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Molly

Molly

Columbus, OH, USA

I am an arts and humanities editor with over ten years of experience and have a PhD in musicology.


Work experience:

  • The Ohio State University
  • Self-employed
  • Wexner Center for the Arts

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

Genres: Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction

Mary

Mary

Columbus, OH, USA

I have experience from proposal through finished manuscript and sales. Editing is my service, but I know sales are your ultimate goal.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, Home & Garden, Music, Humanities & Social Sciences, Health & Wellbeing

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

Geoffrey

Geoffrey

D.C., DC, United States

20 years experience editing nonfiction books for publishers (Thomas Nelson and Running Press). I love helping authors tell their story.


Work experience:

  • Running Press
  • ClearWords Group
  • Thomas Nelson Publishers

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

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

Abby

Abby

Chicago, United States

I'm a literary agent who specializes in commercial/genre and literary fiction and select nonfiction (cooking, narrative)


Work experience:

  • The Lark Group
  • Browne & Miller Literary Associates
  • Sourcebooks
  • John Wiley & Sons

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Christian Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense

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Hire the best developmental editors in Columbus


Once you’re done with your manuscript, you may be looking into ways to refine your content. If you think your structure or overall narrative needs a professional overview, you may require the services of a developmental editor.


A good developmental editor will work with you to ensure your manuscript has direction and can carry through to the end. They will look at its structure to make sure that your content flows from beginning to the end, chapter by chapter. Your developmental editor will then guide you through the editing process by creating a plan of big-picture ways you can strengthen your manuscript, and how to put them into action.


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