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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

Paul

Paul

Los Angeles, United States

I excel at copy-editing, proofreading, developmental editing, ghostwriting, all kinds of collaborating — fiction, nonfiction, humor, & more.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Humor & Comedy, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Political Science & Current Affairs, Anthologies, Music, Entertainment, Literary Fiction

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, Action & Adventure, Inspirational, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Kathy

Kathy

San Diego, United States

Freelance copyeditor and proofreader offering 25 years of experience in scientific and educational publishing


Work experience:

  • Academic Press (Elsevier Science/Harcourt)
  • Academic Press
  • Brian F. Smith and Associates (Archaeologist)
  • Converse Consultants West
  • Cajon Valley, Mountain Empire, and Palm Middle Schools
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry, Math & Science, Nature, Action & Adventure, Classics, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Education & Reference, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense

Matthew

Matthew

Durham, NC, United States

Copy and developmental editor specializing in humanities, social sciences, general and creative nonfiction, as well as literary fiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • UNC Press
  • Duke University

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Music, Education & Reference, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Art, Geography

Erik

Erik

Minneapolis, MN, United States

Editor with years of in-house experience. Founder of a literary agency. Writer. Host of Print Run Podcast.


Work experience:

  • Red Sofa Literary Agency
  • Self-employed
  • The Overlook Press
  • Oxford University Press
  • Headwater Literary Management

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Career Guides, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Nature, Historical Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Sports & Outdoors, Life Sciences, Math & Science

Michael

Michael

Boston, MA, USA

Copy editor, proofreader, and author with 20+ years' experience, specializing in Fiction, Memoir, and Art.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Christian Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Thriller & Suspense, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs

Tammy

Tammy

California, United States

Experienced editor specializing in fantasy and science fiction and their many subgenres. As dedicated to words as a hobbit to breakfast.


Work experience:

  • Independent Publishing
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Epic Fantasy, Space Opera, Science Fiction, Psychological Thriller, Thriller & Suspense, Steampunk, Technothriller

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