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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
  • M G King Edits

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

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

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

Marcy

Marcy

Montclair, NJ, United States

I am a published novelist. I want you to become one, too. I specialize in literary fiction, YA, women's fiction, thrillers and memoir.


Work experience:

  • Marcy Dermansky
  • Liveright/Norton
  • Dow Jones
  • About.com

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Humor & Comedy, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Short Story, Fantasy, Dystopian, Science Fiction

Jessica

Jessica

Jacksonville, United States

Award-winning freelance editor Jessica Hatch provides practical, marketable revision advice to clients on all six habitable continents.


Work experience:

  • Writers House
  • St. Martin's Press
  • Fox Literary LLC
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Historical Fiction, Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Women's Fiction, LGBTQ Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Kendall

Kendall

Colorado Springs, United States

Writer at Nerdist, HelloGiggles, and Geek & Sundry. Editor at Penguin Random House for 5 1/2 years working in fiction and non-fiction.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Legendary LLC (Nerdist, Geek & Sundry, Amy Poehler's Smart Girls)
  • Petful
  • Kendall Ashley Creative

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Entertainment

Christine

Christine

Chester, United States

Experienced editor of cookbooks and home/lifestyle books; my editing and proofreading work includes James Beard and IACP Award winners.


Work experience:

  • Christine McKnight Editorial Services
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Career Guides, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, DIY & Crafts, Health & Wellbeing, Home & Garden, Weddings, Parenting & Families

Margaret

Margaret

Philadelphia, PA, United States

I edit cookbooks, craft titles, gift-y nonfiction. I've worked on everything from astrophysics texts to NYT-bestselling literary mashups.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • Quirk Books
  • Beacon PreMedia Global (now Lumina Datamatics)
  • East Falls Bakery
  • Police Legal Sciences
  • The Writing Center at Kenyon College
  • Zanesville Art Museum

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

Genres: Humor & Comedy, Fiction, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, DIY & Crafts, Mashups, Writing & Publishing, Calendars, Comics & Graphic Novels, Design, Photography, Architecture

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