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Christopher

Christopher

Boulder, CO, USA

Twenty years of experience as an editor (University of California Press, Columbia University Press) and writer (Lonely Planet, Nat Geo).


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Travel, Non-Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Historical Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Religion & Spirituality, Biographies & Memoirs

Darcy

Darcy

Boulder, Colorado, USA

Picturebook and children's literature expert with 8+ years of experience editing and reviewing books for Scholastic and HMH.


Work experience:

  • Editorial Manager
  • The Pratt Institute
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • School of Botanical Art and Illustration

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Travel

Erin

Erin

Boulder, CO, USA

I have been a science and healthcare development editor for 20 years and have worked with hundreds of authors and edited over 70 titles.


Work experience:

  • Erin Mulligan Consulting
  • Bull Publishing Company

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Life Sciences, Physics & Chemistry, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Tammy

Tammy

California, United States

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


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Epic Fantasy

Fran

Fran

New York, United States

Former Agent, Writers House, now Expat; two Newbery & NBA authors. I take a holistic, highly customized approach with a plan


Work experience:

  • Writers House
  • youbloom music festival

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, Romance, Young Adult, Humor & Comedy, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Historical Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Women's Fiction, Music, Humanities & Social Sciences, Entertainment, Middle Grade, Children's, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy

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

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

Sarah

Sarah

Springfield, United States

Nonfiction editor formerly of Wiley and Pearson. I help authors create AWESOME books, including #1 bestsellers on Amazon.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • Pearson Learning Solutions
  • John Wiley and Sons
  • Arnerich Massena
  • Pearson

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

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, Health & Wellbeing, Home & Garden, Finance & Accounting, Math & Science, Technology, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Inspirational

Geoffrey

Geoffrey

D.C., DC, United States

20 years experience editing nonfiction books for publishers (Thomas Nelson and Running Press). I love helping authors tell their story.


Work experience:

  • Running Press
  • ClearWords Group
  • Thomas Nelson Publishers

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

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It’s important to give some consideration to the “big picture” in your manuscript. That’s why you need a developmental editor to check for larger issues.


However, developmental issues are difficult to see for yourself. Is the plot sound, do the character motivations feel real? In nonfiction, have you addressed everything you wanted, and laid it out clearly? You’re so deep into the story when you finish the draft that it’s often difficult to step back and look at it with fresh eyes.


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