Horror Proofreading Services

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David

David

Long Beach, CA, United States

Give me your dangling participles, your absent oxford commas, your run-on sentences yearning to be written correctly.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Group, USA; Random House, LLC
  • Pegasus Books and Publishing House
  • Words That Stay, LLC

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Action & Adventure, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Classics, Plays & Screenplays, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Lisa

Lisa

Wyandotte, MI, USA

Fiction editor and proofreader with experience in mystery, science fiction, fantasy, horror, paranormal, YA, thriller, romance, and more.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Kensington Publishing
  • Pikko's House Editing Services
  • Booktrope Publishing
  • Pegasus Books (NY)
  • Enchanted Ink Publishing
  • Podium
  • Severn River Publishing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Young Adult, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Epic Fantasy, Post-Apocalyptic

Lauren

Lauren

New York, NY, USA

Specializing in genre and literary fiction since 2015, with publishers and imprints including Macmillan, Tor, St. Martin's, and Erewhon.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Hamilton College

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

Genres: Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Fantasy, Science Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Historical Romance, Romance, Horror, Thriller & Suspense

Sara

Sara

Nashua, NH, USA

Flexible, fierce, efficient editor with decades of experience in editing everything from horror to science fiction to literary fiction.


Work experience:

  • Ascend Learning
  • Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Short Story, Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Contemporary Fiction, Time Travel, Science Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Paranormal Romance, Romance, Military Science Fiction, Literary Fiction

Angela Yuriko

Angela Yuriko

Niceville, FL, USA

Multi-genre author, publisher of Space and Time and Authortunities, two-time Bram Stoker Awards® Winner+, and an HWA Mentor of the Year.


Work experience:

  • Space and Time Magazine
  • MCPL North Independence
  • Northwest Florida State College, Niceville, Florida
  • Panhandle Focus
  • Bay Beacon Newspapers, Niceville, Florida
  • Militarylifestyle.com, sponsored by Downey Publications

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Book Coaching

Genres: Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction, Poetry, Anthologies, Short Story, Writing & Publishing, Non-Fiction

Amanda

Amanda

Charlottesville, VA, USA

Independent press cofounder, experienced editor, insightful reader. Edits literary and genre fiction at all stages of development.


Work experience:

  • Independent Press
  • C&R Press
  • Virginia Tech
  • Freelance

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Psychological Thriller, LGBTQ Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Coming of Age, Science Fiction

Erin

Erin

Birmingham, AL, USA

Literary agent with over 15 years of editorial experience, specializing in MG, YA, horror, mystery, magic realism, and fantasy


Work experience:

  • Howland Literary
  • The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency
  • Dotdash Meredith
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Young Adult

Michael

Michael

St. Louis, MO, United States

Editor of award-winning literature and NYT bestsellers, with 12 years' experience at Penguin Random House, Macmillan, and Hachette.


Work experience:

  • The Laryngoscope Journal
  • Self-employed
  • Graphic World, Inc
  • Penguin Random House

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Action & Adventure, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Young Adult

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