Hire a Copy Editor in Kansas City

We've sourced the best copy editors in Kansas City who are ready to help you with all your copy editing needs.

Maria D.

Maria D.

Kansas City, MO, United States

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Empathetic, bespoke developmental editor specializing in YA, Self-Help, Historical Fiction, Romance. Tune in to the truth of your concept.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Historical Fiction Comics & Graphic Novels Self-Help & Self-Improvement Non-Fiction Dystopian Science Fiction Time Travel Psychological Thriller Thriller & Suspense Cozy Mysteries Mystery & Crime

Beth P.

Beth P.

Kansas City, MO, USA

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I edit literary fiction, mysteries, memoirs, and travelers' tales; I have 25 years' experience as a copy editor.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Fiction Collective 2

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Travel Contemporary Fiction Fiction LGBTQ Non-Fiction Cozy Mysteries Mystery & Crime Historical Mysteries LGBTQ Fiction

Alison R.

Alison R.

Kansas City, MO, USA

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Award-winning editor with years of experience in traditional and indie publishing. Specialisms: sci-fi, fantasy, and speculative fiction.


Work experience:

  • Pleiades Magazine
  • Status Quill

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Science Fiction Fiction Fantasy Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Romance Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult

Bethany B.

Bethany B.

Kansas City, MO, USA

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Experienced freelance editor, copy editor, and writer, specializing in YA and graphic novels for children and teens.


Work experience:

  • Papercutz
  • Rosen Publishing
  • Scholastic, Inc.
  • Bethany Bryan freelance
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Humor & Comedy Picture Books Children's Short Story Middle Grade Comics & Graphic Novels

Frances P.

Frances P.

New York City, NY, USA

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I specialize in authors with complex ideas who write for the general public. I help hone big, bold ideas into precious, captivating jewels.


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 T.

Shuli T.

New York City, NY, United States

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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

Jared S.

Jared S.

Salt Lake City, UT, USA

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More than 15 years of experience. Fiction + nonfiction. New York Times bestsellers. I'm friendly, fun, and flexible.


Work experience:

  • Stanford University Press
  • Utah State University Press
  • Gibbs Smith
  • Hallmark Cards
  • Sourcebooks
  • Publishing Services Department

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

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Humanities & Social Sciences Christian Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Inspirational Picture Books Children's Fiction Middle Grade Entertainment Political Science & Current Affairs

Kelly L.

Kelly L.

Phoenix, United States

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I am passionate about the written word! I have 15+ years in editing in all genres, with special attention to business and travel.


Work experience:

  • Immanence Journal
  • Gently Read Literature (GRL)
  • International Artist Publishing
  • Perseus Books Group
  • The Story Laboratory

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

Genres: Romance Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction Travel Poetry Mystery & Crime

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Copy Editor Kansas City

Once you’ve written the final word of your manuscript, the tedious process of editing begins. Indeed, this process is cumbersome and painstaking for many authors, which is why they choose to hire professional copy editors to help out.

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