Hire a Manuscript Editor in Bristol

We've sourced the best manuscript editors in Bristol who are ready to help you with all your developmental editing needs.

Laura J.

Laura J.

Bristol, United Kingdom

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An experienced writer, editor and proofreader specialising in children's storybooks, activity books, annuals and reference books.


Work experience:

  • Parragon
  • Self-employed
  • Egmont Publishing
  • HarperCollins Children's Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure Fiction Picture Books Children's Comics & Graphic Novels Young Adult Children’s Non-Fiction Non-Fiction

Chris Evan B.

Chris Evan B.

Bristol, UK

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Non-fiction editor with 15 years' experience of helping authors to make great books. Specialisms: music, geography, history, business.


Work experience:

  • Freelance publishing/editorial services
  • Nelson Thornes Educational Publisher

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

Genres: Geography Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Music History Business & Management Psychology Religion & Spirituality Education & Reference

Graham S.

Graham S.

Bristol, UK

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Business book coach and editor | I specialize in business, technology, science | 20+ years experience | Previously at BBC and Time magazines


Work experience:

  • Insider Media
  • Immediate Media
  • BBC Magazines
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences Math & Science Technology Physics & Chemistry Engineering & Materials Science Education & Reference Computers & Internet

Hannah W.

Hannah W.

Bristol, UK

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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

Caroline M.

Caroline M.

London, United Kingdom

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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

Anna J.

Anna J.

London, United Kingdom

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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

Donna H.

Donna H.

London, United Kingdom

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Freelance publishing consultant and editor (based in the UK) with a huge amount of experience in publishing, from editing to commissioning


Work experience:

  • Harlequin UK Ltd
  • Little, Brown
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Romance Fiction Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Thriller & Suspense Humor & Comedy Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Young Adult

Hannah S.

Hannah S.

London, United Kingdom

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Development Editor and Literary Agent with fifteen years' experience of trade publishing.


Work experience:

  • Macmillan Children's Books
  • Headline (Hachette Group)
  • DHH Literary Agency
  • N/A

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

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

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