Hire a Developmental Editor in Canada

We've sourced the best developmental editors in Canada who are ready to help you with all your developmental editing needs.

Eric A.

Eric A.

Guelph, ON, Canada

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Non-fiction developmental and copy editor with a passion for history, pop-sci, biographies, and business. Let's get excited about your book!


Work experience:

  • FriesenPress
  • Arts and Drafts Editing
  • Innovate Development
  • University of Victoria

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Computers & Internet Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Self-help & Self-improvement

Becky T.

Becky T.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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I specialize in crime and literary fiction and narrative nonfiction. I've worked with international bestsellers and major lit award nominees


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Random House of Canada
  • Harvill Secker (Random House UK)
  • The Harvill Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction

Janna G.

Janna G.

Summerside, PE, Canada

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An accomplished editor who brings vast experience from working at Oxford University Press to help you write the book you've dreamed about.


Work experience:

  • Oxford University Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Education & Reference

Alethea S.

Alethea S.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Editor for over 21 years with a wealth of experience in book editing . I've worked with hundreds of authors over the course of my career.


Work experience:

  • BeCreative Communications
  • Entangled Publishing

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

Genres: Romance Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement Non-Fiction Children's Fantasy Historical Fiction Literary Fiction Science Fiction Biographies & Memoirs

Hilary D.

Hilary D.

Halifax, NS, Canada

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Editor with 20+ years experience in RPGs, fiction, and academic writing. Specialties in history & romance, with 6 years at Sourcebooks.


Work experience:

  • Sourcebooks Casablanca
  • Dream Pod 9
  • Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) Program, Dalhousie University
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Science Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Romantic Suspense Romance Historical Romance Gaming & LitRPG Fantasy

Jennifer H.

Jennifer H.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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An experienced freelance editor, specializing in romance and YA. My passion is helping indie authors take their books to the next level.


Work experience:

  • Kensington Publishing Corporation (Lyrical Press)
  • Lyrical Press/Kensington Publishing Corporation
  • Breathless Press/Lycoan Press
  • BookFish Books
  • Entangled Publishing
  • Fresh Look Editorial
  • Corvisiero Literary Agency
  • Harvey Klinger Literary Agency

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Paranormal Romance Romance Contemporary Romance Romantic Suspense Romantic Comedy

Gillian R.

Gillian R.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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If there's a way to bring order to your word chaos, I'll find it! Experience? Years... LGBTQ and emerging writers very welcome.


Work experience:

  • Insomniac Press
  • Self-employed
  • Ryerson University

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Historical Fiction LGBTQ (Fiction) Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Entertainment LGBTQ (non fiction)

Jenna C.

Jenna C.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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An experienced editor working in children's publishing, specializing in content that inspires young readers’ imaginations.


Work experience:

  • Today's Parent Approved
  • Owlkids Publishing - Chirp, Chickadee, and OWL Magazines
  • Today’s Parent Magazine
  • The Ryersonian
  • Dandyhorse Magazine
  • Strathmore Times
  • McClung's Magazine

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Picture Books Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction

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Developmental editor for hire in Canada

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