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Leila

Leila

Austin, TX, USA

12+ years experience in children's and YA book publishing as an editor at Penguin Random House and author of critically-acclaimed novels.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Macmillan, Chronicle, Simon & Schuster, Abrams, etc.
  • BookPeople

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Children's, Fiction, Young Adult, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

Andrew

Andrew

Austin, TX, USA

A careful, insightful editor with experience and expertise in fiction (literary, contemporary, and YA), memoir, and personal growth.


Work experience:

  • The Fedd Agency
  • The Friedrich Agency
  • Self-Employed
  • St. Andrew's Episcopal School

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality

Jessica Lee

Jessica Lee

Austin, TX, USA

I'm an award-winning author with over 50 publications (from early readers to young adult) with 17 years of editing experience.


Work experience:

  • Institute of Children's Literature
  • St. Edward's University
  • self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Middle Grade, Coming of Age, Middle Grade Fantasy

P. J.

P. J.

Austin, TX, USA

I’m the award-winning author of over 30 books for kids, teens, and adults. I'd love to edit your book. Let's talk!


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Middle Grade Fantasy, Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic, Time Travel, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult

Carmen

Carmen

Austin, Texas, USA

NEA speaker. Published author. I've put NYTimes bestselling authors and Amazon #1 bestsellers through my self-help and memoir boot camp.


Work experience:

  • The Timbre Co
  • Northern Illinois University
  • National Endowment of the Arts

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, LGBTQ Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Poetry, Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Business & Management, Inspirational

Aja

Aja

Austin, United States

Making sure your prose sings, your facts and story are straight, and your unique voice shines through.


Work experience:

  • Simon & Schuster
  • on my porch, at a coffee shop, in far-flung places . . .

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Music, Entertainment, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Thriller & Suspense, Photography

Madeline

Madeline

Austin, TX, USA

From writing to editing and publishing, I have been involved in every aspect of publishing for over 15 years.


Work experience:

  • CBAY Books
  • St. Edward's University
  • Blooming Tree Press
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade Fantasy, Picture Books, Romance, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Action & Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Salima

Salima

Austin, Texas, USA

I'm the award-winning author of over 20 books for kids, teens and adults. Creative writing professor, editor. I'd love to work with you!


Work experience:

  • Yellow Bird Editors
  • Self-Employed
  • St. Edward's University and Austin Community College

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

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Fantasy, Middle Grade Fantasy, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic, Action & Adventure

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