Hire a Developmental Editor in Boulder

We've sourced the best developmental editors in Boulder who are ready to help you with all your developmental editing needs.

Christopher P.

Christopher P.

Boulder, CO, USA

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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 Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Education & Reference Travel Sports & Outdoors Political Science & Current Affairs Historical Fiction Fiction Action & Adventure Nature

Jessica H.

Jessica H.

Jacksonville, United States

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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

Mike K.

Mike K.

Boulder, CO, USA

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I'm a longtime freelancer who has authored more than 2 dozen books and served as the editor on literally 10 times that many titles.


Work experience:

  • The Write Guy, Inc.
  • Black Book Partners, LLC

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review Indexing

Genres: Sports & Outdoors Non-Fiction

Jenna N.

Jenna N.

Bangor, United States

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10+ years as a nonfiction editor—everything from vegan desserts to plant magic to training for your first marathon.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Home & Garden

Lisa H.

Lisa H.

Berkley, United States

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Every sentence matters! My passion is helping your words shine, whether you're at the beginning of your project or you need a final polish.


Work experience:

  • Poignant Pen LLC

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

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Sex & Relationships Fantasy Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement Science Fiction Travel Home & Garden

Alessandra L.

Alessandra L.

Brooklyn, NY, United States

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Editor with 15+ years' experience in NY book publishing, committed to developing an author's voice and maximizing their book's potential.


Work experience:

  • Rizzoli International Publications
  • Viking Penguin

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Business & Management Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits History Humanities & Social Sciences Nature Travel Music Psychology Entertainment Parenting & Families Life Sciences Math & Science

Sasha T.

Sasha T.

New Orleans, United States

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Sasha is an editor and wordsmith who can help your writing project—short or long, nonfiction or fiction—reach its fullest potential.


Work experience:

  • Freelance Editorial Services
  • Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
  • The Experiment
  • Sterling Publishing Company
  • PEN America Journal

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing History Humanities & Social Sciences Nature Historical Fiction Short Story Parenting & Families

Kendall D.

Kendall D.

Colorado Springs, United States

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Writer at Nerdist, HelloGiggles, and Geek & Sundry. Editor at Penguin Random House for 5 1/2 years working in fiction and non-fiction.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Legendary LLC (Nerdist, Geek & Sundry, Amy Poehler's Smart Girls)
  • Petful
  • Kendall Ashley Creative

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Christian (Non-Fiction) Religion & Spirituality Historical Fiction Fiction Women's Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement Science Fiction Fantasy

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Developmental Editors in Boulder

Before you worry about whether you’ve missed a comma or begin sweeping your book for every last typo, you’re going to first want to give some consideration to the “big picture” of your work. Is the plot sound, do the character motivations feel real? In nonfiction, have you addressed all the points you wanted to discuss, and laid them out in a way that readers can follow your train of thought?
But sometimes it’s hard to see this kind of thing for yourself — you’re so deep into the work by the time you finish the draft that it’s difficult to step back and look at it the way a new reader would. Which is where a developmental editor comes in!

Developmental editors are trained professionals who have spent years studying the structure of books. As such, they can easily spot the problems that may be elusive to your eyes. And here at Reedsy, we’ve gathered the best developmental editors in Boulder all in one place. Each of our professionals has been vetted to make sure they have the training, experience, and skills to take your book to the next level. It’s free to sign up and request quotes, so why not come and meet some of them today?

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