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Laura

Laura

Kansas City, MO, USA

Specializing in copy editing and proofreading for books and calendars in children's, poetry, humor, and humanities genres #fine-toothcomb


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Andrews McMeel Universal
  • Ascend Media
  • KCMETROPOLIS
  • Cerner Corporation
  • Truman State University

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Calendars, Non-Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Poetry, Comics Non-Fiction, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences

Lisha

Lisha

Kansas City, MO, USA

I am a fiction, nonfiction, and technical editor and proofreader. I am also a traditionally published author of children's books.


Work experience:

  • Olsson
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Historical Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Fantasy

Elisabeth

Elisabeth

Iowa City, IA, United States

Award-winning and New York Times bestselling editor of nonfiction and memoir.


Work experience:

  • University of Iowa Press
  • University of Nebraska Press
  • Freelance

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Nature, Travel, Comics Non-Fiction

Jeremy

Jeremy

Jersey City, NJ, USA

Senior production editor in traditional publishing, approaching every job with relaxed care and a sense of humor.


Work experience:

  • Macmillan Publishers

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Literary Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Nature, Sports & Outdoors

Carol

Carol

New York City, NY, USA

Two decades as a top U.S. copy and line editor on technology, business and travel at HarperCollins, Intellectual Ventures and more.


Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Architecture, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Design, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Travel, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Technology

T.S.

T.S.

New York City, NY, USA

A NYT bestselling and award-winning editor of children's and YA/teen fiction with 16 years of experience at Top 5 publishing imprints.


Work experience:

  • Azantian Literary Agency
  • Jimmy Patterson Books/Little, Brown (Hachette Book Group)
  • Inkyard Press/Harlequin Teen (Harper Collins)
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (Hachette Book Group)

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

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade Fantasy, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, LGBTQ Fiction, Historical Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult

Frances

Frances

New York City, NY, USA

I specialize in authors with complex ideas who write for the general public, polishing your words until they are uniquely irresistible.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Sociology, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Art

Shuli

Shuli

New York City, NY, United States

Versatile editor with more than 15 years of experience in educational publishing at major houses and across a variety of subjects


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Bedford/St. Martin's, a division of Macmillan Learning
  • Bedford/St. Martin's, a division of Macmillan Learning
  • HarperCollins College Publishers (now Pearson Education)
  • Plenum Publishing Corporation

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Career Guides, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry, Math & Science, Psychology, Writing & Publishing, Education & Reference, Life Sciences

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