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Jude

Jude

United Kingdom

Multi award writer and Editor with a Masters in Writing (Distinction). Published since 2004 - Collins, Hodder, Pearsons and more.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, ELT, Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference, Young Adult, Poetry

Jenny

Jenny

London, United Kingdom

Experienced editor of writing for children and adults (fiction, non-fiction, picture books, novelties) through all stages of editing.


Work experience:

  • Hot Key Books
  • Walker Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Picture Books, Children's, Middle Grade, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

Kerry

Kerry

Hove, United Kingdom

An experienced editor, writer and publishing professional with 20+ years' experience of copy editing, development editing and proofreading.


Work experience:

  • Yes Educational Centre
  • Marvel Comics
  • Egmont Fleetway
  • Panorama Holiday Group
  • Pavilion Publishing
  • Pavilion Publishing and Media
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Travel, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Architecture, Humanities & Social Sciences, Young Adult, Mystery & Crime

Julia

Julia

London, United Kingdom

Experienced and meticulous non-fiction editor with a keen eye. Passionate about great books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Ebury Publishing, Random House UK
  • Anubis Literary Agency

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

Genres: Career Guides, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Sex & Relationships, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Parenting & Families, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Business & Management

Ameesha

Ameesha

Birmingham, United Kingdom

Nonfiction book coach and editor with 13 years’ experience in books that make the world better, such as self-help, philosophy, and business.


Work experience:

  • Packt Publishing
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review Book Coaching

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Philosophy, Humanities & Social Sciences, Psychology, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Inspirational, Biographies & Memoirs, Health & Wellbeing, Technology

Donna

Donna

London, United Kingdom

Fiction and non-fiction. Nearly 20 years' publishing experience (regular clients include HarperCollins, Penguin RH, Hachette, Pan Mac)


Work experience:

  • Harlequin UK Ltd
  • Little, Brown
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Humor & Comedy, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Contemporary Fiction

Clare

Clare

London, United Kingdom

A freelance copy-editor and proofreader specialising in cookery, craft and other lifestyle titles.


Work experience:

  • Cico Books
  • New Holland Publishers
  • Clare Sayer

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: DIY & Crafts, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Home & Garden, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits

Roisin

Roisin

London, United Kingdom

Publisher & Development Editor. Editorial Director at Pan Macmillan, previously set up Quercus. Worked at Faber and 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

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Hire the best developmental editors in Bristol


Writing a good story is like a house. A strong foundation and structure are essential to its long-term success. So in many ways, a developmental editor is like the structural engineer of the publishing world. And if you're looking for the best developmental editors that Bristol has to offer, you can find them on Reedsy.


A developmental editor gives your book symmetry and order. They will make sure that your book has a steady footing, or they will revise and improve on your existing one. They will ensure that your voice, perspective, and style are consistent. Developmental editors also work on your plot to ensure no significant holes. They will probe your character arcs and push you to make them more realistic or enjoyable. To get all this done the right way, you'll want to hire a professional with experience in your genre and target market.


Of course, hiring a developmental editor with that level of experience can be challenging for many writers. That's why at Reedsy, we vet our editors super carefully to make the hiring process easier for you. Hire a developmental editor from Bristol from our platform and be one step closer to perfecting your bestseller.

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