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Lauren

Lauren

Atlanta, GA, USA

Editor with Big 5 and international experience working with 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, Contemporary Fiction

Penny

Penny

Atlanta, GA, USA

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

Melissa

Melissa

Atlanta, GA, USA

Expert recipe + cookbook editor. Nonfiction proofreader. Skilled economics editor (dissertations, articles, books). 15 years experience.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Oxmoor House Books
  • Men's Health Magazine owned by Hearst

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Nature, Economics, Humanities & Social Sciences, Travel

Jamie

Jamie

Atlanta, GA, USA

Detailed and approachable editor, focusing on MG, YA, and romance. MFA. Associate managing editor at Holiday House/Peachtree/Pixel+Ink.


Work experience:

  • The Knight Agency
  • Holiday House/Peachtree/Pixel+Ink
  • Forbes Travel Guide

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Middle Grade, Children's

Jennifer

Jennifer

Atlanta, GA, USA

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

Sara

Sara

Atlanta, GA, USA

Experienced copy editor and proofreader of contemporary fiction and nonfiction, with 50+ titles on Amazon's "New Hardcovers" list


Work experience:

  • Apollo Publishers
  • Counterpoint Press / Seal Press / Softskull / Avalon
  • Random House
  • Hearst Corporation
  • Condé Nast
  • Sourcebooks Landmark

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Women's Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Fantasy, Contemporary Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Romance, Thriller & Suspense

Brooke

Brooke

Denver, United States

Experienced (9+ yrs in-house, 18+ yrs freelance), nonfiction editor specializing in assessments, development editing, and copy editing.


Work experience:

  • Chicago Review Press
  • Perseus Books Group (now Hachette)
  • Westview Press in the Perseus Books Group (now Hachette)
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Music, Philosophy, Entertainment, Parenting & Families, Biographies & Memoirs, Children’s Non-Fiction

Aja

Aja

Austin, United States

Making sure your prose sings, your facts and story are straight, and your unique voice shines through.


Work experience:

  • Simon & Schuster
  • on my porch, at a coffee shop, in far-flung places . . .

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Music, Entertainment, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Thriller & Suspense

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In a nutshell, a developmental editor is a professional who will help you zero in on the story that you’re actually trying to tell. Developmental editors will identify all of the weaknesses in the "big-picture" elements of your story (including the plot, characterization, structure, and theme) and work with you to fix all of them. All books that go through this important process come out leaner, sharper, and much better — which means that, for the next John Grishams and Flannery O'Connors out there, a strong developmental editor is a key to boosting you to bestseller status.


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