Hire a Copy Editor in Los Angeles

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Jodi F.

Jodi F.

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Editor with an MFA and a business background. Favorites: memoir, self-help, humor, fiction, psych, and YA. My forte: lean prose that moves


Work experience:

  • Slammin Productions
  • SheWritesPress, PenguinRandomHouse, McGraw-Hill, & more. . .

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Self-Help & Self-Improvement Entertainment Business & Management Humor & Comedy Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction

Lauren W.

Lauren W.

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Former Random House copy editor and proofreader (O. Henry Prize Stories, Anne Rice). I love mysteries, nonfiction, and literary fiction.


Work experience:

  • Museum of Television & Radio, RiverRun Film Festival, Tribeca, IFP, and others
  • Freelance for Random House, Library of America, individual authors
  • Trailer Park and Team One / Saatchi & Saatchi

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Historical Fiction LGBTQ Fiction Literary Fiction Science Fiction Entertainment Non-Fiction Political Science & Current Affairs Humanities & Social Sciences Urban Fantasy Fantasy

Lorraine Martindale M.

Lorraine Martindale M.

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Previously worked with Sourcebooks, Penguin Putnam, Random House, Guideposts Books, and DC Comics.


Work experience:

  • Squaresville

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Inspirational Non-Fiction Women's Fiction Young Adult Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Religion & Spirituality

Angela B.

Angela B.

Los Angeles, United States

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Editor of more than 700 books. I specialize in thrillers, sci-fi, mysteries, fantasy, paranormal, horror, YA, and dystopian fiction.


Work experience:

  • Alyson Books
  • Social Studies School Service
  • Self

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Horror Thriller & Suspense LGBTQ Fiction Middle Grade Children's Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction

Sarah J.

Sarah J.

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Eagle-eyed former Bloomsbury editorial + production assistant with 7+ years of experience in editing and proofreading fiction and nonfiction


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Bloomsbury Publishing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Short Story Fiction Historical Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Political Science & Current Affairs Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Young Adult Middle Grade Children's

John H.

John H.

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Writer/editor with 10 years experience editing scholarly books and journal articles in literary studies, art history, and architecture.


Work experience:

  • Large museum/cultural institution in Los Angeles
  • large museum/cultural institution in Los Angeles
  • self employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Architecture Non-Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Philosophy Poetry Fiction

Josh R.

Josh R.

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Experienced, passionate, and versatile non-fiction editor. Clients include Al Gore, Garth Brooks, and Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket).


Work experience:

  • Melcher Media
  • theNewerYork Press (tNY.Press)
  • The Industry L.A.
  • Penguin Random House Publishers
  • Raab & Co

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Indexing

Genres: Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Political Science & Current Affairs Business & Management Biographies & Memoirs Technology Sex & Relationships Self-Help & Self-Improvement Psychology

Paul S.

Paul S.

Los Angeles, United States

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I'm a writer/editor with a particular ability to help people get their books out of their heads and onto the page. Call me a Book Whisperer.


Work experience:

  • B. Bear Productions, Inc.

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Humor & Comedy Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Political Science & Current Affairs Anthologies Music Entertainment Plays & Screenplays Short Story

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