Hire a Developmental Editor in Pittsburgh

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

Shelby N.

Shelby N.

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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Experienced literary book editor with a penchant for poetry, short stories, flash fiction, memoirs, and hybrid work.


Work experience:

  • Autumn House Press
  • The Fourth River Literary Journal
  • Front Porch Literary Magazine
  • Creative Nonfiction Foundation
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Poetry Fiction Literary Fiction Short Story Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction

Tammy S.

Tammy S.

California, United States

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Editor specializing in fantasy and science fiction and their many subgenres. As dedicated to words as a hobbit to breakfast.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Horror Thriller & Suspense Science Fiction Urban Fantasy Fantasy Action & Adventure Epic Fantasy

Holly A.

Holly A.

Springfield, United States

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Experienced fiction editor, formerly with Samhain Publishing. I specialize in romance and other genre fiction.


Work experience:

  • Samhain Publishing, Ltd
  • Self-employed
  • Mundania Press
  • Lyrical Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Romance Fiction Women's Fiction Urban Fantasy Fantasy Paranormal Romance

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

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:

  • Waking the Dream, LLC
  • 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

Patricia H.

Patricia H.

Sacramento, United States

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I provide careful, intelligent, and sensitive copyediting, developmental editing, ghost writing, and coaching services.


Work experience:

  • Patricia L. Heinicke Jr.
  • Westview Press
  • Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley
  • Central Florida Community College

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry Math & Science Religion & Spirituality

Joseph Ross A.

Joseph Ross A.

Baltimore, MD, United States

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Published author. Award-winning screenwriter. University writing professor. Experienced editor. Offering critical feedback on your novel.


Work experience:

  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • Towson Univeristy
  • Gotham Writing Workshop, New York City
  • Angelella Editorial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Short Story Mystery & Crime Horror Thriller & Suspense Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction

Katie M.

Katie M.

Los Angeles, United States

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Developmental editor and book coach. Helping authors grow their best stories for career growth, self-publishing, and/or pitching agents.


Work experience:

  • Freelance

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Women's Fiction Fiction Dystopian Science Fiction Romantic Suspense Romance Contemporary Romance Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult New Adult Self-help & Self-improvement

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