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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

Meg

Meg

Philadelphia, PA, USA

With an MFA in CWR, an MA in publishing, and 3 years experience in a publishing house, I'm excited to use my skills to help craft your WIP!


Work experience:

  • Casemate Group

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: True Crime, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade Fantasy, Historical Fiction, New Adult, Young Adult, Young Adult Fantasy, Social & Family Issues

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

Chris

Chris

Philadelphia, PA, USA

I am an expert in genre fiction, with years of experience evaluating short fiction. I want your wildest stories to find a published home.


Work experience:

  • Clarkesworld Magazine
  • Geekadelphia

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Science Fiction, Fiction, Fantasy, Short Story, Horror, Thriller & Suspense

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

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

Jessica

Jessica

Philadelphia, PA, USA

I've edited more than 50 nonfiction books in categories like pop-culture, self-help, sports, how-to, and humor. I'd love yours to be next!


Work experience:

  • Hachette Book Group / Running Press
  • Rodale Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Entertainment, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Inspirational, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

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

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