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Rochelle

Rochelle

Portland, Maine, USA

Nonfiction book editor with 15+ years experience in topics as colorful as Ayurveda and yoga to sourdough baking and beekeeping.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Fair Winds Press (The Quarto Group)
  • Roost Books / Shambhala Publications
  • Quarry Books, an imprint of Rockport Publishers

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Home & Garden, Parenting & Families

Candace

Candace

Portland, OR, USA

My background in traditional publishing led me to specialize in nonfiction self-help/self-improvement /mind-body-spirit books and proposals.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Health Communications, Inc., publisher of the original Chicken Soup for the Soul series

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

Genres: Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Inspirational, New Age, Parenting & Families

Steve

Steve

Portland, OR, USA

Published author, editor and translator offering 15+ years of proven expertise. We'll focus on making your story as compelling as possible.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Historical Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Espionage, Thriller & Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Historical Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Action & Adventure, Classics

Lauren

Lauren

Portland, OR, USA

Freelance and in-house copy editor and proofreader specializing in speculative fiction, fantasy, science fiction, and young adult.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • St. Martin's Publishing Group / Macmillan

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Short Story, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult, Fantasy, LGBTQ Fiction, Contemporary Fiction

Nic

Nic

Portland, ME, USA

Bitten at age seven by a radioactive thesaurus, I turned to a life of eradicating rogue typos and ameliorating villainous first drafts.


Work experience:

  • K12 Educational Publisher
  • Maine OK Enterprises (Boothbay Register and Wiscasset Newspaper)
  • E-Commerce Marketing Agency
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Short Story, Fiction, Education & Reference, Non-Fiction, Antiques & Collectibles, True Crime, Writing & Publishing, Literary Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense

Jonathan

Jonathan

Portland, ME, USA

I've spent 17 years editing debuts and bestsellers across genres, traditional and self-published. Agent/publisher queries. Caring, diligent.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Palooka Magazine and Palooka Press

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Psychological Thriller, Thriller & Suspense, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Action & Adventure, Romance, Mystery & Crime

Nevin

Nevin

Portland, OR, United States

My goal is to guide writers to their best work, to coach them in eloquence and clarity, to lead them to their best stories and storytelling.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic
  • Penguin Random House
  • Government Technology magazine
  • Self-employed
  • Green Bean Books
  • Portland State University

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

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Middle Grade, Fantasy, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

Daniel Isaiah

Daniel Isaiah

Portland, OR, USA

I love helping writers achieve concision and clarity. I specialize in memoir and essay, but happily work with fiction as well.


Work experience:

  • Corporeal Writing
  • Entropy Magazine
  • Nailed Magazine
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, LGBTQ Non-Fiction, Nature, Literary Fiction, Fiction

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