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Nate H.

Nate H.

Toronto, Canada

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Toronto-based author/editor offering editing, proofreading and manuscript evaluation for fiction and non-fiction writers.


Work experience:

  • Hendley Communications

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs History Political Science & Current Affairs Humanities & Social Sciences Action & Adventure Historical Fiction Mystery & Crime

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

Lara H.

Lara H.

Hamilton, ON, Canada

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I specialize in romance fiction but have edited books across all genres, including erotica, fantasy, children's books and non-fiction.


Work experience:

  • Tellwell Talent
  • Self-employed
  • Harlequin Enterprises

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Romance Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Christian Fiction Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Thriller & Suspense Paranormal Romance

Deborah V.

Deborah V.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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A publishing pro with 25 years' copy editing/proofreading experience. I specialize in literary fiction, YAs, self-help and biographies.


Work experience:

  • Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Between the Lines Creative Services
  • Self-employed
  • Stoddart Publishing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Short Story Middle Grade Self-help & Self-improvement Children's - Non-fiction Children's

Dushi H.

Dushi H.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Experienced editor, formerly in-house at HarperCollins. I specialise in commercial + literary fiction. Available for proofreads + copyedits.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Romance Young Adult Historical Fiction Holiday Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Thriller & Suspense

Francis J. C.

Francis J. C.

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Over 30 years of experience copy editing and proofreading books in natural history, life sciences, history, law, geography, and more


Work experience:

  • F & M Chow Consulting

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs History Law Humanities & Social Sciences Nature Math & Science Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences Life Sciences Geography

Bob R.

Bob R.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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12 years' experience: Business, Computers & Internet, Construction, Education, Finance & Accounting, Health, History, Insurance, Law


Work experience:

  • LexisNexis Canada
  • Multicultural History Society of Ontario
  • Borinsky Editing & Design

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Non-Fiction Business & Management Computers & Internet Health & wellbeing History Law Humanities & Social Sciences Math & Science Finance & Accounting

Jenna C.

Jenna C.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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An experienced editor working in children's publishing, specializing in content that inspires the imaginations of kids and young adults.


Work experience:

  • Today's Parent Approved
  • Owlkids Publishing - Chirp, Chickadee, and OWL Magazines
  • Today’s Parent Magazine
  • The Ryersonian
  • Dandyhorse Magazine
  • Strathmore Times
  • McClung's Magazine

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Picture Books Middle Grade Comics & Graphic Novels Children's - Non-fiction Children's

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Proofreaders for hire in Canada

If you’re serious about self-publishing, you’ll want to make sure that your readers are reading the best possible version of your book. And that’s often not possible without a very important stage of the editing process: the proofread.

Proofreading, which generally follows the developmental edit and the copy edit, is the final step before a book goes to publication. Traditional publishing houses hire proofreaders to catch the last tiny errors in a manuscript, from a typo here to a punctuation mistake there. Even the best and most experienced authors will slip up, and the proofreader is there to act as the book’s safety net.

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