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Lindsay N.

Lindsay N.

Seattle, WA, USA

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"Big Five" Editor of NYT Bestselling Thrillers, Self-Help, and Memoirs who specializes in helping authors find literary agents.


Work experience:

  • Newton Literary Services
  • Simon & Schuster, Inc. - Atria Books & 37 INK
  • Writers House Literary Agency
  • Sourcebooks, Inc.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Historical Fiction Humor & Comedy Thriller & Suspense Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement

Bethany R.

Bethany R.

Seattle, WA, USA

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Former Assistant Editor @ Entangled. I'd love to help with your YA/romance project, especially if it includes magic, history, or sports.


Work experience:

  • Entangled Publishing

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

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Romance Young Adult Fantasy Humor & Comedy Science Fiction

Rachel S.

Rachel S.

Seattle, WA, USA

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Experienced editor with an eye for details. Specialties include romance, YA, MG. Multi-pubbed author at Simon & Schuster and Penguin.


Work experience:

  • Rainy Day Editing
  • Author Accelerator
  • Entangled Publishing
  • The Daily of the University of Washington

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

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Middle Grade Children's Women's Fiction Thriller & Suspense LGBTQ (Fiction) Literary Fiction Romance

David D.

David D.

Seattle, WA, USA

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Developmental editor of more than 200 novels since 2012, including best-selling mysteries, thrillers, and historical fiction.


Work experience:

  • Maxwellian Editorial Services Inc.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Historical Fiction Literary Fiction Humor & Comedy Thriller & Suspense Women's Fiction

Wayt G.

Wayt G.

Seattle, United States

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Award-winning science writer, editor, and publishing consultant for high-profile media. Also produce videos, podcasts, and presentations.


Work experience:

  • Intellectual Ventures
  • Solo Publishing LLC
  • Scientific American

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Computers & Internet Non-Fiction Technology Engineering Math & Science Physics & Chemistry Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences Engineering & Materials Science Life Sciences

Ann D.

Ann D.

Seattle, WA, USA

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Content and copy editor for fiction, nonfiction, and scholarship. Founding editor of Isthmus literary journal and former in-house editor.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Isthmus, a literary review
  • Berghahn Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Short Story Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Education & Reference History Humanities & Social Sciences

Kelly L.

Kelly L.

Phoenix, United States

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I am passionate about the written word! I have 15+ years in editing in all genres, with special attention to business and travel.


Work experience:

  • Waking the Dream, LLC
  • Immanence Journal
  • Gently Read Literature (GRL)
  • International Artist Publishing
  • Perseus Books Group
  • The Story Laboratory

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

Genres: Romance Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction Travel Poetry Mystery & Crime

Abby S.

Abby S.

Chicago, United States

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I'm a literary agent who specializes in commercial/genre and literary fiction and select nonfiction (cooking, narrative)


Work experience:

  • The Lark Group
  • Browne & Miller Literary Associates
  • Sourcebooks
  • John Wiley & Sons

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Romance Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Christian Fiction Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Thriller & Suspense

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