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Brooke M.

Brooke M.

Denver, United States

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Experienced (9 yrs in-house, 14 yrs freelance), nonfiction editor specializing in content editing, copy editing, and proofreading.


Work experience:

  • Chicago Review Press
  • Perseus Books Group (now Hachette)
  • Westview Press in the Perseus Books Group (now Hachette)
  • Word Hawk Editing, LLC

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

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Music Philosophy Entertainment Parenting & Families Biographies & Memoirs Children’s Non-Fiction

Kelly L.

Kelly L.

Phoenix, United States

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I am passionate about the written word! I have 15+ years in editing in all genres, with special attention to business and travel.


Work experience:

  • Immanence Journal
  • Gently Read Literature (GRL)
  • International Artist Publishing
  • Perseus Books Group
  • The Story Laboratory

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

Genres: Romance Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction Travel Poetry Mystery & Crime

Fran L.

Fran L.

New York, United States

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Former Agent, Writers House, now Expat; two Newbery & NBA authors. I take a holistic, highly customized approach with a plan


Work experience:

  • Writers House
  • youbloom music festival

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Romance Young Adult Humor & Comedy Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Historical Fiction Horror Thriller & Suspense Women's Fiction Music Humanities & Social Sciences Entertainment Middle Grade Children's Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction

Lila S.

Lila S.

New York, United States

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I specialize in editing nonfiction and academic books, and I'll work with you based on your specific writing style, voice, needs, and goals.


Work experience:

  • Lila M. Stromer Editorial Services
  • Law & Social Inquiry

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Law Political Science & Current Affairs Plays & Screenplays Fiction Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Julie T.

Julie T.

New York, United States

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I'm an editor with nearly two decades of experience in publishing, most recently at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.


Work experience:

  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Historical Fiction Short Story Middle Grade Children's Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense Dystopian

Meredith B.

Meredith B.

Bothell, WA, United States

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Writer, collaborative editor, and writing coach specializing in helping clients tell their best stories.


Work experience:

  • UW Medicine
  • Talaria, Inc.
  • Ashford University
  • Enclara Health
  • North Seattle Community College
  • Antioch University Seattle
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Health & Wellbeing Nature Women's Fiction Psychology Humanities & Social Sciences Short Story Education & Reference

Rudy L.

Rudy L.

Reno, NV, United States

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An experienced non-fiction editor and indexer. I craft particularly useful indexes and believe that language is for communicating.


Work experience:

  • Evoke: Words for Hire

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Political Science & Current Affairs Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction LGBTQ Non-Fiction Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits

Maya M.

Maya M.

Charlotte, NC, United States

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From the big picture to the tiniest detail, here to help you polish your craft. I work with publishers and individual authors.


Work experience:

  • Self-Employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Middle Grade Children's Thriller & Suspense Dystopian Science Fiction Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits

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