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Jim

Jim

Houston, Texas, USA

Proofreader, Editor, and Technical Writer. I specialize in Academic Editing and can transform your project from "meh" to "mezmorizing"


Work experience:

  • write-rewrite.com
  • Regional University in Texas
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Cultural & Ethnic, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Parenting & Families, Non-Fiction, Technology

Michael

Michael

Houston, TX, USA

Versatile book editor with 15+ years' industry experience. I work with both fiction and general nonfiction


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Historical Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Humanities & Social Sciences, Political Science & Current Affairs, Writing & Publishing

Gene

Gene

Houston, United States

Creative, experienced editor of novels, children's books, and poetry. Let's prepare your manuscript for publication together.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • Uptown Stories
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Scholastic
  • HarperEntertainment
  • Daniel Weiss Associates/17th Street Productions
  • Denver Quarterly
  • San Jacinto College South

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Comics & Graphic Novels, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Poetry, Literary Fiction

Laura

Laura

Houston, TX, USA

The award-winning author of sixteen children's and young adult books, I enjoy working with writers to bring their manuscripts to life.


Work experience:

  • Lerner Publishing, Enslow Publishing, Pelican Publishing
  • Self-employed
  • Lone Star College and Home Run Ministries

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Christian Fiction, Picture Books, Historical Fiction, Young Adult

Williamaye

Williamaye

Houston, TX, USA

I am a proofreader, copy editor, and developmental editor, specializing in historical fiction, romance fiction, and nonfiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Literary Fiction, Paranormal Romance, Romance, Women's Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Health & Wellbeing, Science Fiction

Lisa

Lisa

Nashville, United States

I'm a twenty-year veteran in Christian publishing, specializing in gift/coffee table books, devotionals, and trade books.


Work experience:

  • Thomas Nelson Publishers (Harper Collins)

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Writing & Publishing, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

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

Tricia

Tricia

Portland, United States

Copyeditor/proofreader formerly at Penguin Random House, with 14 yrs' experience editing fiction and nonfiction for adult and young readers


Work experience:

  • Callahan Editorial
  • Howler Magazine
  • Random House Children's Books
  • Penguin Group (USA)
  • Slice Magazine

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Children's, Inspirational, Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Writing & Publishing, Comics & Graphic Novels, Action & Adventure

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