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Dave

Dave

Seattle, United States

Experienced copyeditor, proofreader, and fact checker proficient with Chicago style. I specialize in literary and historical fiction.


Work experience:

  • (self-employed)

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Christian Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Music, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Fantasy, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, True Crime

Mary Beth

Mary Beth

Orlando, United States

Sensitive, seasoned copy editor dedicated to strengthening each author's particular voice


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Kirby

Kirby

Louisville, United States

From crime and thrillers to memoirs and short stories—accomplished editor/author with over 20 years of experience in publishing and teaching


Work experience:

  • Sarabande Books
  • Self-employed
  • MFA in Writing Program at Spalding University

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

Genres: Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Short Story, Thriller & Suspense, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Writing & Publishing

Michelle

Michelle

Seattle, WA, United States

Professional editor to top-tier authors, including George R. R. Martin, Terry Brooks, Blake Crouch, and romance great Connie Brockway.


Work experience:

  • Wales Literary Agency
  • Michelle Hope Editing
  • University of Washington
  • Sasquatch Books

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

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

Margaret

Margaret

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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

Steven

Steven

Vermont, United States

Intuitive, expert editor with 30 yrs experience teaching fiction writing at a major university. Well-published, knowledgeable, honest, kind.


Work experience:

  • Miami University, Oxford, OH
  • Colby College, Waterville,ME
  • Hollow Tree Literary Services

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Historical Fiction, Short Story, Middle Grade, Children's, Fantasy

Erica

Erica

Parrish, United States

Freelance editor offering friendly but thorough editing to independent authors.


Work experience:

  • Ink Deep Editing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense

Eva

Eva

San Marcos, United States

Twenty-five years of experience as a copy / line editor, primarily in science, for university, museum, and association presses.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Nature, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Life Sciences, Geography, Writing & Publishing, Biographies & Memoirs

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