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Abby R.

Abby R.

Portland, United States

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Experienced editor (12+ years at HarperCollins, Disney-Hyperion, Scholastic). Focus: kids' books, especially middle grade and YA fiction.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins
  • Disney-Hyperion
  • Scholastic
  • Abby Ranger Editorial, LLC

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

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

Sean M.

Sean M.

Portland, OR, USA

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Writing a book about science or technology for a wide readership? I'll help you polish your manuscript to be rigorous yet accessible.


Work experience:

  • PopMatters.com
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • Drivers by Design
  • Self-employed
  • Various universities

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Computers & Internet Non-Fiction Life Sciences Math & Science ELT Writing & Publishing

Lisbeth R.

Lisbeth R.

Portland, OR, USA

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Academic writing at Oxford University Press; literary fiction and poetry for arts nonprofit Pen + Brush


Work experience:

  • Oxford University Press
  • Pen + Brush
  • Electric Literature

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Contemporary Fiction Fiction Music Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Art History Women's Fiction

Mark C.

Mark C.

Portland, OR, USA

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20+ years experience specializing in literary fiction, creative nonfiction & hybrid work.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Atelier26 Books
  • Moss Literary Journal
  • Tin House Literary Magazine
  • Zoetrope All-Story
  • Portland State University

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Classics Plays & Screenplays Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Nature Writing & Publishing

Nevin M.

Nevin M.

Portland, OR, United States

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My goal is to guide writers to their best work, to coach them in eloquence and clarity, to lead them to their best stories and storytelling.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic
  • Penguin Random House
  • Government Technology magazine
  • Nevin Mays Editorial
  • Green Bean Books
  • Portland State University

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

Genres: Romance Fiction Young Adult Picture Books Children's Women's Fiction Middle Grade Fantasy Children’s Non-Fiction Non-Fiction

Elizabeth J.

Elizabeth J.

Portland, ME, USA

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Developmental editor, PhD, 30 years' experience. Biographies and memoirs, nature, religion and spirituality, social and behavioral sciences.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Kansas State University
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • University of Hawaii at Hilo

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences Math & Science Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Nature Biographies & Memoirs Religion & Spirituality

Michael D.

Michael D.

Portland, OR, USA

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History professor who loves to engage with good ideas.


Work experience:

  • Pacific Northwest College of Art
  • The European Physical Journal
  • Cambridge University
  • King's Review Magazine

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Philosophy Political Science & Current Affairs Education & Reference

Susan D.

Susan D.

Portland, OR, USA

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Award-winning author, experienced editor, and book coach specializing in literary and speculative fiction.


Work experience:

  • Indigo Editing, Design, and More
  • Author Accelerator
  • Susan DeFreitas, LLC

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Science Fiction Fantasy Urban Fantasy

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