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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 Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction 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

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

Candida H.

Candida H.

Halifax, NS, Canada

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A social justice–oriented non-fiction editor who loves helping authors express themselves with strength, passion, and clarity.


Work experience:

  • Fernwood Publishing
  • Candida Hadley, Academic and Nonfiction Editor

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

Genres: Sociology Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Political Science & Current Affairs History LGBTQ Non-Fiction Education & Reference Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies Biographies & Memoirs

Rebecca R.

Rebecca R.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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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

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

JANE D.

JANE D.

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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I have 32 years of editing and publishing children's books in Montreal. As a retired publisher, I would love to help craft your next book.


Work experience:

  • The Montreal Gazette
  • Tundra Books/Les livres Toundra
  • Optimum Publishing
  • C.D. Howe Institute
  • Roussan Editeur Inc.
  • Word of Mouth

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Children’s Non-Fiction Middle Grade Children's Fiction Young Adult African American Fiction Contemporary Fiction Picture Books Biographies & Memoirs

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