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Parisa

Parisa

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Former Simon and Schuster editor with 15+ years of experience, specializing in all genres of fiction!


Work experience:

  • Self Employed
  • Simon & Schuster

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

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Young Adult, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Mindy

Mindy

Brooklyn, New York, USA

Seasoned and unflappable editor with a passion for helping authors achieve their dreams.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Parenting & Families, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Humanities & Social Sciences

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

Steven

Steven

Vermont, United States

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
  • Self-employed

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

Brooke

Brooke

Denver, United States

Experienced (9+ yrs in-house, 18+ yrs freelance), nonfiction editor specializing in assessments, development editing, and copy editing.


Work experience:

  • Chicago Review Press
  • Perseus Books Group (now Hachette)
  • Westview Press in the Perseus Books Group (now Hachette)
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Music, Philosophy, Entertainment, Parenting & Families, Biographies & Memoirs, Children’s Non-Fiction

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

Deri

Deri

New York, United States

Cookbook editor working with publishers and indie authors. Recent projects include Solomonov's Zahav and Samuelsson's Red Rooster Cookbook.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

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

Diane

Diane

Lawrence, Kansas, United States

My sweet spot is MG and YA fiction. I'll help you find your story (ornery manuscripts don't scare me!) and figure out how to tell it.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Women's Fiction

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