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Natalie

Natalie

Ottawa, ON, Canada

I'm an editor, writer and post-secondary educator keen to work with authors of narrative works. | Novelist with HarperCollins Canada


Work experience:

  • Algonquin College
  • Dappled Things Magazine
  • Northern Initiative for Social Action (NISA)
  • Booming Ground, UBC Creative Writing
  • University of British Columbia

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review Book Coaching

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction

Dan

Dan

Toronto, Canada

I help authors develop engaging, polished writing, including science fiction, fantasy, literary fiction, and mystery.


Work experience:

  • Insomniac Press
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Short Story, Mystery & Crime, Anthologies, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Time Travel, Science Fiction, Dystopian

Anna

Anna

Toronto, ON, Canada

Senior editor with in-house experience + translator || Speculative fiction, commercial genres + kidlit and nonfiction || PRH, Kids Can Press


Work experience:

  • Kids Can Press
  • Kobo
  • Penguin Random House
  • The Rights Factory
  • Augur Magazine / Tales & Feathers
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Short Story, Science Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Entertainment, Technology, Epic Fantasy, Fantasy

Ursula

Ursula

Saskatoon, SK, Canada

I am a long-time copy editor and proofreader invested in collaborating with authors to perfect their work. It's all in the details.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Religion & Spirituality, Political Science & Current Affairs, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Biographies & Memoirs

Michael

Michael

Hamilton, ON, Canada

Does your writing need fixing? Fiction, nonfiction, poetry--I can doctor the lot. 40 years of editorial healing under my belt.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Cultural & Ethnic, Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Political Science & Current Affairs

Ren

Ren

Toronto, ON, Canada

Line editor, copy editor, and proofreader in North America. I provide effective and insightful academic editing.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction

Lisa

Lisa

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Non-fiction book editor. Nonprofit sector expertise. Editorial Director for various digital publications. MG fiction writer. Word nerd.


Work experience:

  • The Hilborn Group / Hilborn ECS
  • Civil Sector Press / The Hilborn Group
  • Self-employed
  • Hilborn Charity eNews, published by The Hilborn Group

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Education & Reference, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Tina

Tina

Toronto, ON, Canada

Meticulous editor with 15 years of experience in traditional and self-publishing. I will help your Sci-Fi, Fantasy, or Mystery MS shine!


Work experience:

  • Thomson Reuters Westlaw
  • Rising Action Publishing Co.
  • Ebook Launch

Services: Editing Copy Editing

Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Historical Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic, Science Fiction, Space Opera

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Your story is written and almost ready to hit the presses. But, before you send it off, you'll want to make sure that your story meets the professional standards of the demanding book industry. Your copy editor will catch all of the typos, punctuation mistakes, and grammar errors that might have slipped through the net. Factual inconsistencies are also fair game — whether that’s an incorrect date or a conflicting description of character appearance.


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