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Barbara N.

Barbara N.

Washington, DC, United States

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After working as a nonfiction book editor for years at NatGeo, I know the ins and outs of publishing from ideation to final proofing.


Work experience:

  • National Geographic Society
  • B.ink LLC
  • Graduate School USA and Women on Writing

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Architecture History Nature Writing & Publishing Travel Sports & Outdoors

Shannon C.

Shannon C.

Puyallup, Washington, USA

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Developmental and copy editor of fiction and nonfiction, including NY Times and USA Today Bestselling authors, with decades of experience!


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Various

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Romance Fiction Women's Fiction Contemporary Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction Writing & Publishing Young Adult Self-Help & Self-Improvement Health & Wellbeing

Erin L. M.

Erin L. M.

Seattle, Washington, United States

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24+ awards in writing and editing • 30+ books edited • Specialties include nonfiction and poetry • Ph.D. student, lit and creative writing


Work experience:

  • Cavendish Square, Wiley, & other publishers
  • Open Books: A Poem Emporium
  • Killer Visual Strategies
  • Various magazines
  • The Kentucky Standard
  • Sarabande Books
  • Entre Ríos Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Short Story Poetry Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Business & Management History Nature Children’s Non-Fiction

Marah S.

Marah S.

Washington, DC, United States

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Veteran editor and writer of food, health, and lifestyle books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Simon & Schuster Trade Paperbacks
  • Scribner
  • La Varenne Ecole de Cuisine and Anne Willan, Inc.

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

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Non-Fiction Health & Wellbeing Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Kevin B.

Kevin B.

Spokane, Washington, USA

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Editor, writer, MFA grad. I edit crime, thriller, and literary fiction. I also love working on memoirs and regional books set in the PNW.


Work experience:

  • Latah Books
  • Willow Springs Books
  • Dev Spotlight
  • New England Review
  • Eastern Washington University Writers' Center

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Mystery & Crime

Amy S.

Amy S.

Township of Washington, NJ, United States

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Conscientious editor offers expert services for YA/middle grade, romance, mystery, adult fiction, academic texts. 20+ years in publishing.


Work experience:

  • Amy Snyder Freelance
  • Lawrence Erlbaum Associates

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Romance Fiction Women's Fiction Middle Grade Children's Mystery & Crime Education & Reference Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Young Adult LGBTQ Fiction

Priyanka L.

Priyanka L.

Washington DC, USA

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Editor and book publishing professional specializing in children’s nonfiction content. Former Senior Editor at National Geographic Kids.


Work experience:

  • National Geographic

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction Non-Fiction

Marissa G.

Marissa G.

Washington D.C., DC, USA

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Children's book editor who has worked with a top literary agent for 6+ years to make middle grade and young adult stories shine and sell.


Work experience:

  • Angelella Editorial
  • Greenhouse Literary Agency
  • Writers Helping Writers website (Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi)

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Middle Grade Fantasy Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Contemporary Fiction Contemporary Romance Romance Coming of Age Magical Realism Literary Fiction

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