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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

Amara H.

Amara H.

Portland, OR, United States

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Experienced, empathetic editor with a passion for books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Romance Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Travel Historical Fiction Cultural & Ethnic Women's Fiction Home & Garden Fantasy Science Fiction Design Photography Architecture

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

Lee M.

Lee M.

Portland, Oregon, USA

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A sharp, sensitive editor of fiction and creative nonfiction with twenty-five years of experience in publishing.


Work experience:

  • Lee Montgomery Editorial
  • Tin House Books
  • Tin House magazine
  • SheBooks
  • The Santa Monica Review
  • Dove Books
  • The Iowa Review

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Contemporary Fiction Fiction Anthologies Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Psychology Humanities & Social Sciences Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry Math & Science Writing & Publishing Coming of Age Short Story

Michael S.

Michael S.

Portland, ME, USA

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Me: soup-to-nuts editing, a ferocious line editor, and in it long term to help you find your voice, however faint it may sometimes seem.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Non-Fiction Technology Mystery & Crime Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Historical Fiction

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

Vi L.

Vi L.

Portland, OR, USA

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There is no "one-size-fits-all" approach when it comes to editing, so I am here to develop a unique strategy that makes your book stand out.


Work experience:

  • V.
  • Ooligan Press
  • Portland Review Literary Journal
  • Simon & Schuster UK
  • Transatlantic Literary Agency

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: LGBTQ Fiction Fiction Women's Fiction Young Adult Education & Reference Non-Fiction Self-Help & Self-Improvement Biographies & Memoirs Anthologies LGBTQ Non-Fiction

Daniel Isaiah E.

Daniel Isaiah E.

Portland, OR, USA

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I love helping writers find concision and clarity. I specialize in memoir and essay, but happily work with fiction as well.


Work experience:

  • Corporeal Writing
  • Entropy Magazine
  • Nailed Magazine
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction LGBTQ Non-Fiction Nature Literary Fiction Fiction

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