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Allison

Allison

Austin, TX, USA

Editor and writer with four years of publishing experience and non-fiction preference. (Familiar with AP and Chicago Manual Style)


Work experience:

  • The Fedd Agency
  • The Optimist Newspaper
  • Fulfill UR Ministry

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Entertainment, Health & Wellbeing, Inspirational, Parenting & Families, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Business & Management

Salima

Salima

Austin, Texas, USA

I'm the award-winning author of over 20 books for kids, teens and adults. Creative writing professor, editor. I'd love to work with you!


Work experience:

  • Yellow Bird Editors
  • Self-Employed
  • St. Edward's University and Austin Community College

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

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Fantasy, Middle Grade Fantasy, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic, Action & Adventure

Clay

Clay

Austin, TX, USA

I thrive on learning new things, writing and polishing manuscripts, and developing scientific illustrations.


Work experience:

  • Self-Employed
  • Thinkwell Corporation
  • Holt, Rinehart and Winston/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Holt, Rinehart and Winston

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics & Chemistry, Nature, Writing & Publishing

Christina

Christina

Austin, TX, USA

Professional editor of more than 300 published books; specializing in nonfiction, specifically health and wellness, business, and history.


Work experience:

  • Christina Roth Editorial
  • SmartBox Dental Marketing
  • Turner Publishing Company
  • HarperCollins Christian Publishing
  • Pediatric Neurosciences, Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Thriller & Suspense, Religion & Spirituality

Carmen

Carmen

Austin, Texas, USA

NEA speaker. Published author. I've put NYTimes bestselling authors and Amazon #1 bestsellers through my self-help and memoir boot camp.


Work experience:

  • The Timbre Co
  • Northern Illinois University
  • National Endowment of the Arts

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, LGBTQ Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Poetry, Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Business & Management, Inspirational

Deborah

Deborah

Woodstock, United States

I have over 20 years' experience editing popular nonfiction and fiction, with a recent focus on psychology, philosophy, and current affairs.


Work experience:

  • Deborah Heimann, Editor
  • The Communication Initiative
  • Freelance
  • Alan Bernhard Creative Enterprises (ABCE)

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Nature, Philosophy, Psychology, Economics, Biographies & Memoirs, Health & Wellbeing, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Jessica

Jessica

Jacksonville, United States

Award-winning freelance editor Jessica Hatch provides practical, marketable revision advice to clients on all six habitable continents.


Work experience:

  • Writers House
  • St. Martin's Press
  • Fox Literary LLC
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Historical Fiction, Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Women's Fiction, LGBTQ Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Stephanie

Stephanie

Lansdale, United States

Editor, proofreader, reader. Wrangler of run-away trains of thought and foxhound puppies.


Work experience:

  • Temple University Press
  • Penn State Press
  • ASTM International
  • SLL Editorial

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality

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