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Sofi R.

Sofi R.

Birmingham, UK

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Meticulous Content Editor, ghostwriter and bibliophile who aspires to edit compelling fiction.


Work experience:

  • Packt
  • WeAreWordNerds

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Technology Non-Fiction

Ameesha G.

Ameesha G.

Birmingham, United Kingdom

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A nonfiction book coach & editor with 11 years’ experience in books that make the world better: personal dev, philosophy, & business


Work experience:

  • Packt Publishing
  • The Book Shelf LTD.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Career Guides Philosophy Humanities & Social Sciences Psychology Self-help & Self-improvement Atheism Religion & Spirituality Inspirational Writing & Publishing

Keith M.

Keith M.

London, United Kingdom

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Nonfiction publisher (25 years) specializing in science; author of one nonfiction book, three scifi novels and many TV entertainment shows.


Work experience:

  • Oxford University Press
  • Addison-Wesley/Pearson Education
  • Pergamon Press
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Science Fiction Fiction Computers & Internet Non-Fiction Children's - Non-fiction Math & Science Philosophy Humanities & Social Sciences Technology Physics & Chemistry Entertainment Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences

Amy D.

Amy D.

London, United Kingdom

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I am an experienced editor who has worked for five years in digital publishing. Particularly love crime, women's & historical fiction.


Work experience:

  • Endeavour Press
  • Sapere Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Romance History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime True Crime Thriller & Suspense Dystopian Science Fiction

Veronica W.

Veronica W.

Hampshire, United Kingdom

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A bit of a geek with an eye for detail and a way with words: an experienced development editor and copy-editor with a passion for education.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Nelson Thornes
  • International Financial Publishing (now part of the Emile Woolf Group)
  • Kaplan Financial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Humanities & Social Sciences Psychology Engineering Math & Science Education & Reference Finance & Accounting Physics & Chemistry Economics

Sinead F.

Sinead F.

Windsor, United Kingdom

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I am a qualified copy editor, proofreader and manuscript appraiser, with ten years' experience in the industry.


Work experience:

  • Published by HarperCollins
  • Freelance

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing History Humanities & Social Sciences Historical Fiction Fiction Women's Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement Literary Fiction Mystery & Crime

Emily Y.

Emily Y.

London, United Kingdom

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A Bookseller Rising Star and commercial fiction editor with ten years editing experience at Penguin Random House, Hachette and HarperCollins


Work experience:

  • Quercus (Hachette UK)
  • Ebury & Del Rey (Penguin Random House)
  • Orion Publishing (Hachette UK)
  • Avon (HarperCollins)

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Dystopian Science Fiction Romance Women's Fiction Thriller & Suspense Fantasy Historical Fiction

Andrew L.

Andrew L.

London, United Kingdom

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Friendly and precise editor/writing coach. Lots of experience with various genres. I'm an author, too. So I know what it's like.


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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Horror Thriller & Suspense Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction Dystopian Urban Fantasy Gaming & LitRPG

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Developmental Editor Birmingham

When you start writing a book, your thoughts are clear and focused, your enthusiasm is through the roof, and your characters and plot lines practically form themselves. By the time you finish writing a book, however, you’ll no longer have quite as much creative energy — and as a consequence, some things may have slipped through the cracks.

This is why every author who’s completed a book can benefit from a developmental edit: a “big picture” look at your manuscript that points out plot holes, character issues, and any other weak areas or major inconsistencies. A developmental editor might help you follow through on a subplot that got lost around page 100, or develop a character who’s a little flat. They’ll even work with you on your prose to make it more effective, and ensure that you’re conveying scenes properly. (Though keep in mind that if you want someone to work on a line-by-line basis, you’ll need a copy editor as well.)

Basically, a developmental editor will make your book a much better piece of literature. If you’ve finished your first draft, but worry it’s not up to snuff, you can’t go wrong getting a developmental editor in Birmingham to take a look. And the developmental editors you’ll find on Reedsy are the best in the biz — some have even worked with Big 5 editors across the globe! So if you need a developmental editor in Birmingham, just sign up to Reedsy and start looking now.

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