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Julie

Julie

New York, United States

Seasoned copyeditor and proofreader, supporting authors of high-quality fiction and nonfiction. (Helping authors look good since 1993).


Work experience:

  • Open Road Integrated Media
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Disney Publishing Worldwide
  • HarperCollins Children's Books
  • Simon & Schuster, Pocket Books
  • HarperCollins Publishers, HarperPaperbacks and HarperPrism
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Historical Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's

Paul

Paul

New York, United States

Contemporary fiction, romance, YA, plays, memoirs & cookbooks are my specialties. Clients: Amazon, Simon & Schuster, Kensington.


Work experience:

  • Editing Company
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Diner Journal
  • Kensington Publishing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Young Adult, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Biographies & Memoirs, Contemporary Fiction, LGBTQ Non-Fiction

Brooke

Brooke

New York, NY, United States

Passionate children's book editor with 15+ years experience in picture books and middle grade fiction for companies like Disney and Penguin.


Work experience:

  • BV Books
  • Disney Publishing Worldwide
  • Penguin Random House
  • Sterling Publishing

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

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

Rebecca

Rebecca

New York, NY, United States

With 10+ years of experience working at NYC publishers, I've edited 100s of books across genres. Thorough, candid, and easy to work with!


Work experience:

  • Disney Publishing Worldwide
  • McGraw-Hill Education
  • Penguin Random House
  • Behrens Editorial Services
  • Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Education

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Young Adult, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Calendars, Education & Reference, Women's Fiction

Fiona

Fiona

New York, NY, United States

I am a veteran trade book editor of fiction and nonfiction, committed to helping writers find their voice and produce their best work.


Work experience:

  • HarperColllins
  • Reader's Digest Trade Publishing
  • Self Employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Travel, Action & Adventure, Inspirational, Women's Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Tim

Tim

New York, NY, United States

Meticulous copy editor with a congenial disposition and a ruthless red pen.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic
  • Alexander Street Press
  • Self-employed
  • Great Forest Sustainability Solutions

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Education & Reference, Non-Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction

Lara

Lara

New York, NY, United States

A consummate professional with over 20 years experience in the publishing industry in a variety of genres and roles.


Work experience:

  • The Lotts Agency
  • Trident Media Group
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Various

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

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Paranormal Romance, Romance, Humor & Comedy, Women's Fiction, Entertainment, Non-Fiction, Young Adult

Zach

Zach

New York, NY, USA

Freelance copy editor and proofreader with experience working on a broad range of texts and with a specialization in academic publications.


Work experience:

  • The Sea Horse Imprint
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Philosophy, Humanities & Social Sciences, Art, Psychology, History

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