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Erin L. M.

Erin L. M.

Seattle, Washington, United States

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24+ awards in writing and editing • 30+ books edited • Specialties include nonfiction and poetry • Ph.D. student, lit and creative writing


Work experience:

  • Cavendish Square, Wiley, & other publishers
  • Open Books: A Poem Emporium
  • Killer Visual Strategies
  • Various magazines
  • The Kentucky Standard
  • Sarabande Books
  • Entre Ríos Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Short Story Poetry Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Business & Management History Nature Children’s Non-Fiction

Lindsay N.

Lindsay N.

Seattle, WA, USA

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"Big Five" Editor of NYT Bestselling Thrillers, Self-Help, and Memoirs who specializes in helping authors find literary agents.


Work experience:

  • Newton Literary Services
  • Simon & Schuster, Inc. - Atria Books & 37 INK
  • Writers House Literary Agency
  • Sourcebooks, Inc.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Historical Fiction Humor & Comedy Thriller & Suspense Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Lynn P.

Lynn P.

Seattle, WA, USA

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Freelance copy editor and proofreader, specializing in working with first-time authors, for both traditional and self-publishing.


Work experience:

  • PostScripts Editing

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

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Historical Fiction Action & Adventure Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Nature Travel Young Adult DIY & Crafts

Bethany R.

Bethany R.

Seattle, WA, USA

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Former Assistant Editor @ Entangled. I'd love to help with your YA/romance project, especially if it includes magic, history, or sports.


Work experience:

  • Entangled Publishing

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

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Romance Young Adult Fantasy Humor & Comedy Science Fiction

Rachel S.

Rachel S.

Seattle, WA, USA

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Experienced editor with an eye for details. Specialties include romance, YA, MG. Multi-pubbed author at Simon & Schuster and Penguin.


Work experience:

  • Rainy Day Editing
  • Author Accelerator
  • Entangled Publishing
  • The Daily of the University of Washington

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

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Middle Grade Children's Women's Fiction Thriller & Suspense LGBTQ Fiction Literary Fiction Romance

Wayt G.

Wayt G.

Seattle, United States

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Award-winning science writer, editor, and publishing consultant for high-profile media. Also produce videos, podcasts, and presentations.


Work experience:

  • Intellectual Ventures
  • Solo Publishing LLC
  • Scientific American

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Computers & Internet Non-Fiction Technology Engineering Math & Science Physics & Chemistry Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences Engineering & Materials Science Life Sciences

David D.

David D.

Seattle, WA, USA

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Developmental editor of more than 250 novels since 2012, including best-selling mysteries, thrillers, and historical fiction.


Work experience:

  • Maxwellian Editorial Services Inc.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Historical Fiction Literary Fiction Humor & Comedy Thriller & Suspense Women's Fiction

Ann D.

Ann D.

Seattle, WA, USA

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Content and copy editor for fiction, nonfiction, and scholarship. Founding editor of Isthmus literary journal and former in-house editor.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Isthmus, a literary review
  • Berghahn Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Short Story Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Education & Reference History Humanities & Social Sciences

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