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Erin L.

Erin L.

Seattle, Washington, United States

24+ awards in writing and editing • 30+ books edited • Specialties include nonfiction and poetry • Ph.D. student, lit and creative writing


Work experience:

  • Cavendish Square, Wiley, & other publishers
  • Open Books: A Poem Emporium
  • Killer Visual Strategies
  • Various magazines
  • The Kentucky Standard
  • Sarabande Books
  • Entre Ríos Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Short Story, Poetry, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, History, Nature, Children’s Non-Fiction

Laura

Laura

New York, NY, United States

Expert editor, ghostwriter, and consultant collaborates on all aspects of the publishing process, from idea to bound book.


Work experience:

  • Jill Grinberg Literary Management
  • Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
  • Pocket Books
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Penguin USA
  • Theater Communications Group

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

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Poetry, Inspirational, Women's Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Ariel

Ariel

New York, NY, USA

Meticulous editor. Experience at Macmillan, Simon and Schuster, Red Hen Press. Poetry, literary fiction/nonfiction, adult/children's books.


Work experience:

  • Red Hen Press
  • Scripps College Journal
  • The Student Life
  • Coffee Stained Press
  • Self-employed
  • The Adroit Journal

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, Writing & Publishing, Non-Fiction, Children's, Coming of Age, Short Story, Children’s Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Amy

Amy

St. Louis, MO, USA

Children's book specialist with 25+ years experience and 75+ books published. Clients include HarperCollins, Scholastic, and Disney.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Children's Books
  • Stony Brook University
  • Studio Goodwin Sturges
  • Self Employed

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

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry

Tim

Tim

Woodbridge, New Jersey, USA

Owner of a writing and editing business and an English Instructor, I've edited a broad range from poetry to textbooks.


Work experience:

  • Wiley
  • Callisto Media
  • Serving House Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Poetry, Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Engineering, Math & Science

Janice

Janice

Seattle, WA, USA

Editor of hundreds of traditionally published books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Fantagraphics Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Poetry, Comics & Graphic Novels, Paranormal Romance, Romance

Brandi

Brandi

Aurora, CO, USA

Award-winning writer/editor/teacher with 15+ years of experience who is passionate about helping others develop their own voices


Work experience:

  • Denver Quarterly / University of Denver
  • National Stroke Association

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, Short Story

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:

  • Freelance
  • 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

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