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Rebecca H.

Rebecca H.

Boston, United States

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Creative, compassionate, precision-based developmental editing and supportive, no-nonsense book coaching since 2009.


Work experience:

  • Rebecca Faith Editorial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Romance Young Adult Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Fantasy

Deborah S.

Deborah S.

Boston, MA, USA

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30+ years' experience in nonfiction, memoir, self-help, kid lit. Known for speed, accuracy, versatility, and compassion. MSW & MFA.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Psychology Humanities & Social Sciences Picture Books Children's Fiction Career Guides Children's - Non-fiction Self-help & Self-improvement

Larissa M.

Larissa M.

Boston, MA, USA

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Professional book editor and sensitivity reader specializing in #OwnVoices literary fiction, YA, middle-grade, romance, and memoir.


Work experience:

  • Dottir Press
  • LMP Editorial
  • Tessera Editorial
  • Salt & Sage Books

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

Genres: LGBTQ (Fiction) Fiction Cultural & Ethnic LGBTQ (non fiction) Non-Fiction Young Adult Middle Grade Children's Coming of Age Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs

Rachael S.

Rachael S.

Boston, MA, USA

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Enthusiastic and Proficient Editor and Writer with the experience to develop a variety of titles for publication


Work experience:

  • Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Salve Regina University
  • Post Road Magazine
  • Chapel Hill Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Education & Reference Humanities & Social Sciences Travel Children's Fiction Romance

Emily M.

Emily M.

Boston, MA, USA

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Editor specializing in romance, fantasy, and YA. Experience editing NYT bestsellers. Published YA author with S&S and HarperCollins.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Orlans PC

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

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Psychological Thriller Thriller & Suspense Social & Family Issues Young Adult Young Adult Fantasy Fantasy Romance Literary Fiction

Alyssa M.

Alyssa M.

Boston, MA, USA

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Passionate book editor who's worked with bestselling authors at Penguin Random House on thrillers, historical fiction, and book club reads.


Work experience:

  • ASM Editorial
  • Gibson Square Books
  • Macmillan (Henry Holt and Company)
  • The Book Group
  • Penguin Random House

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Romantic Suspense Romance Fiction Thriller & Suspense Historical Fiction Mystery & Crime Women's Fiction Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction

Brian H.

Brian H.

Boston, MA, USA

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I'm interested in working with writers - journalists, scholars, activists, memoirists - drive by social justice, with a passion for a cause.


Work experience:

  • University of Massachusetts Press
  • Beacon Press
  • Sayle Literary Agency

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Entertainment History Humanities & Social Sciences Law LGBTQ (non fiction) Nature Political Science & Current Affairs Writing & Publishing

Alison D.

Alison D.

Boston, MA, USA

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Meticulous and dedicated development and copy editor of educational content, photography, and self-published teen/women's fiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Cengage
  • photo.net
  • Focal Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Women's Fiction Education & Reference Non-Fiction Photography Political Science & Current Affairs

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