Hire a Proofreader in Los Angeles

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Lauren W.

Lauren W.

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Former Random House copy editor and proofreader (O. Henry Prize Stories, Anne Rice). I love mysteries, nonfiction, and literary fiction.


Work experience:

  • Paley Center for Media, RiverRun Film Festival, Tribeca, IFP, and others
  • Freelance for Random House, Library of America, individual authors
  • Trailer Park and Team One / Saatchi & Saatchi

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Historical Fiction LGBTQ (Fiction) Literary Fiction Science Fiction Entertainment Non-Fiction Political Science & Current Affairs Urban Fantasy Fantasy

Lorraine Martindale M.

Lorraine Martindale M.

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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I love working with writers. Previously worked with Sourcebooks, Penguin Putnam, Random House, Guideposts Books, and DC Comics.


Work experience:

  • Squaresville

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Inspirational Non-Fiction Women's Fiction Young Adult Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Religion & Spirituality

Angela B.

Angela B.

Los Angeles, United States

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Editor of more than 500 books. I specialize in thrillers, sci-fi, mysteries, fantasy, paranormal, horror, YA, and dystopian fiction.


Work experience:

  • Alyson Books
  • Social Studies School Service
  • Self

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Horror Thriller & Suspense LGBTQ (Fiction) Middle Grade Children's Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction

Sarah J.

Sarah J.

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Eagle-eyed former Bloomsbury editorial + production assistant with 7+ years of experience in editing and proofreading fiction and nonfiction


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Bloomsbury Publishing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Short Story Fiction Historical Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Political Science & Current Affairs Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Young Adult Middle Grade Children's

Cara S.

Cara S.

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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I love helping writers find their voices and connect with readers, especially with kid-lit, how-to, lifestyle, B2B, and women's fiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Young Adult Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction DIY & Crafts Parenting & Families Judaism Religion & Spirituality Picture Books Comics & Graphic Novels

Paul S.

Paul S.

Los Angeles, United States

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I'm a writer/editor with a particular ability to help people get their books out of their heads and onto the page. Call me a Book Whisperer.


Work experience:

  • B. Bear Productions, Inc.

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Humor & Comedy Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Political Science & Current Affairs Anthologies Music Entertainment Plays & Screenplays Short Story

Brian B.

Brian B.

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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I'm a Los Angeles–based book editor, writing coach, publishing consultant, and ghost writer with over 19 years of experience


Work experience:

  • John Wiley & Sons
  • W. W. Norton
  • Brian Baker Consulting

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Business & Management Economics Education & Reference Engineering Math & Science Entertainment Religion & Spirituality History Humanities & Social Sciences

Erin Y.

Erin Y.

Los Angeles, United States

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Experienced writer, editor and agent with an MFA in Creative Writing. I have experience editing New York Times bestselling authors.


Work experience:

  • The Industry
  • tNY Press
  • Dystel, Goderich & Bourret LLC
  • EY Literary Management

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Women's Fiction Middle Grade Children's Fantasy Thriller & Suspense Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Middle Grade Fantasy Romance

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Proofreaders in Los Angeles

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