Jen Boles

Jen Boles - Editor

Kansas City, MO, USA

Experienced editor and proofreader with 8+ years of experience working with indie authors. 3+ years editing for Hallmark Publishing.

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Overview

As an author and attorney, I bring creative and technical expertise to any project. I've proofread romance and mystery USA Today Bestsellers including WRAPPED UP IN CHRISTMAS by Janice Lynn. I've provided comprehensive copy editing to fantasy, urban fantasy, and YA indie authors.

I’m passionate about polishing copy and love working with authors. We’ll discuss your project at the beginning to make sure we get your novel ready to publish as soon as possible. I have never missed a deadline while combining high quality with above-average speed to deliver client expectations on time and within budget.


Whatever your preferred sub-genre (fantasy, mystery, paranormal), I can help you and your novel achieve your very own HEA.
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Contemporary Romance
Cozy Mysteries
Epic Fantasy
Paranormal Romance
Romantic Comedy
Science Fiction
Urban Fantasy
Young Adult Fantasy

Work experience

Freelance Proofreader & Copy Editor

Hallmark Publishing
May, 2019 – Present (about 3 years)

I edit and proofread full-length novels to ensure accurate grammar and consistency. I provide sensitivity feedback for indigenous characters and military veteran characters as an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and the spouse of a military veteran. I have delivered revisions and edits 100% on time or ahead of deadlines as a contract copy editor and proofreader.

Professional Writer & Editor

Self-employed
October, 2014 – Present (over 7 years)

I have published 5 novels with a new novel expected Fall 2023. I provide freelance proofreading, copy editing, and developmental editing services to indie authors.

My Favorite Dish

Reed, Kenzie

The Beach Escape

Magee, Rachel

Night Rise

De La Rosa, Frances, De La Rosa, Frances, Halstead, Kim, Boles, Jen, Leone, Cristiana

Third Soul

Van Buskirk, Joseph, Blair, Jennifer

Jen has 10 reviews

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Professionalism
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Communication & Punctuality

Daniel Rodgers
Jen not only guided us through the process but surpassed our expectations in the quality of the work! The books are now live on Amazon, ahead of our schedule, because of Jen's help.

Daniel Rodgers, May 2022


Tanya Dawson
Loved working with Jen. I just booked my next project with her.

Tanya Dawson, May 2022


J Terry Johnson
Jen met my expectations. Professional. Competent. Cordial. I recommend her to others and will certainly ask to engage her the next time I need copy editing.

J Terry Johnson, April 2022


Frances De La Rosa
Jen was a joy to work with! She communicated well at every stage of the project, and kept perfectly to the timeline while delivering on quality. I enjoyed her professional and friendly demeanor. And I'll definitely be returning to her for future projects.

Frances De La Rosa, April 2022


Angela J. Ford
Excellent work, quick and communicative, I'd certainly work with Jen again!

Angela J. Ford, March 2022

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