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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

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

Elizabeth D.

Elizabeth D.

Seattle, WA, USA

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Expert developmental editor and literary consultant with over 15 years' experience in narrative non-fiction, fiction, and academic writing.


Work experience:

  • Amazon Publishing

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Humanities & Social Sciences Historical Fiction Fiction LGBTQ Fiction Literary Fiction Women's Fiction

Joshua W.

Joshua W.

Seattle, WA, USA

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I'm the author of ten books, an award-winning creative writing teacher, and writing coach and editor who loves to work with authors.


Work experience:

  • Tradecraft for Writers

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Poetry Fiction

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

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

Elsa S.

Elsa S.

Seattle, WA, USA

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Award winning editor of non-fiction and genre fiction. Nearly a decade of experience across a wide variety of writing styles.


Work experience:

  • Uncanny Magazine
  • Fireside Magazine
  • Self

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Fantasy Fiction Science Fiction Short Story Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences

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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