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Penny M.

Penny M.

Atlanta, GA, USA

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I'm an agent at ACM and a part-time freelance editor experienced in breakout fiction across multiple genres and age groups. How can I help?


Work experience:

  • Aevitas Creative Management
  • Empire Literary
  • FinePrint Literary Management

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Middle Grade Children's Fiction Young Adult Fantasy Contemporary Fiction Contemporary Romance Romance Romantic Comedy Science Fiction

Lauren H.

Lauren H.

Atlanta, GA, USA

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Editor with Big 5 and international experience currently working with aspiring writers from Atlanta, Georgia.


Work experience:

  • Scribner
  • Weinstein Books
  • Self-Employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Short Story

Jennifer Y.

Jennifer Y.

Atlanta, GA, USA

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20 years' experience editing architecture and design books. I help authors make their books the best they can be.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Industrial Designers Society of America
  • The Greenway Group

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Architecture Non-Fiction Design History Humanities & Social Sciences Home & Garden Nature Art Travel Writing & Publishing

Julia R.

Julia R.

Franklin, United States

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Experienced editor of MG and YA fiction and non-fiction. Formerly with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins.


Work experience:

  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Simon & Schuster
  • HarperCollins Childrens Books
  • Disney Press/Hyperion Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Comics & Graphic Novels Fantasy Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Children’s Non-Fiction

Kendall D.

Kendall D.

Colorado Springs, United States

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Writer at Nerdist, HelloGiggles, and Geek & Sundry. Editor at Penguin Random House for 5 1/2 years working in fiction and non-fiction.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Legendary LLC (Nerdist, Geek & Sundry, Amy Poehler's Smart Girls)
  • Petful
  • Kendall Ashley Creative

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Christian Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Historical Fiction Fiction Women's Fiction Self-Help & Self-Improvement Science Fiction Fantasy

Jamie E.

Jamie E.

Atlanta, GA, USA

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Editor with a passion for YA fiction. Current MFA candidate, Columbia Publishing Course alum, and former literary agency assistant.


Work experience:

  • Jamie Evans Editorial
  • Forbes Travel Guide
  • The Knight Agency

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Contemporary Romance Romance Time Travel Romance Historical Romance

Amara H.

Amara H.

Portland, OR, United States

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Experienced, empathetic editor with a passion for books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Romance Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Travel Historical Fiction Cultural & Ethnic Women's Fiction Home & Garden Fantasy Science Fiction Design Photography Architecture

Robin P.

Robin P.

Edmond, OK, United States

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Seasoned editor specializing in Christian romance genres working with all kinds of authors, newbie to NYT bestsellers.


Work experience:

  • Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas Smitten line
  • Serenade Press
  • Freelance Editing Services

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Christian Fiction Fiction Historical Fiction Romance Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Inspirational Non-Fiction

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