Hire a Copy Editor in Atlanta

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PJ S.

PJ S.

Atlanta, GA, United States

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Nationally recognized children's book author and editor with Sesame Street and Disney credentials, helping writers get published.


Work experience:

  • Wren Cottage Writing & Editing
  • Dalmatian Press/Intervisual Books/Piggy Toes Press/Spirit Press

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

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Picture Books Biographies & Memoirs History Humanities & Social Sciences Nature Poetry Historical Fiction Children's - Non-fiction Children's Contemporary Fiction

Jennifer Y.

Jennifer Y.

Atlanta, GA, USA

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20 years' experience editing award-winning nonfiction books. I help authors make their books the best they can be.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Industrial Designers Society of America
  • The Greenway Group

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Non-Fiction Art Business & Management History Humanities & Social Sciences Nature Home & Garden Writing & Publishing Design Architecture

Dave V.

Dave V.

Seattle, United States

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Experienced copyeditor, proofreader, and fact checker proficient with Chicago style. I specialize in literary and historical fiction.


Work experience:

  • (self-employed)
  • Girl Friday Productions

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Humanities & Social Sciences Action & Adventure Christian Fiction Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Music Fantasy Self-help & Self-improvement True Crime

Kirby G.

Kirby G.

Louisville, United States

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From crime and thrillers to memoirs and short stories—accomplished editor/author with over 20 years of experience in publishing and teaching


Work experience:

  • Sarabande Books
  • Self-employed
  • MFA in Writing Program at Spalding University

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

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs History Humanities & Social Sciences Writing & Publishing Short Story Mystery & Crime Thriller & Suspense

Steven B.

Steven B.

Vermont, United States

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Intuitive, expert editor with 30 yrs experience teaching fiction writing at a major university. Well-published, knowledgeable, honest, kind.


Work experience:

  • Miami University, Oxford, OH
  • Colby College, Waterville,ME
  • Hollow Tree Literary Services

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Historical Fiction Short Story Middle Grade Fantasy Children's

Mary Beth C.

Mary Beth C.

Orlando, United States

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Sensitive, seasoned copy editor dedicated to strengthening each author's particular voice


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs History Humanities & Social Sciences Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction

Jennifer K.

Jennifer K.

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

Georgette B.

Georgette B.

Carmel, IN, United States

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I'm a freelance editor who's committed to helping authors produce the best work possible for their audiences.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Scholastic Reading Counts!

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Young Adult Picture Books Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Health & wellbeing Middle Grade Self-help & Self-improvement Education & Reference Children's - Non-fiction Children's

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Copy Editors for hire in Atlanta

Copy editing is one of the most underestimated services in the publishing business. Even now, you might be thinking, “Why do I need a copy editor if I have spell check on my computer?”

But what copy editors do is far more nuanced than merely scanning your work for typos. Rather, they’ll rearrange and rework sentences so that the passages “flow” more easily; they’ll suggest stronger phrasing and point out overused words; they’ll catch small descriptive inconsistencies from scene to scene; and so much more. Most copy editors will even create style sheets as they work, so that if you want to give your book another pass — or hand it off to a proofreader — you’ll already have all the information you need to double-check the copy. And yes: on top of all this, a copy editor will also fix basic spelling and grammar mistakes that a machine-based spell checker may have missed.

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