• I would write a book, or a short story, at least three times—once to understand it, the second time to improve the prose, and a third to compel it to say what it still must say.
    Bernard Malamud
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No. Copyediting is a different skill set and process than developmental editing. While we may correct the occasional grammatical error and will point out sentence structure and clarity issues in some levels of editing, this is not the same as a thorough copy edit.