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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

Lisha

Lisha

Kansas City, MO, USA

I am a fiction, nonfiction, and technical editor and proofreader. I am also a traditionally published author of children's books.


Work experience:

  • Olsson
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Historical Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Fantasy

Elisabeth

Elisabeth

Iowa City, IA, United States

Award-winning and New York Times bestselling editor of nonfiction and memoir.


Work experience:

  • University of Iowa Press
  • University of Nebraska Press
  • Freelance

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Nature, Travel, Comics Non-Fiction

Jeremy

Jeremy

Jersey City, NJ, USA

Senior production editor in traditional publishing, approaching every job with relaxed care and a sense of humor.


Work experience:

  • Macmillan Publishers

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Literary Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Nature, Sports & Outdoors

Matt

Matt

Jersey City, NJ, USA

Editor at Penguin Random House with a deep love for genre fiction and graphic novels.


Work experience:

  • Tobias Literary Agency
  • David Black Agency
  • Aaron Priest Agency
  • Charles River Labs
  • Penguin Random House

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Science Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Comics Non-Fiction

Howard

Howard

Traverse City, MI, USA

I'm an editor who specializes in memoir. My 35 years in journalism made me a very good listener who understands each author's unique voice.


Work experience:

  • Alliance of Independent Authors
  • Self-employed
  • Foreword Reviews

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Political Science & Current Affairs, Writing & Publishing, Law, Religion & Spirituality, Life Sciences, Math & Science, Science Fiction, Fiction

Carol

Carol

New York City, NY, USA

Two decades as a top U.S. copy and line editor on technology, business and travel at HarperCollins, Intellectual Ventures and more.


Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Architecture, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Design, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Travel, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Technology

Shelly

Shelly

Oklahoma City, OK, USA

Dedicated, compassionate developmental editor who has polished manuscripts for emerging and best-selling authors. I make your work shine!


Work experience:

  • Self-Employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Social & Family Issues, Young Adult, Holiday, Women's Fiction

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