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Olivia

Olivia

Oakland, CA, USA

Collaborative developmental editor with 10+ years of experience, specializing in comics/graphic novels, children's books, and memoirs.


Work experience:

  • West Margin Press
  • Image Comics
  • Zest Books
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Fiction, Comics Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Biographies & Memoirs, Children’s Non-Fiction, Middle Grade

Jen

Jen

Oakland, CA, USA

I am a seasoned (pun intended) editor working on cooking, health and wellbeing, and DIY/craft titles.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • West Margin Press
  • Weldon Owen

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

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Health & Wellbeing

Lauren

Lauren

Oakland, California, USA

Developmental Editor/Copy Editor of Nobel Prize winners and NYT/Amazon bestsellers | 8+ years' experience in trade publishing


Work experience:

  • Seven Stories Press
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing

Genres: Children's, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences

Boris

Boris

Oakland, CA, USA

Experienced content and copy editor of academic non-fiction (10+ years). A resource for your scholarly and creative projects.


Work experience:

  • The University of California, Berkeley
  • Stanford University
  • University of California at Berkeley, Stanford University, University of Arizona

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Philosophy, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, History, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Life Sciences, Sociology

Georgette

Georgette

Carmel, IN, United States

I'm a freelance editor and proofreader who's committed to helping authors produce the best work possible for their audiences.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Scholastic Reading Counts!

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Middle Grade, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Education & Reference, Children’s Non-Fiction

Michele

Michele

New York, United States

Copy editor for Penguin Random House for 18 years, experience with bestselling authors of women's fiction, romance, mystery/thrillers.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Contemporary Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Young Adult, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy

Michael

Michael

Seattle, WA, United States

An attentive proofreader and copy editor, I help you deliver clear, precise prose.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Crime, Historical Fiction, Romance, Thriller & Suspense

Will

Will

Chicago, United States

Trusted copy editor and proofreader for romance, mystery, fantasy, sci-fi, and suspense.


Work experience:

  • Berkley Publishing (Penguin Random House)
  • Harlequin Romance (HarperCollins)
  • Orbit Books / Redhook (Hachette)

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romantic Comedy, Romance, Espionage, Thriller & Suspense, Chick Lit, Women's Fiction, Space Opera, Science Fiction, Romantic Suspense, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy

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