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Jain

Jain

Dallas, TX, USA

As a developmental editor, I make sure your text is organized, well thought out, consistent, accessible and enjoyable to read.


Work experience:

  • Parker-Mills, LLC

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Inspirational, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Photography, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Plays & Screenplays

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 Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

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

Geoffrey

Geoffrey

D.C., DC, United States

20 years experience editing nonfiction books for publishers (Thomas Nelson and Running Press). I love helping authors tell their story.


Work experience:

  • Running Press
  • ClearWords Group
  • Thomas Nelson Publishers

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Sarah

Sarah

Springfield, United States

Nonfiction editor formerly of Wiley and Pearson. I help authors create AWESOME books, including a #1 bestseller on Amazon


Work experience:

  • Independent Publishing Professional
  • Pearson Learning Solutions
  • John Wiley and Sons
  • Arnerich Massena
  • New Riders/Peachpit

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, Health & Wellbeing, Home & Garden, Finance & Accounting, Math & Science, Technology

Abby

Abby

Chicago, United States

I'm a literary agent who specializes in commercial/genre and literary fiction and select nonfiction (cooking, narrative)


Work experience:

  • The Lark Group
  • Browne & Miller Literary Associates
  • Sourcebooks
  • John Wiley & Sons

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Christian Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense

Brooke

Brooke

New York, NY, United States

Passionate children's book editor with 15+ years experience in picture books and middle grade fiction for companies like Disney and Penguin.


Work experience:

  • BV Books
  • Disney Publishing Worldwide
  • Penguin Random House
  • Sterling Publishing

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

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

Georgette

Georgette

Carmel, IN, United States

I'm a freelance editor 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 Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment 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

Jodi

Jodi

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Editor with an MFA and a business background. Favorites: memoir, fiction, humor, psych, and YA. My forte: lean prose that moves.


Work experience:

  • Slammin Productions
  • SheWritesPress, PenguinRandomHouse, McGraw-Hill, & more. . .

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Entertainment, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Humor & Comedy, Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Literary Fiction, Romantic Comedy, Romance, Biographies & Memoirs, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences

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Preparing a manuscript for publication requires vigorous editing. Of the several rounds of editing needed, developmental editing is the most major, as it involves working with a professional to evaluate big-picture elements of your book, like structure, character development, and plot holes. A developmental editor makes sure that your story works, helps you organize scenes in the most intuitive way, and ensures no questions are left unanswered by the time your reader reaches the end of your book.


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