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Miriam

Miriam

Houston, TX, USA

I have a passion for effective communication in science, health, and nonfiction. Editor in the Life Sciences (BELS), RN, published writer.


Work experience:

  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Lone Star College
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Life Sciences, Math & Science, Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry, Children’s Non-Fiction, Nature, Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Inspirational

Michael

Michael

Houston, TX, USA

Versatile editor of award-winning fiction and nonfiction with 15+ years' industry experience.


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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Humanities & Social Sciences, Political Science & Current Affairs, Writing & Publishing, Historical 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, Young Adult, Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Picture Books, Christian Fiction, Historical Fiction

Doris

Doris

Houston, TX, USA

Picture Books R Me! I edit and write picture books and queries. Fiction, nonfiction, prose and poetry. Nationally published author


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

Brooke

Brooke

Denver, United States

Experienced (9+ yrs in-house, 18+ yrs freelance), nonfiction editor specializing in assessments, development editing, and copy editing.


Work experience:

  • Chicago Review Press
  • Perseus Books Group (now Hachette)
  • Westview Press in the Perseus Books Group (now Hachette)
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Music, Philosophy, Entertainment, Parenting & Families, Biographies & Memoirs, Children’s Non-Fiction

Brittany

Brittany

Rye, United States

Experienced cookbook editor and proofreader with a background in nonfiction publishing.


Work experience:

  • Cider Mill Press Book Publishers
  • Book Passage Bookstore
  • Saint Mary's College of California
  • MARY: A Journal of New Writing
  • The Music Hall

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Nature, Education & Reference

Dave

Dave

Seattle, United States

Experienced copyeditor, proofreader, and fact checker proficient with Chicago style. I specialize in literary and historical fiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Christian Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Music, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Fantasy, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, True Crime

Aja

Aja

Austin, United States

Making sure your prose sings, your facts and story are straight, and your unique voice shines through.


Work experience:

  • Simon & Schuster
  • on my porch, at a coffee shop, in far-flung places . . .

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Music, Entertainment, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Thriller & Suspense

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