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Chris

Chris

Philadelphia, PA, USA

17+ yrs book editing. Leadership, self-help, environment, marketing, social issues, business. A passion for the compelling narrative.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Soundview Executive Book Summaries
  • SMG France
  • Ideas for Leaders, Ltd.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Book Coaching

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Economics, Humanities & Social Sciences, Psychology, Finance & Accounting, Math & Science, Technology, Sociology

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:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Historical Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction

Michelle

Michelle

Philadelphia, PA, USA

More than 30 years of experience editing publications ranging from highly technical medical publications to children's picture books.


Work experience:

  • American Public Health Association
  • Self-employed
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Academy Professional Information Services
  • Slack Incorporated
  • New Jersey Outdoors Magazine
  • Psychology Today

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

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

Mark

Mark

Philadelphia, PA, USA

I'm a professional editor, writer, and poet. Assisting others with their writing and creative endeavors is extremely meaningful to me.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Schuylkill Valley Journal
  • Cleaver Magazine

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Writing & Publishing, Non-Fiction, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Poetry, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Psychology, Philosophy

Britny

Britny

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Britny (she/they) is a YA fiction and pop culture non-fiction editor with over 5 years of traditional publishing experience.


Work experience:

  • Running Press

Services: Editing Editorial Assessment Book Coaching

Genres: Gaming & LitRPG, Fantasy, Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Young Adult, Entertainment, Non-Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction

Caitlyn

Caitlyn

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Former Big 5 children's/YA editor with experiencing working with NYT bestselling authors such as James Patterson and Jennifer Lynn Barnes.


Work experience:

  • Hachette Book Group (JIMMY Patterson Books)
  • Hachette Book Group (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers/JIMMY Patterson Books)
  • Self-employed
  • Hachette Book Group (Running Press)

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Middle Grade Fantasy, Young Adult, Contemporary Fiction

Matt

Matt

Philadelphia, PA, USA

A meticulous, versatile editor with expertise distilling complex, transformative ideas from a range of subjects into engrossing narratives.


Work experience:

  • Viking Penguin
  • Penguin Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Political Science & Current Affairs, Sports & Outdoors, Health & Wellbeing, Life Sciences, Math & Science

Christine

Christine

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Copy editor and proofreader for books on fitness and health, from training to memoir. I want to help your book be the best it can be.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Horizons: The Journal of the College Theology Society

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Sports & Outdoors

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