History Editing Services

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Barbara

Barbara

Washington, DC, United States

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
  • Women on Writing and Arlington Community Learning

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

Kristin

Kristin

New York, NY, United States

Nearly ten years' experience in academic publishing. Two degrees from Oxford University and, yes, it looks just like Harry Potter.


Work experience:

  • Palgrave Macmillan
  • Self-employed
  • Routledge, Taylor and Francis
  • Cambridge University Press
  • Springer Science and Business Media

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Political Science & Current Affairs, Education & Reference, Writing & Publishing

Julie

Julie

New York, United States

Seasoned copyeditor and proofreader, supporting authors of high-quality fiction and nonfiction. (Helping authors look good since 1993).


Work experience:

  • Open Road Integrated Media
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Disney Publishing Worldwide
  • HarperCollins Children's Books
  • Simon & Schuster, Pocket Books
  • HarperCollins Publishers, HarperPaperbacks and HarperPrism
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Historical Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's

Allyson

Allyson

Los Angeles, CA, United States

I don't want to brag, but I took first place in a statewide grammar and writing test in high school. So.


Work experience:

  • The Overlook Press
  • Grand Central Publishing

Services: Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Political Science & Current Affairs, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction, Philosophy, Psychology, Fantasy, Dystopian, Science Fiction

Nell

Nell

Jacksonville, FL, United States

From bestselling business titles to novels and short story collections, I've helped authors polish their prose for over a decade.


Work experience:

  • Callisto Media
  • The American University in Cairo Press
  • Karen Leland, Sterling Marketing Group
  • Amnet Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Action & Adventure, Inspirational, Short Story, Middle Grade, Children's, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Economics

Julia

Julia

Berkeley, CA, United States

NYT-bestselling author and editor. I've helped dozens of clients write their books and get published. I'd love to work with you!


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • The Los Angeles Times
  • El Financiero de Mexico
  • Wired News
  • The New York Times
  • Stanford University

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Political Science & Current Affairs, Education & Reference, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction

Geoff

Geoff

Brooklyn, NY, United States

I specialize in developmental editing and copy editing. My job is to work with you until your book is in the best possible shape it can be.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Action & Adventure, LGBTQ Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, True Crime, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense

Kirby

Kirby

Louisville, United States

From crime and thrillers to memoirs and short stories—accomplished editor/author with over 20 years of experience in publishing and teaching


Work experience:

  • Sarabande Books
  • Self-employed
  • MFA in Writing Program at Spalding University

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

Genres: Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Short Story, Thriller & Suspense, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Writing & Publishing

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