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Jon

Jon

Kansas City, MO, USA

Professional book editor and writer with a soft spot for non-fiction. I'm also a frequent traveler and (occasional) travel writer.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • Skyhorse Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Travel, Music, Humanities & Social Sciences, History, Geography, DIY & Crafts

Howard

Howard

Traverse City, MI, USA

I'm an editor who specializes in memoir. My 35 years in journalism made me a very good listener who understands each author's unique voice.


Work experience:

  • Alliance of Independent Authors
  • Self-employed
  • Foreword Reviews

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Political Science & Current Affairs, Writing & Publishing, Law, Religion & Spirituality, Life Sciences, Math & Science, Science Fiction, Fiction

Darryl

Darryl

Jersey City, NJ, USA

Experienced editor with Penguin Random House and former educator with an excellent editorial eye and content creation ability.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • The Wesley School
  • Kimball Publishing
  • Pasadena Black Pages
  • La Salle High School
  • Orange Media Network

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, African American Fiction, Romance, Mystery & Crime, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Biographies & Memoirs

Alex

Alex

New York City, NY, USA

Assistant Editor at Macmillan Publisher's St. Martin's Press; Sensitivity/Authenticity Proofreader; Freelance Editor and Copy Writer


Work experience:

  • Macmillan Publishers
  • Success Academy Charter Schools

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Coming of Age, Fiction, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Sociology

Jared

Jared

Salt Lake City, UT, USA

More than 15 years of experience. Fiction + nonfiction. New York Times bestsellers. I'm friendly, fun, and flexible.


Work experience:

  • Stanford University Press
  • Utah State University Press
  • Gibbs Smith
  • Hallmark Cards
  • Sourcebooks
  • Publishing Services Department

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

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Humanities & Social Sciences, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Inspirational, Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade, Entertainment, Political Science & Current Affairs

Luana

Luana

Jersey City, NJ, USA

A professional editor and lover of picture books with major commercial appeal, adorable characters, and lots of heart!


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Publishers

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

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

Kate

Kate

New York City, NY, USA

Children’s book editor with 8+ years of experience (currently at Simon & Schuster) editing top-selling projects from picture books - YA


Work experience:

  • Simon & Schuster
  • Sourcebooks
  • The Bent Agency

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

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

Bev

Bev

New York City, NY, USA

Bestselling developmental editor/ghost with 25+ years experience in Big 5 Publishing. Specializing in business, motivation, memoir.


Work experience:

  • Fat Daisy Books and Media

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Business & Management

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Developmental Editor Kansas City

Writing a book is a nuanced process and it takes time to get to the finished product. It’s like crafting the exact measurements of a recipe so that you can achieve the best result. As a writer your creative process can evolve and your manuscript may need to go through several edits and tweaks before it’s complete.

A developmental editor in Kansas City can help you develop your craft. Many authors hire a professional to analyze their writing based on the editor’s years of experience, and the way they’ll challenge you to do better. This may involve looking in detail at the purpose and flow of your writing, but character development and structure could also be considered, including ways to improve and refine the story. In short, this type of professional will help you to make your writing better across the board.

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