If you search for “How many different types of editing are there?” online, you’re going to get a variety of answers. Add to that the fact that some of these types of editing may be called different things by different people and you’ll soon understand why finding an editor is one of the most daunting parts of publishing for indie authors.
Most trustworthy editors will be able to give you some guidance on what type of editing would be most useful for you. Nonetheless, it’s worth starting the process with some idea of the different types of editing and which one or ones you’re looking for.
This guide will help you get started.