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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

Randy Sean S.

Randy Sean S.

Portland, OR, USA

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Editor with magazine, fiction, non-fiction, screenplay and stage experience. I'll help shape your global story, from hook to payoff.


Work experience:

  • Key Publishing Group

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

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Action & Adventure Entertainment Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Home & Garden Epic Fantasy Fantasy Plays & Screenplays Dystopian Science Fiction

Rachel K.

Rachel K.

Portland, OR, USA

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Dedicated and astute developmental and line editor with over a decade of experience. Specializes in literary fiction.


Work experience:

  • Ruminate Magazine
  • Perseus Books Group
  • West Virginia University Press
  • Perpetua Editing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction

Sean M.

Sean M.

Portland, OR, USA

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Writing a book about science or technology for a wide readership? I'll help you polish your manuscript to be rigorous yet accessible.


Work experience:

  • PopMatters.com
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • Drivers by Design
  • Self-employed
  • Various universities

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Computers & Internet Non-Fiction Life Sciences Math & Science ELT Writing & Publishing

Christina P.

Christina P.

Portland, OR, USA

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Thoughtful, thorough, and insightful Christian theology editor for 10 years. Globally-minded seminary graduate. K–adult educator.


Work experience:

  • Well Versed, LLC
  • Self-employed
  • Clatsop Community College
  • Fuller Writing Center
  • Tillamook Bay Community College
  • Judson International School

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Christian (Non-Fiction) Religion & Spirituality Non-Fiction

Lisbeth R.

Lisbeth R.

Portland, OR, USA

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Academic writing at Oxford University Press; literary fiction and poetry for arts nonprofit Pen + Brush


Work experience:

  • Oxford University Press
  • Pen + Brush
  • Electric Literature

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction Fiction Music Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Art History Women's Fiction

Candace J.

Candace J.

Portland, OR, USA

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My background in traditional publishing led me to specialize in nonfiction self-help/self-improvement /mind-body-spirit books and proposals.


Work experience:

  • Change It Up Editing and Writing Services
  • Health Communications, Inc., publisher of the original Chicken Soup for the Soul series

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

Genres: Health & wellbeing Non-Fiction Psychology Humanities & Social Sciences Self-help & Self-improvement Inspirational New Age Parenting & Families

Susan D.

Susan D.

Portland, OR, USA

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Award-winning author, experienced editor, and book coach specializing in literary and speculative fiction.


Work experience:

  • Indigo Editing, Design, and More
  • Author Accelerator
  • Susan DeFreitas, LLC

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Science Fiction Fantasy Urban Fantasy

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