History Editing Services

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Christopher

Christopher

Gallatin, United States

Accomplished editor specializing in general and Christian non-fiction. Editor of 60 published books. Here to help you tell your story!


Work experience:

  • B&H Academic
  • Moody Publishers
  • Lexham Press and Kirkdale Press
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Political Science & Current Affairs, Philosophy, Education & Reference, Inspirational, Writing & Publishing

Maria

Maria

Sebastopol, CA, United States

I've completed 50+ projects in current events, leadership, thrillers/susp./mystery, YA, historical-fi, sci-fi, fantasy, contemporary ....


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Political Science & Current Affairs, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Science Fiction, Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Crime, Cultural & Ethnic, Biographies & Memoirs, Romance

Matthew

Matthew

Durham, NC, United States

Copy and developmental editor specializing in humanities, social sciences, general and creative nonfiction, as well as literary fiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • UNC Press
  • Duke University

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Music, Education & Reference, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Art, Geography

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, Philosophy, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction, Science Fiction

Ryan

Ryan

Los Angeles, United States

Hawk-eyed and supportive copyeditor with over ten years of Big Five and indie experience.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Group USA
  • Phoenix Books
  • Deutsch LA
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Humor & Comedy, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Political Science & Current Affairs, Mystery & Crime, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense

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

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

Julia

Julia

Charleston, SC, United States

Line and copy editor, with content capabilities. I have the most experience in nonfiction, but my favorite edits are middle grade and YA.


Work experience:

  • The History Press
  • Newgen KnowledgeWorks
  • Amnet

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Historical Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's

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History has seen it all: world wars, new countries born, governments and presidents coming and going, family life shifting. For a curious mind and devoted student of history, there is limitless fascination to be found in looking back in time at the way humanity’s story has unfolded. Historical sources and documents provide great insights into places and events that are no more.


If you’ve done research into your favorite period of history, have gathered the facts and your own ideas, and arranged the most important dates into a coherent narrative and timeline, your next step should be to make sure that you’re communicating everything clearly as possible.


Hiring a history book editor can help you do just that. From fact checking, organizing narrative structure, and resolving any language or style queries you might have, Reedsy’s history editors are the best in academic and humanities publishing, and have worked with renowned journals and publishers across a variety of historical subjects. They have both the knowledge and skills it takes to turn your manuscript into a correct, informative, and compelling history book that can stand the test of time.


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