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Laura E.

Laura E.

Houston, TX, USA

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The award-winning author of sixteen children's and young adult books, I enjoy working with writers to bring their manuscripts to life.


Work experience:

  • Lerner Publishing, Enslow Publishing, Pelican Publishing
  • Self-employed
  • Lone Star College and Home Run Ministries

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Children’s Non-Fiction Middle Grade Children's Fiction Christian Fiction Picture Books Historical Fiction Young Adult

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

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

Julie C.

Julie C.

Houston, TX, USA

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


Work experience:

  • BlueSpark Editorial

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

Sarah C.

Sarah C.

Springfield, United States

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Nonfiction editor formerly of Wiley and Pearson


Work experience:

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

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing

Genres: Health & Wellbeing Non-Fiction

Abby R.

Abby R.

Portland, United States

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Experienced editor (12+ years at HarperCollins, Disney-Hyperion, Scholastic). Focus: kids' books, especially middle grade and YA fiction.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins
  • Disney-Hyperion
  • Scholastic
  • Abby Ranger Editorial, LLC

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Picture Books Children's Fiction Middle Grade Children’s Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Middle Grade Fantasy Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult

Jessica H.

Jessica H.

Jacksonville, United States

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Award-winning freelance editor Jessica Hatch 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 Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading 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

Marcy D.

Marcy D.

Montclair, NJ, United States

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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

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