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Liz

Liz

Toronto, ON, Canada

I'm an editor and writer with over 37 years of experience, specializing in medical, science, health, and academic books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Elsevier Canada
  • Harcourt Canada
  • B.C. Decker Publishing
  • Harcourt Brace Canada
  • Harlequin Enterprises

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Life Sciences, Math & Science, Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Engineering & Materials Science, Finance & Accounting, Education & Reference, Medical Thriller, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction

Roger

Roger

Mississauga, ON, Canada

I love books, music, and all the arts in general--to create is to be human!


Work experience:

  • Career Press/New Page Books

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Health & Wellbeing, Career Guides, Business & Management

Rebecca

Rebecca

Toronto, ON, Canada

Insightful, thorough, and meticulous editor specializing in nonfiction and academic texts.


Work experience:

  • Northlight Editorial Services
  • Penguin Canada
  • Great North Artists Management

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

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Philosophy, Law, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Travel, Business & Management, Women's Fiction

Alison

Alison

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Editor & writing coach, 10yrs experience. Fiction: SF, Fantasy. Non-fiction: Education/Sociology. Qualified: Ph.D., MS.c., M.A., P.G.CE.


Work experience:

  • alisonjefferson.com
  • University of Toronto/McGill-Queens University Press
  • University of Toronto/Springer
  • Canadian Journal for Students in Higher Education
  • University of Toronto
  • First Tutors
  • Upwork

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Education & Reference, Non-Fiction, Science Fiction

Lucia

Lucia

Toronto, ON, Canada

Freelance editor with over 20 years of experience in print and digital publishing. Worked at Scholastic Canada and Pearson Education.


Work experience:

  • Lucia Ferrara Editorial Services
  • Scholastic Canada
  • Pearson Canada

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Thriller & Suspense, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Middle Grade Fantasy

Dylan Jones

Dylan Jones

Halifax, NS, Canada

An established storyteller with 10 years' experience. I edit memoirs, non-fiction, contemporary fiction and more.


Work experience:

  • Formac Publishing
  • Nimbus Publishing
  • Dylan Jones
  • Pegasus

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

Genres: Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Action & Adventure, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction

Mary

Mary

Markham, ON, Canada

30+ years of writing, copy editing, and proofreading, I especially enjoy working with memoirs and creative non-fiction.


Work experience:

  • In Writing ~ Editing & Proofreading Services
  • LexisNexis Canada Inc.
  • Bell Canada

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Inspirational, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Health & Wellbeing

Beth

Beth

Toronto, ON, Canada

Proofreader/CE with several years' experience, including in-house at Harlequin. I read everything but specialize in romance/women's fiction.


Work experience:

  • Harlequin Enterprises Ltd.
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance, Thriller & Suspense, Young Adult

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