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Audrey D.

Audrey D.

Boston, MA, USA

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I am a highly versatile and experienced wordsmith with excellent editorial judgment and the skills to ensure your manuscript is error-free.


Work experience:

  • PennWell Publishing Co. (now Endeavor Business Media)
  • Freelance
  • Phillips Academy, Andover

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Computers & Internet Non-Fiction Design DIY & Crafts Health & Wellbeing Technology

Deborah S.

Deborah S.

Boston, MA, USA

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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 Copy Editing Editorial Assessment 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

Lori G.

Lori G.

Boston, MA, USA

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Currently accepting short projects and query, synopses. Author of 4 novels; creative writing instructor; experienced content and copyeditor.


Work experience:

  • Charlesbridge Publishing
  • Grub Street

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

Genres: Children's Fiction Urban Fantasy Fantasy Historical Fiction Young Adult Chick Lit Women's Fiction Contemporary Fiction Children’s Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs

Ariel S.

Ariel S.

Boston, MA, USA

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Meticulous editor. Experience at Macmillan, Simon and Schuster, Red Hen Press. Poetry, literary fiction/nonfiction, adult/children's books.


Work experience:

  • Red Hen Press
  • Scripps College Journal
  • The Student Life
  • Coffee Stained Press
  • Self-employed
  • The Adroit Journal

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Poetry Writing & Publishing Non-Fiction Children's Coming of Age Short Story Children’s Non-Fiction Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Ally F.

Ally F.

Boston, MA, USA

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


Work experience:

  • David R. Godine, Publisher
  • Yale University

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

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

Erin B.

Erin B.

Boston, MA, USA

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A former Scholastic editor with over a decade of experience, who loves kidlit and delights in text.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic Inc.
  • Self-employed
  • Viable Paradise

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Young Adult Science Fiction Fantasy Horror Thriller & Suspense Action & Adventure

Sarah W.

Sarah W.

Boston, MA, USA

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Seasoned nonfiction editor specializing in Christian living, theology, history, biography, and devotionals.


Work experience:

  • Hendrickson Publishing Group

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Christian Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Education & Reference History Humanities & Social Sciences Judaism

Jeannine T.

Jeannine T.

Boston, MA, USA

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I've been an editor for 20 years now, and I've done everything from line editing, copy editing, and proofreading from academia to fiction.


Work experience:

  • Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Anthologies Fiction Contemporary Fiction Historical Fiction Literary Fiction Mystery & Crime Romance Short Story

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