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Rebecca Jones

Rebecca Jones

Nine years' experience in publishing industry across three major literary agencies, I specialize in commercial fiction, children's and YA.

view profile Book freelancer based in York, United Kingdom

York, United Kingdom

Emma Parkin

Emma Parkin

Ready to champion creativity in publishing, from concept development, through meticulous editorial attention, to author representation

view profile Book freelancer based in Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

Parisa Zolfaghari

Parisa Zolfaghari

Editor with over ten years of experience, formerly of one of the big five. Specializing in all genres of fiction!

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

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Teja Watson

Teja Watson

A lifetime of reading, editing, and writing books—my life is a dream come true. I'd be honored to help get your book ready for the world.

view profile Book freelancer based in Oakland, CA, United States

Oakland, CA, United States

Abi Waters

Abi Waters

Experienced project manager/editor looking for freelance project work in the illustrated non-fiction sector, specialising in cookery.

view profile Book freelancer based in Preston, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Preston, Hertfordshire, United K...

Kathy Nida

Kathy Nida

Freelance copyeditor and proofreader offering 25 years of experience in scientific and educational publishing

view profile Book freelancer based in San Diego, California

San Diego, California

Rachel Eley

Rachel Eley

A highly proficient and reliable copy editor and proofreader, with over 10 years' experience from some of the UK's leading book publishers.

view profile Book freelancer based in London, UK

London, UK

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

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

Jim Thomas

Jim Thomas

Crafting a work of fiction is a gloriously arduous process. With over twenty years of experience at one of the big NYC houses, I can help.

view profile Book freelancer based in Perry Hall, MD, United States

Perry Hall, MD, United States

Holly Kyte

Holly Kyte

Freelance copyeditor and proofreader specialising in children's fiction and adult non-fiction.

view profile Book freelancer based in Kent, United Kingdom

Kent, United Kingdom

Hala Saadani

Hala Saadani

Passionate and tenacious editor, translator, and ghostwriter with a focus on Children's and Young Adult books (English and Arabic).

view profile Book freelancer based in Ottawa, ON, Canada

Ottawa, ON, Canada

Will Anderson

Will Anderson

Two years evaluating and editing for St. Martin's Press. Particular passion for commercial fiction including mystery, thriller, sci-fi.

Nathan Connolly

Nathan Connolly

Editor and Director of literary publisher, Dead Ink. My focus is working with emerging literary talent on daring and exciting work.

view profile Book freelancer based in Manchester, UK

Manchester, UK

Gareth Watkins

Gareth Watkins

Editor and proofreader with over 7 years' experience in publishing, specialising in genre fiction and general non-fiction.

view profile Book freelancer based in Oxford, UK

Oxford, UK

Laurie Johnson

Laurie Johnson

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

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Steven Bauer

Steven Bauer

Intuitive, expert editor with 30 yrs experience teaching fiction writing at a major university. Well-published, knowledgeable, honest, kind.

Kara Levy

Kara Levy

Creative, collaborative book editor with 10+ years experience. I consult on your whole book process, from first idea to finished product.

view profile Book freelancer based in San Francisco, CA, United States

San Francisco, CA, United States

Harrison Demchick

Harrison Demchick

The world's most thorough content editor. Expert in fiction and memoir. More than 60 books and 50 authors guided toward publication.

view profile Book freelancer based in Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD

Julie Fergusson

Julie Fergusson

I am a professional and experienced fiction and non-fiction editor accustomed to working with publishers and authors.

view profile Book freelancer based in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Etinosa Agbonlahor

Etinosa Agbonlahor

Editor working on literary fiction, historical, commercial and women's fiction, as well as narrative non-fiction.

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

New York City, NY, United States

Sophie Orme

Sophie Orme

A hands-on, empathetic fiction editor with over ten years’ experience at two major publishing houses.

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Krysia Johnson

Krysia Johnson

Freelance proofreader/copy-editor who also has first class information research and administrative skills. Non-native English specialist.

view profile Book freelancer based in Leamside, near Durham

Leamside, near Durham

Steven Bauer

Steven Bauer

Intuitive, expert editor with 30 yrs experience teaching fiction writing at a major university. Well-published, knowledgeable, honest, kind.

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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.