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Constance

Constance

Charlotte, NC, USA

Professional editor specializing in literary and historical novels, YA, and speculative fiction.


Work experience:

  • Three Rooms Press
  • Skyhorse Publishing

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading Query Letter Review query-letter-review

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Historical Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Short Story, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

Charlotte, NC, USA

Professional editor with 10+ years experience developmental editing, copyediting, and proofreading both fiction and nonfiction


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • St. Martin's Press

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

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

Amber

Amber

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Editor + NYT bestselling YA author / 15 years experience in publishing (Big 4) / Contemporary YA and Adult fiction are my specialties!


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • The Mint Museum
  • University at Buffalo Art Galleries

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Query Letter Review query-letter-review

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Coming of Age, Contemporary Fiction, Literary Fiction

Meagan

Meagan

Charlotte, NC, USA

Helping stuck writers get unstuck through editing and story coaching. Genres: historical fiction, literary fiction, coming-of-age.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Peeks & Valleys Literary Magazine

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment

Genres: Parenting & Families, Non-Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Coming of Age, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction

Warren

Warren

Philadelphia, United States

PhD with 10+years as editor and proofreader for nonfiction and plays. Author of two successful books and four plays.


Work experience:

  • Philadelphia Theatre Company
  • The Gershman Y
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
  • Association for Jewish Studies

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, History, Religion & Spirituality, Cultural & Ethnic, Fiction, LGBTQ Non-Fiction, Entertainment, Plays & Screenplays, Short Story

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 editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment

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

Peggy

Peggy

Philadelphia, United States

Editor, writer, and publishing consultant specializing in cookbooks and other illustrated lifestyle/craft book categories.


Work experience:

  • Self Employed
  • Clarkson Potter/Random House

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading Query Letter Review query-letter-review

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Health & Wellbeing, Home & Garden, Weddings, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Education & Reference

Georgette

Georgette

Carmel, IN, United States

I'm a freelance editor and proofreader who's committed to helping authors produce the best work possible for their audiences.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Scholastic Reading Counts!

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Middle Grade, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Education & Reference, Children’s Non-Fiction

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You might be wondering: "What exactly is a developmental edit and how does it differ from a proofread?" Think of the development edit as the very first pass at your manuscript. This is the stage of editing that will examine your "big picture" issues, such as pacing, plot holes, and weak character development. A skilled developmental editor will know how to take a rough diamond and make it shine as the story that it was meant to be.


That said, not all developmental editors are created the same. You'll want to find one who's worked in your genre before, so that they have the experience to back up their claims. At Reedsy, we have a carefully curated selection of developmental editors in Charlotte just like that to assist you with your needs. We accept only the top 3% of publishing professionals onto our marketplace in order to make it easier for you to matching with the right one. Join Reedsy to search for developmental editors in Charlotte and hire today.

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