Romance Proofreading Services

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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

Ellen

Ellen

Brooklyn, NY, United States

I'm a publishing professional with more than 20 years of experience in NYC providing services to HarperCollins, Hyperion, and many others.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Literary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Paranormal Romance, Science Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Tera

Tera

South Bend, United States

Editor with 10+ years of experience specializing in developmental edits and copy editing, with a focus on romance and all romance subgenres.


Work experience:

  • Entangled Publishing
  • Samhain Publishing
  • Kensington Lyrical
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Young Adult, LGBTQ Fiction, Women's Fiction, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Will

Will

Chicago, United States

Trusted copy editor and proofreader for romance, mystery, fantasy, sci-fi, and suspense.


Work experience:

  • Berkley Publishing (Penguin Random House)
  • Harlequin Romance (HarperCollins)
  • Orbit Books / Redhook (Hachette)
  • University of Iowa Press

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mysteries, Romantic Comedy, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Espionage, Thriller & Suspense, Chick Lit, Women's Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult

Lynsey

Lynsey

Missoula, United States

(She/they.) Over a decade of in-house and freelance editorial work for Big 5 publishers & private clients across genres.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Fordham University Press
  • City College of New York
  • Skadden-Arps Legal Studies Program at City College of New York
  • WHACK! Magazine
  • Penguin Group (USA)
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Science Fiction, Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction

Michelle

Michelle

Seattle, WA, United States

Professional editor to top-tier authors, including George R. R. Martin, Terry Brooks, Blake Crouch, and romance great Connie Brockway.


Work experience:

  • Wales Literary Agency
  • Michelle Hope Editing
  • University of Washington
  • Sasquatch Books

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

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

Carlo

Carlo

Rutherford, NJ, USA

I specialize in fiction (focusing on romance, thriller, and fantasy/sci-fi), narrative non-fiction, and how-to books on writing.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Bauer Publishing
  • Northstar Travel Media
  • Dakini Magazine

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Book Coaching

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult, Thriller & Suspense, Writing & Publishing, Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Women's Fiction

D. Ann

D. Ann

Newark, NJ, USA

Editor/sensitivity reader with 10+ yrs of experience. Worked with all big 5 publishers. Specialize in genre: romance, historicals, mystery.


Work experience:

  • Tessera Editorial
  • Self-employed
  • Emerald City Literary Agency
  • Sourcebooks

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: African American Fiction, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Psychological Thriller, Thriller & Suspense, Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Paranormal Romance, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Children's

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