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Geoff

Geoff

Brooklyn, NY, United States

I specialize in developmental editing and copy editing. My job is to work with you until your book is in the best possible shape it can be.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Action & Adventure, LGBTQ Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, True Crime, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense

Parisa

Parisa

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Editor with over ten years of experience, formerly of one of the big five. Specializing in all genres of fiction!


Work experience:

  • Self Employed
  • Simon & Schuster

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

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Young Adult, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Steve

Steve

Brooklyn Park, MN, USA

Award-winning editor of Esmé Wang, Jamel Brinkley, Anna Burns, formerly at Graywolf Press. Specialties: literary fiction, memoir, and essay.


Work experience:

  • Graywolf Press
  • Macalester College
  • Woodward Editorial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Short Story, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Literary Fiction, Contemporary Fiction

Jeff

Jeff

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Author of EAT BRAINS LOVE and UNDEAD WITH BENEFITS (Harper Teen). Freelance editor and consultant.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

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

Craig

Craig

Brooklyn, NY, USA

I'm a skilled editor with decades of experience in New York's magazine and book publishing industries. I'm proud of being "an old pro."


Work experience:

  • Forbes Media
  • Kensington Publishing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Entertainment

Mary Beth

Mary Beth

Orlando, United States

Sensitive, seasoned copy editor dedicated to strengthening each author's particular voice


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Peggy

Peggy

Philadelphia, United States

Editor, writer, and publishing consultant specializing in cookbooks and other illustrated lifestyle/craft book categories.


Work experience:

  • Self Employed
  • Clarkson Potter/Random House

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

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Health & Wellbeing, Home & Garden, Weddings, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Education & Reference

Abby

Abby

Chicago, United States

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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