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Candace J.

Candace J.

Portland, OR, USA

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My background in traditional publishing led me to specialize in nonfiction self-help/self-improvement /mind-body-spirit books and proposals.


Work experience:

  • Change It Up Editing and Writing Services
  • Health Communications, Inc., publisher of the original Chicken Soup for the Soul series

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

Genres: Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Humanities & Social Sciences Inspirational Psychology New Age Self-help & Self-improvement Parenting & Families

Lara J.

Lara J.

New York, NY, USA

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I'm an editor at Simon & Schuster with 5 years of experience working on #1 internationally bestselling fiction and non-fiction titles.


Work experience:

  • Simon & Schuster--Emily Bestler Books/Atria Books
  • Europa Editions

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Historical Fiction Horror Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime True Crime Thriller & Suspense

Diane S.

Diane S.

New York, NY, USA

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Seasoned professional with 25 years of experience, specializing in narrative nonfiction, memoir, and women's fiction.


Work experience:

  • Globo Libros Literary Management
  • Self-employed
  • Kensington Publishing
  • Warner Books
  • GLobo Libros

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Health & wellbeing History Political Science & Current Affairs Humanities & Social Sciences Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Self-help & Self-improvement Parenting & Families

Ian D.

Ian D.

Pontefract, UK

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I am a book editor and publishing professional with over 25 years of experience, specialising in memoir, biography and literary fiction.


Work experience:

  • Route Publishing
  • Yorkshire Art Circus

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Humanities & Social Sciences Music

Robyn B.

Robyn B.

Abilene, Texas, USA

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Vision driven. Author centered. No nonsense. High-profile editing that will take your project to the next level. Let's get your book done!


Work experience:

  • (Texas-Based Publishing Service)
  • Creative Word Editing
  • HarperCollins/Blink YA
  • ACU Press & Leafwood Publishers
  • Self Employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Cultural & Ethnic Mashups Fantasy Self-help & Self-improvement Science Fiction Dystopian

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

Alexander H.

Alexander H.

Nashville, TN, USA

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I'm an editor with over a decade of experience in developmental editing, copyediting and proofreading. Specialties in travel and memoir.


Work experience:

  • Lonely Planet

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Nature Travel

Matt D.

Matt D.

New York, NY, USA

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Friendly, easy to work with, tons of experience—and a stickler for details.


Work experience:

  • Macmillan Audio
  • Time Inc. Books
  • Interview magazine
  • Playboy magazine
  • Footwear News magazine

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Humanities & Social Sciences Music Entertainment Mystery & Crime Sports & Outdoors

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