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Maleah

Maleah

Nashville, United States

Former Thomas Nelson editor with 20 years experience in Christian non-fiction, study products, and Bibles


Work experience:

  • Thomas Nelson (HarperCollins Christian Publishers)
  • Thomas Nelson

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Inspirational, Non-Fiction, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality

Stephanie

Stephanie

Lansdale, United States

Editor, proofreader, reader. Wrangler of run-away trains of thought and foxhound puppies.


Work experience:

  • Temple University Press
  • Penn State Press
  • ASTM International
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Parenting & Families

Geoffrey

Geoffrey

D.C., DC, United States

20 years experience editing nonfiction books for publishers (Thomas Nelson and Running Press). I love helping authors tell their story.


Work experience:

  • Running Press
  • Self-employed
  • Thomas Nelson Publishers

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Dave

Dave

Seattle, United States

Experienced copyeditor, proofreader, and fact checker proficient with Chicago style. I specialize in literary and historical fiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Christian Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Music, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Fantasy, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, True Crime

Rebecca

Rebecca

New York, NY, United States

With 10+ years of experience working at NYC publishers, I've edited 100s of books across genres. Thorough, candid, and easy to work with!


Work experience:

  • Disney Publishing Worldwide
  • McGraw-Hill Education
  • Penguin Random House
  • Self-employed
  • Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Education

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Young Adult, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, Women's Fiction

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

Fran

Fran

New York, United States

Results driven editor, formerWriters House Bridgerton agent, edited major award winners, working from slush pile to success in publishing.


Work experience:

  • Writers House
  • youbloom music festival

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Thriller & Suspense, Historical Romance, Romance

Susannah

Susannah

Barre, VT, United States

Friendly, supportive editor at Macmillan for 25 years. Teacher of editing. Favorite genres are women's fiction, memoir, historical fiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Wiley-Blackwell
  • nSight
  • Vermont College of Fine Arts
  • Maponics (Pitney Bowes)
  • Clariant Creative Agency
  • Union Street Media Interactive
  • Self-Employed
  • Editorial Arts Academy
  • St. Martin's Publishing Group, Macmillan Publishers

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Women's Fiction

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