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Nevin M.

Nevin M.

Portland, OR, United States

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My goal is to guide writers to their best work, to coach them in eloquence and clarity, to lead them to their best stories and storytelling.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic
  • Penguin Random House
  • Government Technology magazine
  • Nevin Mays Editorial
  • Green Bean Books
  • Portland State University
  • Lunii

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

Genres: Romance Fiction Young Adult Picture Books Children's Women's Fiction Middle Grade Fantasy Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction

Susan D.

Susan D.

Portland, OR, USA

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Award-winning author, experienced editor, and book coach specializing in literary and speculative fiction.


Work experience:

  • Indigo Editing, Design, and More
  • Author Accelerator
  • Susan DeFreitas, LLC

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Science Fiction Fantasy Urban Fantasy

Steve A.

Steve A.

Portland, OR, United States

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Published author, editor and translator of historical fiction, mysteries/thrillers, creative nonfiction, bestsellers. Let’s tell your story.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Historical Mysteries Mystery & Crime Espionage Thriller & Suspense Action & Adventure Plays & Screenplays Psychological Thriller Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction

Candace J.

Candace J.

Portland, OR, USA

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My background in traditional publishing led me to specialize in nonfiction self-help/self-improvement /mind-body-spirit books and proposals.


Work experience:

  • Change It Up Editing and Writing Services
  • Health Communications, Inc., publisher of the original Chicken Soup for the Soul series

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

Genres: Health & wellbeing Non-Fiction Psychology Humanities & Social Sciences Self-help & Self-improvement Inspirational New Age Parenting & Families

Mark C.

Mark C.

Portland, OR, USA

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20+ years experience specializing in literary fiction, creative nonfiction & hybrid work.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Atelier26 Books
  • Moss Literary Journal
  • Tin House Literary Magazine
  • Zoetrope All-Story
  • Portland State University

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Classics Plays & Screenplays Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Nature Writing & Publishing

Vi L.

Vi L.

Portland, OR, USA

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There is no "one-size-fits-all" approach when it comes to editing, so I am here to develop a unique strategy that makes your book stand out.


Work experience:

  • V.
  • Ooligan Press
  • Portland Review Literary Journal
  • Simon & Schuster UK
  • Transatlantic Literary Agency

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: LGBTQ (Fiction) Fiction Women's Fiction Young Adult Education & Reference Non-Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement Biographies & Memoirs Anthologies LGBTQ (non fiction)

Katherine G.

Katherine G.

Portland, OR, USA

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I am a freelance editor experienced in editing cookbooks.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing

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

Michael S.

Michael S.

Portland, ME, USA

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Me: soup-to-nuts editing, a ferocious line editor, and in it long term to help you find your voice, however faint it may sometimes seem.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Technology Mystery & Crime Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Historical Fiction

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