Picture Editing Services

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Erica

Erica

Parrish, United States

Freelance editor offering friendly but thorough editing to independent authors.


Work experience:

  • Ink Deep Editing

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Women's Fiction, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Health & Wellbeing

Meredith

Meredith

Charlottesville, United States

Thoughtful editing and meticulous proofreading, done with a sharp eye and gentle tongue.


Work experience:

  • Meredith Tennant Editorial

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Health & Wellbeing, Middle Grade, Fantasy

Brooke

Brooke

New York, NY, United States

Passionate children's book editor with 15+ years experience in picture books and middle grade fiction for companies like Disney and Penguin.


Work experience:

  • BV Books
  • Disney Publishing Worldwide
  • Penguin Random House
  • Sterling Publishing

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading Query Letter Review query-letter-review Indexing indexing

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

Jenn

Jenn

Leawood, KS, United States

I am an award-winning author and experienced editor of books for children and young adults. I specialize in humor, fantasy, and scifi.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading Query Letter Review query-letter-review

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Picture Books, Children's, Action & Adventure, Middle Grade, Fantasy, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

Salima

Salima

Austin, Texas, USA

I'm the award-winning author of over 20 books for kids, teens and adults. Creative writing professor, editor. I'd love to work with you!


Work experience:

  • Yellow Bird Editors
  • Self-Employed
  • St. Edward's University and Austin Community College

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading Query Letter Review query-letter-review

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Fantasy, Middle Grade Fantasy, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic, Action & Adventure

Gabriel

Gabriel

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Children's editor with 10+ years experience. Picture books, chapter books, middle grade, and YA.


Work experience:

  • Little Passports, Inc.

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

Sara

Sara

New York, NY, USA

Experienced children's book editor at HarperCollins specializing in picture books up through teen.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • HarperCollins

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Query Letter Review query-letter-review

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade Fantasy, Picture Books, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Social & Family Issues, New Adult

Delia

Delia

Olathe, KS, USA

Offering the unique perspective of having been a writer, agent, and publisher, Delia discovers, develops, and delivers quality content.


Work experience:

  • Primarily Prose LLC
  • Hallmark Cards, Inc.
  • DSM Agency
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Connection Newspapers

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Query Letter Review query-letter-review

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Inspirational, Non-Fiction, Women's Fiction, Business & Management, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Children’s Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

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