’ work include:

WE DO SO IN MANY GENRES

With the growing list including:

FICTION

  • Adventure
  • Children’s Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Historical
  • LGBTQ+
  • Mystery
  • Romance
  • Science Fiction
  • Suspense/Thriller
  • Young Adul

NONFICTION

  • Art & Photography
  • Autobiography/Biography/Memoi
  • Business & Money
  • Cooking
  • Health & Fitness
  • History
  • Motivational/Inspirational
  • Politics & Social Sciences
  • Religion/Spiritualit
  • Self-Help/Personal Development

DON’T SEE YOUR GENRE?

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to see if it is one we can assist you with.

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Synopsis Editing & Feedback

This exceptionally valuable service sets you apart. It includes all Synopsis Editing and Synopsis 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

Synopsis Editing

DLA’s proprietary version of “copyediting,” this service includes all Synopsis 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

Synopsis 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)

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NOT SURE WHICH SERVICE TO CHOOSE? WE'RE HERE TO HELP

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WANT HELP ALSO WITH YOUR QUERY LETTER?

See our query letter editing and proofreading services.

We are committed to your success.

When you become a client of DLA Editors & Proofers, your goal becomes our goal. Our editors and consultant are handpicked not just for their speed, expertise and reliability, but also for a genuine passion to see you succeed.

Still have questions? We would love to hear about your goal and collaborate with you in achieving it. Speak with one of our editors today over the phone, by live chat or via email.

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