Young Adult Developmental Editing Services

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Julie

Julie

New York, United States

I'm an editor with nearly two decades of experience in publishing, most recently at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.


Work experience:

  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Short Story, Middle Grade, Children's, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Dystopian

Joseph Ross

Joseph Ross

Baltimore, MD, United States

Published author. Award-winning screenwriter. University writing professor. Experienced editor. Offering critical feedback on your novel.


Work experience:

  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • Towson Univeristy
  • Gotham Writing Workshop, New York City
  • Angelella Editorial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Contemporary Fiction

Megan

Megan

New York, NY, United States

Former Kensington editor with 15 years' experience, specializing in romance, mystery, and YA. Let's make your project shine!


Work experience:

  • Kensington Publishing
  • Harlequin
  • Kaplan
  • Megan Records Editorial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Women's Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Historical Romance, Paranormal Romance, Romantic Suspense, Romantic Comedy

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 Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment 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

Geoff

Geoff

Brooklyn, NY, United States

I specialize in developmental editing and copy editing. My job is to work with you until your book is in the best possible shape it can be.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Action & Adventure, LGBTQ Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, True Crime, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense

Rachel

Rachel

New York, United States

Literary agent turned editor of fiction & select memoir where narratives and protagonists have distinct, identifiable voices.


Work experience:

  • Dystel & Goderich Literary Management
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult, Humor & Comedy, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's

Erin

Erin

Los Angeles, United States

Experienced writer, editor and agent with an MFA in Creative Writing. I have experience editing New York Times bestselling authors.


Work experience:

  • The Industry
  • tNY Press
  • Dystel, Goderich & Bourret LLC
  • EY Literary Management

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Fantasy, Thriller & Suspense, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Middle Grade Fantasy, Romance

Maria

Maria

Kansas City, MO, United States

Empathetic, bespoke developmental editor specializing in YA, Self-Help, Historical Fiction. Tune in to the truth of your concept.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Non-Fiction, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Psychological Thriller, Thriller & Suspense, Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime

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