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Julie C.

Julie C.

Reading, United Kingdom

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I am an editor with over fifteen years’ experience working for three major houses across a broad spectrum of commercial fiction titles.


Work experience:

  • Julie Crisp - Literary Agent
  • Pan Macmillan
  • Pan Macmillan Australia

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Horror Thriller & Suspense Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction

Harriet P.

Harriet P.

Reading, UK

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Nonfiction editor with 12 years' experience. I can help you create a business/self-help/how-to book that's clear, engaging and persuasive.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Oxford University Press
  • Pearson
  • Rhinegold Education

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Education & Reference Non-Fiction Humanities & Social Sciences Religion & Spirituality Self-Help & Self-Improvement Career Guides Business & Management

Helen T.

Helen T.

United Kingdom

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15 years of in-house editorial experience specialising in children's fiction (MG, teen and YA). Previously Editor-at-Large for Hachette.


Work experience:

  • Helen Thomas
  • Hachette Children's Group
  • Orion Children's Books
  • Scholastic Ltd
  • Columbia University

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Middle Grade Fantasy Young Adult Women's Fiction Psychology Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction New Age Self-Help & Self-Improvement Writing & Publishing

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

Katy H.

Katy H.

London, United Kingdom

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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

Gillian H.

Gillian H.

London, United Kingdom

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I have worked with many authors, and I never get tired of helping someone write the very best book they can. It's always a thrill.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Romance Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Action & Adventure Historical Fiction Anthologies Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Thriller & Suspense

Julia K.

Julia K.

London, United Kingdom

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Experienced and meticulous non-fiction editor with a keen eye. Passionate about great books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Ebury Publishing, Random House UK
  • Anubis Literary Agency

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

Genres: Career Guides Non-Fiction Health & Wellbeing Sex & Relationships Self-Help & Self-Improvement Parenting & Families Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Business & Management

Colm B.

Colm B.

London, United Kingdom

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Freelance developmental editor, with a focus on thriller fiction, travel/memoir non-fiction, and LGBTQ+ writing.


Work experience:

  • Self-Employed
  • RateSetter

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: LGBTQ Fiction Fiction Thriller & Suspense LGBTQ Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Contemporary Fiction

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