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Rebecca

Rebecca

Boston, United States

Creative, compassionate, precision-based developmental editing and supportive, no-nonsense book coaching since 2009.


Work experience:

  • Rebecca Faith Editorial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Fantasy

Sirah

Sirah

Boston, MA, USA

I specialize in children's literature, both picture books and middle-grade novels with an emphasis on inclusivity and educational works.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade Fantasy, Picture Books, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts

Lori

Lori

Boston, MA, USA

Currently accepting short projects and query, synopses. Author of 4 novels; creative writing instructor; experienced content and copyeditor.


Work experience:

  • Charlesbridge Publishing
  • Grub Street

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

Genres: Children's, Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Young Adult, Chick Lit, Women's Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs

Nina

Nina

Boston, MA, USA

Editor of books, magazines, digital content; Published in poetry and fiction; Pushcart Prize nominee; Columbia Publishing Course graduate


Work experience:

  • America's Test Kitchen
  • Zachary Shuster Harmsworth Literary and Entertainment Agency
  • Write My Wrongs, LLC

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

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Young Adult, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Literary Fiction, Women's Fiction

Alexandra

Alexandra

Boston, MA, USA

Children’s book editor; experience with picture books, early readers, middle grade, and NF


Work experience:

  • Charlesbridge Publishing
  • HMH
  • Boston Renaissance Charter Public School

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade, Middle Grade Fantasy, Young Adult

Erin

Erin

Boston, MA, USA

A former Scholastic editor with over a decade of experience, who loves kidlit and delights in text.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic Inc.
  • Self-employed
  • Viable Paradise

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Young Adult, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure

Melissa

Melissa

Boston, MA, USA

Experienced cookbook editor and copy editor with a master's degree in gastronomy. America's Test Kitchen alum.


Work experience:

  • self
  • TCK Publishing
  • America's Test Kitchen

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing

Jeannine

Jeannine

Boston, MA, USA

I've been an editor for 20 years now, and I've done everything from line editing, copy editing, and proofreading from academia to fiction.


Work experience:

  • Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Anthologies, Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Romance, Short Story

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