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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

Margaret

Margaret

Philadelphia, PA, United States

I edit cookbooks, craft titles, gift-y nonfiction. I've worked on everything from astrophysics texts to NYT-bestselling literary mashups.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • Quirk Books
  • Beacon PreMedia Global (now Lumina Datamatics)
  • East Falls Bakery
  • Police Legal Sciences
  • The Writing Center at Kenyon College
  • Zanesville Art Museum

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

Genres: Humor & Comedy, Fiction, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, DIY & Crafts, Mashups, Writing & Publishing, Calendars, Comics & Graphic Novels, Design, Photography, Architecture

Catherine

Catherine

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Experienced children's book editor. Specialities include: picture books, easy readers, chapter books, and middle-grade novels.


Work experience:

  • Self Employed

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

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Mystery & Crime

Susan

Susan

Philadelphia, PA, USA

I'm a highly experienced editor and writer specializing in books for children and teens.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Little Fox, Inc
  • Editorial Services boutique
  • Bantam Doubleday Dell
  • Simon & Schuster
  • New American Library

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Picture Books, Short Story, Young Adult, Women's Fiction, Parenting & Families

Warren

Warren

Philadelphia, United States

PhD with 10+years as editor and proofreader for nonfiction and plays. Author of two successful books and four plays.


Work experience:

  • Philadelphia Theatre Company
  • The Gershman Y
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
  • Association for Jewish Studies

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, History, Religion & Spirituality, Cultural & Ethnic, Fiction, LGBTQ Non-Fiction, Entertainment, Plays & Screenplays, Short Story

Rose

Rose

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Book doctor, editor, researcher. I love romance and historical fiction! (Areas of expertise: Regency, queer, Revolutionary War, Jewish.)


Work experience:

  • Rose Does The Research

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Historical Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction

Ernie

Ernie

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Editor/writer with broad experience in book publishing, with specialties in mass market fiction and health /medical nonfiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Historical Romance, Romance, Action & Adventure, Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Life Sciences, Math & Science, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences

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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