Pam McElroy

Pam McElroy – Editor

Experienced copyeditor and proofreader of books and magazines in all genres and age categories, but my speciality is in teen books.


I have fifteen years of publishing experience, from proofreading and copyediting, to managing editorial and subsidiary rights. I now work full time as a freelance copyeditor, proofreader, and typesetter. Some clients include Inkshares, Quarto, Black Point Press, Paper Lantern Lit, and the American Psychological Association.
Children’s Non-Fiction Psychology
Fantasy LGBTQ Fiction Literary Fiction Middle Grade Mystery & Crime Young Adult
English (US)

Work experience


Jan, 2013 — Present

SF Apartment Magazine

May, 2016 — Present

Zest Books

Dec, 2008 — May, 2012 (over 3 years)

Razorbill, Penguin

Dec, 2006 — Dec, 2008 (about 2 years)

American Psychological Association

Jan, 2005 — Dec, 2006 (almost 2 years)


In 1978 Christiane F. testified against a man who had traded heroin for sex with teenage girls at Berlin’s notorious Zoo Station. In the course of that trial, Christiane F. became connected with two journalists, and over time they helped to turn her story - wh... read more
Devil's Call

J. Danielle Dorn

“The Revenant with witches.” ―James Demonaco, screenwriter and director of The Purge seriesOn a dark night in the summer of 1859, three men enter the home of Dr. Matthew Callahan and shoot him dead in front of his pregnant wife. Unbeknownst to them, Li Lian, h... read more
Regine Stokke began to blog about her day-to-day life shortly after she was diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukemia in 2008. Her stated purpose at the time was to give people a sense of what it was like to live with such a serious illness, and her blog b... read more
Growing up, Liz Prince wasn't a girly girl, dressing in pink tutus or playing Pretty Pretty Princess like the other girls in her neighborhood. But she wasn't exactly one of the guys either, as she quickly learned when her Little League baseball coach exiled he... read more
A Wall Street Journal bestsellerWildlife biologist Mac Barrett avoided his hometown of Scarlet Falls for years—too many bad memories. But when he receives the news that his father is dying, he rushes home only to discover he’s too late. Shaken, Mac retreats to... read more
Five-hundred years ago, sorcery began to fade from the world. As technology prevailed, combustion engines and computers replaced enchanted plows and spell books. Real magicians were hunted almost to extinction. Science became the primary system of belief, and ... read more
"An alt-futuristic hard-science thriller with twists and turns you'll never see coming. I couldn't put it down." —Felicia Day, founder of Geek & SundryIt’s the year 2147. Advancements in nanotechnology have enabled us to control aging. We’ve genetically engine... read more
Kill Creek

Scott Thomas

-Shortlisted for the 2017 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a First Novel-Winner of the American Library Association's Horror Book of 2017 "Intensely realized and beautifully orchestrated Gothic horror." —Joyce Carol Oates "A match for readers who ... read more

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Heather J.

Heather J.

Dec, 2018

Aloha! This was an unexpectedly huge project---and Pam did a fantastic job. Thank you for your time, care and consideration with each and every page. I am delighted to include you in my acknowledgement page of the upcoming book. Cheers!
Pam M.
Thank you, Heather! I enjoyed every minute :)

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