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Boris

Boris

Oakland, CA, USA

Experienced content and copy editor of academic non-fiction (10+ years). A resource for your scholarly and creative projects.


Work experience:

  • The University of California, Berkeley
  • Stanford University
  • University of California at Berkeley, Stanford University, University of Arizona

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Philosophy, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, History, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Life Sciences, Sociology

Mariah

Mariah

Oakland, California, USA

I'm a collaborative and highly experienced book editor who has done work for Random House, Lonely Planet, and other nonfiction leaders.


Work experience:

  • Mariah Bear Books
  • Weldon Owen/Insight Editions
  • Worldwise
  • Lonely Planet Books
  • Ten Speed Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Home & Garden, Sports & Outdoors, Entertainment, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Business & Management

Laura

Laura

Oakland, CA, USA

I have 15+ years of experience as an acquisitions editor and literary agent, working with writers to craft powerful, bestselling books.


Work experience:

  • Counterpoint
  • Seal Press/Hachette Book Group
  • WSA

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Entertainment, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Health & Wellbeing, Inspirational, Parenting & Families, Religion & Spirituality, Home & Garden

Andy

Andy

Oakland, CA, USA

I am a literary agent and freelance developmental book editor. I also edit and consult on query letters and non-fiction book proposals.


Work experience:

  • Andy Ross Agency

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Contemporary Fiction, Literary Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Political Science & Current Affairs, Sociology

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

Holly

Holly

Springfield, United States

Experienced fiction editor, formerly with Samhain Publishing. I specialize in romance and other genre fiction.


Work experience:

  • Samhain Publishing, Ltd
  • Self-employed
  • Mundania Press
  • Lyrical Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Women's Fiction, Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, Romance, Contemporary Fiction

Deborah

Deborah

United States

Happiness is a wonderful, well-crafted book filled with awe and insight. It starts with a bad first draft. Together we will make it shine.


Work experience:

  • JD Keiser Enterprises
  • Lexham Press, Kirkdale line
  • Moody Publishers

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Christian Fiction, Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Contemporary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Inspirational, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Writing & Publishing

Gene

Gene

Houston, United States

Creative, experienced editor of novels, children's books, and poetry. Let's prepare your manuscript for publication together.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • Uptown Stories
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Scholastic
  • HarperEntertainment
  • Daniel Weiss Associates/17th Street Productions
  • Denver Quarterly
  • San Jacinto College South

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Comics & Graphic Novels, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Poetry, Literary Fiction

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