Hire a Copy Editor in Los Angeles

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Kerianne S.

Kerianne S.

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Former Scholastic production editor with over a decade of publishing experience, specializing in children's books and YA.


Work experience:

  • Kerianne Okie Steinberg Editorial Services
  • Scholastic Inc.
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Tufts Daily Newspaper

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Middle Grade Fantasy Comics & Graphic Novels Coming of Age LGBTQ (Fiction) Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Cultural & Ethnic Social & Family Issues

Tara V.

Tara V.

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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I have worked for 14 years as a copy editor and proofreader. I have worked with myriad genres from thrillers to biographies to self-help.


Work experience:

  • Zoomba Group

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Life Sciences Math & Science Philosophy Self-help & Self-improvement Biographies & Memoirs

Gail F.

Gail F.

Los Angeles, United States

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Copy editor with 13 years' experience helping authors produce clear, polished nonfiction books: biography/memoir, self-help, how-to, sports


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Los Angeles Baptist High School

Services: Editing Copy Editing

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Religion & Spirituality Psychology Self-help & Self-improvement Education & Reference Sports & Outdoors Children's - Non-fiction

Daniel J.

Daniel J.

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Editor and proofreader specializing in self-help, spiritual, poetry, non-native/translated English, graphic novels, first-time authors.


Work experience:

  • Fantagraphics Books Inc.
  • self-employed
  • self-employed/personal practice

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Health & wellbeing Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Poetry Fiction New Age Comics & Graphic Novels Self-help & Self-improvement Travel Science Fiction

Emma B.

Emma B.

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Dedicated, creative editor with an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and years of experience at a top New York City literary agency.


Work experience:

  • McCormick Literary
  • The Iowa Writers' Workshop
  • Atheneum (a division of Simon & Schuster)

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Short Story Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits History Humanities & Social Sciences Political Science & Current Affairs Women's Fiction

Anne S.

Anne S.

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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I’m a developmental editor who has worked with star writers and beginners. I specialize in memoir, personal growth, and LGBTQ+ projects.


Work experience:

  • The Advocate
  • Senior Arts & Entertainment Editor
  • Well Again
  • self

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

Genres: LGBTQ (Fiction) Fiction Plays & Screenplays Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Inspirational LGBTQ (non fiction) Self-help & Self-improvement Humor & Comedy

Paul S.

Paul S.

Los Angeles, United States

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I'm a writer/editor with a particular ability to help people get their books out of their heads and onto the page. Call me a Book Whisperer.


Work experience:

  • B. Bear Productions, Inc.

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Humor & Comedy Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Political Science & Current Affairs Anthologies Music Entertainment Plays & Screenplays Short Story

Ryan Q.

Ryan Q.

Los Angeles, United States

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Hawk-eyed and supportive copyeditor with over ten years of Big Five and indie experience.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Group USA
  • Phoenix Books
  • Deutsch LA
  • Ryan Quinn

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Humor & Comedy History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Political Science & Current Affairs Mystery & Crime Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense

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