Short Story Developmental Editing Services

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Anne

Anne

New York, United States

Experienced freelance book editor with a particular interest in literary fiction and memoir.


Work experience:

  • Counterpoint/Soft Skull Press
  • Massie & McQuilkin Literary Agency
  • Library Journal
  • Freelance

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Women's Fiction, Fiction, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Short Story, Coming of Age, Literary Fiction

Nicole

Nicole

New York, NY, United States

Associate at a Manhattan literary agency with a passion for collaboration and a love of fiction. Always thoughtful, engaged, and optimistic.


Work experience:

  • The Book Group
  • The Reading Room
  • ICM Partners

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Short Story, Women's Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Sex & Relationships, Literary Fiction

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

Stephen

Stephen

Maplewood, United States

Top editor for 30 years, novelist, sf/f story writer, poet. Specializes in nonfiction and SF/F. I'll help you write a book you're proud of.


Work experience:

  • Avon Books
  • Wiley
  • Amacom
  • Thomas Dunne Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Historical Fiction, Short Story, Fantasy, Sports & Outdoors, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Science Fiction

Edie

Edie

Tucson, AZ, USA

All-around word obsessive. I've been on both sides of the editorial desk. I know how to recognize good writing and how to nurture it.


Work experience:

  • Edie Jarolim
  • Madden Preprint Media

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Travel, Writing & Publishing, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Short Story, Women's Fiction

Odilia

Odilia

Santa Fe, NM, USA

Odilia Galvan Rodriguez is a writer, a poet, an award-winning editor, and publisher at Prickly Pear Publishing and Nopalli Press.


Work experience:

  • Prickly Pear Publishing & Nopalli Press
  • Prickly Pear Publishing & FlowerSong Press
  • Cloud Women's Dream Society
  • Coastal Bend Wellness Center

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Writing & Publishing, Non-Fiction, Short Story, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Young Adult, Religion & Spirituality, Biographies & Memoirs

Jamie

Jamie

Wausau, Wisconsin, USA

An experienced Editor passionate about great storytelling and vibrant characters, be it your first novel or most recent comic project!


Work experience:

  • Rowman & Littlefield
  • Luminous World Stories LLC

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Fiction, Coming of Age, Literary Fiction, Romance, New Adult, Young Adult, Nature, Non-Fiction, Short Story, Fantasy

JT

JT

New York, NY, USA

I love a good story. Insightful, congenial NYC-based editor of fiction and nonfiction, in both the literary journal and academic realms.


Work experience:

  • Epiphany Magazine
  • River Styx
  • The University of North Carolina Press
  • WW Norton Co.
  • Electric Literature
  • Onion River Press
  • University of Chicago Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Short Story, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Humanities & Social Sciences, Judaism, Religion & Spirituality

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