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Alison

Alison

Kansas City, MO, USA

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
  • Alison Rachel Editing LLC

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

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

Claire

Claire

Kansas City, MO, USA

Passionate editor w/15+ years experience - USA Today / NYT / National Bestselling and Award-Winning authors of sci-fi, fantasy, and romance.


Work experience:

  • Self Employed
  • Wordfire Press
  • The Wild Rose Press
  • Entangled Publishing

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

Genres: Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Historical Romance, Paranormal Romance, Romantic Suspense

Lisha

Lisha

Kansas City, MO, USA

I am a technical, fiction, and nonfiction 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

Allison

Allison

Jersey City, NJ, United States

Jack-of-all-trades editor specializing in literary fiction and academic work (journal articles, book chapters, dissertations).


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Wiley

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Life Sciences, Math & Science, Writing & Publishing, Sports & Outdoors

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

Jen

Jen

Kansas City, MO, USA

Experienced editor and proofreader with 8+ years of experience working with indie authors. 3+ years editing for Hallmark Publishing.


Work experience:

  • Hallmark Publishing
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Science Fiction, Fiction, Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Paranormal Romance, Romantic Comedy, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult

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

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