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David

David

Thousand Oaks, CA, USA

I have many years of experience as a developmental editor, copy editor, and proofreader in a variety of book genres.


Work experience:

  • David Fulk
  • Aptara, Inc.

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Plays & Screenplays, Young Adult, Contemporary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Education & Reference

Dawn

Dawn

Hoboken, NJ, United States

Deep experience editing memoir, narrative nonfiction, novels and short stories.


Work experience:

  • Reader's Digest
  • O, The Oprah Magazine
  • More Magazine
  • The Literarian
  • Independent editor

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Literary Fiction, Fiction

Harlan

Harlan

United States

I am an award-winning developmental and structural book editor of multiple NYT, WSJ and Amazon bestsellers with four decades' experience.


Work experience:

  • HalClifford.com
  • Scribe Media
  • Orion Magazine

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment

Genres: Nature, Non-Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Business & Management, Biographies & Memoirs, Finance & Accounting, Math & Science

Holly

Holly

Springfield, United States

Experienced fiction editor, formerly with Samhain Publishing. I specialize in romance and other genre fiction.


Work experience:

  • Samhain Publishing, Ltd
  • Self-employed
  • Mundania Press
  • Lyrical Press

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment

Genres: Women's Fiction, Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, Romance, Contemporary Fiction

Stephanie

Stephanie

Bedford, United States

Don't ever fall for the trap of thinking you can be rigorous and academic OR engaging and clear--you can absolutely be both. I'll help you.


Work experience:

  • Keep Learning
  • National Center for Science Education
  • BiteScis

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment

Genres: Nature, Non-Fiction, Life Sciences, Math & Science, Children’s Non-Fiction

Kathy

Kathy

San Diego, United States

Freelance copyeditor and proofreader offering 25 years of experience in scientific and educational publishing


Work experience:

  • Academic Press (Elsevier Science/Harcourt)
  • Academic Press
  • Brian F. Smith and Associates (Archaeologist)
  • Converse Consultants West
  • Cajon Valley, Mountain Empire, and Palm Middle Schools
  • Self-Employed

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry, Math & Science, Nature, Action & Adventure, Classics, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Education & Reference, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense

Jessica

Jessica

Jacksonville, United States

Award-winning freelance editor Jessica provides practical, marketable revision advice to clients on all six habitable continents.


Work experience:

  • Writers House
  • St. Martin's Press
  • Fox Literary LLC
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading Query Letter Review query-letter-review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Historical Fiction, Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Women's Fiction, LGBTQ Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Cynthia

Cynthia

Palo Alto, United States

I'm a freelance editor and collaborator who worked at HarperCollins Publishers for nine years before going freelance. Non-fiction only.


Work experience:

  • CDT Editorial
  • HarperOne (a division of HarperCollins Publishers)
  • Literary Mama
  • Substack

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment

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

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