Hire a Proofreader in Austin

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John R.

John R.

Austin, TX, USA

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Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Raritan: A Quarterly Review, New Brunswick, NJ
  • English Department, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Undergraduate Writing Center, University of Texas, Austin, TX
  • English Department, Miami University, Oxford, OH
  • Lubbock Meditation, Lubbock, TX

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Political Science & Current Affairs Buddhism Religion & Spirituality Poetry Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Philosophy Sociology Music

Aja P.

Aja P.

Austin, United States

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Making sure your prose sings, your facts and story are straight, and your unique voice shines through.


Work experience:

  • Simon & Schuster
  • on my porch, at a coffee shop, in far-flung places . . .

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Humor & Comedy Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs History Travel Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Music Entertainment Mystery & Crime Fantasy Thriller & Suspense Photography

Leis P.

Leis P.

Austin, TX, USA

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Freelance editor with over 15 years of experience in publishing, primarily with Penguin Random House, specializing in all genres of fiction


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Berkley Publishing Group - Penguin Random House
  • Self

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Fantasy Historical Fiction Paranormal Romance Romance Science Fiction Urban Fantasy Women's Fiction

Lynne F.

Lynne F.

Austin, TX, USA

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I've been working with authors for thirty-five years: editing, proofreading, indexing. Let me bring my wealth of experience to your project.


Work experience:

  • University of Texas Press
  • Self-employed
  • Dushkin Publishing Group
  • Windsor Publications
  • Mayfield Publishing Company

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Entertainment Travel Political Science & Current Affairs History Humanities & Social Sciences Art Sociology Literary Fiction Fiction

Sarah C.

Sarah C.

Springfield, United States

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Nonfiction editor formerly of Wiley and Pearson. I help authors create AWESOME books (including a #1 bestseller on Amazon).


Work experience:

  • Independent Publishing Professional
  • Pearson Learning Solutions
  • John Wiley and Sons
  • Arnerich Massena
  • New Riders/Peachpit

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Health & wellbeing Non-Fiction

Lisa H.

Lisa H.

Berkley, United States

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Every sentence matters! My passion is helping your words shine, whether you're at the beginning of your project or you need a final polish.


Work experience:

  • Poignant Pen LLC

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

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Travel Sex & Relationships Fantasy Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement Home & Garden Science Fiction

Christine M.

Christine M.

Chester, United States

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Experienced editor of cookbooks and home/lifestyle books; my editing and proofreading work includes James Beard and IACP Award winners.


Work experience:

  • Christine McKnight Editorial Services
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Career Guides Christian (Non-Fiction) Religion & Spirituality Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Health & wellbeing Home & Garden Weddings Parenting & Families

Jessica H.

Jessica H.

Jacksonville, United States

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Award-winning freelance editor Jessica Hatch provides practical, marketable revision advice to clients on all six habitable continents.


Work experience:

  • Writers House
  • St. Martin's Press
  • Fox Literary LLC
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Historical Fiction Fiction LGBTQ (Fiction) Women's Fiction LGBTQ (non fiction) Self-help & Self-improvement

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Proofreader in Austin

Stop us if you’ve ever had this nightmare before: you’ve just published your book, and you’re celebrating by popping open a (well-deserved) bottle of champagne. That’s when your phone dings: it’s Amazon letting you know that you just got your first review. In excitement, you open up the page, only to find the reviewer complaining about a typo in your book. Another review comes in criticizing another found typo. Then another, and another.

If that scenario is a very present scenario for you, then you should seriously consider hiring a proofreader. Such a professional will comb your book and point out every single typo, punctuation mistake, and grammatical error to fix. Indeed, no book should ever be published without a proofread. Think of it as a safety net — even when you think that you’ve caught everything, there will probably be one or two grave blunders that will slip through your purview if you don’t proofread.

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