Hire Developmental Editors near Reading

Hire top professional developmental editors in Reading. Refine your book's content in three easy steps: sign up, upload your project brief, and request quotes from professionals of your choice!

Julie

Julie

Reading, United Kingdom

I am an editor with over fifteen years’ experience working for three major houses across a broad spectrum of commercial fiction titles.


Work experience:

  • Julie Crisp - Literary Agent
  • Pan Macmillan
  • Pan Macmillan Australia

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Helen

Helen

United Kingdom

15 years of in-house editorial experience specialising in children's fiction (MG, teen and YA). Previously Editor-at-Large for Hachette.


Work experience:

  • Helen Thomas
  • Hachette Children's Group
  • Orion Children's Books
  • Scholastic Ltd
  • Columbia University

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade Fantasy, Young Adult, Women's Fiction, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, New Age, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Writing & Publishing

Caroline

Caroline

London, United Kingdom

Non-fiction editor specialising in illustrated books, cookery, craft, home and garden. Experience includes Vintage Publishing and BBC Books.


Work experience:

  • Caroline McArthur
  • Vintage Publishing, Penguin Random House
  • BBC Books, Ebury Publishing, Random House
  • Duckworth Publishers

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, DIY & Crafts, Health & Wellbeing, History, Travel, Home & Garden, Music, Entertainment, Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Parenting & Families, Thriller & Suspense, Design, Photography

Parul

Parul

London, United Kingdom

Professional editor w/ 10 years of experience at Random House, Quercus. Cofounder: London Writers' Salon. Genre: Thrillers, Non-fiction, YA.


Work experience:

  • Random House
  • Quercus/ now Hachette
  • Cornerstones
  • Publishing Uncovered
  • Eccles Fisher

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery & Crime, Middle Grade, Children's

Anna

Anna

London, United Kingdom

Award-winning editor and publisher with a near-obsessive eye and over fifteen years experience in the industry.


Work experience:

  • The Pigeonhole
  • Random House
  • Peters, Fraser & Dunlop
  • Curtis Brown
  • The Bookseller

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Short Story, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Women's Fiction

Dick

Dick

London, United Kingdom

Experienced London-based editor of fiction (novels, short stories, plays), biography, art and culture and personal statements.


Work experience:

  • Shape London
  • Variorum Text Services
  • Waltham Forest Council
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political Science & Current Affairs, Religion & Spirituality, Classics, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Humor & Comedy

Sandy

Sandy

Hampshire, United Kingdom

Sandy is a seasoned editor of non-fiction and fiction titles, and has been helping authors 'give birth' to their books for 20 years.


Work experience:

  • Godsfield Press
  • Tigerprint Limited
  • Headland Books Limited
  • AA Publishing

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

Genres: Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Sex & Relationships, Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Parenting & Families, Thriller & Suspense

Simon

Simon

Whitstable, United Kingdom

Fiction editor with 20+years experience in UK publishing and bookselling. Particular interest in commercial literary and crime/thrillers.


Work experience:

  • Faber & Faber
  • Ottakar's Bookshops Head Office
  • Waterstones Head Office
  • Black & White Publishing
  • Simon Burke

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Short Story, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense

Meet our professionals and request free quotes

Create your Reedsy account to get started.

Sign in with Google Facebook Sign up via Email

📞 Chat with our team

We can help build a personalized team for your needs.

Find Developmental Editing Professionals Specializing in Your Genre

Other services available in Reading

Find professionals near Reading

Hire Developmental Editors from around the world

What is Reedsy?

Successful authors build talented teams around them to bring their book to life. Through the Reedsy Marketplace, you can meet the industry’s top professional book editors, cover designers, book marketers and ghostwriters. Reedsy professionals know the publishing landscape better than a writer knows the taste of hot coffee, come meet them. Create your free Reedsy account and start requesting free quotes and honest advice today.