Hire a Developmental Editor in Bristol

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Paul N.

Paul N.

Bristol, UK

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Copy-editor + proofreader. Legal/STM/humanities academic book specialist – OUP and Palgrave Macmillan. Worked at LexisNexis, IOP Publishing.


Work experience:

  • Paul Nash Freelance
  • IOP Publishing
  • Jordan Publishing Ltd
  • LexisNexis
  • AIRB
  • Practical Musician

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Philosophy Life Sciences Math & Science Law Education & Reference Psychology Political Science & Current Affairs Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences

Chris Evan B.

Chris Evan B.

Bristol, UK

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Non-fiction editor with 15 years' experience of helping authors to make great books. Specialisms: music, geography, history, business.


Work experience:

  • Freelance publishing/editorial services
  • Nelson Thornes Educational Publisher

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

Genres: Geography Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Music History Business & Management Psychology Religion & Spirituality Education & Reference

Malcolm C.

Malcolm C.

Bristol, UK

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Bestselling author, editor, commissioning editor, packager and publishing consultant. Will work for biscuits.


Work experience:

  • Portico
  • Château de Pommard
  • Robson Books
  • Me Me Me Publishing Services

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Entertainment Non-Fiction Music Humanities & Social Sciences Travel Humor & Comedy Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Picture Books Children's Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction Plays & Screenplays

Diane F.

Diane F.

London, United Kingdom

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Experienced non-fiction ghostwriter, structural editor (book doctor) and copyeditor, specialising in the arts, humanities and biography.


Work experience:

  • Phaidon Press Ltd.
  • Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East
  • Academy Projects LLP
  • Macmillan Publishers
  • various

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction History Photography Biographies & Memoirs

Karen B.

Karen B.

London, United Kingdom

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The Bookseller Rising Star. I edit adult, YA & children's fiction with empathy & vigour. Published author.


Work experience:

  • Speckled Pen
  • Little, Brown Books For Young Readers
  • Working Partners

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

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Women's Fiction Middle Grade Children's Fantasy Paranormal Romance Romance Mystery & Crime Thriller & Suspense

Dan H.

Dan H.

London, United Kingdom

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London-based freelance editor of cookery and illustrated non-fiction books


Work experience:

  • Random House
  • Phaidon Press
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Health & wellbeing Home & Garden Architecture Agriculture Parenting & Families

Bryony S.

Bryony S.

England, United Kingdom

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Traditionally published biographer and ghostwriter, now working as an editor of memoirs, how-tos, and fiction ... with a twist.


Work experience:

  • Bryony Sutherland
  • Atomic Partnership Limited

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Women's Fiction Fiction Entertainment Mystery & Crime Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense Dystopian

Tim M.

Tim M.

York, United Kingdom

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Experienced editor specialising in science fiction, horror and YA fiction – offering MS assessment, structural editing and copyediting.


Work experience:

  • CGP
  • Pearson
  • Scholastic
  • British Fantasy Society
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Short Story Fantasy Science Fiction Mystery & Crime Horror Thriller & Suspense Action & Adventure Psychological Thriller

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Developmental Editor Bristol

Writing a good story is like building a house. You need a strong foundation and a good structure to hold it up… and that is where a developmental editor comes in.

A developmental editor gives your book symmetry and order. They will make sure that your book has a steady foundation, or they will revise and improve on your existing one. They will ensure that your voice, perspective, and style are all consistent. Developmental editors also work on your plot to ensure there are no major holes, and refine character development arcs to make them more realistic and interesting. To get all this done the right way, is important to hire a professional with experience in your genre and target market!

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