Hire a Developmental Editor in Denver

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Bess M.

Bess M.

Denver, CO, USA

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I'm an experienced writer/editor who has worked in book publishing. I specialize in editing anthologies, memoirs, and business books.


Work experience:

  • Bess Vanrenen
  • Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book
  • Orison Books
  • American Animal Hospital Association
  • Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group
  • Fairchild Fashion Media

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Query Letter Review

Genres: Anthologies Fiction Short Story Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Business & Management Humanities & Social Sciences

Elizabeth C.

Elizabeth C.

Denver, CO, USA

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Literary Agent and Freelance Editor with nearly a decade of experience in traditional publishing, specializing in manuscript development.


Work experience:

  • Maria Carvainis Agency
  • Copps Editorial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Historical Fiction Literary Fiction Mystery & Crime Horror Thriller & Suspense Women's Fiction Young Adult

Ben S.

Ben S.

Denver, CO, USA

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Full-service. My most recent edit is a satire in the spy thriller genre. On the other hand, I've edited death penalty jury instructions.


Work experience:

  • Oxford University Press
  • TOR Books
  • LexisNexis
  • Dwarven Forge
  • FS Laurel Press

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

Genres: Science Fiction Fiction Gaming & LitRPG Fantasy Literary Fiction Law Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Business & Management Humor & Comedy

Marta P.

Marta P.

Denver, CO, USA

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Marta loves to take a concept and help craft it into a spellbinding book that excites and informs its readers.


Work experience:

  • Morton Publishing Company
  • Fulcrum Publishing Company

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Nature Non-Fiction Physics & Chemistry Math & Science Life Sciences Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences Education & Reference

Brooke M.

Brooke M.

Denver, United States

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Experienced (9 yrs in-house, 13 yrs freelance), nonfiction editor specializing in content editing, copy editing, and proofreading.


Work experience:

  • Chicago Review Press
  • Perseus Books Group (now Hachette)
  • Westview Press in the Perseus Books Group (now Hachette)
  • Word Hawk Editing, LLC

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

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Music Philosophy Entertainment Parenting & Families Biographies & Memoirs Children's - Non-fiction

Tammy S.

Tammy S.

California, United States

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Editor specializing in fantasy and science fiction and their many subgenres. As dedicated to words as a hobbit to breakfast.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Horror Thriller & Suspense Science Fiction Urban Fantasy Fantasy Action & Adventure Epic Fantasy

Patricia H.

Patricia H.

Sacramento, United States

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I provide careful, intelligent, and sensitive copyediting, developmental editing, ghost writing, and coaching services.


Work experience:

  • Patricia L. Heinicke Jr.
  • Westview Press
  • Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley
  • Central Florida Community College

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry Math & Science Religion & Spirituality

Jessica H.

Jessica H.

Jacksonville, United States

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Award-winning freelance editor Jessica Hatch provides practical, marketable revision advice to clients on all six habitable continents.


Work experience:

  • Writers House
  • St. Martin's Press
  • Fox Literary LLC
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Historical Fiction Fiction LGBTQ (Fiction) Women's Fiction LGBTQ (non fiction) Self-help & Self-improvement

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Developmental editor for hire in Denver

Calling all bibliophiles from the Mile High City! There’s only so much Rocky Mountain explorations and craft brewery hops you can do on a weekend, so why not finally put pen to paper with the help of a developmental editor? A developmental editor is that guide who will help you navigate the trickiest part of the woods: ushering you through the thorny treetops of plot, characterization, and linguistics to make it to the other side safely.

You’ll want to look for a developmental editor who is not only an expert in your genre, but can help identify a target audience and place your work in the context of publishing industry trends. This will help make sure your book is current. Too often writers can either get so blinded by their own style or an aesthetic by favorite older authors that they miss contemporary approaches. Leave it to your trusty developmental editor for hire in Denver to keep you on the pulse of the moment.
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