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Copy and Line Editing

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George di Pietro | Book Editing Associates What’s the difference between copy editing and line editing? Where does one end and the other begin? I’ve been asked these questions by clients, potential clients, and even fellow editors. I provide both services, so I think my experience offers some practical insights. Copy editing generally is considered …

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Identity, Ethnic and Otherwise

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George di Pietro – Writer, Editor, Proofreader Book Editing Associates As a writer and editor, I am fascinated by identities — why and how people adopt them, and how they express them socially and politically. Two of my specialties as an editor and writer are ethnic and sexual identities. I find these subjects intellectually stimulating, …

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Hannah Earthman

Hannah Earthman is an experienced editor whose clients' books have been sold to traditional publishers and have become Amazon best sellers. She frequently helps clients with multiple aspects of the publishing process, calling on her experience as not only a book editor but also a book reviewer (for Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Indie), acquisitions editor (for Sotto Voce Magazine and Scout …

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Laura Harvey – Developmental Editor and Proofreader

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LAURA HARVEY is passionate about reading and producing high-quality books, and she is the perfect editor to take a manuscript from rough draft to finished, polished product. Since 2006, she has edited for numerous publishers, including Common Ground Publishing, Mayhaven Publishing, and Northwestern University Press. Her interests include nonfiction, children’s literature (picture books through young …

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Jeff Kennedy, Ph.D. – English Editor – Proofreader

Copy Editing, Proofreading, MLA Formatting Thesis and Dissertation Editing, ESL Editing, Business Communications JEFF KENNEDY, Ph.D. is a former university English and writing professor and current writer, editor, poet, teacher, and consultant with over 25 years of experience working with writers of all skill levels. While part of Book Editing Associates, he has edited over 100 books, …

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David Alan: Book Editor, Sports, Memoirs, History, Politics

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The author and editor of more than 150 books, David Alan knows what it takes to get a book published. “Excellence is his habit,” publisher Les Krantz wrote, and it’s reflected in the numbers: David’s Goodreads.com rating of 4.24 (2,000-plus ratings) places him in the top 1 percentile of authors/editors. Civil rights icon Myrlie Evers-Williams, …

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Lisa Balthazar | Best Selling Children’s Book Editor

LISA BALTHAZAR has published over 100 books, including several award-winning and bestselling titles. She is also a publishing executive and editor with over 20 years of professional experience in the industry. She has been Editorial/Publishing Director for Golden Books, Price Stern Sloan-Penguin Random House, Intervisual Books, Gateway Learning Corp (Hooked on Phonics), and other established …

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Jo-Ann Langtree

  Developmental Editing, Copyediting, Proofreading Jo-Ann has been in the writing and editing business for 25 years, specializing in self-help, holistic health, metaphysical and spiritual topics. Throughout the ’90s, she served as Associate Editor of Body, Mind & Spirit, a national New Age magazine for which she edited all copy and wrote features and celebrity …

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Marie Valentine, Copy Editor and Proofreader

Editor of Fiction, Short Stories, Memoir, Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, Esoteric, & Experimental Literature Offering Copyediting, Manuscript Evaluation, Proofreading, Formatting, Style Editing, Developmental Editing & More Marie holds a master’s degree in communications. She has served as a book editor, news editor, business technology writer, poet, and micropress publisher of experimental works by contemporary writers. I am …

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Ted Gasner

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Writing Coach, Mentor, Collaborator, and Ghostwriter Editing Services | Contemporary/Mainstream Creative Nonfiction, Detective, Erotica, Gay/Lesbian, Literary Fiction, Memoir/Autobiography, Mystery, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Women’s Fiction, Young Adult TED GASNER edited hundreds of award-winning fiction and nonfiction titles during his six years as a Supervising Editor for Scholastic Inc. Ted developed book series for print, eReaders, and websites, then assigned …

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James N. Powell

Literary fiction, creative nonfiction, contemporary-mainstream-trade, adventure, romance, science fiction, action/military, travel/lifestyle, erotica, gay/lesbian, ethnic culture, literary journalism, memoir/autobiography, New Age, religion, spirituality, poetry, APA Editing APA EDITING SERVICES Proofreading for correct seriation (lists of items in a series), smoothness of expression, continuity of presentation of ideas, tone, wordiness, redundancy, word choice, colloquial expressions and jargon, …

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Kelly Lynne, Book Editor | Paranormal Romance

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  Kelly Lynne is the proud “auntie” to over 80 published novels, novellas and short stories, which have sold to Kensington Publishing, Carina Press, Cerridwen Press, Awe-Struck Publishing, Samhain Publishing, Wings ePress, Bradley Publishing, Damnation Books, and The Wild Rose Press as well as author self-published titles. These books have gone on to earn high …

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Floyd Largent | Book Editor

Science fiction and fantasy, mainstream fiction, short stories, mysteries, anthropology, history, memoirs. Manuscript submission services: book proposals, and query letters. I’m your basic all-around generalist writer and content editor. Most things interest me, and if they interest me enough, I write about them. I’m firmly convinced that a good writer can write anything well, and …

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John David Kudrick

JOHN DAVID KUDRICK (MA in Journalism, Professional Writing: Fiction) Substantive (content) editing, copyediting, proofreading, book proposals Christian fiction (all genres – for both adults and young adults), action, military, historical fiction, science fiction and fantasy, contemporary, mainstream, trade You're sitting at your computer, smiling, feeling an incredible sense of satisfaction in your heart. After more …

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Caroline Hiley

Mystery | Crime | Adventure | Suspense | Historical | Westerns Science Fiction and Fantasy | Speculative Fiction Young Adult | Romance | Literary CAROLINE HILEY specializes in copyediting novels and works of nonfiction. She works with both traditional publishers and independent authors. Her focus in all editing is consistency, accuracy, and clarity, so that …

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Henry Denard

HENRY DENARD is a writer, ghost writer, and editor of commercial mainstream nonfiction and fiction. Denard co-founded and was editor in chief at a publishing company (distributed by Random House) where he oversaw (and often helped to write) dozens of books. Denard’s bestselling nonfiction and fiction authors include Chris Wallace, Catherine Crier, Matthew Modine, Brett …

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David Cathcart

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Christian Book Editor Screenplay Editing Services Mainstream Fiction – Christian Fiction Science Fiction – Fantasy – Screenplays DAVID CATHCART has worked as a writer, editor, publisher, journalist, screenwriter, blogger, copyeditor, copywriter, art director, and proofreader for almost 20 years. He has written, co-written and edited over 40 published books, both fiction and non-fiction. He has …

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Sarah Anderson

Book Editor | Writing Coach *** Sarah is booking for December 2017 *** Women’s Fiction, Romance, Literary Fiction, Memoir, Biographies, Religion, New Age, Spirituality, Inspiration Self-Help, How-To Sarah Anderson is a freelance editor and writer, experienced in fiction and nonfiction. Her work has been called outstanding, and she was solely responsible for editing the three …

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