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Stephen

Stephen

Maplewood, United States

Top editor for 30 years, novelist, sf/f story writer, poet. Specializes in nonfiction and SF/F. I'll help you write a book you're proud of.


Work experience:

  • Avon Books
  • Wiley
  • Amacom
  • Thomas Dunne Books

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, Business & Management, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Historical Fiction, Short Story, Fantasy, Sports & Outdoors, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Science Fiction

Ellen

Ellen

Brooklyn, NY, United States

I'm a publishing professional with more than 20 years of experience in NYC providing services to HarperCollins, Hyperion, and many others.


Work experience:

  • Ellen S. Leach editorial services
  • Avon/HarperCollins and HarperCollins Children’s Books
  • Duke University Press

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Literary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Paranormal Romance, Science Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Jerry

Jerry

Vero Beach, FL, United States

An editor with more than 20 years of experience in books, covering a variety of genres in fiction and nonfiction.


Work experience:

  • Gerald William Shaw

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Action & Adventure, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense

Carly

Carly

Boston, MA, United States

Editor with 10+ years experience (specialties: romance, fantasy, & sci-fi). Contact me to build your team and bring your book to light!


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Sterling Lord Literistic
  • Book Light Editorial
  • Boroughs Publishing Group

Services: Editing editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance

Amara

Amara

Portland, OR, United States

Experienced, empathetic editor with a passion for books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Travel, Historical Fiction, Cultural & Ethnic, Women's Fiction, Home & Garden, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Design, Photography, Architecture

Lindsay

Lindsay

New Jersey, United States

I'm an enthusiastic freelance editor with experience across the industry--bookselling, marketing, publicity, agency, editorial, and writing.


Work experience:

  • Charlotte Sheedy Literary Agency
  • Atheneum Books for Young Readers/Margaret K. McElderry Books at Simon & Schuster's Children's Publishing Division
  • Abrams Books for Young Readers/Amulet Books
  • Candlewick Press
  • Borders Books and Music
  • Verily Magazine

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Picture Books, Children's, Christian Fiction, Women's Fiction, Short Story, Middle Grade, Dystopian, Science Fiction

Andrew

Andrew

San Diego, CA, United States

Experienced editor for major publishers. Thrillers, mysteries, science fiction, fantasy, horror, nonfiction. Currently offering specials...


Work experience:

  • Author Coach, LLC
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  • Berkley Publishing Group, Donald I Fine, Inc, Dell, Avon and Tom Doherty Associates, LLC
  • Scovil Chichak Galen Literary Agency, Inc.
  • The Berkley Publishing Group

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

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Entertainment

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
  • Ryan Quinn

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading 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

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