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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

Beth

Beth

Maineville, United States

Seasoned editor and proofreader with more than 20 years' experience in multiple genres. I have worked with several best-selling authors!


Work experience:

  • Self-Employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Action & Adventure, Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, LGBTQ Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Science Fiction, Dystopian

Ray

Ray

Northampton, United States

Developmental editing, copyediting, and writing for the nonfiction world: health, diet, nutrition, fitness, tech, and entrepreneurship.


Work experience:

  • EditIntuitive
  • Winning Edits
  • Rocket Code
  • Amazon Services (Amazon.com)
  • Smart Passive Income
  • Buy Box Experts

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Health & Wellbeing, Sports & Outdoors, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Business & Management, Computers & Internet, Technology

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

Stephanie

Stephanie

New York, NY, United States

Former HarperCollins Publishers and Delacorte Press acquisitions editor, specializing in mind-body-spirit books. Award-winning clients.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Delacorte Press, Bantam Doubleday Dell
  • Stephanie Gunning Enterprises LLC

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Health & Wellbeing, Religion & Spirituality, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, New Age, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Maria

Maria

Sebastopol, CA, United States

I've completed 50+ projects specializing in political and current events, leadership, thrillers, mystery, romance & history.


Work experience:

  • MHLM

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

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Political Science & Current Affairs, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Science Fiction, Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Crime, Cultural & Ethnic, Biographies & Memoirs, Romance

Lila

Lila

New York, United States

I specialize in editing nonfiction and academic books, and I'll work with you based on your specific writing style, voice, needs, and goals.


Work experience:

  • Lila M. Stromer Editorial Services
  • Law & Social Inquiry

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Law, Political Science & Current Affairs, Plays & Screenplays, Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Oriana

Oriana

New York, United States

10+ years as a writer, editor & publishing consultant | deeply passionate about the written word in all its diverse forms


Work experience:

  • Mirific Editorial
  • MTV News
  • Hyperallergic
  • Gotham Ghostwriters
  • Random House
  • Stonesong Press
  • Per La Mente
  • Kickstarter

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Women's Fiction, Sex & Relationships, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

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