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Laura M.

Laura M.

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Experienced book editor specializing in lifestyle, self-help, inspiration, health, wellness, creative business, and women's interest.


Work experience:

  • Chronicle Books
  • HarperOne - an imprint of HarperCollins
  • Broadway Books / Penguin Random House
  • Mattingly Editorial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Career Guides Health & wellbeing Nature Travel Home & Garden New Age Self-help & Self-improvement Parenting & Families

Marisa H.

Marisa H.

San Francisco, CA, USA

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Seasoned editor with over 75 successful books published. I have a passion for working with first time authors, turning ideas into print!


Work experience:

  • Dartmouth Publishing
  • Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Callisto Media, Inc.
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Writing & Publishing Non-Fiction Children's - Non-fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Education & Reference Psychology Humanities & Social Sciences Self-help & Self-improvement Technology Children's Fiction

Nick M.

Nick M.

San Francisco, CA, USA

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I am an author, editor, and anthologist—Tor Books, Skyhorse, VIZ Media and many more. Clients have published with Orbit, Ace, St. Martin's.


Work experience:

  • VIZ Media

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Political Science & Current Affairs Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Dystopian Science Fiction Fiction Post-Apocalyptic Space Opera Steampunk Short Story Horror Thriller & Suspense

Lourdes V.

Lourdes V.

San Diego, CA, USA

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Creative, collaborative editor, with more than 35 years of editing experience in publishing and journalism.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • University of California, San Diego
  • Newsday
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • The Miami Herald
  • Chicago Tribune

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

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction African American fiction Anthologies Cultural & Ethnic Mystery & Crime Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction

Genoveva L.

Genoveva L.

San Francisco, CA, USA

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I'm an editor with 18 years of experience helping experts, thought leaders, and professors write books that matter.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Jossey-Bass, a division of Wiley
  • HarperCollins
  • Ten Speed Press
  • Crown, a division of Random House
  • Harvard Business Review Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement Humanities & Social Sciences

Gail R.

Gail R.

San Diego, CA, USA

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As an English major and a former educator, I'm an excellent and fastidious collaborator who can keep your project on time and on budget.


Work experience:

  • Open Book Editorial Services
  • Annals of Botany Company
  • University of California Press
  • Academic Press/Elsevier

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Life Sciences Math & Science Non-Fiction

Avalon R.

Avalon R.

San Francisco, CA, USA

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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 Travel Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction Historical Mysteries Mystery & Crime Horror Thriller & Suspense Entertainment

Annie B.

Annie B.

San Diego, CA, USA

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I’m a literary agent w/ over 17 years of experience in the publishing industry. I work on a range of adult and YA fiction and nonfiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Margret McBride Literary Agency
  • Zoetrope: All-Story

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

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Literary Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement Mystery & Crime

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