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.

Darcy E.

Darcy E.

Boulder, Colorado, USA

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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

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

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

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

Jenn L.

Jenn L.

Boulder, CO, USA

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Editor at Hachette Book Group, a Big Five publisher, specializing in psychology, memoirs, self-help, and health & wellness.


Work experience:

  • Hachette Book Group
  • ABC-CLIO

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing

Genres: Psychology Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Political Science & Current Affairs Biographies & Memoirs Health & Wellbeing Philosophy Sociology Self-Help & Self-Improvement Sex & Relationships

Erin M.

Erin M.

Boulder, CO, USA

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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 Developmental Editing

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

Kirby G.

Kirby G.

Louisville, United States

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From crime and thrillers to memoirs and short stories—accomplished editor/author with over 20 years of experience in publishing and teaching


Work experience:

  • Sarabande Books
  • Self-employed
  • MFA in Writing Program at Spalding University

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

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Literary Fiction Short Story Thriller & Suspense Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Writing & Publishing

Kate A.

Kate A.

Baltimore, United States

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Former Simon & Schuster editor with over a decade of experience editing YA & MG novels by award-winning and bestselling authors.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Simon & Schuster Children's Books / Aladdin Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Paranormal Romance Romance Contemporary Romance Women's Fiction Children's Young Adult Urban Fantasy Fantasy

Steven B.

Steven B.

Vermont, United States

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Intuitive, expert editor with 30 yrs experience teaching fiction writing at a major university. Well-published, knowledgeable, honest, kind.


Work experience:

  • Miami University, Oxford, OH
  • Colby College, Waterville,ME
  • Hollow Tree Literary Services

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Historical Fiction Short Story Middle Grade Children's Fantasy

Georgette B.

Georgette B.

Carmel, IN, United States

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I'm a freelance editor who's committed to helping authors produce the best work possible for their audiences.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Scholastic Reading Counts!

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Picture Books Children's Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Non-Fiction Health & Wellbeing Middle Grade Self-Help & Self-Improvement Education & Reference Children’s Non-Fiction

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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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