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Marah S.

Marah S.

Washington, DC, United States

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Veteran editor and writer of food, health, and lifestyle books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Simon & Schuster Trade Paperbacks
  • Scribner
  • La Varenne Ecole de Cuisine and Anne Willan, Inc.

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

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Non-Fiction Health & Wellbeing Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Shannon C.

Shannon C.

Puyallup, Washington, USA

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Developmental and copy editor of fiction and nonfiction, including NY Times and USA Today Bestselling authors, with decades of experience!


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Various

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Romance Fiction Women's Fiction Contemporary Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction Writing & Publishing Young Adult Self-Help & Self-Improvement Health & Wellbeing

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 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

Priyanka L.

Priyanka L.

Washington DC, USA

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Editor and book publishing professional specializing in children’s nonfiction content. Former Senior Editor at National Geographic Kids.


Work experience:

  • National Geographic

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction Non-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

Kevin B.

Kevin B.

Spokane, Washington, USA

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Editor, writer, MFA grad. I edit crime, thriller, and literary fiction. I also love working on memoirs and regional books set in the PNW.


Work experience:

  • Latah Books
  • Willow Springs Books
  • Dev Spotlight
  • New England Review
  • Eastern Washington University Writers' Center

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Mystery & Crime

Gloria M.

Gloria M.

Seattle, Washington, USA

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I'm a freelance editor with a master's in book publishing from Portland State University that specializes in copy and developmental editing.


Work experience:

  • Red Ventures
  • Ooligan Press
  • AboutFace Magazine
  • Portland Review

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Short Story Women's Fiction Young Adult Education & Reference Non-Fiction

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