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Shelley

Shelley

London, United Kingdom

An experienced, insightful developmental editor with 12 years of solid commercial success. Transforming manuscripts into bestselling novels!


Work experience:

  • The Eve White Agency
  • Shelley Instone Literary Consultancy/Agency
  • The Book Editorial Expert

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Psychological Thriller, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Young Adult, Espionage, Chick Lit, Women's Fiction, Romance

Anna

Anna

London, United Kingdom

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, Contemporary Fiction, Coming of Age, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Picture Books

Emily

Emily

London, United Kingdom

A Bookseller Rising Star and commercial fiction editor with ten 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)

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

Allison

Allison

London, UK

Non-fiction editor with extensive experience in many subjects, gained over 25 years from publishers including Routledge and Palgrave


Work experience:

  • Financial Gazette, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Human & Rousseau Publishers
  • Struik Publishers
  • self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Education & Reference, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Political Science & Current Affairs, Religion & Spirituality, Nature, Life Sciences, Math & Science, Fashion & Textiles

Pascal

Pascal

London, UK

Friendly non-fiction editor with ten years' experience developing projects, copy-editing and proof-reading at a top non-fiction press.


Work experience:

  • Polity Books
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Philosophy, Political Science & Current Affairs, Education & Reference, Geography

Max

Max

London, UK

Experienced and versatile editor; former Commissioning Editor at Bloomsbury and Oberon Books. Fiction, non-fiction and academic writing.


Work experience:

  • Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Oberon Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Architecture, Non-Fiction, Design, Home & Garden, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Photography, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits

Madeleine

Madeleine

London, United Kingdom

Assistant Editor (fiction) at Penguin Michael Joseph. I have experience in structural editing, proofreading and reviewing submissions.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Hodder & Stoughton

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Coming of Age, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Romantic Comedy, Short Story

Richard

Richard

London, UK

Senior commissioning editor at Hachette UK. Author of the novels Something to Live For and When We Were Young. Published in 20 languages.


Work experience:

  • Headline (Hachette UK)

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Humor & Comedy, Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Romantic Comedy, Romance, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, True Crime, Sports & Outdoors, Music, Humanities & Social Sciences, Thriller & Suspense

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You’ve removed all plot holes, tightened up your prose, gone through several rounds of revisions, and feel like your manuscript is just about ready to hit the presses. But before you do, there’s one crucial part of the editing process left: proofreading.


Whether you’ve already worked with a developmental or copy editor, or enlisted beta readers, friends, and family to look over your book, you must have someone read your manuscript with the singular goal of proofreading. This involves looking out for spelling, grammar, punctuation, and consistency errors. And trust us, when the Amazon review section of your book is free from comments like “This book is riddled with typos,” you’ll be relieved you didn’t skip the proofreading step.


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