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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

Warren H.

Warren H.

Philadelphia, United States

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PhD with 10+years as editor and proofreader for nonfiction and plays. Author of two successful books and four plays.


Work experience:

  • Philadelphia Theatre Company
  • The Gershman Y
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
  • Association for Jewish Studies

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction History Religion & Spirituality Cultural & Ethnic Fiction LGBTQ Non-Fiction Entertainment Plays & Screenplays Short Story

Holly C.

Holly C.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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I work on history and topics in the humanities. I have a PhD in History. Worked at Wiley and Enslow Publishers, Inc.


Work experience:

  • manuscripted.ink
  • Chestnut Hill College
  • University of Delaware
  • Susquehanna University

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Children’s Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Education & Reference

Christine B.

Christine B.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Copy editor and proofreader for books on fitness and health, from training to memoir. I want to help your book be the best it can be.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Horizons: The Journal of the College Theology Society

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Health & Wellbeing Sports & Outdoors

Julie E.

Julie E.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Copy editor with 25 years of experience in all genres. Recent clients include Quirk Books, University of Pennsylvania Press, and Chooseco.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • Routledge, an imprint of Taylor & Francis Group
  • The Haworth Press/Harrington Park Press (imprint)

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Contemporary Fiction Romance Young Adult Children’s Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Humanities & Social Sciences Political Science & Current Affairs Life Sciences Math & Science

Ashley C.

Ashley C.

New Philadelphia, United States

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Christian romance and inspirational non-fiction editor with 8+ years experience working with award-winning authors and publishers.


Work experience:

  • Barbour Publishing
  • Barbour Publishing | Adams Media (Simon & Schuster) | Callisto Media | Page Street Publishing | Sounds True | Abingdon Press | BroadStreet Publishing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Romance Fiction Christian Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Non-Fiction Christian Fiction Self-Help & Self-Improvement Health & Wellbeing Historical Fiction Inspirational

Catherine N.

Catherine N.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Experienced children's book editor. Specialities include: picture books, easy readers, chapter books, and middle-grade novels.


Work experience:

  • Self Employed

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

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Picture Books Children’s Non-Fiction Non-Fiction DIY & Crafts Mystery & Crime

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

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Proofreaders in Philadelphia

If you’re a self-publishing author, you’ll probably have noticed that editing is a complex process which has many stages — and perhaps the most important step of all is the proofread. It’s important not to underestimate the importance of checking your work for spelling and grammatical errors. Once your manuscript has been officially submitted for printing, it’s difficult (and expensive) to recall. In addition, mistakes can bring down the credibility of your work and affect readability.

That’s why a second opinion on your work can be very valuable as part of the final stages of the publishing process — and it’s even more helpful when it’s a professional lending their keen eye. If you’re searching for a proofreader to read your work and make sure it’s perfect, look no further: our professional proofreaders in Philadelphia have the expertise to scan your manuscript for mistakes quickly and efficiently. Join Reedsy today to search for high quality professionals to help you on your publishing journey!

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