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Miriam

Miriam

Charlotte, NC, USA

I'm an experienced developmental editor and middle grade author who is passionate about helping other writers pursue their dreams.


Work experience:

  • Marvin Academy
  • Skypony Press
  • Big Universe
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

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

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 Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

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

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 Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

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

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 Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

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

Maya

Maya

Charlotte, NC, United States

From the big picture to the tiniest detail, here to help you polish your craft. I work with publishers and individual authors.


Work experience:

  • Self-Employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Thriller & Suspense, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits

Meagan

Meagan

Charlotte, NC, USA

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


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Peeks & Valleys Literary Magazine

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

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

Stephen

Stephen

Maplewood, United States

Top editor for 30 years, novelist, sf/f story writer, poet. Specializes in nonfiction and SF/F. I'll help you write a book you're proud of.


Work experience:

  • Avon Books
  • Wiley
  • Amacom
  • Thomas Dunne Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Historical Fiction, Short Story, Fantasy, Sports & Outdoors, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Science Fiction

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:

  • Self-employed
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Scholastic Reading Counts!

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing 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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Hire the best developmental editors in Charlotte, North Carolina


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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