Stephanie Taylor

Stephanie Taylor - Editor

Athens, AL, USA

15+ years experience editing NYTimes and USA TODAY bestsellers!

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Overview

I'm that girl. The girl who fought to get a book published. Adding, commas, after, every, word. I opened a publishing company back in 2010 and found my love for editing. I discovered top notch authors and edited them; three of which are now #1 New York Times best sellers, two who are USA today best sellers. I know good work when I see it.

I used to be you. I tried to navigate the muddy waters of publishing and editing until finally one day I was schmoozing with Kiera Cass and E.L. James at book conventions, learning the trade, the secrets, and how to stand out.

With fifteen years of editing experience, you'd think I'm gonna charge you an arm and a leg. Maybe even a first born? Nah. I was there once too - in need of professional editing. I know the importance of keeping costs low and sales high. I'm here to help you, the author, realize your dreams.

Let's talk, laugh, and get you out there, conquering the publishing world sooner rather than later!
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Contemporary Romance
Historical Romance
Paranormal Romance
Romantic Comedy
Romantic Suspense
Time Travel Romance
Young Adult

Work experience

Editor in Chief

Self-employed
December, 2010 – Present (about 11 years)

Editor in chief of Astraea Press, Published New York Times best sellers, USA today best sellers. Eleven years of publishing, editing, marketing, and helping design cover art.

Portfolio (55 selected works)

Fire and Ice (Faerie Song Saga)

Barrow-Belisle, Michele

Waltzing with the Wallflower Trilogy

Sanders, Leah, Van Dyken, Rachel

Abby's Letters

Romanin, Dana

Doubting Thomas

Taylor, Stephanie

Silver Lined

Taylor, Stephanie

The Unexpected Choice

Taylor, Stephanie

The Picture

Taylor, Stephanie

Inside and Out

Taylor, Stephanie

Always and Forever

Taylor, Stephanie

My One True Love

Taylor, Stephanie

Jesse's Girl

Taylor, Stephanie

Lucky for Her

Taylor, Stephanie, Lee, Elaina

Tinseltown

Taylor, Stephanie

Royal Opposites

Crawford, Lori

Diamonds or Donuts

Ulrich, Lucie

Something Like A Lady

Bowman, Kim, Springsteen, Kay, For the Muse Designs

A Lot Like A Lady

Bowman, Kim, Springsteen, Kay, For the Muse Designs

Cowboy Out of Time

Salter, J.L.

Midnight Traveler

Powell, Jaime W.

Thomas Templeton and the Whispers of Branson Manor

Steward, Emily A., Steward, Chad

Don't Wake Me Up

Rhines, M.E.

Empower (Collide Book 3)

Stambaugh, Ashley

Stephanie has 3 reviews

Professionalism
Professionalism
Quality
Quality
Value
Value
Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Jessica Diez
A five star editor. Highly recommended.

Jessica Diez, November 2021


Nat Chelloni
Stephanie was wonderful. Very professional. Loved working with her.

Nat Chelloni, October 2021

Stephanie Taylor
Thank you, lady! Let's do it again in the future!

Reply from Stephanie Taylor


Bianca Lee
She was fast in her response time and provided honest feedback for areas of improvement. She also picked up errors that had previously been missed.

Bianca Lee, June 2021

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