Urban Fantasy Developmental Editing Services

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Holly

Holly

Springfield, United States

Experienced fiction editor, formerly with Samhain Publishing. I specialize in romance and other genre fiction.


Work experience:

  • Samhain Publishing, Ltd
  • Self-employed
  • Mundania Press
  • Lyrical Press

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

Genres: Women's Fiction, Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, Romance, Contemporary Fiction

Tammy

Tammy

California, United States

Editor specializing in fantasy and science fiction and their many subgenres. As dedicated to words as a hobbit to breakfast.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Epic Fantasy

Lou

Lou

Stamford, CT, USA

I've been in the book business since 1979, and I have a deep passion for a wide range of fiction and for working with writers.


Work experience:

  • Avon Books
  • The Fiction Studio
  • The Story Plant

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

Genres: Women's Fiction, Fiction, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Entertainment, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Literary Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy

Sara

Sara

Nashua, NH, USA

Flexible, fierce, efficient editor with decades of experience in editing everything from horror to science fiction to literary fiction.


Work experience:

  • Ascend Learning
  • Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Short Story, Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Contemporary Fiction, Time Travel, Science Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Paranormal Romance, Romance, Military Science Fiction

Lauren

Lauren

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Former Random House copy editor and proofreader (O. Henry Prize Stories, Anne Rice). I love mysteries, sci-fi, and literary fiction.


Work experience:

  • Museum of Television & Radio, RiverRun Film Festival, Tribeca, IFP, and others
  • Freelance for Random House, Library of America, individual authors
  • Trailer Park and Team One / Saatchi & Saatchi

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

Genres: Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Historical Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Literary Fiction, Science Fiction, Entertainment, Non-Fiction, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy

Julie

Julie

NY, USA

Thirteen years of experience as a developmental editor. Helped shape the most recent works of bestseller Tamora Pierce. Scifi/Fantasy/YA!


Work experience:

  • Tamora Pierce LLC
  • Self-employed
  • Penguin Random House Children's Books

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

Genres: Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Historical Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Historical Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Plays & Screenplays, Space Opera, Science Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult

Lindsay

Lindsay

New York, NY, USA

Freelance editor specializing in YA, SFF, & query packages. Former literary agent with over a decade of experience in NYC publishing.


Work experience:

  • Sanford J. Greenburger Associates

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

Genres: Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Fiction, Urban Fantasy, LGBTQ Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Middle Grade, Children's, Science Fiction, Young Adult, Action & Adventure

Sean

Sean

Denton, TX, United States

Editor of bestselling, award-winning middle grade, YA, and adult books, specializing in fantasy and sci-fi. Let's make your book stand out!


Work experience:

  • Andrea Hurst and Associates, LLC
  • Self-employed
  • Andrea Hurst and Associates
  • Epic World Book Editing
  • Relay Publishing, LLC

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

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Action & Adventure, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Middle Grade Fantasy

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You can write the most exciting vampires, werewolves, or fairy characters in the world of urban fantasy fiction, but if the plot is not well structured your book won’t reach as many readers as it should 一 and that’s a pity. To help you let your protagonists shine within a solid story line that engages the audience and meets the genre expectations, you can use the help of urban fantasy developmental editors.


An urban fantasy developmental editor with the right experience can help you take your story to the next level. Luckily, you’re in the right place: here at Reedsy you can work with professionals who have worked for big and small publishers, like Simon & Schuster and Ooligan Press.

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