Emma Ebert

Emma Ebert – Editor

Experienced editor with two degrees in editing and publishing and experience working on a range of genres in both fiction and nonfiction.

Overview

Hi there! My name is Emma, and I have years of in-house and freelance editing and publishing experience. I was first bit by the editing bug during my undergraduate degree, during which I studied editing and publishing. My master's degree from Oxford Brookes University in publishing media only fueled the fire (as well as gave me a love for sticky toffee pudding and the phrase "can't be bothered"). The majority of my editorial work experience is in academic books and articles. However, I've also edited a historical romance, which I loved, and I hope to work on more fiction in the near future. I enjoy working on any genre, so long as I can tell that the author is passionate about the project.

What you can expect from me as an editor: I try to get to know and work with each author to provide feedback in a way best works for them. In general, I try to make comments brief but clear and strive to point out authors' strengths as well as their weaknesses. I have a policy of responding to emails within twenty-four hours and will dedicate my time your manuscript clear, clean, and concise.
Services
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Christian Non-Fiction Humanities & Social Sciences
Fiction
Historical Fiction Romance
Languages
English (UK) English (US)

Work experience

BYU Faculty Publishing Service

Sep, 2019 — Present

-Copyedit articles and books written by faculty of Brigham Young University
-Typeset books and articles in Adobe InDesign
-Edit according to Chicago, APA, and MLA styles

Self-employed

Jul, 2019 — Present

-Provide freelance editorial services

BYU Magazine

Jan, 2019 — Aug, 2019 (7 months)

-Wrote and edited articles for BYU’s alumni magazine
-Created and analyzed magazine surveys
-Compiled biweekly alumni email newsletters

BYU College of Humanities

Sep, 2018 — Dec, 2018 (3 months)

-Wrote and edited articles for the College of Humanities website and magazine
-Covered events in the Women’s Studies and Asian & Near Eastern Languages departments

Emma has 7 reviews

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Mike H.

Mike H.

Feb, 2024

Emma performed a careful, meticulous and competent copy edit of a fairly lengthy work. The edit was completed on schedule.
Ernie S.

Ernie S.

Nov, 2023

Emma communicated with me and responded to each of my questions and did so in a very professional manner. She set a deadline for her work and met that goal and I've been very pleased with the improvements she made to the text in the manuscript. I would definitely use her again on future writing projects,
Emma E.
Thank you so much! I loved collaborating with you on this project!
Robert M.

Robert M.

Jan, 2023

I paid for a developmental editing review. I've worked with numerous editors and so I know what it is that I paid for and what I should receive. Some of the best editors I've worked with are on Reedsy. Emma's comments and her edits on my manuscript were that of a young and or inexperienced editor. I received short shrift from her edits. Or to put it in another way. Her edits were indicative ...
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Emma E.
Robert, I'm sorry to hear that you were dissatisfied with my edits. I'd love to discuss with you more privately what you felt was lacking.
Larry J.

Larry J.

Dec, 2022

Great job 👍
Jo P.

Jo P.

Aug, 2022

Emma did an excellent job editing my story. She made improvements while keeping my voice. She was very professional and punctual. I enjoyed working with her.

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