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Peggy

Peggy

Philadelphia, United States

Editor, writer, and publishing consultant specializing in cookbooks and other illustrated lifestyle/craft book categories.


Work experience:

  • Self Employed
  • Clarkson Potter/Random House

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

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Health & Wellbeing, Home & Garden, Weddings, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Education & Reference

Katherine

Katherine

Philadelphia, PA, USA

I am passionate about helping authors tell their stories better. I am honest, forthright, and detail-oriented. Let's work together!


Work experience:

  • Katherine Locke Editorial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Contemporary Romance, Romance, Fiction, Young Adult

Julie

Julie

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Copy editor with 25 years of experience in all genres. Recent clients include Quirk Books, University of Pennsylvania Press, and Chooseco.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • Routledge, an imprint of Taylor & Francis Group
  • The Haworth Press/Harrington Park Press (imprint)

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Romance, Young Adult, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Humanities & Social Sciences, Political Science & Current Affairs, Life Sciences, Math & Science

Rick

Rick

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Seasoned, supportive editor with 20+ years of diverse experience who 's excited to help you clarify your vision and create your best work.


Work experience:

  • Quirk Books
  • various clients

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Fiction, Mashups, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Entertainment

Haley

Haley

Philadelphia, PA, USA

I'm an archivist by day, proofreader by night. I have 8 years experience scouring manuscripts for typos and other mistakes.


Work experience:

  • Soho Press

Services: Editing Proofreading

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Short Story, Thriller & Suspense, Women's Fiction, Young Adult, Mystery & Crime, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Non-Fiction

Larissa

Larissa

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Queer Latinx book editor, lit agent, and sensitivity reader with expertise in Own Voices literary fiction, genre fiction, MG, YA, and more.


Work experience:

  • Dottir Press
  • LMP Editorial
  • Tessera Editorial
  • Hub City Press
  • Jill Grinberg Literary Management

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

Genres: LGBTQ Fiction, Fiction, Cultural & Ethnic, Middle Grade, Children's, Coming of Age, Literary Fiction, Romance, Women's Fiction, Contemporary Fiction

Morgan

Morgan

Philadelphia, PA, USA

A freelance book editor with a Big Five publishing background who focuses on cookbooks and other lifestyle and wellness titles.


Work experience:

  • Grand Central Publishing
  • Grand Central Life & Style
  • Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, DIY & Crafts, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Home & Garden

Michelle

Michelle

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Thirty years of experience editing publications ranging from highly technical medical publications to children's picture books.


Work experience:

  • American Public Health Association
  • Michelle Quirk Editorial Services
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Academy Professional Information Services
  • Slack Incorporated
  • New Jersey Outdoors Magazine

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry, Math & Science, Life Sciences

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Book Editor Philadelphia

You’re finally done with your manuscript and you may be tempted to publish your book right away. However, it is not advisable to self-publish (or to send your book to an agent or publisher) without having a professional set of eyes review your work. That’s why you need a book editor from Philadelphia to help you out!

In this day and age, there are many self-editing tools to get you across the publishing finish line. However, with self-editing it is easy to neglect minute mistakes that could ultimately affect your credibility as an author. Hiring a professional ensures that you have an objective and qualified person signing off on your work. An experienced book editor may also have the necessary connections and relationships with publishers and publishing firms that you could leverage, which is great if you want to publish traditionally.

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