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Jill

Jill

Boston, United States

I offer a decade of editorial experience in textbooks, nonfiction trade titles, and literary fiction. I also write essays and like donuts.


Work experience:

  • Bedford/St. Martin's, Macmillan Learning
  • Routledge
  • Cengage Learning
  • Adams Media

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Career Guides, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Women's Fiction, Short Story, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Education & Reference

Alison

Alison

Boston, MA, USA

Meticulous and dedicated development and copy editor of educational content, photography, and self-published teen/women's fiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Cengage
  • photo.net
  • Focal Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Education & Reference, Non-Fiction, Photography, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences

Audrey

Audrey

Boston, MA, USA

I am a highly versatile and experienced wordsmith with excellent editorial judgment and the skills to ensure your manuscript is error-free.


Work experience:

  • PennWell Publishing Co. (now Endeavor Business Media)
  • Freelance
  • Phillips Academy, Andover

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Computers & Internet, Non-Fiction, Design, DIY & Crafts, Health & Wellbeing, Technology

Margie

Margie

Boston, MA, USA

Editor specializing in fiction and nonfiction for children 4-12, including easy readers, early chapter books, and picture books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade

Kelly

Kelly

Boston, MA, USA

Meticulous, passionate copy editor who specializes in YA fiction and cookbooks and has worked with Random House and Simon and Schuster.


Work experience:

  • StayWell
  • Self-employed
  • New England Conservatory
  • George Mason University

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Health & Wellbeing, Coming of Age, Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Middle Grade, Children's, New Adult, Young Adult, Social & Family Issues

Lori

Lori

Boston, MA, USA

Query and fiction specialist, including adult, YA, and MG. Creative writing instructor and author of five novels from major publishers.


Work experience:

  • Charlesbridge Publishing
  • Grub Street

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

Genres: Children's, Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Young Adult, Chick Lit, Women's Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs

Kit

Kit

Boston, MA, USA

Queer editor of a New York Times and Tor best book of 2023 ▪ interested in LGBTQ+ fiction and genre (sff, spec fic, romance) ▪ she/her


Work experience:

  • Macmillan
  • Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency
  • Self-employed
  • Ploughshares
  • Emerson College
  • Bywater Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing

Genres: LGBTQ Fiction, Fiction, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Young Adult, Coming of Age, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, LGBTQ Non-Fiction, Fantasy

Katie

Katie

Boston, MA, USA

Editor with fourteen years' experience in publishing, specializing in proofreading of women's fiction and memoirs.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Bedford/St. Martin's

Services: Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Women's Fiction, Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

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