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Marah S.

Marah S.

Washington, DC, United States

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Veteran editor and writer of food, health, and lifestyle books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Simon & Schuster Trade Paperbacks
  • Scribner
  • La Varenne Ecole de Cuisine and Anne Willan, Inc.

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

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Self-help & Self-improvement

Eva T.

Eva T.

Washington D.C., DC, USA

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I’m a former NYC literary agent now based in Washington, DC. I live to guide writers with supportive feedback, edits, and honest advice.


Work experience:

  • Emma Sweeney Agency
  • Eva Talmadge Editorial
  • Harold Ober Associates

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

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction Women's Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Self-help & Self-improvement

Julie S.

Julie S.

Washington D.C., DC, USA

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I am a former senior editor at Little, Brown with over 14 years of experience editing acclaimed and bestselling children's and YA fiction.


Work experience:

  • Julie Scheina Editorial Services, LLC
  • Little, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Middle Grade Fantasy Picture Books Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Social & Family Issues New Adult

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

Christine M.

Christine M.

Chester, United States

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Experienced editor of cookbooks and home/lifestyle books; my editing and proofreading work includes James Beard and IACP Award winners.


Work experience:

  • Christine McKnight Editorial Services
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Career Guides Christian (Non-Fiction) Religion & Spirituality Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Health & wellbeing Home & Garden Weddings Parenting & Families

Diane B.

Diane B.

Lawrence, United States

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My sweet spot is MG and YA fiction. I'll help you find your story (ornery manuscripts don't scare me!) and figure out how to tell it.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Middle Grade Children's Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction

Karli J.

Karli J.

Nashville, TN, United States

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Editor who specializes in developing content and is passionate about helping authors of fiction and nonfiction write their best stories!


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Christian Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Romance Fiction Inspirational Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Young Adult

Ashley S.

Ashley S.

Lincoln, NE, United States

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A writer and editor with more than 10 years of experience in editorial publishing, currently the Managing Editor of Prairie Schooner.


Work experience:

  • Prairie Schooner, University of Nebraska
  • History Press
  • Publishers Weekly
  • CreateSpace, an Amazon.com Company
  • Milkweed Editions
  • Yemassee Journal
  • self-employed

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

Genres: Women's Fiction Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Cozy Mysteries Mystery & Crime Contemporary Romance Romance Literary Fiction Short Story

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