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Graham

Graham

Bristol, UK

Business book editor and coach | Specialize in business, technology, science | 20+ years experience | Formerly BBC, Insider 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

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

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

Malcolm

Malcolm

Bristol, UK

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

Melissa

Melissa

Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Highly experienced editor specialising in children's books. From critiques to copy-editing, my skills are here to help your story shine.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Piccadilly Press, London

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Action & Adventure, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Middle Grade, Children's, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction

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

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

Joanne

Joanne

London, United Kingdom

Editor, copy-editor and proofreader, formerly editor at Orion Books. Now working with authors to help them achieve their writing goals.


Work experience:

  • Hodder & Stoughton
  • Headline Publishing (Hachette UK)
  • John Murray (Hodder & Stoughton)
  • Orion Books
  • Gledhill Editorial & Literary Consultancy

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

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Young Adult, Humor & Comedy, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense

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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.


Of course, hiring a developmental editor with that level of experience can be challenging for many writers. That's why at Reedsy, we vet our editors super carefully to make the hiring process easier for you. Hire a developmental editor from Bristol from our platform and be one step closer to perfecting your bestseller.

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