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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 editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Query Letter Review 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 editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

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

Holly

Holly

Philadelphia, PA, USA

I specialize in history and topics in the humanities. I have a PhD in History. Worked at Wiley and Enslow Publishers, Inc.


Work experience:

  • manuscripted.ink
  • Chestnut Hill College
  • University of Delaware
  • Susquehanna University

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

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Health & Wellbeing

Rose

Rose

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Developmental editor for higher-ed print & digital products. Specialties: nursing, medical assisting, medical terminology, allied health


Work experience:

  • Freelance editorial services
  • Nursing journal/Wolters Kluwer
  • Association of Educational Publishers
  • Learning magazine

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

Genres: Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry, Math & Science, Non-Fiction

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 editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

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

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 editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading Query Letter Review query-letter-review

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

Larissa

Larissa

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Queer Latine editor, lit agent, and sensitivity reader w/ years of experience in literary fiction, women's/upmarket fiction, kidlit, etc.


Work experience:

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

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

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

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 editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Historical Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction

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