Hire a Manuscript Editor in Calgary

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Eric A.

Eric A.

Guelph, ON, Canada

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Non-fiction developmental and copy editor with a passion for history, pop-sci, biographies, and business. Let's get excited about your book!


Work experience:

  • FriesenPress
  • Arts and Drafts Editing
  • Innovate Development
  • University of Victoria

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Computers & Internet Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Bharti B.

Bharti B.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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I am an editor with extensive experience in non-fiction reference publishing for children.


Work experience:

  • Dorling Kindersley Pvt Ltd
  • JMIR

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Picture Books Children's Fiction Middle Grade Children’s Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Travel

Ronan S.

Ronan S.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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I edit romance at big 5 publisher, with specialization in contemporary, fantasy/PNR, LGBTQ content, and sensitivity reading.


Work experience:

  • Harlequin/Carina Press
  • The Bent Agency
  • Pippin Properties
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Romance Fiction Young Adult Fantasy Science Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction LGBTQ Non-Fiction LGBTQ Fiction Women's 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

Becky T.

Becky T.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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I specialize in crime and literary fiction and narrative nonfiction. I've worked with international bestsellers and major lit award nominees


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Random House of Canada
  • Harvill Secker (Random House UK)
  • The Harvill Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction

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 Short Story Computers & Internet Non-Fiction Technology

Janna G.

Janna G.

Summerside, PE, Canada

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An accomplished editor who brings vast experience from working at Oxford University Press to help you write the book you've dreamed about.


Work experience:

  • Oxford University Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Education & Reference

Gillian R.

Gillian R.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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If there's a way to bring order to your word chaos, I'll find it! Experience? Years... LGBTQ and emerging writers very welcome.


Work experience:

  • Insomniac Press
  • Self-employed
  • Ryerson University

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Historical Fiction LGBTQ Fiction Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Entertainment LGBTQ Non-Fiction

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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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