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Nevin

Nevin

Portland, OR, United States

My goal is to guide writers to their best work, to coach them in eloquence and clarity, to lead them to their best stories and storytelling.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic
  • Penguin Random House
  • Government Technology magazine
  • Self-employed
  • Green Bean Books
  • Portland State University

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

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

Lee

Lee

Portland, Oregon, USA

A sharp, sensitive editor of fiction and creative nonfiction with twenty-five years of experience in publishing.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Tin House Books
  • Tin House magazine
  • SheBooks
  • The Santa Monica Review
  • Dove Books
  • The Iowa Review

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Anthologies, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry, Math & Science, Writing & Publishing, Coming of Age, Short Story

Jeff

Jeff

Portland, OR, USA

Dynamic, best-selling writer in multiple genres providing developmental editing, copy editing, manuscript evaluations, and book coaching.


Work experience:

  • Fonograf Editions
  • various universities
  • Independent Publishing Resource Center
  • Dikembe Press
  • Prairie Schooner

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Book Coaching

Genres: Poetry, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Writing & Publishing, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Music, Humanities & Social Sciences, Contemporary Fiction

Avalon

Avalon

Portland, OR, USA

Book editor and author coach with 10+ years in publishing, turning debut novelists into award-winners. Memoir, lit fic, thriller, and more!


Work experience:

  • Inkshares
  • Umano

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

Genres: Romantic Comedy, Romance, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Women's Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Literary Fiction

Vi

Vi

Portland, OR, USA

After ten years of editing books and supporting authors, I know what publishers (and readers!) are looking for. Let's make your book shine!


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Ooligan Press
  • Portland Review Literary Journal
  • Simon & Schuster UK
  • Transatlantic Literary Agency
  • First Page Sage
  • Scribe Media

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: LGBTQ Fiction, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Young Adult, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Anthologies, LGBTQ Non-Fiction, Business & Management

Melinda

Melinda

Portland, OR, USA

Editor of 6+ years specializing in YA, dystopia, speculative, and sci-fi. MA Book Publishing. Let's turn your obstacles into opportunities.


Work experience:

  • Ooligan Press
  • Self-employed
  • Overcup Press
  • Chemeketa Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Dystopian, Science Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Young Adult, Post-Apocalyptic, Romance

Steve

Steve

Portland, OR, USA

Published author, editor and translator offering 15+ years of proven expertise. We'll focus on making your story as compelling as possible.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Historical Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Espionage, Thriller & Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Historical Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Action & Adventure, Classics

Stephen

Stephen

Maplewood, United States

Top editor for 30 years, novelist, sf/f story writer, poet. Specializes in nonfiction and SF/F. I'll help you write a book you're proud of.


Work experience:

  • Avon Books
  • Wiley
  • Amacom
  • Thomas Dunne Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Historical Fiction, Short Story, Fantasy, Sports & Outdoors, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Science Fiction

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