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Margaret N.

Margaret N.

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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I edit cookbooks, craft titles, gift-y nonfiction. I've worked on everything from astrophysics texts to NYT-bestselling literary mashups.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • Quirk Books
  • Beacon PreMedia Global (now Lumina Datamatics)
  • East Falls Bakery
  • Police Legal Sciences
  • The Writing Center at Kenyon College
  • Zanesville Art Museum

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

Genres: Humor & Comedy Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Mashups Writing & Publishing Calendars Comics & Graphic Novels Design Photography Architecture

Catherine N.

Catherine N.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Experienced children's book editor. Specialities include: picture books, easy readers, chapter books, and middle-grade novels.


Work experience:

  • Self Employed

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

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Picture Books Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction DIY & Crafts Mystery & Crime

Warren H.

Warren H.

Philadelphia, United States

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PhD with 10+years as editor and proofreader for nonfiction and plays. Author of two successful books and four plays.


Work experience:

  • Philadelphia Theatre Company
  • The Gershman Y
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
  • Association for Jewish Studies

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction History Religion & Spirituality Cultural & Ethnic Fiction LGBTQ (non fiction) Entertainment Plays & Screenplays Short Story

Meg R.

Meg R.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Your personal editor. Sensitive, honest manuscript critique, ghostwriting, editing, and project organization for nonfiction and memoir.


Work experience:

  • Meg Ryan | Editorial Studio
  • Garden Design Magazine
  • Women's Health magazine

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Religion & Spirituality Music Psychology Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences Math & Science

Rose L.

Rose L.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Book doctor, editor, researcher. I love romance and historical fiction! (Areas of expertise: Regency, queer, Revolutionary War, Jewish.)


Work experience:

  • Rose Does The Research

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Romance Fiction Historical Fiction LGBTQ (Fiction)

Shana M.

Shana M.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Editor specializing in nursing education, Christian and African-American texts. More than 20 years of experience.


Work experience:

  • FA Davis
  • Wolters Kluwer
  • David C Cook
  • TeleTech
  • Perseus Books Group
  • Elsevier
  • The Navigators

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Christian (Non-Fiction) Religion & Spirituality Non-Fiction Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry Math & Science Writing & Publishing Education & Reference Political Science & Current Affairs

Peggy P.

Peggy P.

Philadelphia, United States

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Editor, writer, and publishing consultant specializing in cookbooks and other illustrated lifestyle/craft book categories.


Work experience:

  • Self Employed
  • Clarkson Potter/Random House

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

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction DIY & Crafts Health & wellbeing Home & Garden Weddings Self-help & Self-improvement Education & Reference

Kate A.

Kate A.

Baltimore, United States

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Former Simon & Schuster editor with over a decade of experience editing YA & MG novels by award-winning and bestselling authors.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Simon & Schuster Children's Books / Aladdin Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Middle Grade Children's Urban Fantasy Fantasy Paranormal Romance Romance Middle Grade Fantasy Young Adult Mashups Coming of Age

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Book Editor Philadelphia

You’re finally done with your manuscript and you may be tempted to publish your book right away. However, it is not advisable to self-publish (or to send your book to an agent or publisher) without having a professional set of eyes review your work. That’s why you need a book editor from Philadelphia to help you out!

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