Hire a Developmental Editor in Bristol

We've sourced the best developmental editors in Bristol who are ready to help you with all your developmental editing needs.

Malcolm C.

Malcolm C.

Bristol, UK

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Bestselling author, editor, commissioning editor, packager and publishing consultant. Will work for biscuits.


Work experience:

  • Portico
  • Château de Pommard
  • Robson Books
  • Me Me Me Publishing Services

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Entertainment Non-Fiction Music Humanities & Social Sciences Travel Humor & Comedy Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Picture Books Children's Contemporary Fiction Plays & Screenplays

Paul N.

Paul N.

Bristol, UK

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Copy-editor + proofreader. Legal/STM/humanities academic book specialist – OUP and Palgrave Macmillan. Worked at LexisNexis, IOP Publishing.


Work experience:

  • Paul Nash Freelance
  • IOP Publishing
  • Jordan Publishing Ltd
  • LexisNexis
  • AIRB
  • Practical Musician

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Philosophy Life Sciences Math & Science Law Education & Reference Psychology Political Science & Current Affairs Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences

Nicole E.

Nicole E.

Bristol, UK

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Experienced editor | Content developer | Project manager | ELT specialist | Organised, creative and conscientious


Work experience:

  • National Geographic Learning
  • Macmillan Education
  • Various
  • Pearson
  • Continuum (now Bloomsbury)
  • John Wiley
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: ELT Non-Fiction Writing & Publishing Education & Reference Sociology Humanities & Social Sciences

Hannah W.

Hannah W.

Bristol, UK

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I've edited philosophy, cultural studies and history books for publishers such as Bloomsbury and I.B.Tauris., and am also a tennis expert.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Catena Media
  • Caledonian Media

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

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

Stephanie M.

Stephanie M.

Bristol, UK

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Versatile editor and award-winning writer specialising in lifestyle content, including design, environment and landscape


Work experience:

  • Stephanie Mahon
  • Archant Specialist/Chelsea Magazines
  • Reading Retreats in Rural Italy
  • Whitespace
  • Bellrock Communications

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Non-Fiction Design Home & Garden Nature Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences Math & Science DIY & Crafts Architecture

Amy D.

Amy D.

London, United Kingdom

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I am an experienced editor who has worked for five years in digital publishing. Particularly love crime, women's & historical fiction.


Work experience:

  • Endeavour Press
  • Sapere Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Romance History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime True Crime Thriller & Suspense Dystopian Science Fiction

Hannah S.

Hannah S.

London, United Kingdom

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Development Editor and Literary Agent with fifteen years' experience of trade publishing.


Work experience:

  • Macmillan Children's Books
  • Headline (Hachette Group)
  • DHH Literary Agency
  • N/A

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Romance Fiction Young Adult Women's Fiction Middle Grade Children's Mystery & Crime Thriller & Suspense Dystopian Science Fiction Middle Grade Fantasy

Deborah W.

Deborah W.

England, United Kingdom

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Editor/proofreader: experience in post-doc level books to EYFS and primary KS1 via academic articles, theses and commercial reports


Work experience:

  • Wordwisewebb
  • Warwick Business School
  • SGS Environment
  • Oxfordshire County Council

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Health & Wellbeing Nature Engineering Math & Science Education & Reference Sports & Outdoors Parenting & Families Physics & Chemistry Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences Life Sciences

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Developmental Editor Bristol

Writing a good story is like building a house. You need a strong foundation and a good structure to hold it up… and that is where a developmental editor comes in.

A developmental editor gives your book symmetry and order. They will make sure that your book has a steady foundation, or they will revise and improve on your existing one. They will ensure that your voice, perspective, and style are all consistent. Developmental editors also work on your plot to ensure there are no major holes, and refine character development arcs to make them more realistic and interesting. To get all this done the right way, is important to hire a professional with experience in your genre and target market!

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