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Margaret

Margaret

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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

Catherine

Catherine

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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

Warren

Warren

Philadelphia, United States

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

Michelle

Michelle

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Thirty years of experience editing publications ranging from highly technical medical publications to children's picture books.


Work experience:

  • American Public Health Association
  • Michelle Quirk Editorial Services
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Academy Professional Information Services
  • Slack Incorporated
  • New Jersey Outdoors Magazine

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry, Math & Science, Life Sciences

Julie

Julie

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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

Haley

Haley

Philadelphia, PA, USA

I'm an archivist by day, proofreader by night. I have 8 years experience scouring manuscripts for typos and other mistakes.


Work experience:

  • Soho Press

Services: Editing Proofreading

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Short Story, Thriller & Suspense, Women's Fiction, Young Adult, Mystery & Crime, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Non-Fiction

Christine

Christine

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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

Dave

Dave

Seattle, United States

Experienced copyeditor, proofreader, and fact checker proficient with Chicago style. I specialize in literary and historical fiction.


Work experience:

  • (self-employed)

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Christian Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Music, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Fantasy, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, True Crime

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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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