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Austin O.

Austin O.

Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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Editor and publishing professional with 10+ years experience across genres, from beautiful books of art to academic works.


Work experience:

  • AODeditorial
  • Findaway
  • The Quantuck Lane Press
  • W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs

Caroline  K.

Caroline K.

Cleveland, OH, USA

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Developmental editor specializing in romance, thrillers, and mysteries. My clients have been published by Kensington, Skyhorse, and more.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Cleveland State University

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Mystery & Crime Humor & Comedy Horror Thriller & Suspense Historical Romance Romance Paranormal Romance Contemporary Romance Romantic Comedy

Stephen S.

Stephen S.

Maplewood, United States

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Top editor for 30 years, novelist, sf/f story writer, poet. Specializes in nonfiction and SF/F. I'll help you write a book you're proud of.


Work experience:

  • Avon Books
  • Wiley
  • Amacom
  • Thomas Dunne Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Business & Management History Humanities & Social Sciences Historical Fiction Short Story Fantasy Sports & Outdoors Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences Math & Science Science Fiction

Christine M.

Christine M.

Chester, United States

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Experienced editor of cookbooks and home/lifestyle books; my editing and proofreading work includes James Beard and IACP Award winners.


Work experience:

  • Christine McKnight Editorial Services
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Career Guides Christian (Non-Fiction) Religion & Spirituality Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Health & wellbeing Home & Garden Weddings Parenting & Families

Rebecca H.

Rebecca H.

Boston, United States

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Creative, compassionate, precision-based developmental editing and supportive, no-nonsense book coaching since 2009.


Work experience:

  • Rebecca Faith Editorial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Romance Young Adult Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Fantasy

Rhonda M.

Rhonda M.

Cleveland, OH, USA

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Multi-published novelist and fiction editor--acquired for Harlequin and Hallmark Publishing. Edits YA and adult romance in most genres.


Work experience:

  • Rhonda Edits, LLC
  • Hallmark Publishing
  • Carina Press (imprint of Harlequin Publishing)
  • Tule Publishing

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

Genres: Romance Fiction Young Adult Women's Fiction Science Fiction LGBTQ (Fiction) Fantasy Cozy Mysteries Mystery & Crime Anthologies

Abby R.

Abby R.

Portland, United States

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Experienced editor (12+ years at HarperCollins, Disney-Hyperion, Scholastic). Focus: kids' books, especially middle grade and YA fiction.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins
  • Disney-Hyperion
  • Scholastic
  • Abby Ranger Editorial, LLC

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Picture Books Children's Fiction Middle Grade Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction Middle Grade Fantasy Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult

Chersti N.

Chersti N.

Provo, United States

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15+ yrs experience editing SciFi/Fantasy/YA and more with NY Times best-selling authors such as Brandon Sanderson and Dan Wells.


Work experience:

  • Writer Therapy
  • Cedar Fort
  • Leading Edge

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Young Adult Thriller & Suspense Science Fiction Plays & Screenplays Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction Fantasy Historical Fiction

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