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Katy

Katy

Bristol, UK

Editor, Writing Coach and Publishing Advisor. Editor of the Year 2021. 'Passionate, tireless, smart and kind'


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Avon, HarperCollins
  • Transworld
  • Net-a-Porter, Oxford University Press and Wiley Blackwell

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Cultural & Ethnic, Historical Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Short Story, Literary Fiction

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
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Entertainment, Non-Fiction, Music, Humanities & Social Sciences, Travel, Humor & Comedy, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Picture Books, Children's, Children’s Non-Fiction

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

Karen

Karen

London, United Kingdom

The Bookseller Rising Star. I edit adult, YA, children's fiction. My debut adult novel is publishing with Viking, PRH in 2024.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • 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

Emily

Emily

London, United Kingdom

A Bookseller Rising Star and commercial fiction editor with 12 years editing experience at Penguin Random House, Hachette and HarperCollins


Work experience:

  • Quercus (Hachette UK)
  • Ebury & Del Rey (Penguin Random House)
  • Orion Publishing (Hachette UK)
  • Avon (HarperCollins)
  • Boldwood Books

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

Genres: Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Romance, Women's Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Fantasy, Historical Fiction

Lucy

Lucy

London, United Kingdom

Editor with 8+ years experience developing projects for leading publishers in non-fiction, dedicated to guiding first-time authors.


Work experience:

  • Bloomsbury Publishing
  • The Siren Press
  • Watkins Publishing
  • Pan Macmillan

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review Book Coaching

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Nature, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Sex & Relationships, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs

Josephine

Josephine

London, United Kingdom

Experienced editor within various genres, including Mind Body Spirit, travel, cookbooks, and fiction (YA, women's fiction and thrillers).


Work experience:

  • Duncan Baird Publishers and Watkins Publishing
  • SPG Media
  • Rogers, Coleridge & White Literary Agency
  • Freelance

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Sex & Relationships, Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Action & Adventure

Tom

Tom

London, United Kingdom

Highly experienced academic and educational book editor, previously worked as Senior Book Production Editor for a leading publishing house.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • SAGE

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry, Math & Science, Political Science & Current Affairs, Sociology, Education & Reference, History

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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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