Jaime Powell

Jaime Powell - Editor

Harleton, TX, USA

I am an experienced copy and proofing editor specializing in fiction novels. It will still be your book, your voice, only louder!

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Hello, you beautiful monsters!

You did it! You made it to my profile! When I told my husband he started calling all our relatives! Some baked elaborate desserts in your honor. Others felt moved to write poetry. That really jacked guy at the gym started doing vigorous push-ups. Everyone rejoiced! So the hard part is over!

Let me introduce myself!

I’m Jaime Powell, editor extraordinaire! I am a professional editor, who has worked as a copy editor, and proofing editor. I have edited almost all genres of fiction, but I specialize in horror, paranormal, magical realism, young adult, new adult, middle grade, contemporary drama, and dystopian.

If you wrote a romance, chances are I'm not the right fit for you. However, everyone loves a good romantic subplot! Even right now I am getting grabby hands just waiting to help out with all those beautifully written manuscripts.

I am a fulltime editor which means every manuscript will be as polished as I can make it. That way when you send it to the publishing houses of your choice, or are ready to self-publish, you will have a leg up on the competition!

During the process you will find that I am your biggest cheerleader! So feel free to message me day or night; I always keep Reedsy open on my computer 24-7. Can't wait to work with you!
English (US)
Action & Adventure
Contemporary Fiction
Middle Grade
New Adult


  • Internship with Clean Reads Publishing
  • editor at Champagne Book Group
  • Submissions Manager
  • editor with Clean Reads Publishing

Work experience

Copy Editor

Champagne Book Group
February, 2021 – June, 2021 (4 months)

Copy editor


Black Rose Writing
April, 2018 – May, 2020 (about 2 years)

Content, copy, and proofing editor

Clean Reads Publishing
January, 2018 – March, 2022 (about 4 years)

Lead Editor


Clean Reads
June, 2017 – March, 2022 (over 4 years)

Submissions Manager

Clean Reads Publishing
January, 2017 – March, 2022 (about 5 years)

Portfolio (20 selected works)

Queen Mary's Daughter

Orford, Emily-Jane Hills

Sing Me Something Happy

Stewart, Bruce A

Melt (Faerie Song Saga)

Barrow-Belisle, Michele

Circus in a Shot Glass

Overmyer, Beth

Storm Taken: A Supernatural Thriller

Davidson, William Michael

Jaime has 43 reviews

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Elbert Shiflett
Jamie made sure I understood what she would do upfront, and kept in contact throughout the process. Her editing was great and made some suggestions on the structure of the MS.

Elbert Shiflett, March 2023

Jaime Powell
Thank you, Mackie! Hope to edit more for you in the future!

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Braxton VanCise
I mean every five start review I gave. She made my dream come true. To publish my first novel SYN is one of the most important things in my entire life, and she made it possible. Very caring, updating, and overall a fun person to speak with. I 100% recommend her for an edit, and will 100% being hiring her again in the future.

Braxton VanCise, February 2023

Jaime Powell
Thank you, Braxton! It was a pleasure!

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Sarah Reasons
Jaime was so thorough and detailed with my project! Great to work with and will use her again for future projects!

Sarah Reasons, January 2023

Jaime Powell
Thanks, Sarah! It was my pleasure :)

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James Lally
I have just finished my third project with Jaime and I am determined to work with her on all future projects. I genuinely feel that I have become a better writer with the assistance of her editing process. I have no complaints, only high phrase for her.

James Lally, December 2022

Jaime Powell
Thanks James! Can’t wait for the sequel! :)

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Claudia Dunlop
Jamie was wonderful to work with! She has amazing communication and kept in touch with me for every step of the way. She worked in a timely manner and met the deadlines that we agreed on. She did everything that she said that she would do and more! Thank you Jamie!!

Claudia Dunlop, October 2022

Jaime Powell
Thank you, Claudia! Was my pleasure and I hope we get to work together again soon!

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