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Elizabeth P.

Elizabeth P.

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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Author, editor, instructor. Specializing in fiction and nonfiction books and magazine stories/articles for young readers.


Work experience:

  • McDaniel College
  • Word Association Publishers
  • Self-employed
  • Highlights Foundation

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

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

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

Joshua G.

Joshua G.

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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Literary fiction editor. Friendly collaborator. Narrative shaper and sentence wrangler.


Work experience:

  • Word West Press
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Short Story Contemporary Fiction Young Adult

Jennifer R.

Jennifer R.

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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Passionate children's book editor of picture books, middle grade and teen fiction for companies like Scholastic and top literary agencies.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic Inc.
  • Rees Editorial

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

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

Kathryn S.

Kathryn S.

Chicago, United States

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Experienced developmental book editor specializing in parenting books as well as children's PB, MG and YA fiction.


Work experience:

  • Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • The Purcell Literary Agency
  • Entangled Publishing
  • Author Claudia Gray

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Middle Grade Children's Parenting & Families Non-Fiction

Philip S.

Philip S.

Lakewood, United States

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The How-To Guru. If your book teaches readers how to do something, I can help — with editing, rewriting, images, and technical review.


Work experience:

  • Philip Schmidt LLC
  • Ultimate Electronics
  • Creative Publishing International

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: DIY & Crafts Non-Fiction Home & Garden

Jill G.

Jill G.

Boston, United States

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I offer a decade of editorial experience in textbooks, nonfiction trade titles, and literary fiction. I also write essays and like donuts.


Work experience:

  • Bedford/St. Martin's, Macmillan Learning
  • Routledge
  • Cengage Learning
  • Adams Media

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Career Guides Non-Fiction Health & Wellbeing Women's Fiction Weddings Entertainment Short Story Self-Help & Self-Improvement Education & Reference

Steven B.

Steven B.

Vermont, United States

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Intuitive, expert editor with 30 yrs experience teaching fiction writing at a major university. Well-published, knowledgeable, honest, kind.


Work experience:

  • Miami University, Oxford, OH
  • Colby College, Waterville,ME
  • Hollow Tree Literary Services

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Historical Fiction Short Story Middle Grade Children's Fantasy

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