Picture Developmental Editing Services

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Lindsay

Lindsay

New Jersey, United States

I'm an enthusiastic freelance editor with experience across the industry--bookselling, marketing, publicity, agency, editorial, and writing.


Work experience:

  • Charlotte Sheedy Literary Agency
  • Atheneum Books for Young Readers/Margaret K. McElderry Books at Simon & Schuster's Children's Publishing Division
  • Abrams Books for Young Readers/Amulet Books
  • Candlewick Press
  • Borders Books and Music
  • Verily Magazine

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Picture Books, Children's, Christian Fiction, Women's Fiction, Short Story, Middle Grade, Dystopian, Science Fiction

Laura

Laura

New York, NY, United States

Expert editor, ghostwriter, and consultant collaborates on all aspects of the publishing process, from idea to bound book.


Work experience:

  • Jill Grinberg Literary Management
  • Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
  • Pocket Books
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Penguin USA
  • Theater Communications Group

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

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Poetry, Inspirational, Women's Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Rebecca

Rebecca

New York, NY, United States

With 10+ years of experience working at NYC publishers, I've edited 100s of books across genres. Thorough, candid, and easy to work with!


Work experience:

  • Disney Publishing Worldwide
  • McGraw-Hill Education
  • Penguin Random House
  • Behrens Editorial Services
  • Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Education

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Young Adult, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Calendars, Education & Reference, Women's Fiction

Eric

Eric

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Editor and ghostwriter with 2+ decades in publishing. Specialize in children's fiction and NF but love working on books for any audience.


Work experience:

  • Hey Eric Braun!
  • Free Spirit Publishing
  • Lerner Publishing Group
  • New Rivers Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade Fantasy, Picture Books, Social & Family Issues, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Parenting & Families

Neil

Neil

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Getting feedback doesn't have to be an overwhelming experience. I work to ensure your hand is held through every step of the process.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Neil G. Gordon Writing & Editing Services

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Humor & Comedy, Picture Books, Children's, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Health & Wellbeing, Humanities & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Inspirational, Women's Fiction, New Age, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Education & Reference, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Economics

Lex

Lex

Greensboro, NC, USA

Award-winning editor of daring, conversation-starting picture books, MG, YA, and adult nonfiction titles with 20+ years of experience.


Work experience:

  • Penny Candy Books
  • Self-employed
  • Savannah magazine
  • Microcosm Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Home & Garden, Health & Wellbeing, Writing & Publishing

Brian

Brian

Springfield, VA, USA

Professional Editor | 18 years and 3 NYT Bestsellers | 58 Books Published by Penguin, HarperCollins


Work experience:

  • The Asia Foundation
  • United States Peace Corps
  • Pearson Education
  • DK Publishing / BradyGames
  • Cadoza Publishing / Book Republic Press
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Crowbar Creative

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Gaming & LitRPG, Fantasy, Middle Grade Fantasy, New Adult, Young Adult, Young Adult Fantasy, Space Opera, Science Fiction

Emily

Emily

Raleigh, NC, USA

Expert children's content editor specializing in fiction, non-fiction, DIY, digital, and tech-driven.


Work experience:

  • ECO Edits
  • American Girl
  • Hallmark Cards, LLC

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

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts

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