Hire a Developmental Editor in Kansas City

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Alison C.

Alison C.

Kansas City, MO, USA

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Senior Editor at Status Quill. Specialisms: science fiction, speculative fiction, and fantasy. Edited fiction which won 2019 Pushcart Prize.


Work experience:

  • Pleiades Magazine
  • Status Quill

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

Genres: Science Fiction Fiction Fantasy Literary Fiction Short Story Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction

Jon A.

Jon A.

Kansas City, MO, USA

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Professional book editor and writer with a soft spot for non-fiction. I'm also a frequent traveler and (occasional) travel writer.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • Skyhorse Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Travel Music Humanities & Social Sciences History Geography DIY & Crafts

Elisabeth C.

Elisabeth C.

Iowa City, IA, United States

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Award-winning and New York Times bestselling editor of nonfiction and memoir.


Work experience:

  • University of Iowa Press
  • University of Nebraska Press
  • Freelance
  • Iowa Writers’ House Editing Services

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Religion & Spirituality Nature Travel Entertainment

Kate P.

Kate P.

New York City, NY, USA

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Children’s book editor with 6+ years of industry experience editing projects from picture books-YA with insight into the agenting world


Work experience:

  • Simon & Schuster
  • Sourcebooks
  • The Bent Agency

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Picture Books Young Adult Middle Grade Fantasy

Griffin S.

Griffin S.

Park City, UT, USA

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Book Editor | Developmental Editor of Fiction and Memoir | Copyediting and Proofreading Services.


Work experience:

  • GS Editing

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

Genres: Action & Adventure Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Dystopian Science Fiction Fantasy Thriller & Suspense History Humanities & Social Sciences

Rachael S.

Rachael S.

New York City, NY, USA

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Experienced children's book editor who's passionate about helping you bring your stories to life.


Work experience:

  • Sterling Publishing
  • Children's Book Academy

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction Picture Books Middle Grade Fantasy Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Social & Family Issues

Sarah C.

Sarah C.

Springfield, United States

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Nonfiction editor formerly of Wiley and Pearson. I help authors create AWESOME books (including a #1 bestseller on Amazon).


Work experience:

  • Independent Publishing Professional
  • Pearson Learning Solutions
  • John Wiley and Sons
  • Arnerich Massena
  • New Riders/Peachpit

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Technology Health & wellbeing Education & Reference Finance & Accounting Math & Science Home & Garden Self-help & Self-improvement

Diane B.

Diane B.

Lawrence, United States

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My sweet spot is MG and YA fiction. I'll help you find your story (ornery manuscripts don't scare me!) and figure out how to tell it.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Middle Grade Children's Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction

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