Hire a Proofreader in Philadelphia

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Margaret N.

Margaret N.

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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I edit cookbooks, craft titles, gift-y nonfiction. I've worked on everything from astrophysics texts to NYT-bestselling literary mashups.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • Quirk Books
  • Beacon PreMedia Global (now Lumina Datamatics)
  • East Falls Bakery
  • Police Legal Sciences
  • The Writing Center at Kenyon College
  • Zanesville Art Museum

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

Genres: Humor & Comedy Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Mashups Writing & Publishing Calendars Comics & Graphic Novels Design Photography Architecture

Catherine N.

Catherine N.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Experienced children's book editor. Specialities include: picture books, easy readers, chapter books, and middle-grade novels.


Work experience:

  • Self Employed

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

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Picture Books Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction DIY & Crafts Mystery & Crime

Meg R.

Meg R.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Your personal editor. Sensitive, honest manuscript critique, ghostwriting, editing, and project organization for nonfiction and memoir.


Work experience:

  • Meg Ryan | Editorial Studio
  • Garden Design Magazine
  • Women's Health magazine

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Religion & Spirituality Music Psychology Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences Math & Science

Warren H.

Warren H.

Philadelphia, United States

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PhD with 10+years as editor and proofreader for nonfiction and plays. Author of two successful books and four plays.


Work experience:

  • Philadelphia Theatre Company
  • The Gershman Y
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
  • Association for Jewish Studies

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction History Religion & Spirituality Cultural & Ethnic Fiction LGBTQ (non fiction) Entertainment Plays & Screenplays Short Story

Peggy P.

Peggy P.

Philadelphia, United States

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Editor, writer, and publishing consultant specializing in cookbooks and other illustrated lifestyle/craft book categories.


Work experience:

  • Self Employed
  • Clarkson Potter/Random House

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

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction DIY & Crafts Health & wellbeing Home & Garden Weddings Self-help & Self-improvement Education & Reference

Ashley C.

Ashley C.

New Philadelphia, United States

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Christian romance and inspirational non-fiction editor with 8+ years experience working with award-winning authors and publishers.


Work experience:

  • Barbour Publishing
  • Barbour Publishing | Adams Media (Simon & Schuster) | Callisto Media | Page Street Publishing | Sounds True | Abingdon Press | BroadStreet Publishing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Romance Fiction Christian (Non-Fiction) Religion & Spirituality Non-Fiction Christian Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement Health & wellbeing Historical Fiction Inspirational

Shana M.

Shana M.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Editor specializing in nursing education, Christian and African-American texts. More than 20 years of experience.


Work experience:

  • FA Davis
  • Wolters Kluwer
  • David C Cook
  • TeleTech
  • Perseus Books Group
  • Elsevier
  • The Navigators

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Christian (Non-Fiction) Religion & Spirituality Non-Fiction Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry Math & Science Writing & Publishing Education & Reference Political Science & Current Affairs

Lynsey G.

Lynsey G.

Missoula, United States

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Copy editor and proofreader with years of experience in-house and freelancing for Big 5 publishers and private clients across many genres.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Fordham University Press
  • City College of New York
  • Skadden-Arps Legal Studies Program at City College of New York
  • WHACK! Magazine
  • Penguin Group (USA)
  • Lynsey G (sole proprietor)

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Romance Fiction Women's Fiction Science Fiction Epic Fantasy Fantasy Urban Fantasy Cozy Mysteries Mystery & Crime Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Comics & Graphic Novels

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Proofreaders in Philadelphia

If you’re a self-publishing author, you’ll probably have noticed that editing is a complex process which has many stages — and perhaps the most important step of all is the proofread. It’s important not to underestimate the importance of checking your work for spelling and grammatical errors. Once your manuscript has been officially submitted for printing, it’s difficult (and expensive) to recall. In addition, mistakes can bring down the credibility of your work and affect readability.

That’s why a second opinion on your work can be very valuable as part of the final stages of the publishing process — and it’s even more helpful when it’s a professional lending their keen eye. If you’re searching for a proofreader to read your work and make sure it’s perfect, look no further: our professional proofreaders in Philadelphia have the expertise to scan your manuscript for mistakes quickly and efficiently. Join Reedsy today to search for high quality professionals to help you on your publishing journey!

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