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Leonora Bulbeck

Leonora Bulbeck

Experienced proofreader and ebook editor/producer, specialising in children's and YA fiction and non-fiction.

view profile Book freelancer based in Woking, United Kingdom

Woking, United Kingdom

Brooke Goode

Brooke Goode

Professional editor/writer and lover of books and words who has lived and worked in US, UK, Australia, and Africa.

view profile Book freelancer based in New Jersey, United States

New Jersey, United States

Angela Brown

Angela Brown

Editor of more than 500 books. I specialize in thrillers, sci-fi, mysteries, fantasy, paranormal, horror, YA, and dystopian fiction.

view profile Book freelancer based in Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA

Rebecca Hendry

Rebecca Hendry

Professional editing and dynamic, polished writing that will get your work the attention it deserves

view profile Book freelancer based in Sunshine Coast, BC

Sunshine Coast, BC

Rachel Holtzman

Rachel Holtzman

Chicago-based writer, editor, recipe tester, and consultant specializing in food, wellness, and lifestyle-related projects.

view profile Book freelancer based in Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL

Daniel Burgess

Daniel Burgess

A freelance editor with experience working for a big five publisher on a broad range of literary and historical fiction as well as memoir

view profile Book freelancer based in Brooklyn, NY, United States

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Holly Atkinson

Holly Atkinson

Experienced fiction editor, formerly with Samhain Publishing. I specialize in romance and other genre fiction.

view profile Book freelancer based in Springfield, MO, United States

Springfield, MO, United States

Jeanette Shaw

Jeanette Shaw

Freelance editor with more than a decade of experience in fiction and nonfiction developmental editing, copyediting, and proofreading.

view profile Book freelancer based in New York, NY, United States

New York, NY, United States

Suzanne Johnson

Suzanne Johnson

Copy editor with experience in contemp and paranormal romance, suspense, and fantasy. As a published author, I can help make your work sing!

view profile Book freelancer based in Auburn, AL, United States

Auburn, AL, United States

Radhiah Chowdhury

Radhiah Chowdhury

I am a Children's Editor at Australia's leading independent publisher. Let me help you craft the perfect frame for your masterpiece.

view profile Book freelancer based in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Rachel Gluckstern

Rachel Gluckstern

Editor experienced in creative development, visual storytelling, and licensed publishing. I solve problems.

view profile Book freelancer based in New York, NY, United States

New York, NY, United States

Fran Lebowitz

Fran Lebowitz

Former Agent, Writers House, now Expat; two Newbery & NBA authors. I take a holistic, highly customized approach with a plan

view profile Book freelancer based in Asia and New York

Asia and New York

Nicole Frail

Nicole Frail

Professional fiction and nonfiction editor | full-time publishing house editor | freelance editorial services

view profile Book freelancer based in New York, New York

New York, New York

Gareth Watkins

Gareth Watkins

Editor and proofreader with over 8 years' experience in publishing, specialising in genre fiction and general non-fiction.

view profile Book freelancer based in Oxford, UK

Oxford, UK

Elizabeth Ward

Elizabeth Ward

I am a freelance editor with over twelve years experience in publishing. My skills include proofreading, structural editing and copyediting.

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Rebecca Hendry

Rebecca Hendry

Professional editing and dynamic, polished writing that will get your work the attention it deserves

view profile Book freelancer based in Sunshine Coast, BC

Sunshine Coast, BC

Kerry Boettcher

Kerry Boettcher

An experienced writer, editor and publishing professional with 20 years' experience of copy editing, development editing and proofreading.

view profile Book freelancer based in Hove, United Kingdom

Hove, United Kingdom

Laura Ross

Laura Ross

Expert editor, ghostwriter, and consultant collaborates on all aspects of the publishing process, from idea to bound book.

view profile Book freelancer based in New York, NY, United States

New York, NY, United States

Meredith Bailey

Meredith Bailey

Writer, collaborative editor, and writing coach specializing in helping clients tell their best stories.

view profile Book freelancer based in Bothell, WA, United States

Bothell, WA, United States

Brian Luster

Brian Luster

A full-time freelance copy editor and proofreader of middle grade and YA fiction and nonfiction for major publishers.

view profile Book freelancer based in Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn, NY

Hannah Sheppard

Hannah Sheppard

Development Editor and Literary Agent with over a decade's experience of trade publishing.

view profile Book freelancer based in London

London

Scott Pack

Scott Pack

I am a publisher and editor with several award-winning and bestselling books to my name.

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Lauren Hughes

Lauren Hughes

Recovering New Yorker and former Big 5 literary editor currently working with aspiring writers live from London, England.

view profile Book freelancer based in London by way of New York City

London by way of New York City

Jessica Gardner

Jessica Gardner

Full-time copyeditor and proofreader editing YA, science fiction, romance, historical fiction, and mystery.

view profile Book freelancer based in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Posts from the Reedsy blog

We like to use our blog to delve deeper into the world of editing by interviewing some of our best editors.

How authors and editors can work better together - 7min

Reedsy was created with the purpose of allowing independent authors to work with some of the best editorial and design talent out there, and build long-lasting, fruitful collaborations. In this guest post, editor and novelist Andrew Lowe explains how self-publishing has transformed the author-editor connection into a powerful creative partnership...

“You can’t market a book you’re not 100% proud of” - 5min

Book editor Kiele Raymond As the Reedsy marketplace keeps growing and welcoming exceptional designers and editors, we wanted to interview one of our early “stars”, as her story is one that many East Coast editors can refer to. After five years honing her editorial skills at Simon & Schuster and contributing to multiple New York Times bestsellers, Kiele Raymond eventually left traditional publishing to focus on what really matters: great content...

Talking Writing, Music and Editing with Tom Flood - 8min

Book editor Tom Flood Tom Flood helped us refine Reedsy from our earliest days. Now we want to share his amazing story. From songwriting to novels and finally manuscript editing, Tom has honed his knowledge of the writing craft over the years, and contributes today to our (aspirationally) literary blog.