Hire a Copy Editor in Atlanta

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Sally A.

Sally A.

Atlanta, GA, USA

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Literary agent specializing in children's lit. I edit and sell General Market (big NY houses) and Christian Market (Tyndale, etc.) books.


Work experience:

  • My Company
  • My Agency
  • Self-employed
  • Udemy

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

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Picture Books Fantasy Children’s Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Writing & Publishing Christian Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Young Adult

Christine M.

Christine M.

Chester, United States

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Experienced editor of cookbooks and home/lifestyle books; my editing and proofreading work includes James Beard and IACP Award winners.


Work experience:

  • Christine McKnight Editorial Services
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Career Guides Christian Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits DIY & Crafts Health & Wellbeing Home & Garden Weddings Parenting & Families

Steven B.

Steven B.

Vermont, United States

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Intuitive, expert editor with 30 yrs experience teaching fiction writing at a major university. Well-published, knowledgeable, honest, kind.


Work experience:

  • Miami University, Oxford, OH
  • Colby College, Waterville,ME
  • Hollow Tree Literary Services

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Historical Fiction Short Story Middle Grade Children's Fantasy

Greg B.

Greg B.

Portland, United States

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Book editor specializing in business, health, the arts. Experience in traditional, hybrid, self-publishing. Let's chat about your book.


Work experience:

  • Yellow Barn Creative LLC

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction Health & Wellbeing Finance & Accounting Math & Science Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences Art Humanities & Social Sciences Nature Music

Meredith T.

Meredith T.

Charlottesville, United States

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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

Erica E.

Erica E.

Parrish, United States

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Freelance editor offering friendly but thorough editing to independent authors.


Work experience:

  • Ink Deep Editing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Romance Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense

George N.

George N.

Virginia, United States

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Experienced copy editor and proofreader of trade books in a wide variety of genres, for readers of all ages.


Work experience:

  • The Free Lance-Star
  • freelance
  • self-employed and for various companies
  • volunteer

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Historical Fiction Middle Grade Children's Fantasy Children’s Non-Fiction

Abby S.

Abby S.

Chicago, United States

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I'm a literary agent who specializes in commercial/genre and literary fiction and select nonfiction (cooking, narrative)


Work experience:

  • The Lark Group
  • Browne & Miller Literary Associates
  • Sourcebooks
  • John Wiley & Sons

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Romance Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Non-Fiction Christian Fiction Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Thriller & Suspense

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Copy Editors for hire in Atlanta

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