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Alison

Alison

Boston, MA, USA

Meticulous and dedicated development and copy editor of educational content, photography, and self-published teen/women's fiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Cengage
  • photo.net
  • Focal Press

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

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Education & Reference, Non-Fiction, Photography, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences

Jill

Jill

Boston, United States

I offer a decade of editorial experience in textbooks, nonfiction trade titles, and literary fiction. I also write essays and like donuts.


Work experience:

  • Bedford/St. Martin's, Macmillan Learning
  • Routledge
  • Cengage Learning
  • Adams Media

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Career Guides, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Women's Fiction, Weddings, Entertainment, Short Story, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Education & Reference

Sirah

Sirah

Boston, MA, USA

I specialize in children's literature, both picture books and middle-grade novels with an emphasis on inclusivity and educational works.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade Fantasy, Picture Books, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts

Tara

Tara

Boston, MA, USA

Indigenous editor with 9+ years in the publishing industry. I am a meticulous copy editor, and I can help with BIPOC characterizations.


Work experience:

  • Massachusetts Hospital
  • Pearson
  • Todd Communications

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Calendars, Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Writing & Publishing, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Fiction, Chick Lit, Women's Fiction, Cultural & Ethnic, Philosophy, Humanities & Social Sciences, Travel

Michael

Michael

Boston, MA, USA

Copy editor, proofreader, and author with 20+ years' experience, specializing in Fiction, Memoir, and Art.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Christian Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Thriller & Suspense, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs

Kelly

Kelly

Boston, MA, USA

Meticulous, passionate copy editor who specializes in YA fiction and cookbooks and has worked with Random House and Simon and Schuster.


Work experience:

  • StayWell
  • Kelly Stimmell Messier
  • New England Conservatory
  • George Mason University

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Health & Wellbeing, Coming of Age, Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Middle Grade Fantasy, Social & Family Issues, Young Adult, DIY & Crafts

Deborah

Deborah

Boston, MA, USA

30+ years' experience in nonfiction, memoir, self-help, kid lit. Known for speed, accuracy, versatility, and compassion. MSW & MFA.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Career Guides, Children’s Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Ally

Ally

Boston, MA, USA

Experienced copyeditor and proofreader with a background in independent and academic publishing.


Work experience:

  • David R. Godine, Publisher
  • Yale University

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Classics, Fiction, Writing & Publishing, Non-Fiction, Humanities & Social Sciences, Contemporary Fiction, Poetry

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