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Caroline

Caroline

Cleveland, OH, USA

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 Editorial Assessment

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

Dan

Dan

Cleveland, OH, USA

Professional editor with over a decade of experience at W. W. Norton, FSG, and top-tier indies.


Work experience:

  • W. W. Norton & Company
  • The Overlook Press
  • Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Craftsman Editorial
  • Belt Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Political Science & Current Affairs, Nature, Travel, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels

Frank W.

Frank W.

Cleveland, OH, USA

Former journalist with more than 20 years’ experience working with new writers of all ages on nonfiction and fiction projects.


Work experience:

  • Storylogic Media

Services: Editing Developmental Editing

Genres: Short Story, Fiction, Science Fiction, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Humanities & Social Sciences, Parenting & Families, True Crime

Austin

Austin

Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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

Mary-Theresa

Mary-Theresa

New York, United States

Award winning editor with 25+ years in traditional publishing. Specializing in genre fiction. Looking to help make good stories well told.


Work experience:

  • Harlequin

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

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Young Adult, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Romance

Kirby

Kirby

Louisville, United States

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

Lauren

Lauren

New York, United States

Freelance food writer and editor, specializing in cookbook and recipes.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Epicurious
  • Bon Appétit

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction

Patricia

Patricia

Sacramento, United States

I provide careful, intelligent, and sensitive copyediting, developmental editing, ghost writing, and coaching services.


Work experience:

  • Patricia L. Heinicke Jr.
  • Westview Press
  • Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley
  • Central Florida Community College

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry, Math & Science, Religion & Spirituality

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