Picture Editing Services

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Tim

Tim

New York, NY, United States

Meticulous copy editor with a congenial disposition and a ruthless red pen.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic
  • Alexander Street Press
  • Self-employed
  • Great Forest Sustainability Solutions

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

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

Nevin

Nevin

Portland, OR, United States

My goal is to guide writers to their best work, to coach them in eloquence and clarity, to lead them to their best stories and storytelling.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic
  • Penguin Random House
  • Government Technology magazine
  • Nevin Mays Editorial
  • Green Bean Books
  • Portland State University

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

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Young Adult, Picture Books, Children's, Women's Fiction, Middle Grade, Fantasy, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

Kaitlin

Kaitlin

New York, NY, United States

I have copyedited and proofread more than five hundred books, adult and children's, nonfiction and fiction, in all genres.


Work experience:

  • Simon & Schuster
  • Macmillan
  • Kaitlin Severini Freelancing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

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

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 Copy Editing Proofreading

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

Estelle

Estelle

New York, United States

Senior Content Development Editor at one of New York's top agencies, specializing in children's literature.


Work experience:

  • Folio Literary Management
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Middle Grade, Middle Grade Fantasy, Coming of Age, Contemporary Fiction, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Women's Fiction

Brian

Brian

Findlay, OH, USA

Friendly, flexible, thorough copy editor/proofreader. I've edited books for everyone from self-published novelists to MIT Press.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Computers & Internet, Non-Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference, Mystery & Crime

Darcy

Darcy

Boulder, Colorado, USA

Picturebook and children's literature expert with 8+ years of experience editing and reviewing books for Scholastic and HMH.


Work experience:

  • Editorial Manager
  • The Pratt Institute
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • School of Botanical Art and Illustration

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

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

Aimee

Aimee

Reading, MA, USA

Experienced and approachable senior editor with twenty years of experience in publishing ready to make your work shine.


Work experience:

  • Hollan Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Humor & Comedy, Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Comics & Graphic Novels, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, New Age, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

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