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Lindsey

Lindsey

New York, United States

Experienced editor from a Big Five publisher specializing in mystery, suspense, and thrillers.


Work experience:

  • Grand Central Publishing
  • Crooked Lane Books

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Action & Adventure, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense

Lauren

Lauren

New York, United States

Freelance food writer and editor, specializing in cookbook and recipes.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Epicurious
  • Bon Appétit

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction

Christine

Christine

New York, United States

I'm a seasoned and accomplished editor providing quality proofreading and copyediting services for the K-12, adult, and scholarly markets.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Marshall Cavendish Corporation

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Middle Grade, Children's, Children’s Non-Fiction, Women's Fiction, Inspirational

Fran

Fran

New York, United States

Former Agent, Writers House, now Expat; two Newbery & NBA authors. I take a holistic, highly customized approach with a plan


Work experience:

  • Writers House
  • youbloom music festival

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult, Humor & Comedy, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Historical Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Women's Fiction, Music, Humanities & Social Sciences, Entertainment, Middle Grade, Children's, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Stephanie

Stephanie

New York, NY, United States

Former HarperCollins Publishers and Delacorte Press acquisitions editor, specializing in mind-body-spirit books. Award-winning clients.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Delacorte Press, Bantam Doubleday Dell
  • Stephanie Gunning Enterprises LLC

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Health & Wellbeing, Religion & Spirituality, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, New Age, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

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

Laura

Laura

New York, NY, United States

Expert editor, ghostwriter, and consultant collaborates on all aspects of the publishing process, from idea to bound book.


Work experience:

  • Jill Grinberg Literary Management
  • Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
  • Pocket Books
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Penguin USA
  • Theater Communications Group

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

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Poetry, Inspirational, Women's Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Stephanie

Stephanie

New York, NY, USA

Dedicated full-time and freelance editor, copy editor and proofreader with professional, creative publishing experience in numerous genres.


Work experience:

  • The MIT Press
  • Bedford/St. Martin's | Macmillan
  • Publisher's Weekly
  • Seven Seas Entertainment, LLC
  • Page Street Publishing Co.
  • Bedford/St. Martins | Macmillan
  • Bedford St. Martin's | Macmillan
  • Ploughshares
  • Clarion, Boston University
  • University Press of Florida
  • First Second
  • Scholastic
  • Applewood Books
  • Springer Nature
  • Penguin Random House
  • Inkyard Press/HarperCollins

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Science Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Comics & Graphic Novels, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Short Story, Middle Grade, Children's

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