Fiction Proofreading Services

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Beth

Beth

Maineville, United States

Seasoned editor and proofreader with more than 20 years' experience in multiple genres. I have worked with several best-selling authors!


Work experience:

  • Self-Employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Action & Adventure, Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, LGBTQ Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Science Fiction, Dystopian

Jessica

Jessica

Jacksonville, United States

Award-winning freelance editor Jessica Hatch provides practical, marketable revision advice to clients on all six habitable continents.


Work experience:

  • Writers House
  • St. Martin's Press
  • Fox Literary LLC
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Historical Fiction, Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Women's Fiction, LGBTQ Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Kelly

Kelly

Phoenix, United States

I am passionate about the written word! I have 15+ years in editing in all genres, with special attention to business and travel.


Work experience:

  • Immanence Journal
  • Gently Read Literature (GRL)
  • International Artist Publishing
  • Perseus Books Group
  • The Story Laboratory

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

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Travel, Poetry, Mystery & Crime

Brooke

Brooke

New Jersey, United States

An experienced editor with a particular love for memoir and travel who has lived and worked in the US, UK, Australia, and Africa.


Work experience:

  • Brooke Goode Editing & Writing Services
  • Modern Africa magazine
  • West Africa magazine
  • Rowman & Littlefield
  • Drew Magazine
  • Rutgers University Press
  • Henry Holt & Co.
  • St. Martin's Press
  • IPC Media
  • Australian Broadcasting Corp
  • James Curry Publishers
  • Zed Books
  • KnoWEwell, PCB

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Travel, Cultural & Ethnic, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Literary Fiction

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

Julie

Julie

New York, United States

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

Nell

Nell

Jacksonville, FL, United States

From bestselling business titles to novels and short story collections, I've helped authors polish their prose for over a decade.


Work experience:

  • Callisto Media
  • The American University in Cairo Press
  • Karen Leland, Sterling Marketing Group
  • Amnet Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Action & Adventure, Inspirational, Short Story, Middle Grade, Children's, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Economics

Tim

Tim

New York, NY, United States

Meticulous copy editor with a congenial disposition and a ruthless red pen.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic
  • Alexander Street Press
  • Self-employed
  • Great Forest Sustainability Solutions

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Education & Reference, Non-Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction

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