Hire a Book Editor in Calgary

We've sourced the best book editors in Calgary who are ready to help you with all your editing needs.

Alexandra A.

Alexandra A.

Windsor, ON, Canada

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Word nerd of 10+ years. Hails from Harlequin. Copy editor/proofreader. I'll bolster your dangling modifiers and harmonize your homonyms.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • RM Sotheby's
  • Harlequin
  • Between the Lines
  • Musicworks Magazine

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fantasy Fiction Cozy Mysteries Mystery & Crime Contemporary Romance Romance Paranormal Romance Science Fiction Short Story New Adult Young Adult Young Adult Fantasy

Doreen M.

Doreen M.

Oakville, ON, Canada

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Grammar guru ready to help authors of YA, sci-fi and fantasy get their books into shape. I also love travel, historical fiction and memoirs!


Work experience:

  • Toronto Star
  • Orange County Register
  • mPress Freelance

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Christian Fiction Fiction Fantasy Science Fiction Travel Non-Fiction Christian (Non-Fiction) Religion & Spirituality Biographies & Memoirs Historical Fiction Nature

Amy B.

Amy B.

Montreal, Canada

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I want readers to love your book and live in your world, gripped by your words, desperate to keep reading.


Work experience:

  • Amy Butcher Content

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Thriller & Suspense

Pauline R.

Pauline R.

Toronto, Canada

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Experienced copyeditor and proofreader interested in history, culture, and technology


Work experience:

  • Wiley
  • Rakuten Kobo

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Business & Management Technology Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits History Humanities & Social Sciences Travel Entertainment

Lesley T.

Lesley T.

Montreal, QC, Canada

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Diligent developmental and copy editor across fiction and non-fiction. Specialities include literary, coming of age and tech.


Work experience:

  • Montreal Review of Books
  • Manning Publications

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Coming of Age Fiction Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction Short Story Computers & Internet Non-Fiction Technology

Britanie W.

Britanie W.

Milton, ON, Canada

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Qualified editor and indexer well-versed in a wide range of subjects and genres including fiction, non-fiction, history, crime, and law.


Work experience:

  • Dundurn
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • Irwin Law
  • Self-employed
  • Blue Moon Publisher

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Business & Management History Humanities & Social Sciences Law Political Science & Current Affairs Historical Fiction Fiction Classics Mystery & Crime Parenting & Families True Crime

Janna G.

Janna G.

Summerside, PE, Canada

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An accomplished editor who brings vast experience from working at Oxford University Press to help you write the book you've dreamed about.


Work experience:

  • Oxford University Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Education & Reference

Maya F.

Maya F.

Revelstoke, BC, Canada

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Upbeat editor of fiction, from general fiction to literary work to children's writing and beyond. Strict but kind!


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • South African Writers' College, online
  • University of Alberta Press
  • Oxford University Press South Africa
  • Oxford University Press UK

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Short Story Children's Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction

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Editor in Calgary

Writing a book is hard work. As an author, you have to pull fully formed characters, engaging storylines, and multi-layered themes right out of thin air. You have to make sure your prose is compelling, your pacing well-calibrated, and your spelling and grammar crisp. It’s a lot to ask of one person… which is why just about every successful author has a dream team of editors helping them out.

To be clear, hiring an editor (or two or ten) doesn’t mean giving up creative control over your book. If anything, it’s the opposite; a skillful editor will enhance your natural voice and the standout elements of your story, not hack it into unrecognizable pieces. From developmental editors to iron out the “big picture” parts like plot and structure, to copy editors and proofreaders who work on a line-by-line basis, these professionals are duty-bound to transform your book into the best possible version of itself. And not only that — they’ll also show you how to incorporate the changes yourself, so you can adjust as necessary for your next book.

For all these reasons and more, hiring an editor is one of the smartest moves you can make for your manuscript and your writing career as a whole. And you’ll find all the best editors for hire right here on Reedsy — editors in Calgary, and all other parts of Canada. Sign up to Reedsy and start meeting them today.

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