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Jenny

Jenny

Kansas City, MO, USA

Editor/proofreader specializing in romance in multiple sub-genres, for everything from short novellas to 100K+ novels.


Work experience:

  • Waterhouse Press
  • Gemma Halliday Publishing
  • Loose Id
  • Musa Publishing
  • Self-employed
  • Page & Vine

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Contemporary Romance, Romance, Fiction, Paranormal Romance, Romantic Comedy, Romantic Suspense, Women's Fiction, Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime

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

Alicia

Alicia

Kansas City, MO, USA

I copyedit and proofread novels, middle-grade fiction, and juvenile nonfiction from award-winning authors at Penguin and Elite Editing.


Work experience:

  • Scribendi
  • Tutor.com
  • Mid-Continent Public Library
  • Elite Editing
  • Red Line Editorial
  • Penguin Young Readers

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade Fantasy, Romantic Comedy, Romance, Women's Fiction

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

Amy

Amy

Salt Lake City, UT, USA

I am an editor, literary agent, writing coach and copywriter. I've been working with authors to hone their manuscripts for 20+ years.


Work experience:

  • Janklow & Nesbit Associates
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade Fantasy, Picture Books, Young Adult, Women's Fiction, Business & Management, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences

Leah

Leah

New York City, NY, USA

NYC editor; specialties include food, lifestyle, health, hobbies, and more. I bring a focus on user experience to create the best results.


Work experience:

  • Callisto Media
  • Skyhorse Publishing

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

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Health & Wellbeing, Home & Garden, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Sex & Relationships

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, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

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, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry, Math & Science, Psychology, Writing & Publishing, Education & Reference, Life Sciences

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You've fine-tuned big-picture elements like structure and thematic arcs, and now you need to make sure the language you use in your book is polished and up to standard. This is when a professional copy editor comes in.


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