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Natalie M.

Natalie M.

Ottawa, ON, Canada

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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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Historical Fiction

Hala S.

Hala S.

Ottawa, Canada

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Passionate and tenacious editor, translator, and ghostwriter with a focus on Children's and Young Adult books (English and Arabic).


Work experience:

  • HBKU Press
  • German Technical Cooperation (GIZ)
  • hala saadani
  • Canadian Council of Muslim Women
  • The Literary Consultancy Middle East

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Picture Books Children's Political Science & Current Affairs Non-Fiction Humanities & Social Sciences Middle Grade Comics & Graphic Novels Children's - Non-fiction

Amy B.

Amy B.

Montreal, Canada

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I want readers to love your book and live in your world, gripped by your words, desperate to keep reading.


Work experience:

  • Amy Butcher Content

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Thriller & Suspense

Valerie G.

Valerie G.

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Contemporary Romance and Women's Fiction are my specialities. Worked at Harlequin for many years taking writers to the bestseller lists.


Work experience:

  • Edit A Book
  • Harlequin Enterprises Ltd.

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

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Historical Fiction Literary Fiction Romance Thriller & Suspense Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits

Jenna C.

Jenna C.

Kelowna, BC, Canada

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An experienced editor working 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: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Picture Books Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction

Brenton A.

Brenton A.

Guelph, ON, Canada

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I'm an experienced nonfiction editor and philosophy PhD cultivating great ideas in the arts, humanities and social sciences.


Work experience:

  • Scribendi
  • International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation
  • University of Guelph Writing Services
  • Various

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Entertainment Non-Fiction Philosophy Humanities & Social Sciences History Political Science & Current Affairs Psychology Music Sociology Art

Lesley T.

Lesley T.

Montreal, QC, Canada

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Diligent developmental and copy editor across fiction and non-fiction. Specialities include literary, coming of age and tech.


Work experience:

  • Montreal Review of Books
  • Manning Publications

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Coming of Age Fiction Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction Short Story Computers & Internet Non-Fiction Technology

Karmen  W.

Karmen W.

Winnipeg, MB, Canada

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Previously of HarperCollins, working with Steven Hall, Jessica Westhead and more. I specialize in horror but bring confidence in all I edit.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Canada
  • The Rights Factory
  • Shelf Made Creative Services
  • McClelland & Stewart, Penguin Random House Canada
  • Western Report

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Horror Thriller & Suspense Fiction Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction Plays & Screenplays Psychological Thriller Dystopian Science Fiction Post-Apocalyptic

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