Hire a Copy Editor in Houston

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Julie C.

Julie C.

Houston, TX, USA

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NYT & USA TODAY bestselling author/editor/ghostwriter. I love an inspiring story of hope, resilience, and triumph over trauma.


Work experience:

  • BlueSpark Editorial

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

Genres: Women's Fiction Fiction Literary Fiction Coming of Age Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Inspirational Self-help & Self-improvement Travel Writing & Publishing

Tricia C.

Tricia C.

Portland, United States

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Copyeditor and proofreader formerly at Random House and Penguin, specializing in novels and short stories for adult and young readers.


Work experience:

  • Callahan Editorial
  • Howler Magazine
  • Random House Children's Books
  • Penguin Group (USA)
  • Slice Magazine

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Middle Grade Children's

Gene H.

Gene H.

Houston, United States

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Creative, experienced editor of novels, children's books, and poetry. Let's prepare your manuscript for publication together.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • Uptown Stories
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Scholastic
  • HarperEntertainment
  • Daniel Weiss Associates/17th Street Productions
  • Denver Quarterly
  • San Jacinto College South

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure Fiction LGBTQ (Fiction) Middle Grade Children's Comics & Graphic Novels Fantasy Science Fiction Poetry Literary Fiction

Kelly L.

Kelly L.

Phoenix, United States

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I am passionate about the written word! I have 15+ years in editing in all genres, with special attention to business and travel.


Work experience:

  • Waking the Dream, LLC
  • Immanence Journal
  • Gently Read Literature (GRL)
  • International Artist Publishing
  • Perseus Books Group
  • The Story Laboratory

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

Genres: Romance Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction Travel Poetry Mystery & Crime

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

Jill W.

Jill W.

Chicago, United States

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Experienced developmental editor - I love all genres! Dedicated to assessing and improving manuscripts for readability and marketability.


Work experience:

  • JWelsh Editorial and Writing Coaching
  • Goodheart-Willcox Publishers
  • University of Chicago Graham School

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Humor & Comedy Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Computers & Internet Cultural & Ethnic Mystery & Crime Fantasy Self-help & Self-improvement Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense

Kelley B.

Kelley B.

Eugene, United States

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As a trusted freelance editor, I've edited hundreds of books: memoir, travel, current events, food/bev, relationships/sexuality, health.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Biblio: Exploring the World of Books
  • Global Special Risks
  • Houston Press

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Political Science & Current Affairs Travel Psychology Humanities & Social Sciences Sex & Relationships Parenting & Families

Brooke M.

Brooke M.

Denver, United States

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Experienced (9 yrs in-house, 13 yrs freelance), nonfiction editor specializing in content editing, copy editing, and proofreading.


Work experience:

  • Chicago Review Press
  • Perseus Books Group (now Hachette)
  • Westview Press in the Perseus Books Group (now Hachette)
  • Word Hawk Editing, LLC

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

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Music Philosophy Entertainment Parenting & Families Biographies & Memoirs Children's - Non-fiction

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