Hire a Copy Editor in Houston

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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

Michael S.

Michael S.

Houston, TX, USA

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Versatile book copy editor with 15 years' industry experience. I work with both fiction and general nonfiction


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Humor & Comedy Historical Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Humanities & Social Sciences Political Science & Current Affairs Writing & Publishing

Jenna N.

Jenna N.

Bangor, United States

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10+ years as a cookbook and wellness editor—everything from Texas BBQ to vegan desserts to training for your first marathon.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Indexing

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Home & Garden

Susannah N.

Susannah N.

Montpelier, United States

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Enthusiastic, friendly editor at Macmillan for 25 years. Favorite genres are women's fiction, memoir, creative nonfiction, thrillers, YA.


Work experience:

  • Noel Editorial
  • Wiley-Blackwell
  • nSight
  • Vermont College of Fine Arts
  • Maponics (Pitney Bowes)
  • Clariant Creative Agency
  • Union Street Media Interactive
  • Self-Employed
  • Editorial Arts Academy

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Thriller & Suspense Finance & Accounting Math & Science Religion & Spirituality

Will T.

Will T.

Chicago, United States

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Trusted copy editor and proofreader for mystery, suspense, sci-fi, fantasy, and weird short stories.


Work experience:

  • University of Iowa Press
  • Franciscan Media
  • Kirkus Editorial
  • Girl Friday Productions
  • American Literary Review
  • Crab Orchard Review

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Short Story Romance Science Fiction Mystery & Crime Thriller & Suspense

Tricia C.

Tricia C.

Portland, United States

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Copyeditor/proofreader formerly at Penguin Random House, with 14 yrs' experience editing fiction and nonfiction 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 Inspirational Non-Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement Writing & Publishing Comics & Graphic Novels Action & Adventure

Amy E.

Amy E.

New York, United States

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Literary agent with a particular passion for all things YA, romance, and historical.


Work experience:

  • Dystel, Goderich & Bourret

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

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Fantasy Romance Coming of Age Literary Fiction Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Chick Lit Women's Fiction Social & Family Issues

Margaret N.

Margaret N.

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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I edit cookbooks, craft titles, gift-y nonfiction. I've worked on everything from astrophysics texts to NYT-bestselling literary mashups.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • Quirk Books
  • Beacon PreMedia Global (now Lumina Datamatics)
  • East Falls Bakery
  • Police Legal Sciences
  • The Writing Center at Kenyon College
  • Zanesville Art Museum

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

Genres: Humor & Comedy Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Mashups Writing & Publishing Calendars Comics & Graphic Novels Design Photography Architecture

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