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Barbara N.

Barbara N.

Washington, DC, United States

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After working as a nonfiction book editor for years at NatGeo, I know the ins and outs of publishing from ideation to final proofing.


Work experience:

  • National Geographic Society
  • B.ink LLC
  • Graduate School USA and Women on Writing

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Architecture History Nature Writing & Publishing Travel Sports & Outdoors

Shannon C.

Shannon C.

Puyallup, Washington, USA

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Specialist in editing book-length fiction and nonfiction, including NY Times and USA Today Bestselling authors, with decades of experience!


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Various

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Romance Fiction Women's Fiction Contemporary Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction

Rebecca C.

Rebecca C.

Washington, DC, USA

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My favorite projects include fiction (literary, mainstream, romance), travel writing, and academic work (humanities).


Work experience:

  • Five Points Editorial Services

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

Genres: Women's Fiction Fiction Literary Fiction LGBTQ Fiction LGBTQ Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Travel Humanities & Social Sciences History Sex & Relationships

Erin L. M.

Erin L. M.

Seattle, Washington, United States

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24+ awards in writing and editing • 30+ books edited • Specialties include nonfiction and poetry • Ph.D. student, lit and creative writing


Work experience:

  • Cavendish Square, Wiley, & other publishers
  • Open Books: A Poem Emporium
  • Killer Visual Strategies
  • Various magazines
  • The Kentucky Standard
  • Sarabande Books
  • Entre Ríos Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Short Story Poetry Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Business & Management History Nature Children’s Non-Fiction

Marah S.

Marah S.

Washington, DC, United States

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Veteran editor and writer of food, health, and lifestyle books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Simon & Schuster Trade Paperbacks
  • Scribner
  • La Varenne Ecole de Cuisine and Anne Willan, Inc.

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

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Non-Fiction Health & Wellbeing Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Paige T.

Paige T.

Washington D. C., DC, USA

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Paige Towler is an author and editor who has worked with Smithsonian, Scholastic, Britannica, Highlights, NatGeo Kids, and more.


Work experience:

  • Smithsonian Enterprises
  • National Geographic Partners

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Education & Reference History Humanities & Social Sciences Nature Parenting & Families Travel Children's Fiction Poetry

Priyanka L.

Priyanka L.

Washington DC, USA

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Editor and book publishing professional specializing in children’s nonfiction content. Former Senior Editor at National Geographic Kids.


Work experience:

  • National Geographic

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction Non-Fiction

Natalie M.

Natalie M.

Washington D.C., USA

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I'm an experienced editor with a certificate in publishing from Columbia and a professional specialty in children's books. Here to help!


Work experience:

  • Penguin Group (USA)
  • Rodale
  • Northern Virginia Magazine
  • Packet Publications (The Princeton Packet)
  • MT Newswires
  • Self

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Health & Wellbeing Non-Fiction Picture Books Children's Fiction Middle Grade Sports & Outdoors

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