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Tammy

Tammy

California, United States

Experienced editor specializing in fantasy and science fiction and their many subgenres. As dedicated to words as a hobbit to breakfast.


Work experience:

  • Independent Publishing
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Epic Fantasy, Space Opera, Science Fiction, Psychological Thriller, Thriller & Suspense, Steampunk, Technothriller

Gene

Gene

Houston, United States

Creative, experienced editor of novels, children's books, and poetry. Let's prepare your manuscript for publication together.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Uptown Stories
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Scholastic
  • HarperEntertainment
  • Daniel Weiss Associates/17th Street Productions
  • Denver Quarterly
  • San Jacinto College South

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Comics & Graphic Novels, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Poetry, Literary Fiction

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

Paul

Paul

Los Angeles, United States

I excel at copy-editing, proofreading, developmental editing, ghostwriting, all kinds of collaborating — fiction, nonfiction, humor, & more.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Humor & Comedy, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Political Science & Current Affairs, Anthologies, Music, Entertainment, Literary Fiction

Renee

Renee

Buxton, ME, United States

Passionate editor of award-winning indie novels, with a specialty in adult dark fiction, spec. fic., horror, and psychological thrillers.


Work experience:

  • Crystal Lake Publishing
  • Sebago Education Alliance
  • Allhorror.net
  • HorrorMovieReviews.com
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Middle Grade, Children's, Coming of Age, Poetry, Post-Apocalyptic, Science Fiction

Jill

Jill

Boston, United States

I offer a decade of editorial experience in textbooks, nonfiction trade titles, and literary fiction. I also write essays and like donuts.


Work experience:

  • Bedford/St. Martin's, Macmillan Learning
  • Routledge
  • Cengage Learning
  • Adams Media

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Career Guides, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Women's Fiction, Short Story, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, 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 Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review Book Coaching

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

Ellen

Ellen

Brooklyn, NY, United States

I'm a publishing professional with more than 20 years of experience in NYC providing services to HarperCollins, Hyperion, and many others.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Literary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Paranormal Romance, Science Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

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