Editorial Evaluation Examples
Here are some examples of the general questions answered in all Editorial Evaluations:
- Is the selected category to identify the book appropriate for the target audience?
- Is the general structure well-organized, and are the ideas clearly presented?
- Does the last chapter provide an appropriate, meaningful conclusion to the work?
- Does the manuscript contain frequent grammatical, punctuation or spelling errors?
- Has the author demonstrated credibility in the subject area?
- Is the material presented in an attractive, consistent and professional manner?
- Does the content appeal to a wide audience or address a strong niche?
- Is the text supported by appropriate documentation?
- Is the basic premise interesting, believable and unique?
- Do the plot and structure sufficiently hold the reader's interest throughout the novel?
- Are characters believable and introduced for a clear purpose?
- Does the dialogue sound authentic, and is it used effectively throughout the novel?
- Does each title appropriately reflect the content of the individual poem?
- Is the metrical scheme appropriate for the subject matter?
- Does the content of the poetry offer multiple levels of meaning (both concrete and abstract)?
- Does the poetry appeal to one or more of the senses?