Hire a Developmental Editor in Houston

We've sourced the best developmental editors in Houston who are ready to help you with all your developmental editing needs.

Gene H.

Gene H.

Houston, United States

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


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • 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

Williamaye J.

Williamaye J.

Houston, TX, USA

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I am a proofreader, copy editor, and developmental editor, specializing in historical fiction, romance fiction, and nonfiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Mystery & Crime Literary Fiction Paranormal Romance Romance Women's Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Health & wellbeing Science Fiction

Michael S.

Michael S.

Houston, TX, USA

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Versatile book copy editor with 15 years' industry experience. I work with both fiction and general nonfiction


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Humor & Comedy Historical Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Humanities & Social Sciences Political Science & Current Affairs Writing & Publishing

Jenna N.

Jenna N.

Bangor, United States

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10+ years as a nonfiction editor—everything from vegan desserts to plant magic to training for your first marathon.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Home & Garden

Kelly L.

Kelly L.

Phoenix, United States

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I am passionate about the written word! I have 15+ years in editing in all genres, with special attention to business and travel.


Work experience:

  • Immanence Journal
  • Gently Read Literature (GRL)
  • International Artist Publishing
  • Perseus Books Group
  • The Story Laboratory

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

Genres: Romance Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction Travel Poetry Mystery & Crime

Will T.

Will T.

Chicago, United States

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Trusted copy editor and proofreader for fantasy, sci-fi, romance, mystery, suspense, and weird short stories.


Work experience:

  • University of Iowa Press
  • Kirkus Editorial
  • American Literary Review
  • Crab Orchard Review
  • Berkley / Penguin Random House
  • Scribe Media

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Short Story Fiction Romance Science Fiction Mystery & Crime Thriller & Suspense Fantasy Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult

Abby S.

Abby S.

Chicago, United States

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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

Diane B.

Diane B.

Lawrence, United States

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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 Query Letter Review

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

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