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Abby S.

Abby S.

Chicago, United States

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I'm a literary agent who specializes in commercial/genre and literary fiction and select nonfiction (cooking, narrative)


Work experience:

  • The Lark Group
  • Browne & Miller Literary Associates
  • Sourcebooks
  • John Wiley & Sons

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

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Romance Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Christian Fiction Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Thriller & Suspense

Ashley L.

Ashley L.

Chicago, IL, USA

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Detail-oriented editor with more than 10 years experience in development, copy editing, and proofreading.


Work experience:

  • AHIMA Press
  • ALL Masonry Construction
  • CCH

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry Math & Science

Alison M.

Alison M.

Chicago, IL, USA

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I'm a copy editor and proofreader for book publishers, specializing in adventure, children's books, YA, fantasy, humor, and women's fiction.


Work experience:

  • Skyhorse Publishing
  • Chicago Review Press
  • Sourcebooks

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Young Adult Humor & Comedy Picture Books Action & Adventure Women's Fiction Middle Grade Fantasy Children's

Perrin D.

Perrin D.

Chicago, IL, United States

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Cookbooks are my specialty—books I have edited have won or been finalists for James Beard, IACP, and Gourmand awards.


Work experience:

  • Agate Publishing
  • Perrin Davis

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

Genres: Non-Fiction Business & Management Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Health & wellbeing Political Science & Current Affairs Travel Home & Garden Writing & Publishing Economics

Bunmi I.

Bunmi I.

Chicago, IL, USA

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Experienced editor and writer, primarily in children's and young adult literature. Former journalist and middle school teacher.


Work experience:

  • Sourcebooks
  • Character Lab

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Picture Books Cultural & Ethnic Middle Grade Children's - Non-fiction Children's

Will T.

Will T.

Chicago, United States

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Trusted copy editor and proofreader of several publishers for award-winning fiction and literary nonfiction.


Work experience:

  • University of Iowa Press
  • Franciscan Media
  • Apex CoVantage
  • Ashgate Publishing
  • Scribe Media
  • Pivot Point International

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Romance Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Action & Adventure Women's Fiction Short Story Mystery & Crime Science Fiction

Kate A.

Kate A.

Chicago, IL, USA

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Experienced in food publishing, from the inception of the concept through to the final proofread.


Work experience:

  • Home Chef
  • Emerson College
  • culture: the word on cheese
  • America's Test Kitchen

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

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

Tom K.

Tom K.

Chicago, IL, USA

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I offer a low rate for nonfiction, including biographies/memoirs. I do expert copyediting and fact checking plus developmental suggestions.


Work experience:

  • Nieman Inc
  • McGraw-Hill Education
  • Self-employed
  • McDougal Littell / Houghton Mifflin
  • John Hope Community Academy / Chicago Public Schools
  • World Book Inc.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Non-Fiction Business & Management Humanities & Social Sciences Education & Reference

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