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Hetty

Hetty

Cambridge, UK

Experienced development editor for non-fiction and textbooks. Former psychology Commissioning Editor at Cambridge University Press.


Work experience:

  • Hetty Marx
  • Cambridge University Press
  • Pearson

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, Law, Humanities & Social Sciences, Parenting & Families, Psychology, Nature

Chloe

Chloe

Cambridge, UK

Experienced publishing professional with 20+ years of writing, editing, subbing, proofing and production expertise across print and digital.


Work experience:

  • Cambridge University Press
  • Community Practitioner Magazine
  • Operating Department Practitioner Journal
  • Law Business Research
  • Freelance

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Humor & Comedy, LGBTQ Fiction, Plays & Screenplays, Poetry, Short Story, Women's Fiction

Jon

Jon

Cambridge, UK

Editor and proofreader. Politics/History. Once spotted that the i and e in Tolkien were the wrong way round while flicking through a book.


Work experience:

  • Oneworld Publications
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Political Science & Current Affairs

Daniel

Daniel

Cambridge, UK

Former New Yorker editorial staff, interested in literary fiction and nonfiction with bylines in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, GQ, etc.


Work experience:

  • The New Yorker
  • Columbia University
  • Parsons School of Design
  • University of Cambridge

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Design, Fashion & Textiles, History, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, Short Story

Rachael

Rachael

Cambridge, UK

Skilled and accurate editor and proofreader, experienced in academic and educational editing, with a solid mathematical background.


Work experience:

  • Rachael Churchill Editing
  • National Extension College
  • Autonomy
  • Linguamatics

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Computers & Internet, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Education & Reference, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences

Julia

Julia

Cambridge, United Kingdom

I am an editor and writer with a mission to make everything I work on the best it can be. I specialise in non-fiction and children's books.


Work experience:

  • Reader's Digest
  • Macmillan Children's Books
  • HarperCollins Children's Books
  • Penguin Books, Ltd.
  • Harcourt Education
  • Orpheus Books
  • Julia Bruce

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry, Math & Science, Nature, Women's Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Fantasy, Education & Reference

Maartje

Maartje

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Experienced and friendly non-fiction editor with a passion for bringing your stories, research and ideas to a wide audience.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • Cambridge University Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Writing & Publishing, Art, Biographies & Memoirs, Nature

Ron

Ron

Cambridge, UK

An educational publishing specialist with over 25 years experience - focussing on project management for multi-media educational projects.


Work experience:

  • Granta Solutions
  • Cambridge University Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing

Genres: ELT, Non-Fiction

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