History Copy Editing Services

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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 editing Copy 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

Brooke

Brooke

Denver, United States

Experienced (9+ yrs in-house, 16+ yrs freelance), nonfiction editor specializing in assessments, development editing, and copyediting.


Work experience:

  • Chicago Review Press
  • Perseus Books Group (now Hachette)
  • Westview Press in the Perseus Books Group (now Hachette)
  • Word Hawk Editing, LLC

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading Query Letter Review query-letter-review

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Music, Philosophy, Entertainment, Parenting & Families, Biographies & Memoirs, Children’s Non-Fiction

Stephanie

Stephanie

Lansdale, United States

Editor, proofreader, reader. Wrangler of run-away trains of thought and foxhound puppies.


Work experience:

  • Temple University Press
  • Penn State Press
  • ASTM International
  • SLL Editorial

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality

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 editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading Indexing indexing

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

Matthew

Matthew

Durham, NC, United States

Copy editor specializing in humanities, social sciences, general and creative nonfiction, as well as literary fiction.


Work experience:

  • Matthew Somoroff, Editor
  • UNC Press
  • Duke University

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Music, Education & Reference, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Art

Gail

Gail

Los Angeles, United States

Copy editor with 13 years' experience helping authors produce clear, polished nonfiction books: biography/memoir, self-help, how-to, sports


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Los Angeles Baptist High School

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Psychology, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Education & Reference, Sports & Outdoors, Children’s Non-Fiction

Amy

Amy

Minneapolis, MN, USA

An attentive and rigorous editor specializing in nonfiction and academic texts, I have copy edited 75+ books for Routledge.


Work experience:

  • Amy Thomas Words
  • Capella University
  • University of Minnesota, Auburn University, Washington College, University of California - Berkeley
  • MeansBusiness
  • Bedford/St. Martin's

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment

Genres: Philosophy, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Psychology, Political Science & Current Affairs, Sociology, History, Art, Buddhism, Religion & Spirituality, Writing & Publishing

Carla

Carla

Chicago, IL, USA

Meticulous, results-oriented copy editor and proofreader with 13 years of experience across a wide variety of both fiction and nonfiction


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • American Medical Association
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Palgrave Macmillan
  • Macmillan

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Women's Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Entertainment

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