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Nicole

Nicole

Bristol, UK

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

Jo

Jo

Yatton, Bristol, UK

A seasoned project manager/editor (25+ years in house) in social sciences/humanities, I love collaborating to bring out the best in a book.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Bristol University Press/Policy Press
  • Jordan Publishing Ltd

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Law, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Sociology, Political Science & Current Affairs, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Children's, Fiction

Sarindar

Sarindar

United Kingdom

I have more than 20 years experience in writing/editing educational books, magazines, technical editing and web editing/writing


Work experience:

  • Macmillan UK
  • Multimedia Communications, Singapore
  • Marshall Cavendish, Singapore
  • Educational Publishing House, Singapore
  • Horizon Knowledge Solutions Pte Ltd, Singapore
  • Shing Lee Publishers Pte Ltd, Singapore
  • Chacon Publishing Inc, Calgary, Canada

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Math & Science, Writing & Publishing

Eleanor

Eleanor

Bristol, UK

10 years’ experience editing romance, fantasy and thrillers. My NYT-bestselling clients have sold millions of copies.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Totally Bound

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Science Fiction, Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Paranormal Romance

Katy

Katy

London, United Kingdom

A senior commissioning editor and content developer with ten years of experience in professional, educational and trade publishing.


Work experience:

  • Kogan Page
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
  • Hodder Education
  • Routledge/ Taylor and Francis
  • Open University Press/ McGraw Hill

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

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Political Science & Current Affairs, Philosophy, Psychology, Writing & Publishing, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Education & Reference

Shelley

Shelley

London, United Kingdom

An experienced, insightful developmental editor with 12 years of solid commercial success. Transforming manuscripts into bestselling novels!


Work experience:

  • The Eve White Agency
  • Shelley Instone Literary Consultancy/Agency
  • The Book Editorial Expert

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Psychological Thriller, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Young Adult, Espionage, Chick Lit, Women's Fiction, Romance

Jackie

Jackie

Hampshire, United Kingdom

Jackie has been editing and proofreading for more than twenty-five years; food, travel, fiction.


Work experience:

  • AA Publishing
  • Freelance

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Travel, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy

Deborah

Deborah

England, United Kingdom

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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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.


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