Romance 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

Laurie

Laurie

New York, NY, United States

20 years developing bestselling award-winning fiction and nonfiction at Macmillan, Harpercollins, Penguin Random House and S & S.


Work experience:

  • Laurie Chittenden Literary Services
  • St. Martin’s Press a division of Macmillan, USA
  • Hyperion, a division of ABC/Disney
  • HarperCollins, a division of Newscorp
  • Dutton, a division of Penguin Group USA, Pearson
  • Simon & Schuster, a division of CBS
  • Hyperion, a division of the Walt Disney Comapny
  • Rizzoli Books

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Children's, Romance, Literary Fiction

Rebecca

Rebecca

Boston, United States

Creative, compassionate, precision-based developmental editing and supportive, no-nonsense book coaching since 2009.


Work experience:

  • Rebecca Faith Editorial

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Fantasy

Will

Will

Chicago, United States

Trusted copy editor and proofreader for romance, mystery, suspense, sci-fi, and fantasy.


Work experience:

  • University of Iowa Press
  • Berkley Publishing (Penguin Random House)
  • Harlequin Romance
  • Orbit Books / Redhook (Hachette)

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Short Story, Fiction, Romance, Science Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Fantasy, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult

Holly

Holly

Springfield, United States

Experienced fiction editor, formerly with Samhain Publishing. I specialize in romance and other genre fiction.


Work experience:

  • Samhain Publishing, Ltd
  • Self-employed
  • Mundania Press
  • Lyrical Press

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

Genres: Women's Fiction, Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, Romance, Contemporary Fiction

Parisa

Parisa

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Editor with over ten years of experience, formerly of one of the big five. Specializing in all genres of fiction!


Work experience:

  • Self Employed
  • Simon & Schuster

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

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Young Adult, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Ronit

Ronit

Detroit, MI, United States

Editor of NYT-bestselling and award-winning fiction and memoir with ten years experience at Doubleday (Penguin Random House).


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House Inc.
  • Ronit Wagman Editorial

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Historical Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Romantic Comedy, Romance, Coming of Age, LGBTQ Non-Fiction, Mystery & Crime

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