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Elizabeth

Elizabeth

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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

Joshua

Joshua

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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

Jennifer

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Award-winning Children's Book Editor with 15+ years in Picture Books, MG, and YA fiction for Scholastic, National Geographic, and Wattpad.


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, Young Adult

Paige

Paige

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

I am a children's and Young Adult book fanatic. I've worked on them at Penguin, studied them in graduate school, and even wrote one . . .


Work experience:

  • Penguin Young Readers
  • University of Pittsburgh

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

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Young Adult

Kirby

Kirby

Louisville, United States

From crime and thrillers to memoirs and short stories—accomplished editor/author with over 20 years of experience in publishing and teaching


Work experience:

  • Sarabande Books
  • Self-employed
  • MFA in Writing Program at Spalding University

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

Genres: Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Short Story, Thriller & Suspense, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Writing & Publishing

Joel

Joel

Oakland, CA, United States

Ace dev editor; seasoned copy/line/proofer. 45+ titles for Amazon Pub and I'm genre friendly. Show me your book so we can talk about it


Work experience:

  • Amazon Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Literary Fiction, Women's Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs

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:

  • Freelance
  • 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

Philip

Philip

Lakewood, United States

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

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