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Jamie E.

Jamie E.

Atlanta, GA, USA

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Developmental editor with a passion for YA fiction. Columbia Publishing Course alum and former literary agency assistant. Let's get to work!


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Forbes Travel Guide
  • The Knight Agency

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Contemporary Romance Romance Fiction New Adult Young Adult Historical Romance

Harrison D.

Harrison D.

Hyattsville, United States

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The world's most thorough content editor. Expert in fiction and memoir. More than 70 books and 60 authors guided toward publication.


Work experience:

  • Freelance Editorial Boutique
  • Really Good Editing
  • Bancroft Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Romance Young Adult Humor & Comedy Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Action & Adventure Horror Thriller & Suspense Women's Fiction Plays & Screenplays Short Story Middle Grade Children's Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction

Sarah C.

Sarah C.

Springfield, United States

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Nonfiction editor formerly of Wiley and Pearson. I help authors create AWESOME books (including a #1 bestseller on Amazon).


Work experience:

  • Independent Publishing Professional
  • Pearson Learning Solutions
  • John Wiley and Sons
  • Arnerich Massena
  • New Riders/Peachpit

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Technology Health & wellbeing Education & Reference Finance & Accounting Math & Science Home & Garden Self-help & Self-improvement

Lindsay S.

Lindsay S.

New Jersey, United States

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I'm an enthusiastic freelance editor with experience across the industry--bookselling, marketing, publicity, agency, editorial, and writing.


Work experience:

  • Charlotte Sheedy Literary Agency
  • Atheneum Books for Young Readers/Margaret K. McElderry Books at Simon & Schuster's Children's Publishing Division
  • Abrams Books for Young Readers/Amulet Books
  • Candlewick Press
  • Borders Books and Music
  • Verily Magazine

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Picture Books Children's Christian Fiction Women's Fiction Short Story Middle Grade Dystopian Science Fiction

Rachel S.

Rachel S.

New York, United States

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Literary agent turned editor of fiction & memoir where narratives and protagonists have distinct, identifiable voices.


Work experience:

  • Dystel & Goderich Literary Management
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Romance Young Adult Humor & Comedy Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Middle Grade Children's

Dave V.

Dave V.

Seattle, United States

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Experienced copyeditor, proofreader, and fact checker proficient with Chicago style. I specialize in literary and historical fiction.


Work experience:

  • (self-employed)
  • Girl Friday Productions

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure Fiction Christian Fiction Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Music Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Fantasy Self-help & Self-improvement True Crime

Karen H.

Karen H.

New York, United States

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Proofreading services from a book publishing industry professional with 15+ years of experience in Big Five houses.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Self-employed
  • Random House
  • Penguin Group USA

Services: Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Romance Business & Management Non-Fiction Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Middle Grade Children's Mystery & Crime Fantasy Parenting & Families Science Fiction

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

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