Hire a Proofreader in Austin

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Aja P.

Aja P.

Austin, United States

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Making sure your prose sings, your facts and story are straight, and your unique voice shines through.


Work experience:

  • Simon & Schuster
  • on my porch, at a coffee shop, in far-flung places . . .

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Humor & Comedy Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs History Travel Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Music Entertainment Mystery & Crime Fantasy Thriller & Suspense Photography

John R.

John R.

Austin, TX, USA

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Veteran editor of scholarly and academic writing in the humanities, arts, and social sciences.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Raritan: A Quarterly Review, New Brunswick, NJ
  • English Department, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Undergraduate Writing Center, University of Texas, Austin, TX
  • English Department, Miami University, Oxford, OH
  • Lubbock Meditation, Lubbock, TX
  • Programs for Academic Support Services, Texas Tech University

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Political Science & Current Affairs Humanities & Social Sciences Buddhism Religion & Spirituality Poetry Fiction History Philosophy Sociology Music

Lynne F.

Lynne F.

Austin, TX, USA

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I've been working with authors for thirty-five years: editing, proofreading, indexing. Let me bring my wealth of experience to your project.


Work experience:

  • University of Texas Press
  • Self-employed
  • Dushkin Publishing Group
  • Windsor Publications
  • Mayfield Publishing Company

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Entertainment Travel Political Science & Current Affairs Humanities & Social Sciences History Art Sociology Literary Fiction Fiction

Julia R.

Julia R.

Franklin, United States

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Experienced editor of MG and YA fiction and non-fiction. Formerly with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins.


Work experience:

  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Simon & Schuster
  • HarperCollins Childrens Books
  • Disney Press/Hyperion Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Comics & Graphic Novels Fantasy Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Children’s Non-Fiction

Jessica H.

Jessica H.

Jacksonville, United States

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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

Kendall D.

Kendall D.

Colorado Springs, United States

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Writer at Nerdist, HelloGiggles, and Geek & Sundry. Editor at Penguin Random House for 5 1/2 years working in fiction and non-fiction.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Legendary LLC (Nerdist, Geek & Sundry, Amy Poehler's Smart Girls)
  • Petful
  • Kendall Ashley Creative

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Christian Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Historical Fiction Fiction Women's Fiction Self-Help & Self-Improvement Science Fiction Fantasy

Jennifer K.

Jennifer K.

Portland, Oregon, United States

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I'm a full-time professional copyeditor and proofreader with in-house publishing experience and a bachelor's degree in creative writing.


Work experience:

  • Cypress Editing
  • BarCharts Publishing Inc.
  • Scribe Inc.
  • Orlando Weekly
  • University of Central Florida Writing Center
  • Central Florida Future
  • The Florida Review Literary Journal

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Business & Management Women's Fiction Fiction Mystery & Crime Thriller & Suspense Nature Sports & Outdoors Historical Fiction

Maleah B.

Maleah B.

Nashville, United States

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Former Thomas Nelson editor with 15+ years' experience in Christian non-fiction, study products, and Bibles


Work experience:

  • Thomas Nelson (HarperCollins Christian Publishers)
  • Thomas Nelson

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Christian Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Non-Fiction Inspirational Writing & Publishing

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