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Geoff

Geoff

Brooklyn, NY, United States

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

Parisa

Parisa

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Editor with over ten years of experience, formerly of one of the big five. 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

Steve

Steve

Brooklyn Park, MN, USA

Award-winning editor of Esmé Wang, Jamel Brinkley, Anna Burns, formerly at Graywolf Press. Specialties: literary fiction, memoir, and essay.


Work experience:

  • Graywolf Press
  • Macalester College
  • Woodward Editorial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Short Story, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Literary Fiction, Contemporary Fiction

Jeff

Jeff

Brooklyn, NY, USA

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 Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

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

Zach

Zach

Brooklyn, NY, USA

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 Editorial Assessment

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

Ray

Ray

Northampton, United States

Developmental editing, copyediting, and writing for the nonfiction world: health, diet, nutrition, fitness, tech, and entrepreneurship.


Work experience:

  • EditIntuitive
  • Winning Edits
  • Rocket Code
  • Amazon Services (Amazon.com)
  • Smart Passive Income
  • Buy Box Experts

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

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

Morristown, United States

Former Senior Editor at Ballantine Books; specializes in content editing of non-fiction (self-help, parenting, wellbeing) & fiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • The Ballantine Publishing Group/Division of Random House, Inc.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Parenting & Families, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Sex & Relationships, Religion & Spirituality, Romance, Fiction, Women's Fiction

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
  • 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

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