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.

Chris Evan B.

Chris Evan B.

Bristol, UK

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Non-fiction editor with 15 years' experience of helping authors to make great books. Specialisms: music, geography, history, business.


Work experience:

  • Freelance publishing/editorial services
  • Nelson Thornes Educational Publisher

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

Genres: Geography Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Music History Business & Management Psychology Religion & Spirituality Education & Reference

Graham S.

Graham S.

Bristol, UK

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Business book coach and editor | I specialize in business, technology, science | 20+ years experience | Previously at BBC and Time magazines


Work experience:

  • Insider Media
  • Immediate Media
  • BBC Magazines
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences Math & Science Technology Physics & Chemistry Engineering & Materials Science Education & Reference Computers & Internet

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

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

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 Literary Fiction Plays & Screenplays

Philip C.

Philip C.

London, United Kingdom

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Experienced commissioning editor, enthusiastic about literary fiction and narrative non-fiction. Competitive rates and publishing advice.


Work experience:

  • Unbound
  • Faber & Faber
  • Waterstones
  • Charlie Byrne's Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Humor & Comedy Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Nature Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Short Story Thriller & Suspense

Elv M.

Elv M.

London, United Kingdom

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Editorial consultant with 20 years’ publishing experience. I can help you shape your book, grow as a writer and create a great proposal.


Work experience:

  • OUP
  • Penguin Random House
  • Self-employed
  • Scholastic
  • Simon and Schuster
  • Egmont

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

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Poetry Anthologies Classics Middle Grade Children's

Kelly D.

Kelly D.

Maryport, United Kingdom

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I have edited and proofread many non-fiction books for Hachette and HarperCollins, and have also worked on memoirs for individual clients.


Work experience:

  • Francis and Davis Editorial Services

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Health & wellbeing Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry Math & Science Education & Reference Children's - Non-fiction Biographies & Memoirs Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Entertainment

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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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