Hire a Copy Editor in Atlanta

We've sourced the best copy editors in Atlanta who are ready to help you with all your copy editing needs.

Jennifer Y.

Jennifer Y.

Atlanta, GA, USA

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20 years' experience editing architecture and design books. I help authors make their books the best they can be.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Industrial Designers Society of America
  • The Greenway Group

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Architecture Non-Fiction Design History Humanities & Social Sciences Home & Garden Nature Art Travel Writing & Publishing

Jamie E.

Jamie E.

Atlanta, GA, USA

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Editor with a passion for YA fiction. Current MFA candidate, Columbia Publishing Course alum, and former literary agency assistant.


Work experience:

  • Jamie Evans Editorial
  • Forbes Travel Guide
  • The Knight Agency

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Contemporary Romance Romance Time Travel Romance Historical Romance

Lynsey G.

Lynsey G.

Missoula, United States

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Copy editor and proofreader with years of experience in-house and freelancing for Big 5 publishers and private clients across many genres.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Fordham University Press
  • City College of New York
  • Skadden-Arps Legal Studies Program at City College of New York
  • WHACK! Magazine
  • Penguin Group (USA)
  • Lynsey G (sole proprietor)

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Romance Fiction Women's Fiction Science Fiction Epic Fantasy Fantasy Urban Fantasy Cozy Mysteries Mystery & Crime Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Comics & Graphic Novels

Will T.

Will T.

Chicago, United States

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


Work experience:

  • University of Iowa Press
  • Kirkus Editorial
  • American Literary Review
  • Crab Orchard Review
  • Berkley / Penguin Random House
  • Scribe Media

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

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

Joel B.

Joel B.

Oakland, CA, United States

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Ace dev editor & seasoned copy/line/proofer. 45+ titles for Amazon Pub and I'm genre friendly. Show me your book so we can talk about it


Work experience:

  • Amazon Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Fantasy Horror Thriller & Suspense Literary Fiction Women's Fiction Sports & Outdoors Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs

Mary-Theresa H.

Mary-Theresa H.

New York, United States

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Award winning editor with 25+ years in traditional publishing. Specializing in genre fiction. Looking to help make good stories well told.


Work experience:

  • Harlequin

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

Genres: Romance Fiction Young Adult Action & Adventure Historical Fiction Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense Urban Fantasy Paranormal Romance

Marcy D.

Marcy D.

Montclair, NJ, United States

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I am a published novelist. I want you to become one, too. I specialize in literary fiction, YA, women's fiction, thrillers and memoir.


Work experience:

  • Marcy Dermansky
  • Liveright/Norton
  • Dow Jones
  • About.com

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Humor & Comedy Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Short Story Fantasy Dystopian Science Fiction

Margaret N.

Margaret N.

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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I edit cookbooks, craft titles, gift-y nonfiction. I've worked on everything from astrophysics texts to NYT-bestselling literary mashups.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • Quirk Books
  • Beacon PreMedia Global (now Lumina Datamatics)
  • East Falls Bakery
  • Police Legal Sciences
  • The Writing Center at Kenyon College
  • Zanesville Art Museum

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

Genres: Humor & Comedy Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits DIY & Crafts Mashups Writing & Publishing Calendars Comics & Graphic Novels Design Photography Architecture

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Copy Editors for hire in Atlanta

Copy editing is one of the most underestimated services in the publishing business. Even now, you might be thinking, “Why do I need a copy editor if I have spell check on my computer?”

But what copy editors do is far more nuanced than merely scanning your work for typos. Rather, they’ll rearrange and rework sentences so that the passages “flow” more easily; they’ll suggest stronger phrasing and point out overused words; they’ll catch small descriptive inconsistencies from scene to scene; and so much more. Most copy editors will even create style sheets as they work, so that if you want to give your book another pass — or hand it off to a proofreader — you’ll already have all the information you need to double-check the copy. And yes: on top of all this, a copy editor will also fix basic spelling and grammar mistakes that a machine-based spell checker may have missed.

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