Children's Developmental Editing Services

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Rachel

Rachel

New York, United States

Literary agent turned editor of fiction & memoir where narratives and protagonists have distinct, identifiable voices.


Work experience:

  • Dystel & Goderich Literary Management
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult, Humor & Comedy, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's

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
  • Nevin Mays Editorial
  • Green Bean Books
  • Portland State University

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

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

Jenn

Jenn

Leawood, KS, United States

I am an award-winning author and experienced editor of books for children and young adults. I specialize in humor, fantasy, and scifi.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Picture Books, Children's, Action & Adventure, Mashups, Middle Grade, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

Angela

Angela

Los Angeles, United States

Editor of more than 700 books. I specialize in thrillers, sci-fi, mysteries, fantasy, paranormal, horror, YA, and dystopian fiction.


Work experience:

  • Alyson Books
  • Social Studies School Service
  • Self

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, LGBTQ Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Erik

Erik

Minneapolis, MN, United States

Editor with years of in-house experience, editing both literary fiction and adult nonfiction. Agent. Writer. Host of "Print Run."


Work experience:

  • Red Sofa Literary Agency
  • Self-employed
  • The Overlook Press
  • Oxford University Press

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Career Guides, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Nature, Historical Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Sports & Outdoors, Life Sciences, Math & Science

Harrison

Harrison

Hyattsville, United States

The world's most thorough content editor. Expert in fiction and memoir. More than 70 books and 60 authors guided toward publication.


Work experience:

  • Freelance Editorial Boutique
  • Really Good Editing
  • Bancroft Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult, Humor & Comedy, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Action & Adventure, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Women's Fiction, Plays & Screenplays, Short Story, Middle Grade, Children's, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Fran

Fran

New York, United States

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

Jim

Jim

Perry Hall, MD, United States

Crafting a work of fiction is a gloriously arduous process. With over twenty years of experience at one of the big NYC houses, I can help.


Work experience:

  • Random House

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

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Middle Grade Fantasy, Coming of Age, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic, Young Adult, Fantasy

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