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Elizabeth T.

Elizabeth T.

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Romance, fantasy, sci-fi and YA proofreader and copyeditor with experience at Disney/Hyperion, Hallmark Books and Dreamspinner Press.


Work experience:

  • Disney Publishing Worldwide
  • Freelance
  • Renaissance Literary & Talent
  • Luna Station Quarterly
  • NBCUniversal, Inc.
  • Dreamspinner Press
  • eLance
  • Belkin International
  • Alpha Pictures
  • Self-employed
  • Hallmark Books

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Plays & Screenplays Fiction Romance Urban Fantasy Fantasy Young Adult Science Fiction Middle Grade Fantasy Children's Mystery & Crime Comics & Graphic Novels

Josh R.

Josh R.

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Experienced, passionate, and versatile non-fiction editor. Clients include Al Gore, Garth Brooks, and Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket).


Work experience:

  • Melcher Media
  • theNewerYork Press (tNY.Press)
  • The Industry L.A.
  • Penguin Random House Publishers
  • Raab & Co

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Indexing

Genres: Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Political Science & Current Affairs Business & Management Biographies & Memoirs Technology Sex & Relationships Self-help & Self-improvement Psychology

Carolyn H.

Carolyn H.

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Longtime editor with focus on architecture, design, lifestyle, and business.


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

Genres: Architecture Non-Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Design Home & Garden

Angela B.

Angela B.

Los Angeles, United States

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Editor of more than 500 books. I specialize in thrillers, sci-fi, mysteries, fantasy, paranormal, horror, YA, and dystopian fiction.


Work experience:

  • Alyson Books
  • Social Studies School Service
  • Self

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Horror Thriller & Suspense LGBTQ (Fiction) Middle Grade Children's Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction

Jay A.

Jay A.

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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I’m passionate about words and sentences and well-told stories. Helping manuscripts find their fullest potential is one of my greatest joys


Work experience:

  • Jay Antani Editorial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure Fiction Thriller & Suspense Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Coming of Age Cultural & Ethnic Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction Plays & Screenplays

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

Erin Y.

Erin Y.

Los Angeles, United States

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Experienced writer, editor and agent with an MFA in Creative Writing. I have experience editing New York Times bestselling authors.


Work experience:

  • The Industry
  • tNY Press
  • Dystel, Goderich & Bourret LLC
  • EY Literary Management

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Women's Fiction Middle Grade Children's Fantasy Thriller & Suspense Science Fiction Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Middle Grade Fantasy

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

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