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Megan

Megan

New York, NY, United States

Former Kensington editor with 15 years' experience, specializing in romance and mystery (adult and YA). Let's make your project shine!


Work experience:

  • Kensington Publishing
  • Harlequin
  • Kaplan
  • Megan Records Editorial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Contemporary Romance, Romance, Fiction, Historical Romance, Romantic Comedy, Paranormal Romance, Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, New Adult, Romantic Suspense

Mira

Mira

River Edge, NJ, USA

Freelance book editor specializing in romance. I have edited historical, paranormal, contemporary, and episodic romances.


Work experience:

  • Radish Fiction
  • Avalon Books
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • Dorchester Publishing Company
  • Miraedits

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Historical Romance, Romantic Suspense, Time Travel Romance, Paranormal Romance

Rachel

Rachel

Nashville, TN, USA

Reader. Copy Lover. Nap Enthusiast.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Historical Romance, Paranormal Romance, Romantic Comedy, Romantic Suspense

Sam

Sam

Vancouver, WA, USA

English + Spanish editor for over seven years. Focus on Personal Growth Nonfiction + Romantic Historical Fiction. Your book, your voice.


Work experience:

  • Tyndale House Publishers
  • BCV

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Sex & Relationships, Non-Fiction, Historical Romance, Romance, Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Biographies & Memoirs

Laura

Laura

Westfield, NJ, USA

Romance and Mystery/Thriller Editor prev. for Penguin Random House (Berkley), Hachette (James Patterson), and Hooked. Let's perfect a story.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Hachette, James Patterson's BookShots
  • Hooked
  • LMA Editorial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Romantic Suspense, Romance, Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Psychological Thriller, Thriller & Suspense, Espionage, Historical Romance, Paranormal Romance, Romantic Comedy

Holly

Holly

East Rutherford, NJ, USA

Former Editor at St. Martin's Press with over 12 years of industry experience, now freelancing with a focus on Romance, WF, YA and Mystery


Work experience:

  • St. Martin's Press
  • Holly Ingraham Editorial
  • BookEnds, LLC

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Women's Fiction, Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Historical Romance, Romantic Comedy, Romantic Suspense, Young Adult

Erin

Erin

Hoboken, NJ, USA

Is something missing in your manuscript? I can help you make your characters sizzle, your plot compelling and your manuscript sparkle!


Work experience:

  • Entangled Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Historical Romance, Romance, Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Romantic Comedy, Chick Lit, Women's Fiction, Young Adult

Daniel

Daniel

Spokane, WA, USA

Seasoned and highly attentive. I really just love to learn and experience new stories, but I am most interested in education and history.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Brown Books Publishing Group
  • Irving ISD

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Education & Reference, Non-Fiction, Historical Romance, Romance, Gaming & LitRPG, Fantasy, Legal Thriller, Thriller & Suspense, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Math & Science, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

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You've completed your manuscript, and now have a heart-swelling, pulse-raising historical romance novel. But just because historical fiction is fictional, doesn't mean it doesn't require close attention to detail. Creating truly immersive historical romance stories requires extensive research, careful plotting, and an eagle-eyed editor ready to catch any mistakes that will ruin the immersion of your love story.


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