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Natalie M.

Natalie M.

Washington D.C., USA

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I'm an experienced editor with a certificate in publishing from Columbia and a professional specialty in children's books. Here to help!


Work experience:

  • Penguin Group (USA)
  • Rodale
  • Northern Virginia Magazine
  • Packet Publications (The Princeton Packet)
  • MT Newswires
  • Self

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Health & wellbeing Non-Fiction Picture Books Children's Fiction Middle Grade Sports & Outdoors

Julie S.

Julie S.

Washington D.C., DC, USA

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I am a former senior editor at Little, Brown with over 14 years of experience editing acclaimed and bestselling children's and YA fiction.


Work experience:

  • Julie Scheina Editorial Services, LLC
  • Little, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Middle Grade Fantasy Picture Books Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Social & Family Issues New Adult

Laura C.

Laura C.

Washington, DC, USA

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Former St. Martin's Press Editor. Developmental and Line Editor. Proofreader. Chocoholic.


Work experience:

  • St. Martin's Press
  • Laura Chasen Editorial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Political Science & Current Affairs Historical Fiction Cultural & Ethnic Mystery & Crime

Eva T.

Eva T.

Washington D.C., DC, USA

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I’m a former NYC literary agent now based in Washington, DC. I live to guide writers with supportive feedback, edits, and honest advice.


Work experience:

  • Emma Sweeney Agency
  • Eva Talmadge Editorial
  • Harold Ober Associates

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

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction Women's Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Self-help & Self-improvement

Erica G.

Erica G.

Washington, D.C., DC, USA

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Experienced kid’s book editor specializing in middle grade fiction and non-fiction. Former Editorial Director at National Geographic Kids.


Work experience:

  • National Geographic Kids Books
  • Iceland Writers Retreat
  • Independent Company
  • Chronicle Books
  • Discovery Communications

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

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

Kirby G.

Kirby G.

Louisville, United States

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From crime and thrillers to memoirs and short stories—accomplished editor/author with over 20 years of experience in publishing and teaching


Work experience:

  • Sarabande Books
  • Self-employed
  • MFA in Writing Program at Spalding University

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

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Literary Fiction Short Story Thriller & Suspense Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Writing & Publishing

Margaret N.

Margaret N.

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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I edit cookbooks, craft titles, gift-y nonfiction. I've worked on everything from astrophysics texts to NYT-bestselling literary mashups.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • Quirk Books
  • Beacon PreMedia Global (now Lumina Datamatics)
  • East Falls Bakery
  • Police Legal Sciences
  • The Writing Center at Kenyon College
  • Zanesville Art Museum

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

Genres: Humor & Comedy Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Mashups Writing & Publishing Calendars Comics & Graphic Novels Design Photography Architecture

Steven B.

Steven B.

Vermont, United States

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Intuitive, expert editor with 30 yrs experience teaching fiction writing at a major university. Well-published, knowledgeable, honest, kind.


Work experience:

  • Miami University, Oxford, OH
  • Colby College, Waterville,ME
  • Hollow Tree Literary Services

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Historical Fiction Short Story Middle Grade Children's Fantasy

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