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Laurie J.

Laurie J.

London, United Kingdom

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Editor specialising in romance, dedicated to helping authors find their voice, hone their talent and create outstanding books!


Work experience:

  • Iris Blu Editing
  • Harlequin Mills & Boon UK
  • Various

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Women's Fiction Fiction Holiday Romance

Maria T.

Maria T.

London, UK

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Senior Commissioning Picture Book Editor with 10 years experience of editing all kinds of funny, sleepy and love-filled books for children.


Work experience:

  • Walker Books Ltd
  • Hodder & Stoughton

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Picture Books Children's Fiction Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction

Roisin H.

Roisin H.

London, United Kingdom

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Publisher & Development Editor. I run Oneworld Children's, previously set up Quercus Children's. Worked at Faber, Macmillan, Hachette.


Work experience:

  • Quercus Children's Books
  • Faber & Faber
  • Macmillan Children's Books
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Humor & Comedy Picture Books Children's Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Middle Grade Fantasy Thriller & Suspense

Dan S.

Dan S.

London, UK

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History, politics and economics specialist with a long list of titles for the world's best publishers.


Work experience:

  • Dan Shutt
  • IB Tauris
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Bradshaw Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Economics Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Philosophy Political Science & Current Affairs Art Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Classics Fiction Poetry

Fiona M.

Fiona M.

London, UK

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14 years experience on psychology, health and self-help titles at a top London publisher, with quality authors and award-winning books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

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

Thalia S.

Thalia S.

London, United Kingdom

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Editor with over a decade's experience working with best-selling authors at Pan Macmillan and HarperCollins . I'd love to hear from you.


Work experience:

  • Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation
  • HarperCollins
  • Pan Macmillan

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Thriller & Suspense Health & wellbeing Coming of Age

Grace G.

Grace G.

London, UK

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Editor, copyeditor and proofreader with 8 years' experience in the industry and an MA in Publishing , specialising in Children's Books.


Work experience:

  • Pan Macmillan
  • Faber and Faber
  • Buster Books, Michael O'Mara

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Picture Books Children's Fiction Middle Grade

Angel B.

Angel B.

London, UK

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I am an a friendly, experienced development editor with a specialism in fantasy and sci-fi (and a lifelong love of all genres).


Work experience:

  • Various, including Harper Collins and Daniel Goldsmith Associates

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Fantasy Fiction Science Fiction Literary Fiction

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