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Gene

Gene

Houston, United States

Creative, experienced editor of novels, children's books, and poetry. Let's prepare your manuscript for publication together.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • Uptown Stories
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Scholastic
  • HarperEntertainment
  • Daniel Weiss Associates/17th Street Productions
  • Denver Quarterly
  • San Jacinto College South

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Comics & Graphic Novels, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Poetry, Literary Fiction

Brooke

Brooke

Denver, United States

Experienced (9+ yrs in-house, 16+ yrs freelance), nonfiction editor specializing in assessments, development editing, and copyediting.


Work experience:

  • Chicago Review Press
  • Perseus Books Group (now Hachette)
  • Westview Press in the Perseus Books Group (now Hachette)
  • Word Hawk Editing, LLC

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

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Music, Philosophy, Entertainment, Parenting & Families, Biographies & Memoirs, Children’s Non-Fiction

Lisa

Lisa

Nashville, United States

I'm a twenty-year veteran in Christian publishing, specializing in gift/coffee table books, devotionals, and trade books.


Work experience:

  • Thomas Nelson Publishers (Harper Collins)

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Writing & Publishing, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Gail Naron

Gail Naron

New Orleans, United States

Editing of academic works, reports, and dissertations, with a focus on the social sciences, Jewish studies, humanities, and law


Work experience:

  • Aptara, Westchester Publishing Services
  • Jewish Communal Service Association

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Law, Political Science & Current Affairs, Religion & Spirituality, Psychology, Economics

George

George

Virginia, United States

Experienced copy editor and proofreader of trade books in a wide variety of genres, for readers of all ages.


Work experience:

  • The Free Lance-Star
  • freelance
  • self-employed and for various companies
  • volunteer

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Historical Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Fantasy, Children’s Non-Fiction

Karen

Karen

Grand Prairie, United States

Experienced copy editor of fantasy, dystopian, paranormal, and speculative fiction. Specializes in working with indie authors.


Work experience:

  • INDIE Books Gone Wild
  • Karen Robinson
  • Ivy Tech Community College, Lafayette, Indiana
  • Purdue University
  • Texas A&M University
  • AgIT Department, Purdue University
  • Blinn College
  • Cancer Information Group
  • Arthur Andersen
  • Texas A&M University Press
  • Arthuriana (academic journal)
  • PLY Magazine

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Dystopian, Science Fiction, Fiction, Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Steampunk, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Middle Grade Fantasy, Children's

Shasta

Shasta

Oradell, NJ, United States

Detail-oriented copy editor specializing in Chicago Manual of Style standards. Efficient and able to manage multiple projects.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Bearport Publishing, Chronicle Books, NorthSouth Books, Penguin Random House

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Young Adult, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Children’s Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing

Brittany

Brittany

Rye, United States

Experienced cookbook and spirits editor and proofreader with a background in nonfiction publishing.


Work experience:

  • Cider Mill Press Book Publishers
  • Book Passage Bookstore
  • Saint Mary's College of California
  • MARY: A Journal of New Writing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Nature, Education & Reference

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