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Ray

Ray

Northampton, United States

Developmental editing and copy editing for the nonfiction world: health, nutrition, fitness, tech, and entrepreneurship.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Winning Edits
  • Rocket Code
  • Amazon Services (Amazon.com)
  • Smart Passive Income
  • Buy Box Experts
  • The Storied Future

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

Edward

Edward

Murray, KY, United States

Experienced editor of nonfiction books (esp. spirituality/self-help). Development and copy edits draw on my work as an author and MDiv.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Inspirational, Business & Management, Writing & Publishing

Laura

Laura

New York, NY, United States

Expert developmental and line editor, ghostwriter, and consultant collaborates on all aspects of nonfiction and fiction for adults and kids.


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 Book Coaching

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

Jessica

Jessica

Jacksonville, United States

Award-winning freelance editor Jessica 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 Editorial Assessment 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

Marah

Marah

Washington, DC, United States

Incisive editor and collaborative, results-oriented project manager of health, food, and lifestyle books


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Simon & Schuster Trade Paperbacks
  • Scribner

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, 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

Ashley

Ashley

New Philadelphia, United States

Editor of all things smart, inspiring, crafty, and culinary that enrich the soul. Helping authors put their best books forward since 2008.


Work experience:

  • Barbour Publishing
  • Adams Media (Simon & Schuster) | BenBella Books | Page Street Publishing | Callisto Media

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Romance, Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Religion & Spirituality, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Jillian

Jillian

Prescott, AZ, USA

Experienced grammar fiend specializing in children's and lifestyle nonfiction. Reliable, professional, and meticulous.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Sports & Outdoors, Travel, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, History, Humanities & Social Sciences

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