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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 editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading

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

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 editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Query Letter Review 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 editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Query Letter Review 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 editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

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

Sandra

Sandra

Austin, TX, USA

From story and character arcs to word choice and diction, I can help your book put its best foot forward—history or mystery, edit or index.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • University of Texas Press

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading Indexing indexing

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Short Story, Women's Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Entertainment, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Mystery & Crime

Dena

Dena

Austin, TX, USA

Kind, funny, and no-nonsense editor who will help make your manuscript the best book it can be.


Work experience:

  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Broken Pencil Editing

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading Query Letter Review query-letter-review

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Cultural & Ethnic, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies, Sociology, Coming of Age, Education & Reference, Anthologies

Clay

Clay

Austin, TX, USA

I thrive on learning new things, writing and polishing manuscripts, and developing scientific illustrations.


Work experience:

  • Self-Employed
  • Thinkwell Corporation
  • Holt, Rinehart and Winston/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Holt, Rinehart and Winston

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics & Chemistry, Nature, Writing & Publishing

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 editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Query Letter Review query-letter-review

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

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