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Brett

Brett

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Developmental editor and acquisitions editor of more than 300 titles pertaining to nature, popular science, and wildlife.


Work experience:

  • AdventureKEEN
  • Knockout Literary Magazine

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

Genres: Nature, Non-Fiction, Travel, Children’s Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Sports & Outdoors, Transportation, Poetry, Fiction

Michelle

Michelle

Minneapolis, MN, USA

YA and Mystery expert, savvy in both traditional and independent publishing. Encouraging, motivating and committed.


Work experience:

  • UnitedHealthcare
  • SW Content
  • Associated Press
  • Llewellyn Worldwide Publishing

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

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Calendars, Non-Fiction, Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Historical Mysteries, Time Travel Romance, Romance, Travel, Time Travel, Science Fiction

Dan

Dan

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Fastidious editor. Husband. Father. Golfer. Sports nut. Cat fancier. Harvard grad. Most interested in Fact, but comfortable with Fiction.


Work experience:

  • St. Paul Pioneer Press
  • Twin Cities magazine
  • Minnesota Monthly magazine

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Non-Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Nature, Biographies & Memoirs

Steve

Steve

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Wildly talented editor and writer with palmeres including climate change, where-to, children's books, and award-winning author projects.


Work experience:

  • Rainforest Alliance
  • A Higher Latitude
  • National Geographic
  • Advantage Media/Forbes Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Nature, Writing & Publishing, Sports & Outdoors, Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Travel

Eric

Eric

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Editor and ghostwriter with 2+ decades in publishing. Specialize in children's fiction and NF but love working on books for any audience.


Work experience:

  • Hey Eric Braun!
  • Free Spirit Publishing
  • Lerner Publishing Group
  • New Rivers Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade Fantasy, Picture Books, Social & Family Issues, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Parenting & Families

Terri

Terri

Minneapolis, MN, USA

I am a developmental editor with over 10 years experience specializing in crime fiction. I also have interest/experience in LGBTQIA+ and YA.


Work experience:

  • Midnight Ink

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: LGBTQ Fiction, Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery & Crime

Lucy

Lucy

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Experienced copy editor and proofreader with publishing, agency and direct-author experience.


Work experience:

  • Llewellyn Worldwide
  • Self-employed
  • Minnesota Literature

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, African American Fiction, Political Science & Current Affairs, Contemporary Fiction

Mary-Theresa

Mary-Theresa

New York, United States

Award winning editor with 25+ years in traditional publishing. Specializing in genre fiction. Looking to help make good stories well told.


Work experience:

  • Harlequin

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

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Young Adult, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Romance

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