Hire a Developmental Editor in Brooklyn

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

Zach G.

Zach G.

Brooklyn, NY, USA

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Experienced nonfiction editor who has worked on award-winners and bestsellers for Penguin Random House, McGraw-Hill, Wiley, and more.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • McGraw-Hill Professional
  • MTM Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Economics Humanities & Social Sciences Music Psychology Career Guides

Jeff H.

Jeff H.

Brooklyn, NY, USA

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Author of EAT BRAINS LOVE and UNDEAD WITH BENEFITS (Harper Teen). Freelance editor and consultant.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Query Letter Review

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Thriller & Suspense Action & Adventure Fantasy Literary Fiction Science Fiction Middle Grade Children's

Geoff S.

Geoff S.

Brooklyn, NY, United States

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I specialize in developmental editing and copy editing. My job is to work with you until your book is in the best possible shape it can be.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Action & Adventure LGBTQ Fiction Mystery & Crime Fantasy True Crime Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense

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

Will T.

Will T.

Chicago, United States

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Trusted copy editor and proofreader for fantasy, sci-fi, romance, mystery, suspense, and weird short stories.


Work experience:

  • University of Iowa Press
  • Kirkus Editorial
  • American Literary Review
  • Crab Orchard Review
  • Berkley / Penguin Random House
  • Scribe Media

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Short Story Fiction Romance Science Fiction Mystery & Crime Thriller & Suspense Fantasy Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult

Kelly L.

Kelly L.

Phoenix, United States

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I am passionate about the written word! I have 15+ years in editing in all genres, with special attention to business and travel.


Work experience:

  • Immanence Journal
  • Gently Read Literature (GRL)
  • International Artist Publishing
  • Perseus Books Group
  • The Story Laboratory

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

Genres: Romance Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction Travel Poetry Mystery & Crime

Amy E.

Amy E.

New York, United States

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Literary agent with a particular passion for all things YA, romance, and historical.


Work experience:

  • Dystel, Goderich & Bourret

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

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Fantasy Romance Coming of Age Literary Fiction Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Chick Lit Women's Fiction Social & Family Issues

Margaret N.

Margaret N.

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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I edit cookbooks, craft titles, gift-y nonfiction. I've worked on everything from astrophysics texts to NYT-bestselling literary mashups.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • Quirk Books
  • Beacon PreMedia Global (now Lumina Datamatics)
  • East Falls Bakery
  • Police Legal Sciences
  • The Writing Center at Kenyon College
  • Zanesville Art Museum

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

Genres: Humor & Comedy Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits DIY & Crafts Mashups Writing & Publishing Calendars Comics & Graphic Novels Design Photography Architecture

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