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Ashley

Ashley

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Developmental editor and proofreader with fifteen years of in-house publishing experience. I specialize in children's and YA nonfiction.


Work experience:

  • Lerner Publishing Group

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, History, LGBTQ Non-Fiction

Terri

Terri

Minneapolis, MN, USA

I am a developmental editor with over 10 years experience specializing in crime fiction. I also have interest/experience in LGBTQIA+ and YA.


Work experience:

  • Midnight Ink

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: LGBTQ Fiction, Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery & Crime

Maddie

Maddie

Minneapolis, MN, USA

I worked in the book publishing industry for more than six years. I edited more than 80 nonfiction children's books and wrote 51 such books.


Work experience:

  • Red Line Editorial
  • Beaver's Pond Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

Steve

Steve

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Wildly talented editor and writer with palmeres including climate change, where-to, children's books, and award-winning author projects.


Work experience:

  • Rainforest Alliance
  • A Higher Latitude
  • National Geographic
  • Advantage Media/Forbes Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Nature, Writing & Publishing, Sports & Outdoors, Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Travel

Brett

Brett

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Developmental editor and acquisitions editor of more than 300 titles pertaining to nature, popular science, and wildlife.


Work experience:

  • AdventureKEEN
  • Knockout Literary Magazine

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

Genres: Nature, Non-Fiction, Travel, Children’s Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Sports & Outdoors, Transportation, Poetry, Fiction

David

David

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Expert editor of NYT bestselling and award-winning nonfiction books who helps craft compelling stories about complex topics.


Work experience:

  • Hachette Books
  • Scribner

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Economics, Humanities & Social Sciences, History, Law, Political Science & Current Affairs, Sociology, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Technology

Elise

Elise

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Proofreading, developmental, content, and copy editing. I have an MS in Book Publishing, and a passion for fiction, especially romance.


Work experience:

  • Elise Hitchings Editorial
  • Ooligan Press
  • Motivational Press
  • Augsburg Honors Review

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Literary Fiction, Chick Lit, Women's Fiction, New Adult, Young Adult, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Inspirational

Dan

Dan

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Fastidious editor. Husband. Father. Golfer. Sports nut. Cat fancier. Harvard grad. Most interested in Fact, but comfortable with Fiction.


Work experience:

  • St. Paul Pioneer Press
  • Twin Cities magazine
  • Minnesota Monthly magazine

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Non-Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Nature, Biographies & Memoirs

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