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Holly D.

Holly D.

Manchester, UK

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Ruthlessly cheerful, aggressively optimistic: I'm an author's cheerleader, editor, advisor and promoter. Genres: thrillers, romance + more


Work experience:

  • Bloomsbury
  • Canongate Books Ltd & Severn House
  • The Publishing Training Centre

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Action & Adventure Fiction Historical Fiction Mystery & Crime Romance Women's Fiction Thriller & Suspense

Alicia J R.

Alicia J R.

Manchester, UK

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I am a NYT-reviewed writer and keen editor, specialising in fiction, short stories, biography, and non-fiction, w/ a passion for economics.


Work experience:

  • Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam and Manchester Universities
  • World Trade Press
  • Narrative Magazine
  • Self-employed
  • University of Salford

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Contemporary Fiction Short Story Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Economics Humanities & Social Sciences

Dave R.

Dave R.

Manchester, UK

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Over 10 years of editing and publishing experience with a well known European technology publisher.


Work experience:

  • Elektor

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

Genres: Computers & Internet Non-Fiction Education & Reference Engineering & Materials Science Math & Science Technology Writing & Publishing

Anna B.

Anna B.

London, United Kingdom

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I have 10+ years' experience working on children's and YA writing at UK publishers including Hachette and HarperCollins.


Work experience:

  • Octopus (Hachette)
  • Carlton Books
  • Orchard (Hachette)
  • Egmont
  • N/A

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

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Fantasy Middle Grade Fantasy Science Fiction Contemporary Fiction Coming of Age Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult

Lok Yee L.

Lok Yee L.

United Kingdom

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Former Oxford Uni Press educational Editor with a focus on Children's ELT and Literacy. Passionate about representation and accessibility.


Work experience:

  • Oxford University Press
  • Cambridge University Press
  • First Story
  • The Mic Magazine
  • John Blake Publishing
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Education & Reference Non-Fiction ELT Picture Books Children's Fiction Middle Grade Coming of Age Contemporary Fiction Children’s Non-Fiction

Clare S.

Clare S.

London, United Kingdom

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A freelance copy-editor and proofreader specialising in cookery, craft and other lifestyle titles.


Work experience:

  • Cico Books
  • New Holland Publishers
  • Clare Sayer

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: DIY & Crafts Non-Fiction Health & Wellbeing Home & Garden Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits

Penny H.

Penny H.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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I'm a writer, editor and editorial consultant on ELT materials, both print and digital. 


Work experience:

  • Penny Hands Editorial Services

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Education & Reference Non-Fiction

Scott P.

Scott P.

London, United Kingdom

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I am a publisher and editor with more than twenty years' experience and several award-winning and bestselling books to my name.


Work experience:

  • Unbound
  • Aardvark Bureau, Gallic Books
  • The Friday Project, HarperCollins
  • Waterstones
  • Oxford Brookes University
  • Eye Books & Lightning Books
  • Mastermind, Impossible and Fifteen to One

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Fantasy Science Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Historical Fiction Thriller & Suspense Women's Fiction Writing & Publishing

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