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Joel B.

Joel B.

Oakland, CA, United States

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Ace dev editor & seasoned copy/line/proofer. 45+ titles for Amazon Pub and I'm genre friendly. Show me your book so we can talk about it


Work experience:

  • Amazon Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Action & Adventure Fantasy Horror Thriller & Suspense Literary Fiction Romance Women's Fiction

Anna M.

Anna M.

Oakland, CA, USA

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Precisely worded, wildly creative: Editor of award-winning books (poetry and prose) offering customized and attentive editorial services


Work experience:

  • Kelsey Street Press
  • Freelance

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Poetry Fiction

Andy R.

Andy R.

Oakland, CA, USA

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I am a literary agent and freelance developmental book editor. I also edit and consult on query letters and non-fiction book proposals.


Work experience:

  • Andy Ross Agency

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Literary Fiction Thriller & Suspense Women's Fiction Young Adult History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Political Science & Current Affairs

Haley A.

Haley A.

Oakland, CA, USA

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Former OUP editor with a passion for style manuals and experience editing books, articles, reference works, and dissertations.


Work experience:

  • Oxford University Press
  • New York University Law Review
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP
  • Mission of Mozambique to the United Nations (Geneva)
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Law Political Science & Current Affairs Psychology

Holly A.

Holly A.

Springfield, United States

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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 Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

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

Kelly L.

Kelly L.

Phoenix, United States

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I am passionate about the written word! I have 15+ years in editing in all genres, with special attention to business and travel.


Work experience:

  • Immanence Journal
  • Gently Read Literature (GRL)
  • International Artist Publishing
  • Perseus Books Group
  • The Story Laboratory

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

Genres: Romance Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction Travel Poetry Mystery & Crime

Patricia H.

Patricia H.

Sacramento, United States

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I provide careful, intelligent, and sensitive copyediting, developmental editing, ghost writing, and coaching services.


Work experience:

  • Patricia L. Heinicke Jr.
  • Westview Press
  • Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley
  • Central Florida Community College

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry Math & Science Religion & Spirituality

Susannah N.

Susannah N.

Montpelier, United States

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Enthusiastic, friendly editor at Macmillan for 25 years. Favorite genres are women's fiction, memoir, creative nonfiction, thrillers, YA.


Work experience:

  • Noel Editorial
  • Wiley-Blackwell
  • nSight
  • Vermont College of Fine Arts
  • Maponics (Pitney Bowes)
  • Clariant Creative Agency
  • Union Street Media Interactive
  • Self-Employed
  • Editorial Arts Academy

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Thriller & Suspense Finance & Accounting Math & Science Religion & Spirituality

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