Hire an Editor in Fair Oaks

We've sourced the best editors in Fair Oaks who are ready to help you with all your editorial assessment needs.

Julia R.

Julia R.

Franklin, United States

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Experienced editor of MG and YA fiction and non-fiction. Formerly with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins.


Work experience:

  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Simon & Schuster
  • HarperCollins Childrens Books
  • Disney Press/Hyperion Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Comics & Graphic Novels Fantasy Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Children's - Non-fiction

Lisa H.

Lisa H.

Berkley, United States

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Every sentence matters! My passion is helping your words shine, whether you're at the beginning of your project or you need a final polish.


Work experience:

  • Poignant Pen LLC

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

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Sex & Relationships Fantasy Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement Science Fiction Travel Home & Garden

Robin P.

Robin P.

Edmond, OK, United States

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Seasoned editor specializing in Christian romance genres working with all kinds of authors, newbie to NYT bestsellers.


Work experience:

  • Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas Smitten line
  • Serenade Press
  • Freelance Editing Services

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Christian Fiction Fiction Historical Fiction Romance Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Inspirational Non-Fiction

Stephen S.

Stephen S.

Maplewood, United States

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Top editor for 30 years, novelist, sf/f story writer, poet. Specializes in nonfiction and SF/F. I'll help you write a book you're proud of.


Work experience:

  • Avon Books
  • Wiley
  • Amacom
  • Thomas Dunne Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Business & Management History Humanities & Social Sciences Historical Fiction Short Story Fantasy Sports & Outdoors Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences Math & Science Science Fiction

Kendall D.

Kendall D.

Colorado Springs, United States

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Writer at Nerdist, HelloGiggles, and Geek & Sundry. Editor at Penguin Random House for 5 1/2 years working in fiction and non-fiction.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Legendary LLC (Nerdist, Geek & Sundry, Amy Poehler's Smart Girls)
  • Petful
  • Kendall Ashley Creative

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Christian (Non-Fiction) Religion & Spirituality Historical Fiction Fiction Women's Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement Science Fiction Fantasy

Jenna N.

Jenna N.

Bangor, United States

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10+ years as a cookbook and wellness editor—everything from Texas BBQ to vegan desserts to training for your first marathon.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Indexing

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

Katie Z.

Katie Z.

New York, NY, United States

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Former literary agent for nonfiction (memoir, current affairs, business) and fiction (literary, thriller) with 10yrs publishing experience.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Ross Yoon Agency
  • Writers House

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Business & Management Political Science & Current Affairs

Wayt G.

Wayt G.

Seattle, United States

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Award-winning science writer, editor, and publishing consultant for high-profile media. Also produce videos, podcasts, and presentations.


Work experience:

  • Intellectual Ventures
  • Solo Publishing LLC
  • Scientific American

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Computers & Internet Non-Fiction Technology Engineering Math & Science Physics & Chemistry Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences Engineering & Materials Science Life Sciences

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