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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

Paul

Paul

Bristol, UK

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

Hannah

Hannah

Bristol, UK

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

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

Karen

Karen

London, United Kingdom

The Bookseller Rising Star. I edit adult, YA & children's fiction with empathy & vigour. Published author.


Work experience:

  • Speckled Pen
  • Little, Brown Books For Young Readers
  • Working Partners

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

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

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

Stephanie

Stephanie

Bristol, UK

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

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

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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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