Editorial Resources Provided by Sarah Maury Swan

Need an Editor to Give You Professional Advice on Your Near-Perfect Manuscript?

Some of the following are members of the Editorial Freelancers Association


Be sure to check them out on Preditors and Editors first. http://pred-ed.com/.

Dryden, Emma made lemonade out of the lemons she got from being laid-off as Vice President and Publisher of Atheneum Books for Young Readers and Margaret K. McElderry Books.  She will now help you make your book the best possible through her new business: http://drydenbks.com/

Haak, Elizabeth will proofread your nonfiction history book. Home phone: 212-473-0075; Cell phone: 917-334-7958; Email: elizabethhaak@verizon.net

Hamilton, Emma Walton is an author of children’s books who also freelances as an editor.  She will give you manuscript evaluation and line-editing help.  http://www.emmawaltonhamilton.com/

Marchini, Tracy decided to start her own editorial services business this past May after working at Curtis Brown.  She offers to help you with query letters in addition to editing your manuscript.  She also is a children’s book author. myverbocity@gmail.com; http://www.tracymarchini.com

Sanders, Mary Lois, a published children’s writer, is especially interested in helpling you with your historical fiction.

Smith, Elizabeth can help you with copyediting, line and developmental editing, writing and proofreading on your children’s, YA or manga fiction or non-fiction. esmithwrite@gmail.com

Wiesenfeld, Lori might be just the person to do your fact checking and copyediting on that children’s textbook you’re writing. loriwie@yahoo.com

Wilcox, Erin M.Wilcox Editing Services editing specialities include children’s books and working with authors so their manuscripts have the best shot with agents or publishers; or being a polished self-published book. erin@wilcoxediting.com

Wilson, NikiPiedmont Editorial will customize her skills to meet your needs from manuscript evaluation to plot and character development to whatever editing is needed to creating a synopsis. She works on all children/YA fiction including picture books and historical narratives. email@piedmonteditorial.com

(Disclaimer: The above resources are not connected with or necessarily endorsed by SCBWI.)


About ediehemingway

I am an author of children's middle grade novels and the Regional Advisor for the MD/DE/WV SCBWI chapter.
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