Hire an Editor in Fair Oaks

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Jill W.

Jill W.

Chicago, United States

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Experienced developmental editor - I love all genres! Dedicated to assessing and improving manuscripts for readability and marketability.


Work experience:

  • JWelsh Editorial and Writing Coaching
  • Goodheart-Willcox Publishers
  • University of Chicago Graham School

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Humor & Comedy Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Computers & Internet Cultural & Ethnic Mystery & Crime Fantasy Self-help & Self-improvement Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense

Kelly L.

Kelly L.

Phoenix, United States

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I am passionate about the written word! I have 15+ years in editing in all genres, with special attention to business and travel.


Work experience:

  • Waking the Dream, LLC
  • Immanence Journal
  • Gently Read Literature (GRL)
  • International Artist Publishing
  • Perseus Books Group
  • The Story Laboratory

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

Genres: Romance Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction Travel Poetry Mystery & Crime

Brooke M.

Brooke M.

Denver, United States

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Experienced (9 yrs in-house, 13 yrs freelance), nonfiction editor specializing in content editing, copy editing, and proofreading.


Work experience:

  • Chicago Review Press
  • Perseus Books Group (now Hachette)
  • Westview Press in the Perseus Books Group (now Hachette)
  • Word Hawk Editing, LLC

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

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Music Philosophy Entertainment Parenting & Families Biographies & Memoirs Children's - Non-fiction

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

Kristen S.

Kristen S.

Orlando, FL, United States

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Fantasy and science fiction specialist. I focus on the Christian submarket but also edit fiction for the general market.


Work experience:

  • Kristen Stieffel
  • Havok
  • Orlando Business Journal

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Christian Fiction Fiction Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Epic Fantasy Fantasy Urban Fantasy Steampunk Science Fiction Space Opera Time Travel Dystopian

Sarah K.

Sarah K.

Saint Paul, United States

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Editor and publishing consultant with 11+ years in independent and traditional publishing. Nonfiction manuscript assessments also available.


Work experience:

  • Sarah Kolb-Williams Writing & Editing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement Education & Reference Music Humanities & Social Sciences Travel Science Fiction Fiction Children's Writing & Publishing

Julie T.

Julie T.

New York, United States

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I'm an editor with nearly two decades of experience in publishing, most recently at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.


Work experience:

  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Historical Fiction Short Story Middle Grade Children's Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense Dystopian

Lila S.

Lila S.

New York, United States

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I specialize in editing nonfiction and academic books, and I'll work with you based on your specific writing style, voice, needs, and goals.


Work experience:

  • Lila M. Stromer Editorial Services
  • Law & Social Inquiry

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Law Political Science & Current Affairs Plays & Screenplays Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement

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