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Melissa

Melissa

Berkeley, CA, USA

I'm your partner in book publishing success, with 19 years of experience working on psychology, health, and wellness books!


Work experience:

  • New Harbinger Publications
  • Words to Honey Content Services

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Writing & Publishing, Sex & Relationships, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Shire

Shire

Berkeley, CA, USA

A fiction/non-fiction editor with wide-ranging interests, I specialize in refining the elements of good writing: voice, style, and grammar.


Work experience:

  • Inkshares
  • Lost Roads Press
  • Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • New Directions

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Psychological Thriller, Thriller & Suspense, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Contemporary Romance, Romance

Nikki

Nikki

Berkeley, CA, USA

Book editor with 10+ years experience in acquisitions /developmental editing. Areas of expertise: travel; hiking/outdoor recreation.


Work experience:

  • Avalon Travel/Hachette Book Group
  • Westview Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Proofreading

Genres: Travel, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Sports & Outdoors, History, Humanities & Social Sciences

Charleen

Charleen

Berkeley Heights, NJ, USA

Freelance editor and beta reader | INFJ | boy mom | Austenite | planner obsessive | member of many many fandoms | Oxford comma defender


Work experience:

  • The Author’s Guild
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Coming of Age, Fantasy, Women's Fiction, Young Adult, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Entertainment

Mary-Theresa

Mary-Theresa

New York, United States

Award winning editor with 25+ years in traditional publishing. Specializing in genre fiction. Looking to help make good stories well told.


Work experience:

  • Harlequin

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

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Young Adult, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Romance

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 Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

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

John

John

Berkeley, CA, USA

A veteran editor and writer who can help polish your fiction and nonfiction manuscripts.


Work experience:

  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Humanities & Social Sciences, Contemporary Fiction

Deborah

Deborah

United States

Happiness is a wonderful, well-crafted book filled with awe and insight. It starts with a bad first draft. Together we will make it shine.


Work experience:

  • JD Keiser Enterprises
  • Lexham Press, Kirkdale line
  • Moody Publishers

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Christian Fiction, Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Contemporary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Inspirational, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Writing & Publishing

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