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Baylie S.

Baylie S.

Columbus, OH, USA

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Developmental Editor, Copy Editor, and Proofreader. I'm also a creative and professional writer.


Work experience:

  • 614 Media Group
  • Coventry House Publishing
  • The Journal, The Ohio State University

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Writing & Publishing Non-Fiction Short Story Fiction

Philip S.

Philip S.

Lakewood, United States

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The How-To Guru. If your book teaches readers how to do something, I can help — with editing, rewriting, images, and technical review.


Work experience:

  • Philip Schmidt LLC
  • Ultimate Electronics
  • Creative Publishing International

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: DIY & Crafts Non-Fiction Home & Garden

Jill G.

Jill G.

Boston, United States

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I offer a decade of editorial experience in textbooks, nonfiction trade titles, and literary fiction. I also write essays and like donuts.


Work experience:

  • Bedford/St. Martin's, Macmillan Learning
  • Routledge
  • Cengage Learning
  • Adams Media

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

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Career Guides Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Women's Fiction Weddings Entertainment Short Story Self-help & Self-improvement Education & Reference

Christine M.

Christine M.

Chester, United States

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Experienced editor of cookbooks and home/lifestyle books; my editing and proofreading work includes James Beard and IACP Award winners.


Work experience:

  • Christine McKnight Editorial Services
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Career Guides Christian (Non-Fiction) Religion & Spirituality Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Health & wellbeing Home & Garden Weddings Parenting & Families

Kate A.

Kate A.

Baltimore, United States

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Former Simon & Schuster editor with over a decade of experience editing YA & MG novels by award-winning and bestselling authors.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Simon & Schuster Children's Books / Aladdin Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Middle Grade Children's Urban Fantasy Fantasy Paranormal Romance Romance Middle Grade Fantasy Young Adult Mashups Coming of Age

Julie B.

Julie B.

New York, United States

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Seasoned copyeditor and proofreader, supporting authors of high-quality fiction and nonfiction. (Helping authors look good since 1993).


Work experience:

  • Open Road Integrated Media
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Disney Publishing Worldwide
  • HarperCollins Children's Books
  • Simon & Schuster, Pocket Books
  • HarperCollins Publishers, HarperPaperbacks and HarperPrism
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Romance Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits History Humanities & Social Sciences Historical Fiction Middle Grade Children's

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

Lauren S.

Lauren S.

New York, United States

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Freelance food writer and editor, specializing in cookbook and recipes.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Epicurious
  • Bon Appétit

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction

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