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Elizabeth J.

Elizabeth J.

Portland, ME, USA

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Developmental editor, PhD, 30 years' experience. Biographies and memoirs, nature, religion and spirituality, social and behavioral sciences.


Work experience:

  • Casco Bay Literary Services
  • Self-employed
  • Kansas State University
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • University of Hawaii at Hilo

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences Math & Science Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Nature Biographies & Memoirs Religion & Spirituality

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

Amara H.

Amara H.

Portland, OR, United States

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Experienced, empathetic editor with a passion for books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Romance Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Travel Historical Fiction Cultural & Ethnic Women's Fiction Home & Garden Fantasy Science Fiction Design Photography Architecture

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

Sean M.

Sean M.

Portland, OR, USA

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Writing a book about science or technology for a wide readership? I'll help you polish your manuscript to be rigorous yet accessible.


Work experience:

  • PopMatters.com
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • Drivers by Design
  • Self-employed
  • Various universities

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Computers & Internet Non-Fiction Life Sciences Math & Science ELT 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)

Meg S.

Meg S.

Portland, OR, USA

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Developmental editor, copy editor, and proofreader with fifteen years of experience working on literary fiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Tin House Books
  • Tin House magazine
  • Literature and Medicine

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Short Story Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-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

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