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Sasha

Sasha

Toronto, ON, Canada

An experienced editor fully committed to help transform your manuscript into an unforgettable book. Worked at MIRA Books.


Work experience:

  • MIRA Books (Harlequin Enterprises Ltd.)
  • Self-employed
  • Razor Magazine
  • First Folio Resources Group

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Paranormal Romance, Romance, Women's Fiction

Hilary

Hilary

Halifax, NS, Canada

Editor with 20+ years experience in TTRPGs, genre fiction, and academic writing. Specialties in history, sci-fi, romance, and 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

Greg

Greg

Montreal, QC, Canada

Experienced writer, indexer, editor, and illustrator; DPhil, University of Oxford. Specializations: nonfiction, adult fiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction

Lara

Lara

Hamilton, ON, Canada

I specialize in romance fiction but have edited books across all genres, including erotica, fantasy, children's books and non-fiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Harlequin Enterprises

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Young Adult, Women's Fiction, Paranormal Romance, Mystery & Crime, Christian Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction

Mar

Mar

Toronto, ON, Canada

Professional editor, specializing in historical fiction, dystopia, sci-fi, and YA. Best-selling author, screenwriter, husky mom, adventurer.


Work experience:

  • N/A
  • TCDSB
  • Various

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic, Thriller & Suspense, Space Opera, Young Adult

Jenna

Jenna

Kelowna, BC, Canada

Expert editor with a background in children's publishing, specializing in content that inspires young readers’ imaginations.


Work experience:

  • Today's Parent Approved
  • Owlkids Publishing - Chirp, Chickadee, and OWL Magazines
  • Today’s Parent Magazine
  • The Ryersonian
  • Dandyhorse Magazine
  • Strathmore Times
  • McClung's Magazine

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

Richard

Richard

Toronto, ON, Canada

Nonfiction editor. Former publisher of Red Deer Press and Senior Editor Fitzhenry and Whiteside. Dedicated to good writing for 20 years.


Work experience:

  • Red Deer Press (Toronto)
  • Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Toronto
  • Freelance

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Humanities & Social Sciences, Nature, Biographies & Memoirs, Travel, Education & Reference

Martin

Martin

Fredericton, NB, Canada

I work on poetry, fiction, and non-fiction, esp. academic history and English lit crit. Ten years' experience in-house and freelance.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • University of New Brunswick
  • Goose Lane Editions

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Poetry, Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Literary Fiction

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