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

Anna B.

Anna B.

London, United Kingdom

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I have 10+ years' experience working on children's and YA writing at UK publishers including Hachette and HarperCollins.


Work experience:

  • Octopus (Hachette)
  • Carlton Books
  • Orchard (Hachette)
  • Egmont
  • N/A

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

Genres: Picture Books Children's Fiction Middle Grade Fantasy Middle Grade Fantasy Humor & Comedy Science Fiction Young Adult Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction

Kim Y.

Kim Y.

Norfolk, United Kingdom

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Non-fiction editor offering extensive experience across a wide variety of arts, humanities, social sciences, and general trade lists.


Work experience:

  • Yarwood Editorial Services
  • Antique Collectors' Club
  • Martin Books, Simon & Schuster (UK)
  • The Ilex Press
  • The Stationery Office (TSO; HMSO, privatized)
  • Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO)
  • Henderson Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Indexing

Genres: Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Business & Management Antiques & Collectibles Philosophy Writing & Publishing Design Travel

Hugo V.

Hugo V.

London, United Kingdom

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ELT specialist with extensive in-house print and digital experience from primary to adult. I also translate (English-Italian).


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Macmillan Education
  • Macmillan Eduaction

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

Genres: ELT Non-Fiction Writing & Publishing

Clare S.

Clare S.

London, United Kingdom

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A freelance copy-editor and proofreader specialising in cookery, craft and other lifestyle titles.


Work experience:

  • Cico Books
  • New Holland Publishers
  • Clare Sayer

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: DIY & Crafts Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Home & Garden Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits

Penny H.

Penny H.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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I'm a writer, editor and editorial consultant on ELT materials, both print and digital. 


Work experience:

  • Penny Hands Editorial Services

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Education & Reference Non-Fiction

Elv M.

Elv M.

London, United Kingdom

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Editorial consultant with 20 years’ publishing experience. I can help you shape your book, grow as a writer and create a great proposal.


Work experience:

  • OUP
  • Penguin Random House
  • Self-employed
  • Scholastic
  • Simon and Schuster
  • Egmont

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

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Poetry Anthologies Classics Middle Grade Children's

Scott P.

Scott P.

London, United Kingdom

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I am a publisher and editor with twenty years' experience and several award-winning and bestselling books to my name.


Work experience:

  • Unbound
  • Aardvark Bureau, Gallic Books
  • The Friday Project, HarperCollins
  • Waterstones
  • Oxford Brookes University
  • Eye Books & Lightning Books
  • Mastermind, Impossible and Fifteen to One

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Fantasy Literary Fiction Science Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Historical Fiction Thriller & Suspense Women's Fiction

Melissa H.

Melissa H.

Basingstoke, United Kingdom

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Highly experienced editor specialising in children's books. From critiques to copy-editing, my skills are here to help your story shine.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Piccadilly Press, London

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Action & Adventure Horror Thriller & Suspense Middle Grade Children's Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction

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