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Eleanor

Eleanor

Bristol, UK

11 years’ experience editing romance and SFF. My NYT-bestselling clients have sold millions of copies.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Totally Bound

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Fiction, Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Paranormal Romance, Romantic Comedy, Science Fiction

Amanda

Amanda

Stourbridge, United Kingdom

Former acquisitions editor for Angry Robot and SFF editor of award-winning authors, such as Kameron Hurley, Sarah Pinborough and Laura Lam.


Work experience:

  • AR Editorial Solutions
  • Strange Chemistry

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Young Adult, Military Science Fiction, Science Fiction, Space Opera, Epic Fantasy

Ameesha

Ameesha

Birmingham, United Kingdom

A nonfiction book coach & editor with 11 years’ experience in books that make the world better: personal dev, philosophy, & business


Work experience:

  • Packt Publishing
  • The Book Shelf LTD.

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Query Letter Review query-letter-review

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Career Guides, Philosophy, Humanities & Social Sciences, Psychology, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Atheism, Religion & Spirituality, Inspirational, Writing & Publishing

Tim

Tim

York, United Kingdom

Experienced editor specialising in science fiction, horror and YA fiction – offering MS assessment, structural editing and copyediting.


Work experience:

  • CGP
  • Pearson
  • Scholastic
  • British Fantasy Society
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Short Story, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, Psychological Thriller

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 editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading

Genres: ELT, Non-Fiction, Writing & Publishing, Education & Reference, Sociology, Humanities & Social Sciences

Sarah

Sarah

Lincoln, United Kingdom

A former Senior Editor at Bonnier, I'm now a freelance editor with experience in a wide variety of genres. Specialist in romance fiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Totally Entwined Group (Bonnier Publishing)

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Historical Fiction, Horror, Mystery & Crime, Paranormal Romance, Young Adult, Fantasy, LGBTQ Fiction

Jackie

Jackie

Hampshire, United Kingdom

Jackie has been editing and proofreading for more than twenty-five years; food, travel, fiction.


Work experience:

  • AA Publishing
  • Freelance

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Travel, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime

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 editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading Query Letter Review query-letter-review Indexing indexing

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

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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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