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Steve J.

Steve J.

Minneapolis, MN, USA

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Wildly talented editor and writer with palmeres including climate change, where-to, children's books, and award-winning author projects.


Work experience:

  • Scribe Media
  • Rainforest Alliance
  • A Higher Latitude

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Nature Writing & Publishing Sports & Outdoors Middle Grade Children's Fiction

Dan K.

Dan K.

Minneapolis, MN, USA

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Fastidious editor. Husband. Father. Golfer. Sports nut. Cat fancier. Harvard grad. Most interested in Fact, but comfortable with Fiction.


Work experience:

  • St. Paul Pioneer Press
  • Twin Cities magazine
  • Minnesota Monthly magazine

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Sports & Outdoors Non-Fiction Humor & Comedy Nature Biographies & Memoirs

Mary K.

Mary K.

Minneapolis, MN, USA

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As a former literary agent, I bring a craft focus and deep insider knowledge to my work. My specialties include children's books and YA.


Work experience:

  • Mary Kole Editorial, LLC
  • Andrea Brown Literary Agency

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

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

Brett O.

Brett O.

Minneapolis, MN, USA

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Developmental editor and acquisitions editor of more than 300 titles pertaining to nature, popular science, and wildlife.


Work experience:

  • AdventureKEEN
  • Knockout Literary Magazine

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

Genres: Nature Non-Fiction Travel Children's - Non-fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Sports & Outdoors Transportation Poetry Fiction

Amy T.

Amy T.

Minneapolis, MN, USA

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An attentive and rigorous editor specializing in nonfiction and academic texts, I have copy edited 75+ books for Routledge.


Work experience:

  • Amy Thomas Words
  • Capella University
  • University of Minnesota, Auburn University, Washington College, University of California - Berkeley
  • MeansBusiness
  • Bedford/St. Martin's

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing

Genres: Health & wellbeing Non-Fiction Philosophy Humanities & Social Sciences Psychology Political Science & Current Affairs Sociology Self-help & Self-improvement History Art

Stephanie K.

Stephanie K.

Bedford, United States

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Don't ever fall for the trap of thinking you can be rigorous and academic OR engaging and clear--you can absolutely be both. I'll help you.


Work experience:

  • Keep Learning
  • National Center for Science Education
  • BiteScis

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Nature Non-Fiction Life Sciences Math & Science Children's - Non-fiction

Chersti N.

Chersti N.

Provo, United States

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15+ yrs experience editing SciFi/Fantasy/YA and more with NY Times best-selling authors such as Brandon Sanderson and Dan Wells.


Work experience:

  • Writer Therapy
  • Cedar Fort
  • Leading Edge

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Young Adult Thriller & Suspense Science Fiction Plays & Screenplays Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction Fantasy Historical Fiction

Jim S.

Jim S.

Beaverton, United States

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An editor with over twenty years of publishing experience at major houses, who has a sweet spot for genre fiction and comic books.


Work experience:

  • Working Vacation Studios
  • Kirkus Media, LLC
  • Hachette Book Group
  • Time Warner Book Group/Hachette Book Group
  • DC Comics

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Action & Adventure Horror Thriller & Suspense Comics (non fiction) Non-Fiction Mashups Plays & Screenplays Mystery & Crime Comics & Graphic Novels Fantasy Science Fiction

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Developmental Editor Minneapolis

A draft will remain a draft, unless it has been thoroughly reviewed and revised before it reaches publication. But don’t think for one second that because you did the writing, you also need to assign yourself the editing! A fresh set of eyes is an important part of the writing process because they can give precise and objective feedback of your work, which calls for a developmental editor. Some writers present their work to these editors after finishing the whole manuscript, while others seek their guidance from start to finish.

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