Hire a Copy Editor in Boston

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Lori G.

Lori G.

Boston, MA, USA

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Penguin Random House author of four novels; creative writing instructor. Experienced content, copyeditor with sharp eye. Former journalist.


Work experience:

  • Charlesbridge Publishing
  • Grub Street

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

Genres: Children's Fiction Urban Fantasy Fantasy Historical Fiction Young Adult Chick Lit Women's Fiction Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs

Mary G.

Mary G.

Boston, MA, USA

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I'm currently working near the Boston area as an Assistant Production Editor. I graduated from Emerson College with a masters in Publishing.


Work experience:

  • Page Street Publishing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: DIY & Crafts Non-Fiction Home & Garden Health & wellbeing Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Picture Books Children's Fiction Young Adult

Deborah S.

Deborah S.

Boston, MA, USA

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30+ years' experience in nonfiction, memoir, self-help, kid lit. Known for speed, accuracy, versatility, and compassion. MSW & MFA.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Psychology Humanities & Social Sciences Picture Books Children's Fiction Career Guides Children's - Non-fiction Self-help & Self-improvement

Erin B.

Erin B.

Boston, MA, USA

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A former Scholastic editor with over a decade of experience, who loves kidlit and delights in text.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic Inc.
  • Self-employed
  • Viable Paradise

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Young Adult Science Fiction Fantasy Horror Thriller & Suspense Action & Adventure

Jen W.

Jen W.

Boston, MA, USA

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Copyeditor, proofreader, and development editor with over 11 years experience in freelance and traditional publishing houses.


Work experience:

  • National Geographic Learning
  • National Fire Protection Association
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • Callisto Media

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing New Age Self-help & Self-improvement Parenting & Families

Lisa W.

Lisa W.

Boston, MA, USA

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As an editor with over 25 years' experience specializing in nature and memoir, I can help you take your project to the next level.


Work experience:

  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Home & Garden Non-Fiction Nature Biographies & Memoirs

Molly M.

Molly M.

Boston, MA, USA

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Writer/Editor/Communicator with a passion for science and storytelling. Let's get every word working for you!


Work experience:

  • Aforementioned Productions
  • Cengage
  • Elsevier

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Fantasy Fiction Literary Fiction Short Story Life Sciences Math & Science Non-Fiction Writing & Publishing

Alison D.

Alison D.

Boston, MA, USA

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Meticulous and dedicated development and copy editor of educational content, photography, and self-published teen/women's fiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Cengage
  • photo.net
  • Focal Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Women's Fiction Education & Reference Non-Fiction Photography Political Science & Current Affairs

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