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Lesley-Anne L.

Lesley-Anne L.

Ajax, ON, Canada

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Toronto-based editor and proofreader specializing in nonfiction and romance. I'll help you sound like the best possible version of you!


Work experience:

  • The Editing Company
  • ECW Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Romance Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Women's Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement

Stel P.

Stel P.

Larkspur, CO, USA

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Specializing in SF, MG, and Thrillers, with 20 years of experience writing for movies, major publishing houses, and government.


Work experience:

  • Fifty First Films Ltd
  • Office of the State Auditor

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

Genres: Fiction Action & Adventure Plays & Screenplays Short Story Middle Grade Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense Children's

Kelsey W.

Kelsey W.

Madison, CT, USA

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Former NYC editor specializing in memoir and literary fiction. I love working with authors to ensure their work is at its absolute best.


Work experience:

  • Refine Editing
  • Scribner
  • Scribner
  • Picador

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Women's Fiction Thriller & Suspense

Lottie C.

Lottie C.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Editor and proofreader with 3+ years' experience at HarperCollins and an expert eye for detail! Keen on women's fiction & fantasy.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Route 57 Creative Journal

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Romance Humor & Comedy Women's Fiction Entertainment Short Story Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction Dystopian

Mike H.

Mike H.

Wirral, UK

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I'm a writer and editor of many years experience and can offer advice, editing or proofreading on commercial fiction, non-fiction or memoir.


Work experience:

  • Mike Haskins

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Humor & Comedy Biographies & Memoirs History Humanities & Social Sciences Entertainment Plays & Screenplays

Melanie N.

Melanie N.

Tulsa, OK, USA

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Senior-level content creator, copywriter, editor, proofreader. I can't wait to work with you!


Work experience:

  • John Wiley and Sons

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Proofreading

Genres: Non-Fiction Computers & Internet Parenting & Families

Mandy E.

Mandy E.

San Mateo, CA, USA

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Mostly I edit, but I also find opportunities to write about food, religion, heart surgery, ex-convicts, and many other fascinating topics.


Work experience:

  • Wired magazine
  • Alameda Newspaper Group

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Health & wellbeing Christian Fiction LGBTQ (Fiction) LGBTQ (non fiction)

Mona M.

Mona M.

Seattle, WA, USA

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Passionate and meticulous copyeditor specializing in experimental literature and global perspectives. Nearly 10 years of lit mag experience.


Work experience:

  • Hummingbird Press
  • Today Newspaper
  • Tin House Books
  • Literary Arts/Tin House Books
  • Chicago Quarterly Review
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • CareerPro Global, Inc.
  • Catamaran Literary Reader
  • Chicago Quarterly Review
  • Chicago Quarterly Review
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Travel Poetry Anthologies Cultural & Ethnic Short Story

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