Hire a Developmental Editor in Calgary

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

Dan V.

Dan V.

Toronto, Canada

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My editing helps authors develop polished writing, including literary fiction, mystery, science fiction, fantasy, and business.


Work experience:

  • Insomniac Press
  • Dan Varrette, Editorial Services

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction Short Story Science Fiction Mystery & Crime Fantasy Thriller & Suspense

Lottie C.

Lottie C.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Editor and proofreader with 3+ years' experience at HarperCollins and an expert eye for detail! Keen on women's fiction and fantasy.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Self-employed
  • Route 57 Creative Journal

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Women's Fiction Fiction Mystery & Crime Entertainment Non-Fiction Short Story Humor & Comedy Romance Fantasy Contemporary Fiction

Hilary D.

Hilary D.

Halifax, NS, Canada

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Editor with 20+ years experience in RPGs, fiction, and academic writing. Specialties in history & romance, with 6 years at Sourcebooks.


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 Science Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Romantic Suspense Romance Historical Romance Gaming & LitRPG Fantasy

Priyanka K.

Priyanka K.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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A sharp-eyed editor and proofreader; creative consultant; content developer


Work experience:

  • Dorling Kindersley
  • IDS Infotech

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Picture Books Children's History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Political Science & Current Affairs Nature Short Story Education & Reference

Ashley R.

Ashley R.

Guelph, ON, Canada

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I'm a professional book editor with 10 years of experience. I love helping authors make their book dreams reality!


Work experience:

  • Inkwell's Editorial Services
  • University of Toronto Press
  • Firefly Books Ltd.
  • McGraw-Hill Ryerson

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Political Science & Current Affairs LGBTQ Fiction Fiction Romance

Marsha Z.

Marsha Z.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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A former executive editor for Harlequin Books, offering more than thirty years of extensive editorial knowledge and expertise.


Work experience:

  • The Write Touch
  • Harlequin Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Romance Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Anthologies Women's Fiction Weddings Short Story Mystery & Crime Parenting & Families Thriller & Suspense

Victoria C.

Victoria C.

Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

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Award-winning editor and writer, 14 years at Harlequin. Want readers to have all the feels? I specialize in romance and women's fiction.


Work experience:

  • Harlequin

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Holiday Fiction Humor & Comedy Romance Women's Fiction Inspirational Non-Fiction Thriller & Suspense Action & Adventure Fantasy

Michelle M.

Michelle M.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Developmental editor with over a decade of experience working on debuts and NYT bestsellers alike. Let's take your novel to the next level.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Mira Books, Harlequin/HarperCollins
  • Harlequin Enterprises
  • HarperCollins Canada
  • Knopf Canada

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Dystopian Science Fiction Fiction Horror Thriller & Suspense Literary Fiction Urban Fantasy Fantasy Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime

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Developmental Editor Calgary

Let’s face it: writing a book is a lot of work From writing the first draft, and the second (or third or fourth) drafts, to editing the drafts… It’s understandable if you need an outside set of eyes after a while. After all, we’re only human, and keeping track of which details have changed, and what plot threads you’ve removed or shifted, can be a monumental task.

Luckily, you don’t need to go it alone. And while helpful friends may want to give your book a read for you, there really is no substitute for the trained eye of a seasoned professional. By hiring a developmental editor in Calgary, you’re taking the first step toward making your book the best possible version of itself.

A developmental editor will spot everything from large-scale structural problems, to plot holes, to inconsistent tenses, and more. If you’ve ever struggled with characterization, or the sagging middle act, or building up to a climax that truly delivers, a developmental editor can help. And at Reedsy, we only accept the best of the business — our editors have worked with the biggest publishing houses, helping bestselling authors realize their creative vision. Sign up for free, and begin browsing the profiles of all the best developmental editors in Calgary today.

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