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Eric M.

Eric M.

Newberg, OR, USA

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I'm a publisher and executive editor responsible for six imprints, an online magazine, and a quarterly reader.


Work experience:

  • Barclay Press
  • Authority Communications
  • George Fox University
  • C.S. Lewis Academy
  • Nampa Christian Schools
  • Idaho Press-Tribune

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

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Christian (Non-Fiction) Religion & Spirituality Christian Fiction Poetry Inspirational LGBTQ (non fiction) Writing & Publishing

Richard F.

Richard F.

Oregon, United States

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Copyediting, proofreading, and developmental editing for writers and publishers of creative and scholarly nonfiction.


Work experience:

  • Paradigm Publications
  • New England Conservatory of Music
  • Richard Feit
  • Music Academy of the West

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Health & wellbeing Humanities & Social Sciences Music Self-help & Self-improvement

Glenn M.

Glenn M.

Colorado Springs, CO, United States

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Editor, graduate of the University of Denver Publishing Institute, twenty-five years of experience serving authors and publishing houses.


Work experience:

  • Endeavor Literary Services, LLC
  • The Frederick News-Post
  • Capital News Service (Washington, D.C.)
  • American Journalism Review

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

Genres: Non-Fiction Business & Management Religion & Spirituality Self-help & Self-improvement Parenting & Families Economics

Chris B.

Chris B.

Minneapolis-St. Paul

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Editor, copy editor, proofreader, and writer with 20 years of experience in publishing and journalism.


Work experience:

  • Korn Ferry, Inc.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Non-Fiction Business & Management History Humanities & Social Sciences Travel Entertainment Education & Reference

Jennifer Z.

Jennifer Z.

Portland, Oregon, United States

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I'm a full-time professional copyeditor and proofreader with in-house publishing experience and a bachelor's degree in creative writing.


Work experience:

  • Cypress Editing
  • BarCharts Publishing Inc.
  • Scribe Inc.
  • Orlando Weekly
  • University of Central Florida Writing Center
  • Central Florida Future
  • The Florida Review Literary Journal

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Nature Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Sports & Outdoors Thriller & Suspense

Paul Z.

Paul Z.

New York, United States

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Contemporary fiction, romance, thrillers, YA, plays, & cookbooks are my specialties. Clients: Amazon, Simon & Schuster, Kensington.


Work experience:

  • Editing Company
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Diner Journal
  • Kensington Publishing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Romance Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Historical Fiction LGBTQ (Fiction) Thriller & Suspense

M L.

M L.

New York, NY, USA

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Experienced editor - mystery/thriller, fantasy, YA, historical fiction. First-time author friendly!


Work experience:

  • Pegasus Books

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

Genres: Fiction Romance Young Adult History Humanities & Social Sciences Historical Fiction Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction Dystopian Paranormal Romance

Catherine D.

Catherine D.

Orangevale, California

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Copy editor with 20+ years of experience; approachable and easy to work with! Author of award-winning nonfiction books for girls.


Work experience:

  • Dee Best Communications
  • Talend
  • Google (contract)
  • eBay (contract)
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • EarthWorks Press
  • SapientNitro

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Non-Fiction Career Guides DIY & Crafts Health & wellbeing Humanities & Social Sciences Home & Garden Psychology Self-help & Self-improvement Education & Reference Children's - Non-fiction

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