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Barbara N.

Barbara N.

Washington, DC, United States

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After working as a nonfiction book editor for years at NatGeo, I know the ins and outs of publishing from ideation to final proofing.


Work experience:

  • National Geographic Society
  • B.ink LLC
  • Graduate School USA and Women on Writing

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Architecture History Nature Writing & Publishing Travel Sports & Outdoors

Rebecca C.

Rebecca C.

Washington, DC, USA

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My favorite projects include fiction (literary, mainstream, romance), travel writing, and academic work (humanities).


Work experience:

  • Five Points Editorial Services

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

Genres: Women's Fiction Fiction Literary Fiction LGBTQ (Fiction) LGBTQ (non fiction) Non-Fiction Travel Humanities & Social Sciences History Sex & Relationships

Marah S.

Marah S.

Washington, DC, United States

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Veteran editor and writer of food, health, and lifestyle books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Simon & Schuster Trade Paperbacks
  • Scribner
  • La Varenne Ecole de Cuisine and Anne Willan, Inc.

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

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Self-help & Self-improvement

Priyanka L.

Priyanka L.

Washington DC, USA

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Editor and book publishing professional specializing in children’s nonfiction content. Former Senior Editor at National Geographic Kids.


Work experience:

  • National Geographic

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction

Natalie M.

Natalie M.

Washington D.C., USA

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I'm an experienced editor with a certificate in publishing from Columbia and a professional specialty in children's books. Here to help!


Work experience:

  • Penguin Group (USA)
  • Rodale
  • Northern Virginia Magazine
  • Packet Publications (The Princeton Packet)
  • MT Newswires
  • Self

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Health & wellbeing Non-Fiction Picture Books Children's Fiction Middle Grade Sports & Outdoors

Jill G.

Jill G.

Boston, United States

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I offer a decade of editorial experience in textbooks, nonfiction trade titles, and literary fiction. I also write essays and like donuts.


Work experience:

  • Bedford/St. Martin's, Macmillan Learning
  • Routledge
  • Cengage Learning
  • Adams Media

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Career Guides Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Women's Fiction Weddings Entertainment Short Story Self-help & Self-improvement Education & Reference

Philip S.

Philip S.

Lakewood, United States

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The How-To Guru. If your book teaches readers how to do something, I can help — with editing, rewriting, images, and technical review.


Work experience:

  • Philip Schmidt LLC
  • Ultimate Electronics
  • Creative Publishing International

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: DIY & Crafts Non-Fiction Home & Garden

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

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