Jessica Holland

Jessica Holland - Editor

Freelance editor specializing in YA and middle-grade fiction, contemporary women's fiction, science fiction/fantasy, and historical fiction.

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Overview

I'm a freelance fiction editor who is looking to expand my client list. I'm taking on new clients in all genres of fiction. My clients affectionately call me "Typo Queen."

Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Adventure
Children's - Middle Grade
Crime & Mystery
Fantasy
Historical Fiction
Holiday
Literature
Romance
Science Fiction
Short Story
Thriller
Women's Fiction
Young Adult & Teen

Certifications

  • Copyediting from University of California San Diego

Work experience

Editor

Self-employed
December, 2014 – Present (about 4 years)

I provide authors with developmental editing and coaching, substantive line editing, copy editing, and proofreading. I strive to make your work the best that it can be.

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Portfolio (9 selected works)

TROLLING THE GREAT WHITE MALE

B. RIDER

When Jane Meadows is jilted on her wedding day, watching the love of her life, Bobby Logan, speed away on his motorcycle to pursue a musical career in New York City, she refuses her mother’s good advice, who tells her to let him be. Instead, she enlists Joann Dertz, a.k.a. Jo Dert, her pistol-packing best friend from Moundsville, to join her on a manhunt to Manhattan Isle.They weren’t alone on... read more

When Jane Meadows is jilted on her wedding day, watching the love of her life, Bobby Logan, speed away on his motorcycle to pursue a musical career in New York City, she refuses her mother’s good advice, who tells her to let him be. Instead, she enlists Joann Dertz, a.k.a. Jo Dert, her pistol-packing best friend from Moundsville, to join her on a manhunt to Manhattan Isle.They weren’t alone on... read more

Robinson Crusoe 2244: (Book 1)

E.J. Robinson

This thrilling sci-fi twist on the Daniel Defoe classic has been remastered and re-edited since its original publication! Two centuries after mankind drove itself to the brink of extinction, a new civilization rises from the ashes of what was once Great Britain. But when deadly strife breaks out among their ranks, the teenage son of one prominent family finds himself fleeing in the dead of nig... read more

This thrilling sci-fi twist on the Daniel Defoe classic has been remastered and re-edited since its original publication! Two centuries after mankind drove itself to the brink of extinction, a new civilization rises from the ashes of what was once Great Britain. But when deadly strife breaks out among their ranks, the teenage son of one prominent family finds himself fleeing in the dead of nig... read more

Robinson Crusoe 2245: (Book 2)

E.J. Robinson

In the wake of the climactic events of book one, Robinson Crusoe returns to the forbidden continent of what was once North America in an attempt to rescue Friday from Arga’Zul, leader of the Bone Flayers.But the path has not been easy. Strange and dangerous clans inhabit the ravaged lands. As obstacles arise and new foes join old ones, a desperate Robinson is forced to make risky alliances to ... read more

In the wake of the climactic events of book one, Robinson Crusoe returns to the forbidden continent of what was once North America in an attempt to rescue Friday from Arga’Zul, leader of the Bone Flayers.But the path has not been easy. Strange and dangerous clans inhabit the ravaged lands. As obstacles arise and new foes join old ones, a desperate Robinson is forced to make risky alliances to ... read more

The case of the Antiquities Collector: A Joey Mancuso, Father O'Brian Crime Mystery

Owen Parr

When Gavi Drucker, the daughter of multi-millionaire socialite Aaron Drucker, is abducted from her dorm at the University of Miami, retired NYPD homicide detective Joey Mancuso and his half-brother, Father Dominic O’Brian, are hired to find her. Afraid the young woman has been kidnapped for ransom, or worse, might be sold into the lucrative sex-slave market, the two New York City private detec... read more

When Gavi Drucker, the daughter of multi-millionaire socialite Aaron Drucker, is abducted from her dorm at the University of Miami, retired NYPD homicide detective Joey Mancuso and his half-brother, Father Dominic O’Brian, are hired to find her. Afraid the young woman has been kidnapped for ransom, or worse, might be sold into the lucrative sex-slave market, the two New York City private detec... read more

For Another Woman

Jean DeGarmo

The widowed owner of the Birch Hill Lodge, JoAnne Shaw, is out for revenge. Her married son, Russ, is having an affair with another woman. To make matters worse, JoAnne finds out that the woman is Russ's sister-in-law. JoAnne will stop at nothing to destroy him. She tries to turn his wife, Libby, and their five-year-old daughter, Olivia, against him. She attempts to ruin her wealthy opponents ... read more

The widowed owner of the Birch Hill Lodge, JoAnne Shaw, is out for revenge. Her married son, Russ, is having an affair with another woman. To make matters worse, JoAnne finds out that the woman is Russ's sister-in-law. JoAnne will stop at nothing to destroy him. She tries to turn his wife, Libby, and their five-year-old daughter, Olivia, against him. She attempts to ruin her wealthy opponents ... read more

Of Gryphons and Other Monsters (Taryn's Journey Book 1)

Shannon McGee

Taryn, a young shepherd from the mountains, is more than happy with the life she has been dealt. On the other hand, it is no secret that her twin brother longs for more than the drudgery of shepherding. When a mad gryphon begins to ravage local livestock a band of mercenaries is called to town to deal with them. As the twins become embroiled in a magical conflict that threatens to tear them ap... read more

Taryn, a young shepherd from the mountains, is more than happy with the life she has been dealt. On the other hand, it is no secret that her twin brother longs for more than the drudgery of shepherding. When a mad gryphon begins to ravage local livestock a band of mercenaries is called to town to deal with them. As the twins become embroiled in a magical conflict that threatens to tear them ap... read more

Robinson Crusoe 2246: (Book 3)

E.J. Robinson

Friday's liberation from the Bone Flayers should have meant the end to Robinson Crusoe's troubles on the forbidden continent, but a reemergence of the Rendering Virus now threatens to destroy everything he loves. Desperate and short on time, Robinson and Friday must now set across the wasteland of North America, overcoming new conflicts and new enemies in hopes of finding the mysterious City o... read more

Friday's liberation from the Bone Flayers should have meant the end to Robinson Crusoe's troubles on the forbidden continent, but a reemergence of the Rendering Virus now threatens to destroy everything he loves. Desperate and short on time, Robinson and Friday must now set across the wasteland of North America, overcoming new conflicts and new enemies in hopes of finding the mysterious City o... read more

Joshua and the Shadow of Death

Gary McPherson

“I never thought my life would turn out like this. My best friend Richard Brown is dead. Parts of his brain still paint the wall where he shot himself. Eighteen years ago, he and Barbara entrusted me with curing their adopted son, Harold. I was so sure of myself. After all, I had cured his half-brother at the orphanage. I thought I knew what I was doing, but now I’m not sure of anything.Richar... read more

“I never thought my life would turn out like this. My best friend Richard Brown is dead. Parts of his brain still paint the wall where he shot himself. Eighteen years ago, he and Barbara entrusted me with curing their adopted son, Harold. I was so sure of myself. After all, I had cured his half-brother at the orphanage. I thought I knew what I was doing, but now I’m not sure of anything.Richar... read more

Ghost Busting Mystery (Shady Hooiser Detective Agency Book 1)

Daisy Pettles

When Dode Schneider, rattle-brained Indiana farmer, insists an abandoned mansion is haunted by ghosts with big butts who dance in the apple orchard, Pawpaw County Sheriff Boots Gibson happily off-loads the crazy complaint to Ruby Jane Waskom and Veenie Goens, senior sleuths in training with the Shady Hoosier Detective Agency. Ruby Jane and Veenie, lifelong gal pals, aren’t afraid of the haunte... read more

When Dode Schneider, rattle-brained Indiana farmer, insists an abandoned mansion is haunted by ghosts with big butts who dance in the apple orchard, Pawpaw County Sheriff Boots Gibson happily off-loads the crazy complaint to Ruby Jane Waskom and Veenie Goens, senior sleuths in training with the Shady Hoosier Detective Agency. Ruby Jane and Veenie, lifelong gal pals, aren’t afraid of the haunte... read more

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