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Rachel K.

Rachel K.

Portland, OR, USA

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Dedicated, astute fiction editor with over a decade of experience in the publishing industry. Specializes in developmental and line editing.


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

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

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

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

Jaimee G.

Jaimee G.

Portland, United States

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Editor with an agency background and a decade of experience, specializing in literary and commercial fiction, essay collections, and YA.


Work experience:

  • Footnote Editorial
  • The Literary Group International

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Political Science & Current Affairs Humanities & Social Sciences LGBTQ (non fiction) Short Story Thriller & Suspense

Amara H.

Amara H.

Portland, OR, United States

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Experienced, empathetic editor with a passion for books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Romance Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Travel Historical Fiction Cultural & Ethnic Women's Fiction Home & Garden Fantasy Science Fiction Design Photography Architecture

Michael S.

Michael S.

Portland, ME, USA

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Me: soup-to-nuts editing, a ferocious line editor, and in it long term to help you find your voice, however faint it may sometimes seem.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Technology Mystery & Crime Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Historical Fiction

Meg S.

Meg S.

Portland, OR, USA

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Developmental editor, copy editor, and proofreader with fifteen years of experience working on literary fiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Tin House Books
  • Tin House magazine
  • Literature and Medicine

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

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

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