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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

Meg

Meg

Philadelphia, PA, USA

With an MFA in CWR, an MA in publishing, and 3 years experience in a publishing house, I'm excited to use my skills to help craft your WIP!


Work experience:

  • Casemate Group

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: True Crime, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade Fantasy, Historical Fiction, New Adult, Young Adult, Young Adult Fantasy, Social & Family Issues

Chris

Chris

Philadelphia, PA, USA

I am an expert in genre fiction, with years of experience evaluating short fiction. I want your wildest stories to find a published home.


Work experience:

  • Clarkesworld Magazine
  • Geekadelphia

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Science Fiction, Fiction, Fantasy, Short Story, Horror, Thriller & Suspense

Rick

Rick

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Seasoned, supportive editor with 20+ years of diverse experience who 's excited to help you clarify your vision and create your best work.


Work experience:

  • Quirk Books
  • various clients

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Fiction, Mashups, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Entertainment

Christine

Christine

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Copy editor and proofreader for books on fitness and health, from training to memoir. I want to help your book be the best it can be.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Horizons: The Journal of the College Theology Society

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Sports & Outdoors

Jessica

Jessica

Philadelphia, PA, USA

I've edited more than 50 nonfiction books in categories like pop-culture, self-help, sports, how-to, and humor. I'd love yours to be next!


Work experience:

  • Hachette Book Group / Running Press
  • Rodale Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Entertainment, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Inspirational, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Katherine

Katherine

Philadelphia, PA, USA

I am passionate about helping authors tell their stories better. I am honest, forthright, and detail-oriented. Let's work together!


Work experience:

  • Katherine Locke Editorial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Contemporary Romance, Romance, Fiction, Young Adult

Morgan

Morgan

Philadelphia, PA, USA

A freelance book editor with a Big Five publishing background who focuses on cookbooks and other lifestyle and wellness titles.


Work experience:

  • Grand Central Publishing
  • Grand Central Life & Style
  • Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

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

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Hire the best developmental editors in Philadelphia


Once you’re done with your manuscript, you’ll probably be looking for ways to fine-tune it. You want a partner who will help you strengthen your book’s structure and content — and that is why you need to hire a developmental editor.


A developmental editor will look through your manuscript and identify its greatest strengths and weaknesses. They will then create a blueprint on how to fix up your manuscript, starting from the ground up. This may include ideas on how to improve your plot, characters, conflict, and more. Basically, a developmental editor knows how to make your book reader-worthy, and will ensure that your book flows well from beginning to end.


This is a highly specialized skill, as these professionals will give you specific, detailed instruction on how to enhance your work. Therefore, you will need to hire only the most skilled developmental editors. Luckily, we have the best developmental editors in Philadelphia at your fingertips at Reedsy. Sign up today and be on your way to creating a masterpiece.

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