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Deborah M.

Deborah M.

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Editor with 16+ years of experience including 8 years at independent publishing house Toby Press. Avid reader whose first love is fiction.


Work experience:

  • The Toby Press
  • "The Bookshaper"

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits History Humanities & Social Sciences Religion & Spirituality Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense

Jonathan W.

Jonathan W.

Glasgow

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I'm a full-time professional freelance copy-editor and proofreader. I specialise in STEM works.


Work experience:

  • Words & Numbers

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Non-Fiction Technology Nature Engineering Math & Science Physics & Chemistry

Nicola L.

Nicola L.

London, United Kingdom

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An editor with almost twenty years’ industry experience; I work with lots of self-publishing authors, big publishers and small publishers.


Work experience:

  • Constable & Robinson
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Transworld
  • The Orion Publishing Group
  • Me, Myself and I

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

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Romance Humor & Comedy Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Thriller & Suspense Paranormal Romance

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: Non-Fiction Business & Management Career Guides Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Health & wellbeing Sex & Relationships Self-help & Self-improvement Parenting & Families

Ryan Q.

Ryan Q.

Los Angeles, United States

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Hawk-eyed and supportive copy editor with over ten years of Big Five and indie experience.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Group USA
  • Phoenix Books
  • Deutsch LA
  • Ryan Quinn

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Young Adult Humor & Comedy History Political Science & Current Affairs Humanities & Social Sciences Mystery & Crime Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense

Janet R.

Janet R.

Dresher, PA, USA

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Copyeditor and proofreader with 10 years' experience and many high-profile clients in the book publishing industry.


Work experience:

  • Page Wisdom
  • Scholastic
  • Penguin Group USA
  • Allworth Publishing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

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

Kate A.

Kate A.

Baltimore, United States

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Former Simon & Schuster editor with over a decade of experience editing YA & MG novels by award-winning and bestselling authors.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Simon & Schuster Children's Books / Aladdin Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Fiction Literary Fiction Romance Young Adult Mashups Middle Grade Fantasy Urban Fantasy Paranormal Romance Children's Coming of Age Middle Grade Fantasy

Barry L.

Barry L.

New York, United States

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I am a content editor, copy editor, and proofreader. I specialize in nonfiction books.


Work experience:

  • Self Employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Health & wellbeing History Political Science & Current Affairs Humanities & Social Sciences Travel Philosophy Entertainment

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