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Sarah

Sarah

Springfield, United States

Nonfiction editor formerly of Wiley and Pearson. I help authors create AWESOME books, including a #1 bestseller on Amazon


Work experience:

  • Independent Publishing Professional
  • Pearson Learning Solutions
  • John Wiley and Sons
  • Arnerich Massena
  • New Riders/Peachpit

Services: Editing Developmental Editing

Genres:

Marcy

Marcy

Montclair, NJ, United States

I am a published novelist. I want you to become one, too. I specialize in literary fiction, YA, women's fiction, thrillers and memoir.


Work experience:

  • Marcy Dermansky
  • Liveright/Norton
  • Dow Jones
  • About.com

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Humor & Comedy, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Short Story, Fantasy, Dystopian, Science Fiction

Katie

Katie

Los Angeles, United States

Developmental editor & writing coach with over 10 years experience. Helping authors grow their best stories BEFORE they publish!


Work experience:

  • Freelance

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Women's Fiction, Fiction, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Romantic Suspense, Romance, Contemporary Romance, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, New Adult, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Kendall

Kendall

Colorado Springs, United States

Writer at Nerdist, HelloGiggles, and Geek & Sundry. Editor at Penguin Random House for 5 1/2 years working in fiction and non-fiction.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Legendary LLC (Nerdist, Geek & Sundry, Amy Poehler's Smart Girls)
  • Petful
  • Kendall Ashley Creative

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Entertainment

Diane

Diane

Lawrence, United States

My sweet spot is MG and YA fiction. I'll help you find your story (ornery manuscripts don't scare me!) and figure out how to tell it.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

Jain

Jain

Dallas, TX, USA

As a developmental editor, I make sure your text is organized, well thought out, consistent, accessible and enjoyable to read.


Work experience:

  • Parker-Mills, LLC

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Inspirational, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Photography, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Plays & Screenplays

Margaret

Margaret

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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

Michele

Michele

New York, NY, United States

New York Times bestselling editor and published author specializing in memoir, self-help, health & fitness, and spirituality.


Work experience:

  • Bookchic LLC
  • HCI Books
  • McGraw-Hill Trade
  • Hyperion

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Religion & Spirituality, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Sex & Relationships, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Parenting & Families

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Hire the best developmental editors in Dallas


Preparing a manuscript for publication requires vigorous editing. Of the several rounds of editing needed, developmental editing is the most major, as it involves working with a professional to evaluate big-picture elements of your book, like structure, character development, and plot holes. A developmental editor makes sure that your story works, helps you organize scenes in the most intuitive way, and ensures no questions are left unanswered by the time your reader reaches the end of your book.


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