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Jill W.

Jill W.

Chicago, United States

Developmental Editing

Experienced developmental editor - I love all genres! Dedicated to assessing & improving manuscripts for readability and marketability.

Fantasy Fiction + 10 more

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Jill W.

Jill W.

Developmental Editing

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Overview

Experienced developmental editor - I love all genres! Dedicated to assessing & improving manuscripts for readability and marketability.

Work Experience

JWelsh Editorial and Writing Coaching

Goodheart-Willcox Publishers

Services

Editing

Developmental Editing

Copy Editing

Editorial Assessment

Genres

Fiction

Non-Fiction

Young Adult & Teen

Humor & Comedy

Biographies & Memoirs

Computers & Internet

Cultural & Ethnic Themes

Crime & Mystery

Fantasy

Self-help & Self-improvement

Science Fiction

Thriller

Kathryn S.

Kathryn S.

Chicago, United States

Developmental Editing

Experienced developmental book editor specializing in parenting books as well as children's PB, MG and YA fiction.

Non-Fiction Parenting & Families + 3 more

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Kathryn S.

Kathryn S.

Developmental Editing

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Experienced developmental book editor specializing in parenting books as well as children's PB, MG and YA fiction.

Work Experience

Sourcebooks, Inc.

Sourcebooks, Inc.

Sourcebooks, Inc.

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Academy of Pediatrics

The Purcell Literary Agency

Entangled Publishing

Author Claudia Gray

Services

Editing

Developmental Editing

Editorial Assessment

Genres

Fiction

Non-Fiction

Young Adult & Teen

Children's - Middle Grade

Parenting & Families

Will T.

Will T.

Chicago, United States

Developmental Editing

Trusted copy editor and proofreader of several publishers for award-winning fiction and literary nonfiction.

Science Fiction Fiction + 8 more

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Will T.

Will T.

Developmental Editing

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Overview

Trusted copy editor and proofreader of several publishers for award-winning fiction and literary nonfiction.

Work Experience

University of Iowa Press

Franciscan Media

Apex CoVantage

Ashgate Publishing

Scribe Media

Pivot Point International

Services

Editing

Developmental Editing

Copy Editing

Editorial Assessment

Proofreading

Genres

Fiction

Non-Fiction

Romance

Young Adult & Teen

Biographies & Memoirs

Adventure

Women's Fiction

Short Story

Crime & Mystery

Science Fiction

Perrin D.

Perrin D.

Chicago, IL, United States

Developmental Editing

Cookbooks are my specialty—books I have edited have won or been finalists for James Beard, IACP, and Gourmand awards.

Economics Publishing + 7 more

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Perrin D.

Perrin D.

Developmental Editing

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Overview

Cookbooks are my specialty—books I have edited have won or been finalists for James Beard, IACP, and Gourmand awards.

Work Experience

Agate Publishing

Perrin Davis

Services

Editing

Developmental Editing

Copy Editing

Editorial Assessment

Proofreading

Query Letter Review

Genres

Non-Fiction

Business & Management

Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits

Health & wellbeing

Politics & Current Affairs

Travel

Home & Garden

Publishing

Economics

Abby S.

Abby S.

Chicago, United States

Developmental Editing

I'm a literary agent who specializes in commercial/genre and literary fiction and select nonfiction (cooking, narrative)

Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Christian + 8 more

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Abby S.

Abby S.

Developmental Editing

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Overview

I'm a literary agent who specializes in commercial/genre and literary fiction and select nonfiction (cooking, narrative)

Work Experience

The Lark Group

Browne & Miller Literary Associates

Sourcebooks

John Wiley & Sons

Services

Editing

Developmental Editing

Copy Editing

Editorial Assessment

Proofreading

Query Letter Review

Genres

Fiction

Non-Fiction

Literature

Romance

Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits

Christian

Historical Fiction

Women's Fiction

Crime & Mystery

Thriller

Christa D.

Christa D.

Chicago, IL, USA

Developmental Editing

Development and copy editor working with NY publishers, bestselling/award-winning indie authors since 2011. Multi-published YA author.

Fiction Young Adult & Teen + 3 more

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Christa D.

Christa D.

Developmental Editing

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Development and copy editor working with NY publishers, bestselling/award-winning indie authors since 2011. Multi-published YA author.

Work Experience

Samhain Publishing

Editor Christa Désir

Services

Editing

Developmental Editing

Copy Editing

Proofreading

Query Letter Review

Genres

Fiction

Romance

Young Adult & Teen

LGBTQ

Women's Fiction

Jennifer H.

Jennifer H.

Chicago, IL, USA

Developmental Editing

Former senior editor for Capstone with 17+ years experience in biography, memoir, history, creative fiction and NF for adults and children.

History Self-help & Self-improvement + 8 more

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Jennifer H.

Jennifer H.

Developmental Editing

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Former senior editor for Capstone with 17+ years experience in biography, memoir, history, creative fiction and NF for adults and children.

Work Experience

Heinemann-Raintree

Quarasan

McGraw-Hill

Publications International, Ltd.

Capstone Publishers

White Dog Editorial Services

Services

Editing

Developmental Editing

Copy Editing

Proofreading

Genres

Fiction

Non-Fiction

Biographies & Memoirs

History

Historical Fiction

Children's - Middle Grade

Crime & Mystery

Self-help & Self-improvement

True Crime

Children's - Non-fiction

Jodi B.

Jodi B.

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Developmental Editing

I'm a lifelong reader who loves working with authors and helping them promote their work.

Travel Holiday + 8 more

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Jodi B.

Jodi B.

Developmental Editing

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Overview

I'm a lifelong reader who loves working with authors and helping them promote their work.

Work Experience

Clients (past and present): F+W Media, Disney Publishing Worldwide, Meredith Corporation

F+W Media (book division now owned by PRH)

Services

Editing

Developmental Editing

Copy Editing

Editorial Assessment

Proofreading

Query Letter Review

Genres

Fiction

Non-Fiction

Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits

DIY & Crafts

Travel

Anthologies

Holiday

Home & Garden

Parenting & Families

Children's - Non-fiction


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