Historical Fiction Copy Editing Services

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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

Jessica

Jessica

Jacksonville, United States

Award-winning freelance editor Jessica Hatch provides practical, marketable revision advice to clients on all six habitable continents.


Work experience:

  • Writers House
  • St. Martin's Press
  • Fox Literary LLC
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Historical Fiction, Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Women's Fiction, LGBTQ Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Julie

Julie

New York, United States

Seasoned copyeditor and proofreader, supporting authors of high-quality fiction and nonfiction. (Helping authors look good since 1993).


Work experience:

  • Open Road Integrated Media
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Disney Publishing Worldwide
  • HarperCollins Children's Books
  • Simon & Schuster, Pocket Books
  • HarperCollins Publishers, HarperPaperbacks and HarperPrism
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Historical Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's

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

George

George

Virginia, United States

Experienced copy editor and proofreader of trade books in a wide variety of genres, for readers of all ages.


Work experience:

  • The Free Lance-Star
  • freelance
  • self-employed and for various companies
  • volunteer

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Historical Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Fantasy, Children’s Non-Fiction

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

Karli

Karli

Clarksville, TN, United States

Editor who specializes in developing manuscripts and is passionate about helping authors of fiction and nonfiction craft their best content!


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Christian Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Inspirational, Non-Fiction, Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Health & Wellbeing

Kaitlin

Kaitlin

New York, NY, United States

I have copyedited and proofread more than five hundred books, adult and children's, nonfiction and fiction, in all genres.


Work experience:

  • Simon & Schuster
  • Macmillan
  • Kaitlin Severini Freelancing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Picture Books, Children's, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Middle Grade, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction

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Historical fiction is full of fantastical escapism, intrigue, and heroism, but you probably know that it also needs to be grounded in historical knowledge. If you’re searching for a way to fact check your first manuscript, then you’re in the right place — it sounds like you need to hire a historical fiction copy editor, and we can help you find one.


A copy editor is like a historian, poring through the history of your manuscript to find typos, grammatical errors, and jarring sentences, making sure you can tell the story you want to tell, resting easy knowing it won’t be tarnished by inaccuracies that might otherwise detract from the narrative. That’s why we’ve made it easier than ever to find and connect with editors across the world. The Reedsy Marketplace is home to thousands of thoroughly vetted publishing professionals, with strong portfolios and a fervor for discovering their next project. Start your journey to hire a historical fiction copy editor and sign up for free today.

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