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Victoria

Victoria

Ottawa, Canada

I'm a friendly, thorough, supportive Certified Professional Editor who provides copy-, line-editing and proofreading services to authors.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • CADTH
  • Canadian Medical Association Journal

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Romantic Suspense, Romance

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

Hilary

Hilary

Halifax, NS, Canada

Editor with 20+ years experience in RPGs, fiction, and academic writing. Specialties in history, romance, LGBTQ fiction.


Work experience:

  • Sourcebooks Casablanca
  • Dream Pod 9
  • Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) Program, Dalhousie University
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Romantic Suspense, Romance, Historical Romance, Gaming & LitRPG, Fantasy, LGBTQ Fiction, Psychological Thriller, Thriller & Suspense, Space Opera, Science Fiction

Jolanta

Jolanta

Kitchener, ON, Canada

Freelance indexer, copyeditor, line editor, and proofreader. I specialize in the humanities and ttrpg. PhD in history and former academic.


Work experience:

  • Indexing Society of Canada
  • Self-employed
  • St. Jerome’s University
  • Boston University

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Philosophy, Political Science & Current Affairs, Sociology

Francis J.

Francis J.

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Over 30 years of experience copy editing and proofreading books in natural history, life sciences, history, law, geography, and more


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Nature, Law, Life Sciences, Math & Science, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Biographies & Memoirs, Geography

Victoria

Victoria

Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

Award-winning editor, 14 years at Harlequin. Want all the feels? I specialize in contemporary romance: developmental and line edits.


Work experience:

  • Harlequin
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Women's Fiction, Fiction, Action & Adventure, Post-Apocalyptic, Science Fiction, Romantic Comedy, Romance, Paranormal Romance, Historical Romance, Contemporary Romance, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction

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

Cat

Cat

Kingston, ON, Canada

Developmental and copy editor with fifteen-plus years in the publishing industry; I specialize in literary fiction, mystery, and thrillers.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Scholastic Canada

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Historical Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Nature, True Crime, Cozy Mysteries, Music, Humanities & Social Sciences, Sports & Outdoors

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