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Leah

Leah

Vancouver, WA, United States

Wordsmith with a decade of experience as an in-house and freelance editor specializing in genre fiction. I'm here to polish your diamond.


Work experience:

  • Beyond Words Publishing
  • RainTown Press
  • Self
  • Beyond Words
  • Ooligan Press

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Dystopian, Urban Fantasy, Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference

Fran

Fran

New York, United States

Results driven editor, formerWriters House Bridgerton agent, edited major award winners, working from slush pile to success in publishing.


Work experience:

  • Writers House
  • youbloom music festival

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Thriller & Suspense, Historical Romance, Romance

Aja

Aja

Austin, United States

Making sure your prose sings, your facts and story are straight, and your unique voice shines through.


Work experience:

  • Simon & Schuster
  • on my porch, at a coffee shop, in far-flung places . . .

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Music, Entertainment, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Thriller & Suspense

Matthew

Matthew

Durham, NC, United States

Copy and developmental 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, Geography

Fiona

Fiona

New York, NY, United States

I am a veteran trade book editor of fiction and nonfiction, committed to helping writers find their voice and produce their best work.


Work experience:

  • HarperColllins
  • Reader's Digest Trade Publishing
  • Self Employed

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Action & Adventure, Inspirational, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Alicia

Alicia

Boston, United States

Editor with 10+ years' experience in content development, copy editing, and proofreading. Avid learner & lover of the written word.


Work experience:

  • Macmillan Learning
  • Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Brown University
  • Grey Line Entertainment
  • O'Reilly Media

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Career Guides, Non-Fiction, Technology, Anthologies, Classics, Writing & Publishing, Education & Reference, Business & Management

Amy

Amy

Township of Washington, NJ, United States

Conscientious editor offers expert services for adult fiction, romance, mystery, YA/middle grade, LGBTQIA, academic. 30 years in publishing.


Work experience:

  • Amy Snyder Freelance
  • Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
  • Great Minds

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

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

Daniel

Daniel

Tuscaloosa, AL, USA

A seasoned and devoted editor with over 27 years in trade and scholarly publishing, from fiction to history to memoir.


Work experience:

  • The University of Alabama Press
  • Rizzoli International Publications

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Coming of Age

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