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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 Developmental Editing Copy Editing 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

Mary-Theresa

Mary-Theresa

New York, United States

Award winning editor with 25+ years in traditional publishing. Specializing in genre fiction. Looking to help make good stories well told.


Work experience:

  • Harlequin

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

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Young Adult, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Romance

Jim

Jim

Tigard, OR, United States

An editor with over twenty years of publishing experience at major houses, who has a sweet spot for genre fiction and comic books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Kirkus Media, LLC
  • Hachette Book Group
  • Time Warner Book Group/Hachette Book Group
  • DC Comics

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Comics Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Plays & Screenplays, Comics & Graphic Novels, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction, Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime

Maria

Maria

Sebastopol, CA, United States

I've completed 50+ projects in current events, leadership, thrillers/susp./mystery, YA, historical-fi, sci-fi, fantasy, contemporary ....


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Political Science & Current Affairs, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Science Fiction, Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Crime, Cultural & Ethnic, Biographies & Memoirs, Romance

Ross

Ross

Baltimore, MD, United States

Editor w/20+ years experience, specializing in literary, contemporary, romance, historical, sci-fi, supernatural, crime, thriller and YA.


Work experience:

  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • Towson Univeristy
  • Gotham Writing Workshop, New York City
  • Self-employed
  • University of Maryland College Park

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Book Coaching

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Contemporary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Romance, Science Fiction

Jerry

Jerry

Vero Beach, FL, United States

An editor with more than 20 years of experience in books, covering a variety of genres in fiction and nonfiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Action & Adventure, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Biographies & Memoirs

Beth

Beth

Maineville, United States

Seasoned editor and proofreader with more than 20 years' experience in multiple genres. I have worked with several best-selling authors!


Work experience:

  • Self-Employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Action & Adventure, Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, LGBTQ Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Science Fiction, Dystopian

Rachel

Rachel

New York, NY, United States

Editor experienced in creative development, visual storytelling, and licensed publishing. I solve problems.


Work experience:

  • DC Entertainment
  • Self-employed
  • Little Bee Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Action & Adventure, Anthologies, Comics Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Entertainment, Middle Grade, Children's, Mystery & Crime, Comics & Graphic Novels, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense

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Does your science fiction story’s success hinge on the appeal of its innovative technology, or immersive futuristic world? Are you wondering if there’s any glaring errors in your story’s logic, or missing key scenes?


Science fiction developmental editors are used to dealing with these kinds of questions. They’ve not only read widely in the genre (which means they know what’s happening in the market and how your book compares), but they’ve also actively contributed in the crafting of some fantasy bestsellers, and they know the process of manuscript revision like the back of their hand.


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