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Jon Appleton

Jon Appleton

I'm a freelance editor & writer. I help people prepare their writing for the reading public, both traditional & indie.

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Adam Rosen

Adam Rosen

Scholarly and nonfiction editor with nearly a decade of experience in digital and print publishing. Reader advocate and prose polisher.

view profile Book freelancer based in Asheville, NC, United States

Asheville, NC, United States

Laurie Johnson

Laurie Johnson

Editor specialising in romance, dedicated to helping authors find their voice, hone their talent and create outstanding books!

Aja Pollock

Aja Pollock

Making sure your prose sings, your facts and story are straight, and your unique voice shines through.

view profile Book freelancer based in Austin, TX

Austin, TX

Darcie Clemen

Darcie Clemen

Editor, writer, and publishing consultant specializing in nonfiction, cookbooks, magazines, blogs, and web content.

view profile Book freelancer based in Nashville, TN, United States

Nashville, TN, United States

Caroline McArthur

Caroline McArthur

Non-fiction editor with 10 years' experience in leading UK publishing houses, working with authors to make their books the best they can be.

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Donna Hillyer

Donna Hillyer

Freelance publishing consultant and editor with a huge amount of experience in publishing, from editing and proofreading to commissioning

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Kristen Stieffel

Kristen Stieffel

Fantasy and science fiction specialist. I focus on the Christian submarket but also edit fiction and nonfiction for the general market.

view profile Book freelancer based in Orlando, FL, United States

Orlando, FL, United States

Diana Gill

Diana Gill

I have 20 years of editorial experience at Big5 publishers, specializing in science fiction and fantasy.

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

NYC, NY, United States

Nevin Mays

Nevin Mays

My goal is to guide writers to their best work, to coach them in eloquence and clarity, to lead them to their best stories and storytelling.

view profile Book freelancer based in Portland, OR, United States

Portland, OR, United States

Ruth Strother

Ruth Strother

I am an award-winning editor and writer with a sharp eye and a creative ear specializing in nonfiction books for children and adults.

view profile Book freelancer based in Riverside, California

Riverside, California

Anna Bowles

Anna Bowles

I have 10+ years' experience working on children's and YA fiction and non-fiction at UK publishers including Hachette and HarperCollins.

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Katie McCoach

Katie McCoach

Developmental editor. Let’s create your best story!

view profile Book freelancer based in Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Penelope Price

Penelope Price

I have over ten years' experience in the publishing industry, and currently freelance for several major UK publishing houses.

view profile Book freelancer based in Bristol, United Kingdom

Bristol, United Kingdom

Nell McPherson

Nell McPherson

From bestselling nonfiction and cookbooks to self-published novels, I've helped authors polish and perfect their work for over 8 years.

view profile Book freelancer based in Jacksonville, FL, United States

Jacksonville, FL, United States

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

Julie Crisp

Julie Crisp

I am an editor with over fifteen years’ experience working for three major houses across a broad spectrum of commercial fiction titles.

view profile Book freelancer based in Reading, United Kingdom

Reading, United Kingdom

Constance Renfrow

Constance Renfrow

Professional editor at an indie press/freelance editor specializing in literary and historical novels, YA, and speculative fiction.

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

New York, NY, 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

Christina Roth

Christina Roth

Professional editor of more than 200 published books; specializing in nonfiction, specifically health & wellness, business, and history.

view profile Book freelancer based in Asheville, NC, Estados Unidos

Asheville, NC, Estados Unidos

Tim Major

Tim Major

Experienced editor specialising in science fiction, horror and YA fiction – offering MS assessment, structural editing and copyediting.

view profile Book freelancer based in Oxford, UK

Oxford, UK

Julia Turner

Julia Turner

Line and copy editor, with content capabilities. I have the most experience in nonfiction, but my favorite edits are middle grade and YA.

view profile Book freelancer based in Charleston, SC, United States

Charleston, SC, United States

Christina Roth

Christina Roth

Professional editor of more than 200 published books; specializing in nonfiction, specifically health & wellness, business, and history.

view profile Book freelancer based in Asheville, NC, Estados Unidos

Asheville, NC, Estados Unidos

Ronit Wagman

Ronit Wagman

Former acquisitions editor for Doubleday/Random House. I specialize in literary and commercial fiction, memoir, and narrative nonfiction.

view profile Book freelancer based in Detroit, MI, United States

Detroit, MI, United States

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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.