Hire a Developmental Editor in Kansas City

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Emily O.

Emily O.

Kansas City, MO, USA

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Expert children's content editor specializing in fiction, non-fiction, DIY, digital, and tech-driven.


Work experience:

  • ECO Edits
  • American Girl
  • Hallmark Cards, LLC

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

Genres: Picture Books Children's Fiction Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction DIY & Crafts

Maria D.

Maria D.

Kansas City, MO, United States

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Empathetic, bespoke developmental editor specializing in YA, Self-Help, Historical Fiction, Romance. Tune in to the truth of your concept.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Romance Fiction Young Adult Historical Fiction Comics & Graphic Novels Fantasy Self-help & Self-improvement Non-Fiction Science Fiction Dystopian

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

Genres: Science Fiction Fiction Fantasy Literary Fiction 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

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

Crystal V.

Crystal V.

New York City, NY, USA

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As an editor, proofreader, copy editor, and writer with nearly 25 years of experience, I can help make your book the best it can be.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Working Partners Ltd.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Children's - Non-fiction Action & Adventure Fantasy Literary Fiction Young Adult Mystery & Crime

Shelly S.

Shelly S.

Oklahoma City, OK, USA

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Dedicated, compassionate, honest writing coach who has polished manuscripts for both new and best-selling authors. I make your work shine!


Work experience:

  • Self-Employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing

Genres: Romance Fiction Action & Adventure Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Coming of Age Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction Legal Thriller Thriller & Suspense Psychological Thriller

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Developmental Editor Kansas City

Writing a book is a nuanced process and it takes time to get to the finished product. It’s like crafting the exact measurements of a recipe so that you can achieve the best result. As a writer your creative process can evolve and your manuscript may need to go through several edits and tweaks before it’s complete.

A developmental editor in Kansas City can help you develop your craft. Many authors hire a professional to analyze their writing based on the editor’s years of experience, and the way they’ll challenge you to do better. This may involve looking in detail at the purpose and flow of your writing, but character development and structure could also be considered, including ways to improve and refine the story. In short, this type of professional will help you to make your writing better across the board.

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