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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

Christopher

Christopher

Gallatin, United States

Accomplished editor specializing in general and Christian non-fiction. Editor of 60 published books. Here to help you tell your story!


Work experience:

  • B&H Academic
  • Moody Publishers
  • Lexham Press and Kirkdale Press
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Political Science & Current Affairs, Philosophy, Education & Reference, Inspirational, Writing & Publishing

Shuli

Shuli

New York City, NY, United States

Versatile editor with more than 15 years of experience in educational publishing at major houses and across a variety of subjects


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Bedford/St. Martin's, a division of Macmillan Learning
  • Bedford/St. Martin's, a division of Macmillan Learning
  • HarperCollins College Publishers (now Pearson Education)
  • Plenum Publishing Corporation

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Career Guides, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry, Math & Science, Psychology, Writing & Publishing, Education & Reference, Life Sciences

Amy

Amy

Township of Washington, NJ, United States

Careful editor offers expert services for adult fiction, romance, mystery, LGBTQIA+, historical, YA, sci/fantasy. 30+ years in publishing.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
  • Great Minds

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Mystery & Crime, Education & Reference, Non-Fiction, Literary Fiction, Young Adult, LGBTQ Fiction

Kristin

Kristin

New York, NY, United States

Nearly ten years' experience in academic publishing. Two degrees from Oxford University and, yes, it looks just like Harry Potter.


Work experience:

  • Palgrave Macmillan
  • Self-employed
  • Routledge, Taylor and Francis
  • Cambridge University Press
  • Springer Science and Business Media

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

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Political Science & Current Affairs, Education & Reference, Writing & Publishing

Dan

Dan

Penn Valley, CA, United States

Formerly of Random House, I’m a bibliophile and veteran editor with 30+ years of experience editing non-fiction for major book publishers.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Random House
  • Prima Publishing
  • Academic Press, Inc., A Division of Harcourt Brace & Company

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Computers & Internet, Non-Fiction, Technology, Writing & Publishing, Sports & Outdoors, Entertainment, Education & Reference, Music, Humanities & Social Sciences, Home & Garden

Peggy

Peggy

Philadelphia, United States

Food and Lifestyle Writer | Cookbook Editor and Consultant | Content Strategist | Recipe Developer and Tester


Work experience:

  • Self Employed
  • Clarkson Potter/Random House

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

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Health & Wellbeing, Home & Garden, Weddings, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Education & Reference

Agnieszka

Agnieszka

Los Angeles, CA, USA

A grammar and language savant with 10+ years proofreading/copyediting nonfiction. Knowledgeable about art, foreign languages and cultures.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • EMBER Magazine
  • SAGE Publishing
  • Hayden-McNeil Publishing (Macmillan Learning)
  • Berlitz

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, ELT, Biographies & Memoirs

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