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Margaret N.

Margaret N.

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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I edit cookbooks, craft titles, gift-y nonfiction. I've worked on everything from astrophysics texts to NYT-bestselling literary mashups.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • Quirk Books
  • Beacon PreMedia Global (now Lumina Datamatics)
  • East Falls Bakery
  • Police Legal Sciences
  • The Writing Center at Kenyon College
  • Zanesville Art Museum

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

Genres: Humor & Comedy Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits DIY & Crafts Mashups Writing & Publishing Calendars Comics & Graphic Novels Design Photography Architecture

Holly C.

Holly C.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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I work on history and topics in the humanities. I have a PhD in History. Worked at Wiley and Enslow Publishers, Inc.


Work experience:

  • manuscripted.ink
  • Chestnut Hill College
  • University of Delaware
  • Susquehanna University

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Children’s Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Education & Reference

Christine B.

Christine B.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Copy editor and proofreader for books on fitness and health, from training to memoir. I want to help your book be the best it can be.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Horizons: The Journal of the College Theology Society

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Health & Wellbeing Sports & Outdoors

Meg R.

Meg R.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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20 yrs journalist + editor for top publications. MFA poetry/nonfiction. I shoot straight + I'm kind. My clients win awards + sell books.


Work experience:

  • Ryan Editorial Studio
  • Garden Design Magazine
  • Women's Health magazine
  • Rathalla Review
  • Rosemont College

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Health & Wellbeing Music Psychology Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Children’s Non-Fiction Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits

Peggy P.

Peggy P.

Philadelphia, United States

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Editor, writer, and publishing consultant specializing in cookbooks and other illustrated lifestyle/craft book categories.


Work experience:

  • Self Employed
  • Clarkson Potter/Random House

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 Weddings Self-Help & Self-Improvement Education & Reference

Warren H.

Warren H.

Philadelphia, United States

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PhD with 10+years as editor and proofreader for nonfiction and plays. Author of two successful books and four plays.


Work experience:

  • Philadelphia Theatre Company
  • The Gershman Y
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
  • Association for Jewish Studies

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction History Religion & Spirituality Cultural & Ethnic Fiction LGBTQ Non-Fiction Entertainment Plays & Screenplays Short Story

Jessica R.

Jessica R.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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I've edited more than 50 nonfiction books in categories like pop-culture, self-help, sports, how-to, and humor. I'd love yours to be next!


Work experience:

  • Hachette Book Group / Running Press
  • Rodale Books

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

Genres: Entertainment Non-Fiction Health & Wellbeing Inspirational Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Ashley C.

Ashley C.

New Philadelphia, United States

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Christian romance and inspirational non-fiction editor with 8+ years experience working with award-winning authors and publishers.


Work experience:

  • Barbour Publishing
  • Barbour Publishing | Adams Media (Simon & Schuster) | Callisto Media | Page Street Publishing | Sounds True | Abingdon Press | BroadStreet Publishing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Romance Fiction Christian Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Non-Fiction Christian Fiction Self-Help & Self-Improvement Health & Wellbeing Historical Fiction Inspirational

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