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Mariah

Mariah

Oakland, California, USA

I'm a collaborative and highly experienced book editor who has done work for Random House, Lonely Planet, and other nonfiction leaders.


Work experience:

  • Mariah Bear Books
  • Weldon Owen/Insight Editions
  • Worldwise
  • Lonely Planet Books
  • Ten Speed Press

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

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Home & Garden, Sports & Outdoors, Entertainment, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Business & Management

Andy

Andy

Oakland, CA, USA

I am a literary agent and freelance developmental book editor. I also edit and consult on query letters and non-fiction book proposals.


Work experience:

  • Andy Ross Agency

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

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Contemporary Fiction, Literary Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Political Science & Current Affairs, Sociology

Anna

Anna

Oakland, CA, USA

Precisely worded, wildly creative: Editor of award-winning books (poetry and prose) offering customized and attentive editorial services


Work experience:

  • Kelsey Street Press
  • Freelance

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

Genres: Poetry, Fiction

Boris

Boris

Oakland, CA, USA

Experienced content and copy editor of academic non-fiction (10+ years). A resource for your scholarly and creative projects.


Work experience:

  • The University of California, Berkeley
  • Stanford University
  • University of California at Berkeley, Stanford University, University of Arizona

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

Genres: Philosophy, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, History, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Life Sciences, Sociology

Erica

Erica

Parrish, United States

Freelance editor offering friendly but thorough editing to independent authors.


Work experience:

  • Ink Deep Editing

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Women's Fiction, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Health & Wellbeing

Dawn

Dawn

Hoboken, NJ, United States

Deep experience editing memoir, narrative nonfiction, novels and short stories.


Work experience:

  • Reader's Digest
  • O, The Oprah Magazine
  • More Magazine
  • The Literarian
  • Independent editor

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Literary Fiction, Fiction

Meredith

Meredith

Charlottesville, United States

Thoughtful editing and meticulous proofreading, done with a sharp eye and gentle tongue.


Work experience:

  • Meredith Tennant Editorial

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Health & Wellbeing, Middle Grade, Fantasy

Kimberly

Kimberly

Union, United States

I've been a freelance proofreader for close to 20 years. I've proofread everything from cookbooks to business books for major publishers.


Work experience:

  • John Wiley & Sons
  • Word for Word

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Health & Wellbeing, Religion & Spirituality, Home & Garden, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

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Hire the best book editors in Oakland


As an author, you know that writing your manuscript is only the first step in the lengthy process of creating a bestseller. The editing process in particular can significantly reshape and refine your book, which is why so many authors hire professional book editors to do their work justice.


A qualified book editor will comprehensively review your manuscript and patch up its weak spots. They will look at its overall tone and style, examine your plot and character development, and ensure your prose is accurate and flows smoothly. They will also check for small errors such as poor word choice, descriptive inconsistencies, and general mechanical errors.


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