Hire a Developmental Editor in Sarasota

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Stephen S.

Stephen S.

Maplewood, United States

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Editor for 20+ years, novelist, sf/f story writer, poet. Specializing in nonfiction and SF/F. I'll help you write a book you'll be proud of.


Work experience:

  • Avon Books
  • Wiley
  • Amacom

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Business & Management History Humanities & Social Sciences Historical Fiction Short Story Fantasy Sports & Outdoors Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences Math & Science Science Fiction

Christine M.

Christine M.

Chester, United States

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Experienced editor of cookbooks and home/lifestyle books; my editing and proofreading work includes James Beard and IACP Award winners.


Work experience:

  • Christine McKnight Editorial Services
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Career Guides Christian (Non-Fiction) Religion & Spirituality Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Health & wellbeing Home & Garden Weddings Parenting & Families

Rebecca H.

Rebecca H.

Boston, United States

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Creative, compassionate, precision-based developmental editing and supportive, no-nonsense book coaching since 2009.


Work experience:

  • Rebecca Faith Editorial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Romance Young Adult Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Fantasy

Kwame D.

Kwame D.

Lincoln, United States

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Kwame Dawes is an award winning editor and writer with over fifty books to his credit and years of experience as a literary editor.


Work experience:

  • Peepal Tree Press
  • Prairie Schooner
  • African Poetry Book Fund
  • Dawes Literary Manuscript Consultancy
  • Palmetto Poetry Series, University of South Carolina Press
  • Stepping Stones Press, South Carolina Poetry Initiative

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Poetry Cultural & Ethnic Music Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Plays & Screenplays African American fiction

Steven B.

Steven B.

Vermont, United States

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Intuitive, expert editor with 30 yrs experience teaching fiction writing at a major university. Well-published, knowledgeable, honest, kind.


Work experience:

  • Miami University, Oxford, OH
  • Colby College, Waterville,ME
  • Hollow Tree Literary Services

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Historical Fiction Short Story Middle Grade Children's Fantasy

Alessandra L.

Alessandra L.

Brooklyn, NY, United States

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Editor with 15+ years' experience in NY book publishing, committed to developing an author's voice and maximizing their book's potential.


Work experience:

  • Rizzoli International Publications
  • Viking Penguin

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Business & Management Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits History Humanities & Social Sciences Nature Travel Music Psychology Entertainment Parenting & Families Life Sciences Math & Science

Abby R.

Abby R.

Portland, United States

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Experienced editor (12+ years at HarperCollins, Disney-Hyperion, Scholastic). Focus: kids' books, especially middle grade and YA fiction.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins
  • Disney-Hyperion
  • Scholastic
  • Abby Ranger Editorial, LLC

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

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

Chersti N.

Chersti N.

Provo, United States

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12+ yrs experience editing YA/Science Fiction/Fantasy 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: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Historical Fiction Inspirational Non-Fiction Mashups Fantasy Science Fiction Dystopian Urban Fantasy

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