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« on: June 13, 2018, 06:40:52 AM »
My usual editor will be taking some time off in July and August. As such, I *may* need a sub for a ~70k manuscript, needs to be done by September 1st, and just a review for grammar/spelling/word overuse/etc. I won't be ready for edits until July 1st at the earliest, but I didn't want to get caught without at the last minute.

Any recommendations?

ETA: Urban Fantasy.
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Re: Editor recommendations
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2018, 07:08:36 AM »
I have some openings in July. I specialize as a developmental editor, but I also do quality copy edits. I'd love to fill in for your regular editor. I charge $.004/word for a copy edit. If you also need help with line edits (clarity of prose, word usage, etc.) I charge the same for a separate pass for that. So copy and line would be .008/word.

You can check me out on my website at I'll do a sample edit for you for free, of course, up to 2000 words. Message me or email me at if you're interested.

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Re: Editor recommendations
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2018, 08:13:12 AM »
I've recently had a more limited edit - a dialogue review - from A Fading Street (who has a thread on these boards) and was very happy with the work.  As well as dialogue edits (correcting my rubbish punctuation), Graham also picked up some clunky phrasing and typos and I know from previous beta reading that he also picks up over-used words (apparently I'm very fond of "had had" as well as the more common shivers and sighs!).

Best of luck.

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« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2018, 08:24:01 AM »
I was really happy with Stephanie Parent.

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« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2018, 06:17:26 PM » Julie is amazing and a pleasure to work with. I've used her for about six books.

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Re: Editor recommendations
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2018, 04:15:05 AM »
The Editorial Freelancers Association has a member directory and a job board where you can post your job to receive contacts from freelancers:
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