Chitra Iyer

Chitra Iyer - Editor

Pune, Maharashtra, India

I am a copyeditor and proofreader for fiction and non-fiction books.

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Overview

Hi there! I am Chitra, a copyeditor and proofreader who loves to clean up fiction/non-fiction manuscripts. I have worked on a few books and am currently working as a freelance copyeditor and proofreader with a couple of publishing houses here in India.

I also am an experienced book reviewer and have been reviewing all kinds of books for the past 9+ years. I am honest and meticulous so if you'd like to work with me, just ping and let's chat!

Languages
English (AUS)
English (UK)
English (US)
Fiction
Action & Adventure
Historical Fiction
Literary Fiction
Mystery & Crime
Romance
Short Story
Thriller & Suspense
Non-Fiction
Entertainment

Certifications

  • Proofreading Academy Editing and Proofreading Course
  • Becoming A Writer - Eliademy
  • Editing Mastery: How to Edit Writing to Perfection

Awards

  • Top 100 Book Review Blogs - Feedspot

Work experience

Freelance copyeditor and proofreader

Cenveo Publishers
September, 2020 – Present (8 months)

Freelance copyeditor and proofreader

Blue Rose Publishers
September, 2020 – Present (8 months)

Editor and Proofreader

Self-employed
January, 2018 – March, 2020 (about 2 years)

Portfolio (7 selected works)

The Word Is Murder: A Novel (Detective Daniel Hawthorne)

Anthony Horowitz

SHE PLANNED HER OWN FUNERAL. BUT DID SHE ARRANGE HER OWN MURDER?New York Times bestselling author of Magpie Murders and Moriarty, Anthony Horowitz has yet again brilliantly reinvented the classic crime novel, this time writing a fictional version of himself as the Watson to a modern-day Holmes.One bright spring morning in London, Diana Cowper – the wealthy mother of a famous actor - enters a f... read more

SHE PLANNED HER OWN FUNERAL. BUT DID SHE ARRANGE HER OWN MURDER?New York Times bestselling author of Magpie Murders and Moriarty, Anthony Horowitz has yet again brilliantly reinvented the classic crime novel, this time writing a fictional version of himself as the Watson to a modern-day Holmes.One bright spring morning in London, Diana Cowper – the wealthy mother of a famous actor - enters a f... read more

Sita: Warrior of Mithila (Ram Chandra Book 2)

Amish

Immerse yourself in book 2 of the Ram Chandra series, based on the Ramayana, the story of Lady Sita, written by the multi-million bestselling Indian Author Amish; the author who has transformed Indian Fiction with his unique combination of mystery, mythology, religious symbolism and philosophy. In this book, you will follow Lady Sita's journey from an Adopted Child to the Prime Minister to fin... read more

Immerse yourself in book 2 of the Ram Chandra series, based on the Ramayana, the story of Lady Sita, written by the multi-million bestselling Indian Author Amish; the author who has transformed Indian Fiction with his unique combination of mystery, mythology, religious symbolism and philosophy. In this book, you will follow Lady Sita's journey from an Adopted Child to the Prime Minister to fin... read more

And Then There Were None

Agatha Christie

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 PickOne of the most famous and beloved mysteries from The Queen of Suspense—Agatha Christie—now a Lifetime TV movie."Ten . . ."Ten strangers are lured to an isolated island mansion off the Devon coast by a mysterious "U. N. Owen.""Nine . . ."At dinner a recorded message accuses each of them in turn of having a guilty secret, and by the end of the night one of ... read more

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 PickOne of the most famous and beloved mysteries from The Queen of Suspense—Agatha Christie—now a Lifetime TV movie."Ten . . ."Ten strangers are lured to an isolated island mansion off the Devon coast by a mysterious "U. N. Owen.""Nine . . ."At dinner a recorded message accuses each of them in turn of having a guilty secret, and by the end of the night one of ... read more

Concerto

Hannah Fielding

When Catriona Drouot, a young music therapist, honours an opera diva’s dying request to help her son, Umberto Monteverdi, recover his musical gift, she knows it will be a difficult assignment. She had shared a night of passion with the once-celebrated composer ten years before, with unexpected consequences. The extent of her challenge becomes apparent when she arrives at her client’s estate on... read more

When Catriona Drouot, a young music therapist, honours an opera diva’s dying request to help her son, Umberto Monteverdi, recover his musical gift, she knows it will be a difficult assignment. She had shared a night of passion with the once-celebrated composer ten years before, with unexpected consequences. The extent of her challenge becomes apparent when she arrives at her client’s estate on... read more

Deal Breaker: The First Myron Bolitar Novel

Harlan Coben

The debut of Myron Bolitar, a hotheaded, tenderhearted sports agent and one of the most fascinating and complex heroes in suspense fiction, Deal Breaker is a page-turning classic from Edgar Award–winner and master storyteller Harlan Coben. “One of the most engaging heroes in mystery fiction.”—Dennis Lehane Sports agent Myron Bolitar is poised on the edge of the big time. So is Christian Steele... read more

The debut of Myron Bolitar, a hotheaded, tenderhearted sports agent and one of the most fascinating and complex heroes in suspense fiction, Deal Breaker is a page-turning classic from Edgar Award–winner and master storyteller Harlan Coben. “One of the most engaging heroes in mystery fiction.”—Dennis Lehane Sports agent Myron Bolitar is poised on the edge of the big time. So is Christian Steele... read more

The L-Word: Decoding Love

Mukherjee, Chitrangada

The Truth Beyond Reality

Rajesh, Sugapriya

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