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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 Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

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

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 Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

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

Sirah

Sirah

Boston, MA, USA

Careful inspections, thorough explanations, and considerate guidance for inclusive picture books and middle grade novels.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade Fantasy, Picture Books, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels

MJ

MJ

Boston, MA, USA

Kind, meticulous proofreader of trade nonfiction and literary fiction. I've worked on books from Algonquin Books, HarperCollins, and more.


Work experience:

  • The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Humanities & Social Sciences, Contemporary Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Middle Grade, Children's

Emily

Emily

Boston, MA, USA

Editor specializing in romance, fantasy, and YA. Experience editing NYT bestsellers. YA author with Simon and Schuster + HarperCollins.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Orlans PC

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

Genres: Psychological Thriller, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction, Romantic Comedy, Romance, Contemporary Romance, Women's Fiction, Young Adult, Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Contemporary Fiction

Jeannine

Jeannine

Boston, MA, USA

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 Developmental 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

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 Copy Editing 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

Lori

Lori

Boston, MA, USA

Query and fiction specialist, including adult, YA, and MG. Creative writing instructor and author of five novels from major publishers.


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

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