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Kathy

Kathy

San Diego, United States

Freelance copyeditor and proofreader offering 25 years of experience in scientific and educational publishing


Work experience:

  • Academic Press (Elsevier Science/Harcourt)
  • Academic Press
  • Brian F. Smith and Associates (Archaeologist)
  • Converse Consultants West
  • Cajon Valley, Mountain Empire, and Palm Middle Schools
  • Self-Employed

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry, Math & Science, Nature, Action & Adventure, Classics, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Education & Reference, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense

Danielle

Danielle

Indianapolis, IN, United States

Editor and writing coach specializing in education, test-prep, how-to, and reference guides


Work experience:

  • Self-Employed
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • The Write Place (University of Dayton)
  • Today's Catholic News
  • Orpheus Literary Magazine (University of Dayton)

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Nature, Math & Science, Education & Reference

Paul

Paul

Grand Rapids, MI, USA

I have edited and published books for a wide range of audiences across an even wider array of subjects.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Writing & Publishing

Kendra

Kendra

Miami, FL, USA

I specialize in non-fiction children's books and education/reference texts, so I know how and why we read: for learning or just plain fun!


Work experience:

  • World Book, Inc.
  • Norwood House Press
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
  • Muntz Editorial Consulting, LLC

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Life Sciences, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Career Guides, Holiday, Fiction

Chris

Chris

Richmond, Indiana, USA

I'm a professional acquisitions and development editor for books.


Work experience:

  • DK Publishing
  • Self-employed
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • Harcourt Assessment

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, DIY & Crafts, Education & Reference, Sports & Outdoors, Music, Humanities & Social Sciences, Writing & Publishing

Matthew

Matthew

Durham, NC, United States

Copy editor specializing in humanities, social sciences, general and creative nonfiction, as well as literary fiction.


Work experience:

  • Matthew Somoroff, Editor
  • UNC Press
  • Duke University

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Music, Education & Reference, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Art

Dana

Dana

New York, NY, USA

Dynamic editor with four years of experience evaluating proposals and manuscripts in the academic and trade nonfiction publishing markets


Work experience:

  • Church Publishing Incorporated
  • Springer Nature
  • Oxford University Press

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Mathematics & Statistics, Math & Science, Non-Fiction, Humanities & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality

Jill

Jill

Boston, United States

I offer a decade of editorial experience in textbooks, nonfiction trade titles, and literary fiction. I also write essays and like donuts.


Work experience:

  • Bedford/St. Martin's, Macmillan Learning
  • Routledge
  • Cengage Learning
  • Adams Media

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading Query Letter Review query-letter-review

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Career Guides, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Women's Fiction, Weddings, Entertainment, Short Story, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Education & Reference

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