Developmental editing is recommended before any copy editing takes place. Where copy editing deals with typos and corrections, developmental editing is much more in-depth. I like to think of it as story editing. This focuses on the bigger picture such as the plot, character and structure of your story.
As well as making comments and suggestions throughout the book file I also include a full in-depth feedback file at the end of an edit.
This the most in-depth form of editing and takes longer than either copy editing or proofreading.
Genres I developmentally edit:
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