From story and character arcs to word choice and diction, I can help your book put its best foot forward—history or mystery, edit or index.
Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing
Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Short Story Women's Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Entertainment History Humanities & Social Sciences Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Mystery & Crime
Experienced copyeditor, proofreader, and fact checker proficient with Chicago style. I specialize in literary and historical fiction.
Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading
Genres: Action & Adventure Fiction Christian Fiction Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Music Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Fantasy Self-help & Self-improvement True Crime
From crime and thrillers to memoirs and short stories—accomplished editor/author with over 20 years of experience in publishing and teaching
Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review
Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Literary Fiction Short Story Thriller & Suspense Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Writing & Publishing
Intuitive, expert editor with 30 yrs experience teaching fiction writing at a major university. Well-published, knowledgeable, honest, kind.
Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment
Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Historical Fiction Short Story Middle Grade Children's Fantasy
I'm a freelance editor who's committed to helping authors produce the best work possible for their audiences.
Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading
Genres: Young Adult Fiction Picture Books Children's Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Middle Grade Self-help & Self-improvement Education & Reference Children's - Non-fiction
Sensitive, seasoned copy editor dedicated to strengthening each author's particular voice
Services: Editing Copy Editing
Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction
Freelance editor offering friendly but thorough editing to independent authors.
Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment
Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Romance Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense
Professional editor to top-tier authors, including George R. R. Martin, Terry Brooks, Blake Crouch, and romance great Connie Brockway.
Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading
Genres: Romance Fiction Young Adult Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense
Copy Editor in Austin
Once you’ve got a completed story on your hands, it’s only natural to want to make it as perfect as possible. After all — you’ve already poured so much blood, sweat, and tears into writing it. Now you simply need to hone this rough gem into a diamond for the entire world to see and read.
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