Jaime Powell

Jaime Powell - Editor

Harleton, TX, USA

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

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Overview

Hello, you beautiful monsters!


It's me! Jaime Powell, editor extraordinaire! Let's jump right in! I am a professional editor, who has worked as a content editor, copy or line editor, and proofing editor. I am also an author who has 5 books with two different independent publishing houses and in 3 different genres.

I have edited almost all genres of fiction such as horror, fantasy, historical fiction, sci-fi, paranormal, romance, young adult, new adult, middle grade, and all sub genres which is my specialty! 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 this is how I make my living and every manuscript will be as polished as I can make it. That way when you send it to the publishing houses of your choice, you will have a leg up on the competition!

Will you hate me at times? Of course. I am responsible for showing you what could be made better for you which as an author myself, I sympathize. It's tough feeling like a stranger is messing with your baby. But that being said, you will find that I am your biggest cheerleader! By the time I am done, you'll have a manicured manuscript and a new best friend! (Yeah, I'm that good.) :)

I work now for Clean Reads Publishing as the lead editor and submissions manager. But I also have time for freelance work which is where you beautiful monsters come in! I always make time for new and exciting projects!

I have edited more than forty-five manuscripts, 20 of which I have included here on my profile, and all of which hold 4-5 star reviews on Amazon. I am always available, as I keep Reedsy open on my computer all day, so feel free to hit me up! Can't wait to work with you!
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Action & Adventure
Contemporary Romance
Dystopian
Horror
Middle Grade
New Adult
Paranormal Romance
Urban Fantasy

Certifications

  • 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

Author

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

Content, copy, and proofing editor

Clean Reads Publishing
January, 2018 – Present (over 3 years)

Lead Editor

Author

Clean Reads
June, 2017 – Present (over 4 years)

Submissions Manager

Clean Reads Publishing
January, 2017 – Present (over 4 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 9 reviews

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Professionalism
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Quality
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Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Michael Scott
I could write a book about all the things I didn't know when I set out to write this book. Fortunately, I have had amazing people like Jaime Powell in my corner, on my side, keeping me on the path to greater success. Jaime is a profoundly thorough copy editor and proofreader. Atop all of the recommended changes, additions and omissions, her notes and explanations have been profoundly insightfu...
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Michael Scott, September 2021


Tony Kohler
Ms. Powell was true to her word as well as my words. She has an eye for the little things that tend to slip by us writers.

Tony Kohler, September 2021


Darius Heyward
Jaime was a pleasure to work with! Super professional, kept up to date on progress and her editing comments were very helpful.

Darius Heyward, August 2021

Jaime Powell
Thank you, Darius! Was such a pleasure meeting you! And Iā€™m so glad I had the opportunity to help!

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Mark Pettis
My book edit was thorough, informative and educational. Being a new writer, Jaime showed patience in pointing out and correcting errors. The edits were easy to understand and fix.

Mark Pettis, August 2021


Esther Kuzik
Jaime is an amazing editor and her communication was excellent. She had made my story be better and helped me as a writer. I hope to work with her again in the future.

Esther Kuzik, July 2021

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