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Laura

Laura

Kansas City, MO, USA

Specializing in copy editing and proofreading for books and calendars in children's, poetry, humor, and humanities genres #fine-toothcomb


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Andrews McMeel Universal
  • Ascend Media
  • KCMETROPOLIS
  • Cerner Corporation
  • Truman State University

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Calendars, Non-Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Poetry, Comics Non-Fiction, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences

Maria

Maria

Kansas City, MO, United States

Insightful, inspiring Developmental Editor of 25+ years specializing in Historical fiction, Self-Help, Spec fiction. Tailored-to-you edits.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Non-Fiction, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Psychological Thriller, Thriller & Suspense, Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Post-Apocalyptic, Philosophy, Humanities & Social Sciences, Psychology

Claire

Claire

Kansas City, MO, USA

Passionate editor w/15+ years experience - USA Today / NYT / National Bestselling and Award-Winning authors of sci-fi, fantasy, and romance.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Wordfire Press
  • The Wild Rose Press
  • Entangled Publishing

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

Genres: Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Historical Romance, Paranormal Romance, Romantic Suspense

Jen

Jen

Kansas City, MO, USA

Experienced editor with 9+ years working with indie authors. 4+ years editing for Hallmark Publishing.


Work experience:

  • Hallmark Publishing
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Paranormal Romance, Romantic Comedy, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Time Travel Romance

Mozelle

Mozelle

Grove City, PA, USA

Efficient and encouraging book editor who specializes in fiction, nonfiction, and memoir pieces, with extensive knowledge of the industry.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Psychological Thriller, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Fantasy, Children's, Young Adult, Inspirational

Rachael

Rachael

New York City, NY, USA

Experienced children's book editor who's passionate about helping you bring your stories to life.


Work experience:

  • Sterling Children's Books
  • Children's Book Academy
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Picture Books, Middle Grade Fantasy, Social & Family Issues, Young Adult

Jared

Jared

Salt Lake City, UT, USA

More than 20 years of experience. Fiction + nonfiction. New York Times bestsellers. I'm friendly, fun, and flexible.


Work experience:

  • Stanford University Press
  • Utah State University Press
  • Gibbs Smith
  • Hallmark Cards
  • Sourcebooks
  • Publishing Services Department

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Humanities & Social Sciences, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Inspirational, Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade, Entertainment, Political Science & Current Affairs

Trace

Trace

New York City, NY, USA

Editor for spirituality, religion, and self-help with 25 years experience at Penguin Random House and Paulist Press.


Work experience:

  • Paulist Press
  • Penguin Random House

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

Genres: Inspirational, Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Religion & Spirituality, Biographies & Memoirs, Health & Wellbeing, Humanities & Social Sciences

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