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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

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
  • Kirkus Editorial

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

Carla B.

Carla B.

Chicago, IL, USA

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Meticulous, results-oriented copy editor and proofreader with 12 years of experience across a wide variety of both fiction and nonfiction


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • American Medical Association
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Palgrave Macmillan

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Humor & Comedy Biographies & Memoirs History Humanities & Social Sciences Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Entertainment Sports & Outdoors Thriller & Suspense

Susan B.

Susan B.

Chicago, IL, USA

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A former Hachette editor of SF/F, romance, and commercial fiction. Lover of all things nerdy, steamy, and everything in between.


Work experience:

  • Susan Barnes Editing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Fiction Romance Fantasy Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense Urban Fantasy Paranormal Romance Epic Fantasy

Jenni F.

Jenni F.

Chicago, IL, USA

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Specialties: biography/memoir, trade history, family history, literature, genre fiction. Chicago Manual of Style expert. 25+ years' exp.


Work experience:

  • Blue Finch Books
  • The University of Chicago Press

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Romance Biographies & Memoirs History Humanities & Social Sciences Historical Fiction Mystery & Crime True Crime Romantic Suspense

Jennifer H.

Jennifer H.

Chicago, IL, USA

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Former senior editor for Capstone with 17+ years experience in biography, memoir, history, creative fiction and NF for adults and children.


Work experience:

  • Heinemann-Raintree
  • Quarasan
  • McGraw-Hill
  • Publications International, Ltd.
  • Capstone Publishers
  • White Dog Editorial Services

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs History Humanities & Social Sciences Action & Adventure Historical Fiction Mystery & Crime True Crime Thriller & Suspense Children's - Non-fiction

Tom K.

Tom K.

Chicago, IL, USA

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Insecure about grammar? Concerned about continuity? I do expert copyediting and fact checking, plus I can help you work out the content.


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

Timothy B.

Timothy B.

Chicago, IL, USA

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PhD Humanities, MFA Creative Writing, 12 Years Experience as Editor for Houghton Mifflin and McGraw-Hill, Published Fiction Writer


Work experience:

  • McGraw-Hill
  • Quarasan
  • Houghton Mifflin

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Humanities & Social Sciences Philosophy Writing & Publishing Education & Reference Science Fiction Children's - Non-fiction

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