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Gene

Gene

Houston, United States

Creative, experienced editor of novels, children's books, and poetry. Let's prepare your manuscript for publication together.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Uptown Stories
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Scholastic
  • HarperEntertainment
  • Daniel Weiss Associates/17th Street Productions
  • Denver Quarterly
  • San Jacinto College South

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Comics & Graphic Novels, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Poetry, Literary Fiction

Julie

Julie

Houston, TX, USA

NYT & USA TODAY bestselling author/editor/ghostwriter. I love an inspiring story of hope, resilience, and triumph over trauma.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Women's Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Coming of Age, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Inspirational, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Travel, Writing & Publishing

Joy

Joy

Houston, TX, USA

Children's and YA author who also writes for grown ups. Over 20 years of teaching and editorial experience. Let's make your book shine!


Work experience:

  • Harper Collins, Sourcebooks, Soho Press, Chronicle Books, Lerner/Kar Ben
  • Lone Star College
  • Writespace Houston
  • JBP Editing
  • Conroe ISD

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Young Adult, Romantic Suspense, Romance, Contemporary Romance

Christina

Christina

Houston, TX, USA

I'm a book lover and author with 15 years experience editing and critiquing manuscripts. Children's, YA and adult. Let's work together!


Work experience:

  • Egmont USA, Entangled, Self-published
  • MC Creative Consulting

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Humor & Comedy, Holiday, Children's, New Adult, Young Adult, Women's Fiction, Coming of Age

Doris

Doris

Houston, TX, USA

Picture Books R Me! I edit and write picture books and queries. Fiction, nonfiction, prose and poetry. Nationally published author


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

Peggy

Peggy

Philadelphia, United States

Food and Lifestyle Writer | Cookbook Editor and Consultant | Content Strategist | Recipe Developer and Tester


Work experience:

  • Self Employed
  • Clarkson Potter/Random House

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

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Health & Wellbeing, Home & Garden, Weddings, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Education & Reference

Brooke

Brooke

Denver, United States

Experienced (9+ yrs in-house, 18+ yrs freelance), nonfiction editor specializing in assessments, development editing, and copy editing.


Work experience:

  • Chicago Review Press
  • Perseus Books Group (now Hachette)
  • Westview Press in the Perseus Books Group (now Hachette)
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Music, Philosophy, Entertainment, Parenting & Families, Biographies & Memoirs, Children’s Non-Fiction

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

Morristown, United States

Former Senior Editor at Ballantine Books; specializes in content editing of non-fiction (self-help, memoir, parenting) and fiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • The Ballantine Publishing Group/Division of Random House, Inc.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Parenting & Families, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Sex & Relationships, Religion & Spirituality, Romance, Fiction, Women's Fiction

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