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Joel B.

Joel B.

Oakland, CA, United States

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Ace dev editor & seasoned copy/line/proofer. 45+ titles for Amazon Pub and I'm genre friendly. Show me your book so we can talk about it


Work experience:

  • Amazon Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Literary Fiction Romance Action & Adventure Horror Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Fantasy Thriller & Suspense

Katharine M.

Katharine M.

Oakland, United States

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Fast and meticulous project editor, copy editor, and proofreader, with a focus on lifestyle, travel, and educational writing.


Work experience:

  • Center for the Collaborative Classroom
  • American Thoracic Society
  • Weldon Owen Publishing
  • Freelance
  • Westview Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Non-Fiction Picture Books Art Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Health & wellbeing Humanities & Social Sciences Nature Travel Home & Garden Entertainment Self-help & Self-improvement Education & Reference Parenting & Families Design Photography Architecture Children's

Teja W.

Teja W.

Oakland, CA, United States

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A lifetime of reading, editing, and writing books—this work is my dream. It would be an honor to help you get your book ready for the world.


Work experience:

  • Two Birds Editing
  • Avalon Travel
  • Alyson Books
  • George magazine
  • Jane magazine
  • Spin magazine

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

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Health & wellbeing Humanities & Social Sciences Religion & Spirituality Nature LGBTQ (Fiction) Women's Fiction Psychology LGBTQ (non fiction) Mystery & Crime Comics & Graphic Novels Parenting & Families Thriller & Suspense

Andy R.

Andy R.

Oakland, CA, USA

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I am a literary agent and freelance developmental book editor. I also edit and consult on query letters and non-fiction book proposals.


Work experience:

  • Andy Ross Agency

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Young Adult History Political Science & Current Affairs Humanities & Social Sciences Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Thriller & Suspense

Stephanie K.

Stephanie K.

Bedford, United States

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Don't ever fall for the trap of thinking you can be rigorous and academic OR engaging and clear--you can absolutely be both. I'll help you.


Work experience:

  • Keep Learning
  • National Center for Science Education
  • BiteScis

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Non-Fiction Nature Math & Science Life Sciences Children's - Non-fiction

Lynsey G.

Lynsey G.

Missoula, United States

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Copy editor and proofreader with years of experience in-house and freelancing for Big 5 publishers and private clients across many genres.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Fordham University Press
  • City College of New York
  • Skadden-Arps Legal Studies Program at City College of New York
  • WHACK! Magazine
  • Penguin Group (USA)
  • Lynsey G (sole proprietor)

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Fiction Romance Young Adult Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Comics & Graphic Novels Fantasy Science Fiction Urban Fantasy Cozy Mysteries Epic Fantasy Young Adult Fantasy

Haley A.

Haley A.

Oakland, CA, USA

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Former OUP editor with a passion for style manuals and experience editing books, articles, reference works, and dissertations.


Work experience:

  • Oxford University Press
  • New York University Law Review
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP
  • Mission of Mozambique to the United Nations (Geneva)
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Non-Fiction History Law Political Science & Current Affairs Humanities & Social Sciences Psychology

Jim S.

Jim S.

Beaverton, United States

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An editor with over twenty years of publishing experience at major houses, who has a sweet spot for genre fiction and comic books.


Work experience:

  • Working Vacation Studios
  • Kirkus Media, LLC
  • Hachette Book Group
  • Time Warner Book Group/Hachette Book Group
  • DC Comics

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Young Adult Action & Adventure Horror Comics (non fiction) Mashups Plays & Screenplays Mystery & Crime Comics & Graphic Novels Fantasy Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense

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