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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

Robert

Robert

Houston, TX, USA

Robert Boyd has been a freelance writer since 1988 and an editor since 1989.


Work experience:

  • Houston Symphony
  • Southwestern Energy
  • ADV Films
  • CrossGen Entertainment
  • LPC Group
  • Self-employed
  • Kitchen Sink Press
  • Concorde-New Horizons
  • Dark Horse Comics
  • Fantagraphics Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction

Becky

Becky

Houston, Texas, USA

Award-winning author of four YA novels and editor with 12+ years of experience in traditional publishing.


Work experience:

  • Team Marketing Report
  • Simon & Schuster/ Page Street Publishing

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

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Middle Grade Fantasy, Chick Lit, Women's Fiction, Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Contemporary Fiction, Romance

Joy

Joy

Houston, TX, USA

Experienced developmental editor who's also authored YA, picture books, and horror stories. Ready to help make your book shine and sell!


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

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

Miriam

Miriam

Houston, TX, USA

I have a passion for effective communication in science, health, and nonfiction. Editor in the Life Sciences (BELS), RN, published writer.


Work experience:

  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Lone Star College
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Life Sciences, Math & Science, Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry, Children’s Non-Fiction, Nature, Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Inspirational

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

Aja

Aja

Austin, United States

Making sure your prose sings, your facts and story are straight, and your unique voice shines through.


Work experience:

  • Simon & Schuster
  • on my porch, at a coffee shop, in far-flung places . . .

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Music, Entertainment, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Thriller & Suspense

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