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Brooke G.

Brooke G.

New Jersey, United States

Developmental Editing

An experienced editor, with a particular love for travel and memoir, who has lived and worked in the US, UK, Australia, and Africa.

Social & Behavioral Sciences Women's Fiction + 7 more

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Brooke G.

Brooke G.

Developmental Editing

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Overview

An experienced editor, with a particular love for travel and memoir, who has lived and worked in the US, UK, Australia, and Africa.

Work Experience

Brooke Goode Editing & Writing Services

Modern Africa magazine

West Africa magazine

Rowman & Littlefield

Drew Magazine

Rutgers University Press

Henry Holt & Co.

St. Martin's Press

IPC Media

Australian Broadcasting Corp

James Curry Publishers

Zed Books

Services

Editing

Developmental Editing

Copy Editing

Editorial Assessment

Proofreading

Genres

Fiction

Non-Fiction

Biographies & Memoirs

Health & wellbeing

Politics & Current Affairs

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Travel

Cultural & Ethnic Themes

Women's Fiction

Jeff S.

Jeff S.

New York, United States

Developmental Editing

I'm a developmental and copy editor specializing in science, tech, business, memoir, and health/self-improvement.

Non-Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement + 6 more

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Jeff S.

Jeff S.

Developmental Editing

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Overview

I'm a developmental and copy editor specializing in science, tech, business, memoir, and health/self-improvement.

Work Experience

W. W. Norton & Company

W. W. Norton & Company

W. W. Norton & Company

Self-employed

Services

Editing

Developmental Editing

Copy Editing

Editorial Assessment

Genres

Non-Fiction

Technology

Politics & Current Affairs

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Self-help & Self-improvement

Physics & Chemistry

Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences

Life Sciences

Heather A.

Heather A.

New York, United States

Developmental Editing

Children's book and kidlit editor specializing in picture books, middle grade, young adult and graphic novels.

Young Adult & Teen Children's - Middle Grade + 3 more

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Heather A.

Heather A.

Developmental Editing

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Overview

Children's book and kidlit editor specializing in picture books, middle grade, young adult and graphic novels.

Work Experience

Heather Alexander Editorial

Pippin Properties

Dial Books for Young Readers/Penguin Random House

Audible

Services

Editing

Developmental Editing

Editorial Assessment

Proofreading

Query Letter Review

Genres

Fiction

Young Adult & Teen

Children's - Picture Books

Children's - Middle Grade

Comics & Graphic Novels

Lauren S.

Lauren S.

New York, United States

Developmental Editing

Freelance food writer and editor, specializing in cookbook and recipes.

Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction

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Lauren S.

Lauren S.

Developmental Editing

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Freelance food writer and editor, specializing in cookbook and recipes.

Work Experience

Epicurious

Bon Appétit

Services

Editing

Developmental Editing

Copy Editing

Editorial Assessment

Proofreading

Genres

Non-Fiction

Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits

Kat K.

Kat K.

New York, NY, United States

Developmental Editing

Devoted editor/c.e./proofreader of graphic novels & children's books: Worked on 100+ titles, welcomes both the deeply serious & crazy weird.

Children's - Middle Grade Young Adult & Teen + 8 more

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Kat K.

Kat K.

Developmental Editing

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Devoted editor/c.e./proofreader of graphic novels & children's books: Worked on 100+ titles, welcomes both the deeply serious & crazy weird.

Work Experience

Portfolio Solutions, LLC (agency)

Maria B. Campbell Associates

Roaring Brook Press (Macmillan Children's Publishing)

Roaring Brook Press and First Second Books

Abrams

First Second Books (Macmillan)

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Abrams

First Second Books (Macmillan)

Alloy Entertainment

Services

Editing

Developmental Editing

Copy Editing

Editorial Assessment

Proofreading

Genres

Fiction

Non-Fiction

Young Adult & Teen

Humor & Comedy

Children's - Picture Books

Historical Fiction

Comics (non fiction)

Entertainment

Children's - Middle Grade

Comics & Graphic Novels

John D.

John D.

New York, United States

Developmental Editing

I'm an editor and illustrator and the founder of All the Restaurants in New York, a visual survey of the city's eateries.

Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Parenting & Families + 2 more

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John D.

John D.

Developmental Editing

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I'm an editor and illustrator and the founder of All the Restaurants in New York, a visual survey of the city's eateries.

Work Experience

The New Yorker

Loxodrome Press

Services

Editing

Developmental Editing

Genres

Non-Fiction

Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits

Comics (non fiction)

Parenting & Families

Emily A.

Emily A.

New York, United States

Developmental Editing

Former non-fiction editor at Penguin Random House and Macmillan. I've edited business, true crime, history, and everything in between.

Sports & outdoor recreation Non-Fiction + 7 more

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Emily A.

Emily A.

Developmental Editing

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Former non-fiction editor at Penguin Random House and Macmillan. I've edited business, true crime, history, and everything in between.

Work Experience

Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, Macmillan

Portfolio/Sentinel/Current, Penguin Random House

Services

Editing

Developmental Editing

Editorial Assessment

Query Letter Review

Genres

Non-Fiction

Biographies & Memoirs

Business & Management

History

Politics & Current Affairs

Self-help & Self-improvement

Sports & outdoor recreation

Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences

True Crime

Matthew D.

Matthew D.

New York, NY, United States

Developmental Editing

Book editor specializing in memoir, biography, and narrative (sports, music, culture, travel). Also reviewer and writer. Ah, stories...

Fiction Biographies & Memoirs + 7 more

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Matthew D.

Matthew D.

Developmental Editing

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Overview

Book editor specializing in memoir, biography, and narrative (sports, music, culture, travel). Also reviewer and writer. Ah, stories...

Work Experience

Plume Books/Penguin Random House

Dey Street Books/HarperCollins

Services

Editing

Developmental Editing

Editorial Assessment

Proofreading

Query Letter Review

Genres

Fiction

Non-Fiction

Literature

Humor & Comedy

Biographies & Memoirs

Poetry

Music

Entertainment

Sports & outdoor recreation


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