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Karli J.

Karli J.

Nashville, TN, United States

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Editor who specializes in developing content and is passionate about helping authors of fiction and nonfiction write their best stories!


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Christian Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing

Genres: Romance Fiction Inspirational Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Young Adult

Misty B.

Misty B.

Nashville, TN, USA

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I'm Misty—a professional word nerd specializing in TTRPGs (especially 5E Dungeons and Dragons) and other complex content.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins
  • Misty Bourne Editorial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: New Age Non-Fiction Self-Help & Self-Improvement Writing & Publishing Cozy Mysteries Mystery & Crime Fiction Gaming & LitRPG Fantasy Epic Fantasy

Alexander H.

Alexander H.

Nashville, TN, USA

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I'm an editor with over a decade of experience in developmental editing, copyediting and proofreading. Specialties in travel and memoir.


Work experience:

  • Lonely Planet

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Travel Non-Fiction Nature Biographies & Memoirs Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits

Ashley S.

Ashley S.

Nashville, TN, USA

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A supportive and collaborative editorial professional with 10+ years’ experience across print and digital—and a total bookworm.


Work experience:

  • Prairie Schooner, University of Nebraska
  • History Press
  • Publishers Weekly
  • CreateSpace, an Amazon.com Company
  • Milkweed Editions
  • Yemassee Journal
  • self-employed
  • Compose.ly

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

Genres: Women's Fiction Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Cozy Mysteries Mystery & Crime Contemporary Romance Romance Literary Fiction Short Story

Sam O.

Sam O.

Nashville, TN, USA

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Professional author and editor who loves to turn good content into great stories. Have experience working with multiple bestselling authors.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Christian Publishing
  • LifeWay Christian Resources
  • Write Great Stories (writegreatstories.com)

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Christian Fiction Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Christian Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Science Fiction Sports & Outdoors Inspirational Thriller & Suspense Literary Fiction

Sarah C.

Sarah C.

Springfield, United States

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Nonfiction editor formerly of Wiley and Pearson


Work experience:

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

Services: Editing Developmental Editing

Genres: Health & Wellbeing Non-Fiction

Christine M.

Christine M.

Chester, United States

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Experienced editor of cookbooks and home/lifestyle books; my editing and proofreading work includes James Beard and IACP Award winners.


Work experience:

  • Christine McKnight Editorial Services
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Career Guides Christian Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits DIY & Crafts Health & Wellbeing Home & Garden Weddings Parenting & Families

Diane B.

Diane B.

Lawrence, United States

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My sweet spot is MG and YA fiction. I'll help you find your story (ornery manuscripts don't scare me!) and figure out how to tell it.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Middle Grade Children's Children’s Non-Fiction Non-Fiction

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