Horror Proofreading Services

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Parisa

Parisa

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Editor with over ten years of experience, formerly of one of the big five. Specializing in all genres of fiction!


Work experience:

  • Self Employed
  • Simon & Schuster

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading Query Letter Review query-letter-review

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Young Adult, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Leya

Leya

Milwaukee, WI, USA

What a life! I get to edit books--especially true crime, self-help, and dark fiction--and gently help authors share their passions.


Work experience:

  • Genius Book Services

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Anthologies, True Crime, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Legal Thriller, Psychological Thriller

Deirdre

Deirdre

Casper, Wyoming, USA

Trusted. Tested. True to you. I'll help you take your book from first draft to press-ready!


Work experience:

  • The Ochberg Society for Trauma Journalism (Formerly Dart Society)
  • Casper Star-Tribune
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Short Story, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Humanities & Social Sciences, Mystery & Crime, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Travel, Cultural & Ethnic

Anja

Anja

Long Beach, NY, USA

25 years' experience editing nonfiction—including food/drink, memoirs, history, wellness—and fiction. Efficient, timely, and professional.


Work experience:

  • Tiller Press/Simon & Schuster
  • Time Inc. Books/Oxmoor House
  • Kyle Books/Quarto Books
  • DK Publishing Inc./Penguin Random House
  • Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading Query Letter Review query-letter-review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, DIY & Crafts, Health & Wellbeing, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, LGBTQ Non-Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction, Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime

Sean

Sean

Hanson, KY, USA

Proofreader/editor for 9+ years, reader for 40+, and as a lifelong fan, horror is my go-to genre.


Work experience:

  • JournalStone/Trepidatio
  • Bizarro Pulp Press
  • Raw Dog Screaming Press

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Story, Entertainment, Non-Fiction, 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 editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading

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

Angel

Angel

Westbrook, ME, USA

The devil is in the details! The Word Angel casts demons from scifi, suspense, romance, and research for Macmillan, Rutgers, and nonprofits.


Work experience:

  • The Word Angel LLC
  • Modern Language Association (MLA)
  • Rutgers University
  • Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York (SUNY)
  • Educational Testing Service
  • Alexandra Chandler for U.S. Congress

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, True Crime, LGBTQ Fiction, Fiction, Science Fiction, Romance, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Horror, Thriller & Suspense

Katrina

Katrina

Verona, NJ, USA

I’m a Filipino-American writer-editor who proofreads, copy edits, and sensitivity reads. Let's upgrade your project.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic
  • Interview Magazine
  • Out Magazine
  • The Pace Press
  • Penguin Random House

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Short Story

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