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Peggy

Peggy

Philadelphia, United States

Editor, writer, and publishing consultant specializing in cookbooks and other illustrated lifestyle/craft book categories.


Work experience:

  • Self Employed
  • Clarkson Potter/Random House

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

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Health & Wellbeing, Home & Garden, Weddings, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Education & Reference

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

Larissa

Larissa

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Queer Latine book editor, lit agent, and sensitivity reader with expertise in Own Voices literary fiction, genre fiction, MG, YA, and more.


Work experience:

  • Dottir Press
  • LMP Editorial
  • Tessera Editorial
  • Hub City Press
  • Jill Grinberg Literary Management

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

Genres: LGBTQ Fiction, Fiction, Cultural & Ethnic, Middle Grade, Children's, Coming of Age, Literary Fiction, Romance, Women's Fiction, Contemporary Fiction

Holly

Holly

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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

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

Ashley

Ashley

New Philadelphia, United States

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

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

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

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