Hire a Book Editor in Philadelphia

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Morgan H.

Morgan H.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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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

Christine B.

Christine B.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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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

Margaret N.

Margaret N.

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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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

Holly C.

Holly C.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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I work on 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 Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

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

Warren H.

Warren H.

Philadelphia, United States

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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

Kelly L.

Kelly L.

Phoenix, United States

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I am passionate about the written word! I have 15+ years in editing in all genres, with special attention to business and travel.


Work experience:

  • Immanence Journal
  • Gently Read Literature (GRL)
  • International Artist Publishing
  • Perseus Books Group
  • The Story Laboratory

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

Genres: Romance Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction Travel Poetry Mystery & Crime

Lisa S.

Lisa S.

Nashville, United States

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I'm a twenty-year veteran in Christian publishing, specializing in gift/coffee table books, devotionals, and trade books.


Work experience:

  • Thomas Nelson Publishers (Harper Collins)

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Christian Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Non-Fiction Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Writing & Publishing Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Ashley C.

Ashley C.

New Philadelphia, United States

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Christian romance and inspirational non-fiction editor with 8+ years experience working with award-winning authors and publishers.


Work experience:

  • Barbour Publishing
  • Barbour Publishing | Adams Media (Simon & Schuster) | Callisto Media | Page Street Publishing | Sounds True | Abingdon Press | BroadStreet Publishing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Romance Fiction Christian Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Non-Fiction Christian Fiction Self-Help & Self-Improvement Health & Wellbeing Historical Fiction Inspirational

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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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