Stephanie Taylor

Stephanie Taylor - Editor

Athens, AL, USA

I've worked with some of the biggest names on the NY Times and USA Today Bestsellers lists. I want YOU to be next! Are you ready?

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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, in all genres of fiction.

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!
English (US)
Christian Fiction
Mystery & Crime
Science Fiction
Thriller & Suspense
Women's Fiction
Young Adult


  • Editor in Chief, Clean Reads Publishing
  • Technical Writer, Redstone Federal Credit Union


  • International Bestseller

Work experience

Editor in Chief

December, 2010 – Present (over 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


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 6 reviews

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Heather Lynn
This was my first time working with an editor through Reedsy, and I wasn't sure what to expect. Stephanie was wonderful to work with. I was surprised by how reasonable her quote was, and I was also pleasantly surprised with how thoughtful and thorough her review was. I thought I was looking for just final editing (which she did), but she also pointed out where my story could use a little more ...
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Heather Lynn, February 2022

Stephanie Taylor
Thank you so much, Heather! I LOVED working with you and editing your book. Such a fun story!

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Brooke Maddaleni
Stephanie was great to work with. I was looking for honesty, and that's exactly what I found! She also had a great eye for noticing mistakes of all kinds. I highly recommend!

Brooke Maddaleni, January 2022

Stephanie Taylor
Thank you, Brooke! You were great!

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Jennifer York
Hiring Stephanie was the best thing that I could have done for my project. She has been very professional and went above and beyond. I will always recommend her for hire as well as hire her for the other books that I plan to write. Thank you!

Jennifer York, January 2022

Stephanie Taylor
Thank you! I'm honored you chose me to edit for you!

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Jessica Diez
A five star editor. Highly recommended.

Jessica Diez, November 2021

Stephanie Taylor
Thank you!!! I appreciate you letting me edit for you!

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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!

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