substantive editing

Significantly revise text for coherence, consistency, focus, and readability while maintaining your style/voice; perform fact-checking and research as needed

Ellen Horowitz | HEADS/up
[email protected]303-494-4842
Drawing on a rich tapestry of experience in science and history editing, writing, research, exhibit development, and design, I provide unique, meticulous editorial services to ensure clear and accessible communication. Specialties: scientific/technical investigation/reporting, forensics/litigation, museum projects, academic research, history/biography.
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I have worked as an acquisitions editor, most recently at an association where I developed books about business, medicine, and pets. I have also been a freelance writer and editor. My personal essays and short stories are published in print and digital publications, and I edited and contributed to an anthology published in 2007. My specialty is developmental editing, and my areas of expertise include business books, memoirs, and fiction for adults and young adults.
Linda Tate, PhD | Tate Communications
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A former English professor, I have provided quick, efficient, eagle-eyed editing for both short and long projects for 35 years. Specialties: business, nonprofit, physical sciences, academic (humanities, social sciences), memoir, children’s issues, health/wellness, K-16 education.
Caitlin Berve, MFA | Ignited Ink Writing, LLC
[email protected]505-402-4599
As an editor, I make your story linger with readers to keep them turning pages until dawn. As a content creator, I ensure your ideal clients know how you can help them reach their burning desires. Specialties: fiction (especially fantasy, mystery, YA), memoir, health care, blogs, tutorial videos.
Rick Killian | Killian Creative
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Killian Creative has worked with both authors and publishers since 1999 to complete more than 90 manuscripts that have sold over 5.4 million copies combined, including two NYT bestsellers. Our passion is helping mission-driven entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders magnify their messages and build their organizations.
Elizabeth (Bette) Frick, PhD | The Text Doctor LLC
[email protected]720-999-1851
Freelance editor with 30+ years of providing editing for businesses, organizations, and authors (from short articles to long books) by improving the language, flow, structure, clarity, and correctness of your texts with a quick turnaround.

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