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PPN Freelance Directory

More than ever, freelancers are the backbone of our industry. The PPN Freelance Directory is a simple-to-access tool for individuals to list their services and for publishers and authors to find good folks to get the work done.

If you need freelance services, enter any pertinent term (name, city, services provided) and a search will be performed across all fields in our directory.

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  • Jessica Moreland


    Location: , New England

    Website: www.jessicamoreland.com

    Services Provided: Book Design, Composition, Copy Editing, Copywriting, Developmental Editing, eBook Design, Ghostwriting, Proofreading, Writing

    Expertise: Literary Fiction, Women's Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy, YA Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Memoir, General Nonfiction, Health, Marketing, and Business
  • Jesús Román!


    Location: Madrid, Spain

    Website: http://jesus-roman.com

    Services Provided: Art Direction, Art Editing, Book Design, Book Packaging, Consulting, Corporate Design, Digital Media Publishing, eBook Design, eBook Production, Graphic Design, Identity Creation and Refinement, Identity Design, Instructional Design, Jacket/Cover Design, Production, UX Design, Web Design

    Expertise: Art Director, Graphic Designer & Online Communication Specialist currently based in Madrid. I'm very passionate about art and culture, and I am very detail-oriented.

    I happen to be the director of B-side Magazine, in which I work with a large multidisciplinary team bringing out to light artists and artistic expressions based on quality. I also collaborate with the creative and technological agency Piovra and I'm the Creative Director of the New York based record label High Mountains Records.

    My services include art direction, graphic design, brand analysis, naming, branding, concept development, community management, SEO, web and UX design, art direction for music videos & commercials… And any creative thing that you want to propose me.
  • Jesús Román!


    Location: Madrid, Madrid

    Website: http://jesus-roman.com

    Services Provided: Art Direction, Corporate Design, Graphic Design, UX Design, Web Design

    Expertise:

    Art Director, Graphic Designer & Online Communication Specialist currently based in Madrid. I'm very passionate about art and culture, and I am very detail-oriented.

    I happen to be the director of B-side Magazine, in which I work with a large multidisciplinary team bringing out to light artists and artistic expressions based on quality. I also collaborate with the creative and technological agency Piovra and I'm the Creative Director of the New York based record label High Mountains Records.

    Oh, and I nearly forgot! I also offer my services as a freelance.

    Thanks for taking the time to visit my profile, I’ll be really happy to hear from you.
  • Johnny Crap



    Services Provided: Illustration
  • Jovan


    Location: Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Website: http://www.inbookdesign.com

    Services Provided: eBook Conversion, eBook Design, eBook Production, Jacket/Cover Design

    Expertise: For more than a year and half I have worked on Createspace/Kindle books formatting projects. There is one more member in my team and we worked together on many of these projects. From December 2016, we have a new offer - Book Cover Design service. There is always place for improvement, so we work on improving our work and widening our knowledge related to these jobs.
  • Jupiter Productions


    Location: Fort Bragg, CA

    Website: http://www.lindajupiter.com

    Services Provided: Book Design, Composition, Content Editing, Copy Editing, Illustration, Indexing, Photo Research, Production, Project Management, Proofreading, Publication Management

    Expertise: Specializing in fine quality book editing, design, typography, and production for the publishing community

    Excellent client, management, and author skills; rest easy knowing your projects are in good, capable hands.
    I draw upon a team of expert writers, editors, designers, photo researchers, illustrators, typesetters, proofreaders, indexers, printers, binders, or can use the professional of your choice.

    Your single source for allover management, quality control, scheduling, trafficking materials, maintaining budget, and prompt book delivery.
  • Just Lay It Out!


    Location: West Wardsboro, Vermont

    Website: http://justlayitout.com

    Services Provided: Book Design, Composition, Proofreading

    Expertise: Nearly 30 years of personal experience in book composition. I've produced books from simple novels to complex higher education books, including Math books. I also have access to proofreaders, book designers, and graphic artists and can coordinate all communications to meet your needs. I have great references on my web page and can provide more upon request.
  • Just Lay It Out!


    Location: West Wardsboro, Vermont

    Website: http://justlayitout.com

    Services Provided: Composition

    Expertise: Book Composition/Typesetting: Nearly 30 years of personal experience in book composition. I've produced books from simple novels to complex higher education books, including Math books. I also have access to proofreaders, book designers, and graphic artists and can coordinate all communications to meet your needs. I have great references on my web page and can provide more upon request.
  • Kaitlin Morrison


    Location: Moses Lake, WA

    Website: http://www.kaitlinmorrison.com

    Services Provided: Writing

    Expertise: I offer blogging, articles, whitepapers, case studies and more. If you are looking for an experienced, published business or healthcare writer, get in touch with me today!

    B2B, B2C, Finance, Healthcare and related industries
  • Kate Prentiss



    Services Provided: Illustration
  • Kathleen Szawiola Book & Graphic Design


    Location: Reno, NV

    Services Provided: Book Design, Composition, Jacket/Cover Design, Project Management

    Expertise: Award-winning book design and production management. I can provide cover/jacket design, book design, and production management from copy edited files to bound book.
  • Katie Cook


    Location: San Francisco, CA

    Website: http://www.katiecookeditorial.com

    Services Provided: Copy Editing, Copywriting, Developmental Editing, Digital Media Publishing, Project Management, Proofreading, Technical Writing

    Expertise:

    I'm Katie, a versatile writer, editor, and project manager with 15 years of experience. As a trained journalist, I got my start as a newspaper reporter before working as an in-house editor for Pearson Education and Cengage Learning, two of the largest educational publishers. Since 2011, I have been a full-time self-employed writer and editor, working out of my home office in San Francisco.

    I specialize in working with educational publishers and subject matter experts to create educational materials that inspire and inform. I also enjoy helping small businesses craft website and marketing copy that effectively communicates their unique brand.

    Working with me is a collaborative, creative process. From the very beginning, I make a point to tailor my work to best meet the client’s needs. Whether I’m editing, writing, or managing a product, every project begins with a client interview to learn about the project’s goals and desired outcomes. After the initial client interview, I start the project in a clear and organized manner by building a detailed project plan and schedule. My ultimate goal is to deliver a product that makes the client dance, hoot, and holler with happiness.

    I pride myself on client satisfaction and I have built my business based on the referrals of satisfied customers. If you’re excited by the idea of working with professional who takes the time to understand your business, LET’S TALK!
  • Katie Lewis


    Location: Nashville, Tennessee

    Website: http://www.kathryndlewis.com

    Services Provided: Author Coaching, Copywriting, Editing, Proofreading

    Expertise: I work with freelance creative writers and content marketers to reach their writing goals, from coaching their writing process to editing their content, as well as composing online and print materials myself.
  • Kev Payne



    Website: http://www.andonart.co.uk

    Services Provided: Illustration

    Expertise: Children’s illustration
  • Kevin Corrigan


    Location: San Francisco, California

    Website: http://kcorrigandesigns.com/

    Services Provided: Graphic Design, Illustration, Jacket/Cover Design

    Expertise: Flyers, posters, book cover design, CD/Album cover design.
  • Kevin Jensen


    Location: Boise, ID

    Services Provided: Copy Editing, Editing

    Expertise: With over six years of production experience at a large STM publishing house, and another seven or so as a civil engineer, my editorial experience focuses on the fields of engineering, mathematics, physics, ecology, and environmental science.
  • Kevin Morrow


    Location: McLean, VA

    Services Provided: Copy Editing, Proofreading, Translation, Writing

    Expertise: My main focus is on non-fiction book publishing, particularly that which deals with history, current affairs and politics, but I'm open to pretty much anything.
  • Kira B. Edits



    Website: http://www.kirabedits.com

    Services Provided: Academic Editing, Copy Editing, Developmental Editing

    Expertise: I'm a versatile worker focusing on student papers, blog posts and website copy, and fiction of all kinds, with particular skill in the children's/YA novel area.

    Developmental editing for $15/hour
    Copyediting for $20/hour
    Both combined for $30/hour
  • KP Design


    Location: Oakland, CA

    Website: http://www.karenpolaski.com

    Services Provided: Art Direction, Book Design, Composition, Jacket/Cover Design, Marketing, Production, Project Management

    Expertise:
    • Creative book designer and master of book production
    • Accomplished art director
    • Obsessive devotion to professional typography and design standards
    • Agile project prioritization
    • Champion for collaboration and proactive planning
    • Power user of Adobe Creative Suite; proficient in MS Office and Firebrand
  • LaserBroiler


    Location: San Francisco, California

    Website: http://www.laserbroiler.org

    Services Provided: Copy Editing, Digital Media Publishing, Graphic Design, Photography, Project Management

    Expertise: Complete Production Services
    LaserBroiler offers multiple media services with significant output options: Project Management, Graphic Design, Photography, Video and Post Production, 3 Tier Marketing, Copy Editing, Cartography, and Technical Support.
    Marketing collateral
    Mediums: Digital, Print and Interactive Media
    Promotions Elaborate
  • Laurie Fox


    Location: Bay Area, CA

    Services Provided: Content Editing, Copy Editing, Production Artist, Production Editing, Proofreading, Technical Editing

    Expertise:
    * Books (art, memoirs, music, politics, religion, self-help, sociology, women’s studies)
    * Textbooks (biological and earth science, history)
    * Technical reports/proposals (environmental and social science)
    * Academic journal articles (environmental science and social science, humanities)
    * Marketing collateral (brochures, catalogs, newsletters)
    * Typesetting/composition (InDesign)
  • Leave It to ‘Berta


    Location: San Francisco, CA

    Website: http://www.leaveittoberta.com

    Services Provided: App Design, Art Direction, Book Design, Book Packaging, Consulting, Corporate Design, Graphic Design, Identity Creation and Refinement, Identity Design, Jacket/Cover Design, Photo Research, Photo Retouching, Web Design

    Expertise:
    • Analyzes business design needs, creates and presents sound design strategies and solutions
    • Provides high-level to detail-oriented creation and oversight of conceptual design and branding look and feel
    • Supports onsite staff/oversees all vendors hired on a per-project basis, including contract designers, illustrators, photographers, printers, videographers, and developers
    • Monitors and maintains budgets and workflows, as well as negotiating contracts with outside vendors
    • Acts as design liaison across organizations and work closely with executive, development, editorial, sales, marketing, and technology teams and team leaders
    • Regularly presents to clients throughout the design cycle from high-level concepts to final design—getting ongoing “buy in” on goals and direction
    • Conceptualizes and designs all manner of print and digital materials including: sales/marketing collateral, branding, books, packaging, infographics, presentations, websites, apps, social media, online courses, media, signage, swag, and more

    Additional Contact Information: https://www.linkedin.com/in/roberta-morris-436a3/
  • Leigh McLellan Design


    Location: San Francisco, CA

    Website: http://www.leighmcdesign.com

    Services Provided: Book Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Jacket/Cover Design, Web Design
  • Leigh Wells Illustration


    Location: Berkeley, California (CA)

    Website: http://www.leighwells.com

    Services Provided: Illustration

    Expertise:
    Award-winning llustrations for book covers and interiors with an emphasis on hand-lettering.
  • Lekshmi Dinachandran


    Location: Trivandrum(Thiruvananthapuram), Kerala

    Services Provided: Copy Editing, Developmental Editing, Substantive Editing

    Expertise: Physical Sciences and Engineering, Spirituality, Self-help
  • Leslie Fitch Design


    Location: San Clemente, CA

    Website: http://www.fitchdesign.com

    Services Provided: Book Design, Graphic Design, Jacket/Cover Design

    Expertise: Monographs, Museum Exhibition Catalogues
  • Glyph Publishing Arts


    Location: Penn Valley, CA

    Website: https://lindaherman.myportfolio.com/

    Services Provided: Art Direction, Book Design, Composition, Graphic Design, Jacket/Cover Design, Marketing, Photo Research, Production, Project Management

    Expertise: I'm a graphic designer specializing in book and publication design, and marketing communications for print and online publications. I'm experienced in the design of illustrated and text-only books, magazines, catalogs, newsletters, annual reports, news briefs, brochures, monographs, and maps. Services include design concept development, art direction, layout and production, image research and editing, print management and onsite press checks.

    I'm seeking new projects with traditional book publishers, publication editors, self-published authors, and marketing and communications professionals.
  • Linda Jay Editorial Services


    Location: Petaluma, CA

    Website: http://wordsbylj.com

    Services Provided: Copy Editing, Copywriting, Developmental Editing, Proofreading, Research

    Expertise: I started my publishing career as an advertising copywriter at Little, Brown Publishers in Boston when JFK was president! Today, my author/clients live in the U.S. and in other countries; I'm comfortable working with authors whose second language is English. Genres I specialize in: business, academic topics, novels, memoirs, spirituality, fantasy (zombies, vampires), children's books, women's issues. I work with referrals from traditional publishers and mostly with authors who are independent publishers. I'm a longtime member of the Board of BAIPA -- Bay Area Independent Publishers Association.

    My goal is to make a book manuscript ready to be published, while preserving the author's authentic voice.

    Other specialties include creation of back jacket copy and author's promotional material.
  • Lisa Berman Design


    Location: Oakland, CA

    Website: http://www.lisabermandesign.com

    Services Provided: Art Direction, Book Design, Composition, Graphic Design, Illustration, Jacket/Cover Design, Photography

    Expertise: Image Driven Design for Cookbooks, Trade, Education, and Music Packaging. Bookbuilders Award Winner
  • LMR Book Designs


    Location: Sonoma County, CA

    Website: http://lmrbookdesigns.blogspot.com

    Services Provided: Book Design, Graphic Design

    Expertise:
    I have over 35 years of experience working as a book designer for companies large and small. Each client receives my full attention. Please view my website (lmrbookdesigns.blogspot.com) for examples of my work and to learn more about me.
  • LMRonan Book Design


    Location: Austin, TX

    Website: http://lmronanbookdesign.myportfolio.com/

    Services Provided: Art Editing, Book Design, Composition, Jacket/Cover Design, Photo Retouching, Production

    Expertise:

    My specialty is creating appealing designs along with the quick production of print books:

    - page set-up and master-page creation in InDesign
    - font selection and typography
    - page layout including text and artwork
    - art and photo scanning, touch-up in Photoshop
    - art creation either by hand or in Illustrator
    - color, grayscale, and duotone adjustment
    - create print ready pdf
    - print management and printer coordination for schedules, shipping, etc.
  • Louann Pope


    Location: Santa Fe, NM

    Website: http://louannpope.com

    Services Provided: Copy Editing, Line Editing, Proofreading

    Expertise:
    Louann's former career was in business, finance, and economics and included significant writing and editing. . .but she's always loved reading and language, so she obtained a specialized copyediting certification and launched a freelance copyediting career. Personally, her favorite genres to read are science fiction & fantasy and mystery. Because she loves language and has this eclectic combination of background and interests, she can copyedit a wide range of materials—everything from academic journal articles to company press releases to time-travel romances. Regardless of the type of writing, her goal is always to ensure that the manuscript reflects the best of the author’s ability and unique voice. She sees the editing process as a collaboration with the author in which she acts as a bridge between the author and the reader.
  • Louann Pope


    Location: Mount Pleasant, SC

    Website: http://louannpope.com

    Services Provided: Copy Editing, Line Editing, Proofreading

    Expertise: Louann's former career was in business, finance, and economics and included significant writing and editing. . .but she's always loved reading and language, so she obtained a specialized copyediting certification and launched a freelance copyediting career. Personally, her favorite genres to read are science fiction & fantasy and mystery. Because she loves language and has this eclectic combination of background and interests, she can copyedit a wide range of materials—everything from academic journal articles to company press releases to time-travel romances. Regardless of the type of writing, her goal is always to ensure that the manuscript reflects the best of the author’s ability and unique voice. She sees the editing process as a collaboration with the author in which she acts as a bridge between the author and the reader.
  • M. R Hill Publishing


    Location: La Jolla, California

    Website: http://tiny.cc/MRHillPublishing

    Services Provided: Author Coaching, Copy Editing, Copywriting, Developmental Editing, eBook Conversion, eBook Production, Editing, Journalism, Manuscript Evaluation, Proofreading, Writing

    Expertise: M. R. Hill Publishing, a sole proprietorship owned by award-winning author Martin Roy Hill, offers a wide variety of editorial and publishing services to companies and writers:

    * Writing and/or editing for newspapers, magazines, and websites.
    * Freelance articles published in numerous national and international publications.
    * Editor, San Diego Business Journal, 10 years.
    * Senior Editor, San Diego Magazine, 7 years.
    * Science/Technical Writer/Editor/Researcher, Naval Health Research Center, 15 years.
    * Award-Winning Independent Author/Publisher.

    A 27-year veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve, U.S. Navy Reserve, and the California National Guard, Martin also offers consulting services for writers needing advice on writing about the military.
  • Magnolia Studio


    Location: Guerneville, CA

    Website: http://www.magnoliastudio.com

    Services Provided: Book Design, Graphic Design, Production, Web Design

    Expertise:
    Products and services include: Adobe Creative Suite 6 Certified InDesign book production and template design, pre-press composition, copy editing, proofreading, writing and print project coordination for tradebooks, poetry, fiction, photography, cookbooks, new-age self-help books, software manuals, textbooks and curriculum, product packaging and POP materials, monthly tabloid newspapers, monthly and annual newsletters, wholesale and retail catalogues, promotional and corporate brochures, annual reports, corporate identity, business cards, letterhead/envelope packages, CD packaging, music promotional advertising, banners, posters, flyers, postcards and alternative print advertising.

    To assist with alternative marketing needs we also produce eBooks, ePubs, Kindle books, interactive PDFs, and commercial web sites.
  • Marcy S. Kramer


    Location: Danbury, CT

    Services Provided: Copy Editing, Editing, Fact Checking, Proofreading, Research, Writing

    Expertise:

    education: K-12, undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate
  • Marlene Veach Marketing Communications


    Location: Burlingame, CA

    Website: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/marlene-veach/5/939/887

    Services Provided: Copywriting, Editing, Project Management

    Expertise:
    Areas of expertise and focus: Writing/editing marketing and corporate image collateral, newsletters, case studies, sales support materials, catalogs, training/user guides, product demo scripts, web copy, press releases, and business print advertising for high-tech and low-tech products and services.

    Clients (among others) have included Addison-Wesley, Cengage Learning (major client for 22 years), Coherent, Comerica Bank, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Qwest, Research Magazine, Sprint, Sun Microsystems, St. Mary’s Medical Center, and Wells Fargo Bank.
  • Matthew Fleming



    Services Provided: Illustration
  • Maureen Haggerty


    Location: Chalfont, PA

    Services Provided: Editing, Project Management, Proofreading, Research, Writing

    Expertise:
    special expertise in health/aging, memoir, family/local history

  • McIntire Publishing Services


    Location: Waterford, ME

    Website: http://www.mcintirepublishing.com

    Services Provided: Composition, Project Management

    Expertise:
    All aspects of book production
  • McLin Publishing Services


    Location: San Francisco, CA

    Website: http://www.mclinpublishing.com/

    Services Provided: Composition, Copy Editing, Editing, Graphic Design, Line Editing, Proofreading

    Expertise: YA
  • Megan Records


    Location: Philadelphia, PA

    Website: http://www.meganrecords.com

    Services Provided: Copywriting, Developmental Editing, Editing, Line Editing

    Expertise: Specializing in all genres of romance, young adult fiction, and new adult. Also experienced with women's fiction, mysteries, and resume editing.

    Over ten years editing experience, including 5 years at Kensington Publishing. Please visit my website for a portfolio of books I've edited.
  • Melissa Chianta


    Location: Santa Rosa, CA

    Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melissa-chianta-6a49ba6?trk=seokp-title_posts_secondary_cluster_res_author_name

    Services Provided: Fact Checking, Proofreading, Writing

    Expertise: Parenting, psychology, spirituality, health. Nationally published. More than 20 years of experience in publishing, specifically magazine publishing.
  • Melissa Kirk


    Location: Richmond, CA

    Website: http://www.wordstohoney.com

    Services Provided: Author Coaching, Consulting, Developmental Editing, Ghostwriting, Writing

    Expertise: I have 18 years of experience in developmental editing nonfiction books, with 16 years working with psychology, health, and wellness topics.

    I work with individuals as well as agencies and publishers.

    Agencies: www.wordstohoney.com/agents/
    Publishers: www.wordstohoney.com/publishers/
  • Menagerie Co.


    Location: High Bridge, NJ

    Website: http://www.menagerieco.com

    Services Provided: Art Direction, Graphic Design, Marketing

    Expertise:
    Menagerie Co. is a small but mighty studio which specializes in Art Direction, Graphic Design and Marketing. We specialize in book design, packaging, websites, and branding for businesses large and small.
  • Merlinwood


    Location: East Bloomfield, New York

    Website: http://www.merlinwood.net

    Services Provided: Graphic Design, Illustration, Jacket/Cover Design

    Expertise:
    Illustration (and design) with a focus and sensitivity to projects dealing with spirituality, Eastern religions, meditation, awareness and presence, alternative body-soul-spirit explorations.

    Cover and interior book Illustration and complete design services for trade publishers, self-publishers and authors.
  • Merrie Bergmann, Academic Copy Editor


    Location: Palm Coast, FL

    Website: http://www.academiccopyeditor.com

    Services Provided: Copy Editing, Developmental Editing

    Expertise:
    Academic copy editing across the disciplines (science to humanities), including developmental editing
  • Michael Lindgren


    Location: Jersey City, NJ

    Website: http://www.mikelindgren.net

    Services Provided: Copy Editing, Copywriting, Developmental Editing, Ghostwriting, Proofreading

    Expertise: literary theory, sports, education, music, visual art, opera, cultural theory, history
  • Michael Welch, Artist/Designer


    Location: Sebastopol, CA

    Website: http://www.michaelwelchart.com

    Services Provided: Book Design, Graphic Design, Identity Design, Jacket/Cover Design, Photo Retouching, Photography

    Expertise: book cover art, photography and design
  • Michelle LaPlante


    Location: Pitman, NJ

    Website: http://

    Services Provided: Copy Editing, Developmental Editing, Medical Editing

    Expertise: Medical copyediting and developmental editing for agencies and book publishers

    Medical copyediting in AMA style; developmental editing for medical books; editing for English-as-a-second Language (ESL) authors for medical journal submission; cozy mystery editing; fiction editing
  • Mimi Heft Design


    Location: RICHMOND, CA

    Website: http://mimiheftdesign.com

    Services Provided: Art Direction, Book Design, Composition, eBook Design, Graphic Design, Identity Design, Jacket/Cover Design, Marketing, Project Management

    Expertise: I create compelling designs for brand identity, instructional materials, digital and print books, marketing collateral, and more. I also manage website design projects from the simple to the complex, while nurturing healthy interactions between clients and creative teams.

    • 30 years as an award-winning graphic and publishing designer
    • Deep knowledge of print and production processes
    • Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro, Word, and other software

    SPECIALTIES
    • Complex content design—both text- and image-heavy books, box sets, DVD packaging
    • Typography and image integration
    • Assessing and revising print and digital workflow solutions

    MY STYLE
    • Independent thinker with collaborative spirit
    • Enjoy working with all teams—editorial, production, design, manufacturing, marketing
    • Comfortable with multiple stakeholders, heavy workload, tight budgets and deadlines
    • Trained Diversity & Inclusion Advocate
    • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills

    SERVING
    • Publishers
    • Educational and Arts Organizations
    • Community Organizations
    • Nonprofits
    • Small Businesses and Global Companies

    CLIENTS INCLUDE
    • Pearson Publishing • Peachpit Press • Adobe Press • No Starch Press • Two Hats Consulting • Smithsonian Learning Lab • The Crucible • Evander Music • Creativity Explored • Lockbox Tax Service • Subterranean Cellars

    Available for freelance, contract, and full-time positions.

    Thanks for considering me. I'm looking forward to speaking with you!
  • Mimi Kusch


    Location: Berkeley, CA

    Services Provided: Copy Editing, Developmental Editing
  • Mind the Margins, LLC


    Location: N Chesterfield, Virginia

    Website: http://www.mindthemargins.com

    Services Provided: Book Design, eBook Conversion, eBook Design

    Expertise: Print design for all categories of fiction/non-fiction, including illustrated children's books. Ebook conversion that conveys as much of the original print design as possible.
  • ML Hazlewood Book & Periodical Production Services


    Location: Fall River Mills, California (CA)

    Services Provided: Fact Checking, Production, Project Management, Proofreading, Publication Management

    Expertise:
    From full-service production to cleaning up the annoying little projects on your desk, we are delighted to do it all for you: full-service, proofreading, light copy editing, collation, final page check, interface with vendors, sample page review and approval, fact checking, art coordination, unique special projects. Thirty years of production experience affords us the tools and expertise to do your job right the first time.
  • MRW Editorial


    Location: Madison, Wisconsin

    Website: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/mary-ray-worley/b/b96/67a

    Services Provided: Copy Editing

    Expertise: Humanities, especially sociology, history, works containing some Spanish

    I am most familiar with the Chicago Manual of Style but can work with other style manuals as well.
  • Nancy Bell


    Location: Missoula, MT

    Services Provided: Copy Editing, Proofreading

    Expertise: Trade books (cookbooks, gardening, New Age, self-help, fiction, poetry), technical books (medical, computers, photography), textbooks, corporate communications (marketing, catalogs, annual reports, newsletters), web-based training
  • Nancy Carroll


    Location: San Francisco, CA

    Website: http://www.nhcarroll.com

    Services Provided: Graphic Design, Image Scanning and Retouching, Production, Project Management

    Expertise: award-winning design combined with multi-faceted experience in text and trade publishing
  • Naomi Lakritz Editing Services


    Location: Calgary, Canada

    Website: http://www.quantumorange.net

    Services Provided: Editing, Proofreading, Translation

    Expertise: Editing and proofreading of literary manuscripts, academic documents and website content. Translation from French and Italian into English.
  • Nate Williams



    Services Provided: Illustration
  • Nelda Street


    Location: North San Francisco Bay Area, California

    Website: http://www.neldastreet.com

    Services Provided: Developmental Editing, Ghostwriting

    Expertise: Currently specializing in ghostwriting, developmental editing, and web content development. Specialized subject areas are evidence-based self-help psychology (trade and professional), holistic health, and personal growth.

    Fifteen years of editorial experience with a broad range of print and web content. Although currently specializing in writing, developmental editing, and web content development, professional background also includes copyediting, fact checking, research, specifications analysis, and proofreading.

    Media include books, book proposals, websites, e-learning and software apps, B2B sales presentations, marketing e-mails, and advertising copy.

    Subject areas include business, software instruction, evidence-based self-help psychology (trade and professional), holistic health, personal growth, law, ethics and compliance, academic, technical, nondogmatic spirituality, permaculture and ecology, herbal medicine, and the visual and performing arts.

    * Book proposal (using Nelda’s writing, research, developmental editing, content editing, and copyediting skills) by first-time author placed with a major publisher.
    * Worked with best-selling authors, including Matthew McKay, PhD; Patrick Fanning; Bruce M. Hyman, PhD; Lee Lipsenthal, MD; Susan Albers, PsyD; Randi Kreger; Joe Dispenza, DC; and Sonia Choquette.
    * Proficient in Chicago (16th ed.), AP, and APA styles; Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary (11th ed.); and other standard references. Also accustomed to using house styles, including writing house style guides and project style guides.
    * Experienced in both electronic (Microsoft Word, PDF editors) and hard-copy markup.

    * Facility in HTML5, CSS3, and responsive web design principles; worked in non-WYSIWYG code editors and IDEs, including Aptana Studio, and content management systems, including WordPress.

    Writing and editing samples are available on request. A sampling of book projects can be found at www.neldastreet.com and by typing “Nelda Street” into the Google Books search field.
  • Nic Albert Editorial


    Location: San Francisco, CA

    Website: http://www.nicalbert.com

    Services Provided: Developmental Editing, Ghostwriting, Instructional Design, Project Management

    Expertise: Content generalist comfortable in a variety of higher ed, academic, non-fiction, professional, and trade disciplines. Past clients include: Autodesk, Benson Collister, Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Callisto Media, Cengage Learning, Oxford University Press, Pearson, and Wiley/Jossey-Bass.
  • Nicole McArdle


    Location: Bayside, New York

    Website: http://

    Services Provided: Marketing

    Expertise: Somewhere between falling in love with books, to discovering my passion for the marketing field, I knew I wanted to work in publishing. From bookstore, to self-publishing startup, to literary agency, and finally, to a major publishing house, I pride myself on being well-versed in the various sectors of publishing.

    I specialize in social media campaigns, e-mail marketing, blog tours, Goodreads tactics and working to build co-promotions/sweepstakes. I have experience growing email lists, writing and creating monthly newsletters, running ad campaigns, and assisting with general copy needed for outreach and promotion. Though I've worked with a wide range of authors, including Tony Robbins, Richard Paul Evans, Jaycee Dugard, Steve Case, and William Shatner, my passion lies in working with first time authors, specifically those who may not be familiar with social media.
  • Owl Pro Editing


    Location: , CA

    Website: https://owlproediting.com

    Services Provided: Copy Editing, Editing, Proofreading

    Expertise: Fiction, non-fiction, independent authors, self-publishing authors, publishing houses, commercial literature, mainstream literature, adventure, chick lit, comedy/humor, contemporary, mystery, new adult, paranormal, romance, suspense, thriller, western, women's fiction, young adult, Chicago Manual of Style, American English, British English (limited)

    If you are focused on the quality of your craft and book’s success and would like to ensure that your manuscript is in great shape when it is published to give it the best chance for success, then we have the same goals and could be great collaborators.

    I am a professional freelance copy editor and proofreader—as well as avid bookworm—with the following experience:

    • Copyediting certificate from UC San Diego
    • Two years as a freelancer editing fiction novels of various genres
    • Eleven years editing comprehensive financial reports of publicly traded companies (great “eagle-eye” training)

    I welcome you to visit my website to learn more about how I can help you, my services, a free sample edit, and more.
  • Page + Pixel


    Location: Walnut Creek, CA

    Website: http://pageandpixel.net

    Services Provided: Art Direction, Art Editing, Book Design, Jacket/Cover Design, Photo Retouching, Photography

    Expertise: Page + Pixel has photographed and designed hundreds of quilt-making, sewing and garment-making books, all of which were created in close collaboration with the authors and publishers. With years of experience photographing for and designing books in the craft-publishing industry, our expertise is in 4-color, instructional books.
  • Patrice Sherman


    Location: Cambridge, MA

    Website: http://www.patricesherman.com

    Services Provided: Academic Editing, Curriculum Design, Editing, Instructional Design, Writing

    Expertise: I am a freelance educational writer and published children's author with a wide range of professional experience. I have experience writing assessment materials for K12 education in subjects such as, English and social studies. I also have experience as a subject matter expert in history for a curriculum development company and have produced nonfiction books for the K12 market on a variety of topics. I am happy to provide writing samples or a resume upon request.
  • Patricia L Heinicke Jr


    Location: Sacramento, CA

    Website: http://https://www.linkedin.com/in/patricia-heinicke-jr/

    Services Provided: Author Coaching, Copy Editing, Developmental Editing, Ghostwriting, Line Editing

    Expertise: A freelance editor since 1996, I work with authors writing in the social sciences, humanities, and biomedical sciences, providing whatever level of work is necessary: from line, substantive, and developmental editing to complete rewriting and ghost writing. I also work with memoirists and independent authors, and I offer one-on-one writing coaching and workshops in grammar, copyediting, and self-publishing.

    * History
    * Memoir
    * Religion and Spirituality
    * Ophthalmology
  • Paul Barrett


    Location: Oakland, CA

    Website: https://www.paulbarrett.net

    Services Provided: Book Design, Copy Editing, Copywriting, Jacket/Cover Design, Web Design
  • Paula Bargiel



    Website: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/paula-bargiel/4/a93/448/

    Services Provided: Copy Editing, Medical Editing, Proofreading

    Expertise:
    Proficiencies: Chicago Manual of Style, American Medical Association Manual of Style, American Psychological Association style; online/electronic editing in Word, PDFs, and PowerPoint slides; eXtyles coding

    Editing texts written by authors who are not native speakers of English
    Streamlining text written by multiple authors
    Editing and preparing medical and pharmaceutical materials, especially articles for peer-reviewed medical journals and abstracts for meeting presentations
    Editing PowerPoint presentations and advertising materials
    Editing education-related materials
  • Paula Schlosser Design


    Location: Kirkland, Washington

    Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/paulaschlosser

    Services Provided: Art Direction, Book Design, Jacket/Cover Design, Photo Research, Project Management

    Expertise: I’m a design professional with deep and broad experience in the creative development, art direction, and cover/interior design and layout of superior quality 4-color illustration non-fiction trade books in subject areas including home design, architecture, cooking, travel, how-to, fiber arts, and gardening.

    I also have extensive experience directing the design and providing hands on design of higher education textbooks.
  • Paulo DTP


    Location: Rio de Janeiro, RJ

    Website: http://

    Services Provided: Graphic Design, Photo Retouching, Production Editing, Technical Editing, Translation

    Expertise: Always the best, because as I have a lot of experience in typesetting and desktop publishing, hardly leave to resolve any file problem, and this speeds up the process.
    Skills to know familiar with all the programs of the editorial and graphic branches such as Indesign, Photoshop, Acrobat Professional, Illustrator, Corel Draw, Quarkxpress, Signastation of Heidelberg, Trueflow, Preps 6, Pit Stop and Word. This is important, because with this knowledge, I have no doubt never how to solve a problem, either files, assembly or even to guide the client. I also work as Virtual Operator. Perform all the steps prior to printing. I get your stuff, evaluate and prepare according to their directions to their approval. Make corrections in open files, or in the source program, also make corrections in closed files, images, using Photoshop, and PDF files, use the PitStop. Finally generate a file in high quality PDF format for you to download and send to the graphics of your choice.
  • Peter Dreyer


    Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

    Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Dreyer

    Services Provided: Copy Editing

    Expertise: Early modern history. Competent Afrikaans and French. Fair Dutch, German, Spanish. Some modern Greek.
  • Polished Pages Editing


    Location: , Indiana

    Website: http://polishedpagesediting.com

    Services Provided: Content Editing, Copy Editing, eBook Production, Marketing, Proofreading

    Expertise: I specialize in the following areas of fiction; however, I will work with most genres.
    fiction-romance-all subgenres
    fiction-paranormal-all subgenres
    fiction-young adult-all subgenres

    I will edit self-help/self-improvement in non-fiction as well.

    Additional Contact Information:
    https://www.facebook.com/PolishedPagesEditing/inbox/
    https://www.facebook.com/toni.michelle.7524
    www.linkedin.com/in/tonimichelle
    https://twitter.com/PolishedPages1
    https://www.pinterest.com/tonimichelle752/
    https://www.goodreads.com/t-michelle
    https://www.bookbub.com/profile/3152302520
    https://allauthor.com/profile/tmichelle/
  • Polly Kummel


    Location: Aiken, SC

    Website: http://www.amazinphrasin.com

    Services Provided: Author Coaching, Copy Editing, Developmental Editing, Dissertation and Thesis Editing, Proofreading, Writing

    Expertise: General nonfiction. Specialties: journalism, history, politics, government, but I have edited everything from surveying to nursing with many stops between. I know how to help an author tell a story while preserving the writer’s voice. Several of my authors’ books have won awards, and authors often ask me to edit their subsequent works. Google me.
  • Proofread My Essay


    Location: London, England

    Website: http://proofreadmyessay.co.uk/

    Services Provided: Editing, Proofreading

    Expertise: We are a team of proofreaders who specialise in academic proofreading, covering short essays, right through to complex PhDs, journal articles and LaTeX documents.

    We pride ourselves on our speed, affordability, and consistency. We are specialists in proofreading ESL and EFL student essays.
  • pvdesign


    Location: Chicago, Illinois

    Website: http://www.behance.net/pvdesignstudio

    Services Provided: Book Design, Graphic Design, Identity Design, Jacket/Cover Design

    Expertise: I have been in the publishing industry for 15+ years working with various publishers designing cover and interiors and any other packaging components that accompany the final print product. My expertise varies having worked with a diverse group of disciplines from Humanities/Arts to Business and Economics. My experience has given me a unique ability to function and thrive in a dynamic and occasionally diverse environment. My design philosophy has always been to create with passion and I consider my love of design an essential element to working with clients.
  • Rebecca LeGates


    Location: Fremont, CA

    Website: https://rebeccalegates.com/

    Services Provided: Book Design, Graphic Design, Marketing, Photo Research, Photo Retouching, Project Management, Web Design

    Expertise: I am a freelance book and print designer with over 20 years experience. I specialize in book and print design, and have also done marketing and magazine design, as well as digital photo editing, website design and maintenance, and project management.

    My experience has mainly been with Heyday, a nonprofit publisher in Berkeley, California. I have often collaborated with other nonprofits, museums, historical societies, universities, and other organizations to produce design materials.
  • Reckless Abandon Book Services



    Website: http://recklessabandonbooks.com

    Services Provided: Copy Editing, Developmental Editing, Editing, Line Editing, Proofreading

    Expertise: We specialize in providing affordable editing services to indie and self publishing authors of fiction and narrative nonfiction.
  • Reuter Design


    Location: San Francisco, CA

    Website: http://www.reuterdesign.com

    Services Provided: Book Design, Graphic Design, Jacket/Cover Design

    Expertise:
    + Complete book design, including book covers and interiors
    + Book-related marketing materials

    Expertise and focus:
    + College text books: math, chemistry and creative writing.
  • Robert Astle


    Location: Sejong City,

    Website: https://robertastlecopyeditor.wordpress.com/

    Services Provided: Academic Editing, Book Design, Copy Editing, Technical Editing

    Expertise: I am an experienced copy editor of scientific manuscripts, theses, and dissertations written by ESL authors. I specialize in the fields of information, telecommunications, electronics, and mathematics.
  • Rose Ernst


    Location: Seattle, WA

    Website: https://roseernst.net/

    Services Provided: Developmental Editing, Manuscript Evaluation

    Expertise: I focus on social sciences and humanities.
  • Roy Sablosky


    Location: Sacramento, CA

    Website: http://sablosky.com

    Services Provided: Copy Editing, Developmental Editing, Line Editing

    Expertise:
    Specializing in the physical and social sciences. Experience ranging from urban planning to quantum mechanics. Most recent clients: Taylor & Francis Journals (Abingdon, UK), University of California Press.
  • Ruby Privateer


    Location: Oakland, CA

    Services Provided: Author Coaching, Marketing, Technical Writing

    Expertise: Book management and fruition, meaning support to authors to get it done, edited, and finalized. Plus some marketing perspective from 15+ years in the trade.Nonfiction works and the categories of health, psychology, and spirituality especially
  • Sadow Indexing


    Location: Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

    Website: http://sadowindexing.com

    Services Provided: Indexing

    Expertise: My experience and training as an information professional gives me insight into both the content of your project and a reader's perspective. Subjects include, but not limited to, history, politics & government, African American studies, law, biographies, business, and education.

    My focus is entirely on book indexing. Each project gets my undivided attention, with prompt turnaround and a quality product.
  • Salmon Bay Indexing


    Location: Seattle, WA

    Website: http://www.salmonbayindexing.com

    Services Provided: Indexing

    Expertise: Indexing for all subject areas.
  • Sam Sheng / CosmoBLS, Inc.


    Location: ALexandria, VA

    Website: http://www.cosmobls.com

    Services Provided: eBook Conversion, eBook Design, eBook Production

    Expertise: We can convert your existing files to ebook in the format you desire. Our specialties are creating highly enhanced interactive ebooks with features like fixed-layout, user-friendly navigational bar, bi-directional referencing, publisher's original custom fonts, visual Table of Contents, hyperlinked internal/external buttons, animations galore, image slideshows, interactive image indexing, and audios/videos. The good candidates for enhanced interactive ebooks will be children's picture books, coffee table books, early child educational materials, textbooks, e-catalogues, product manuals etc.
  • Sample Design


    Location: Del Mar, CA

    Website: http://www.sampledesign.com

    Services Provided: Book Design, Graphic Design, Web Design

    Expertise: Graphic design - print and web
  • Santhini Meena


    Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    Services Provided: Indexing

    Expertise: Medical books

    I am freelance indexer having 14 years of indexing experience.
    I work on STM and humanities books and earned a reputation.
  • ScholarShape


    Location: Durham, North Carolina

    Website: http://ScholarShape.com

    Services Provided: Author Coaching, Consulting, Content Editing, Copy Editing, Developmental Editing, Indexing, Line Editing, Proofreading, Research

    Expertise:
    Specializes in academic writing, particularly theses, dissertations, articles for publication, research papers, personal statements, and proposals. Holds a Ph.D. in English Language and Literature and has published peer-reviewed articles.
  • Scratchgravel Publishing Services


    Location: Auburn, WA

    Website: http://www.scratchgravel.com

    Services Provided: Book Design, Composition, Copy Editing, Graphic Design, Indexing, Project Management, Proofreading, Publication Management, Scanning, Technical Illustration

    Expertise:
    While our primary focus is now project management, we are willing and able to provide any of the services listed above.
  • Scribe Tribe


    Location: Penn Valley, CA

    Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danfoster-scribetribe/

    Services Provided: Book Design, Composition, Content Editing, Copy Editing, Developmental Editing, Production

    Expertise: Copyediting, developmental editing, proofreading, book design and layout. Working with major nonfiction publishers for 25+ years. Experts with Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, InDesign, and more.
  • Sharon Klein Graphic Design


    Location: Long Island City, NY

    Website: http://skgd.net

    Services Provided: Consulting, Graphic Design, Marketing, Web Design

    Expertise: What sets Sharon Klein Graphic Design apart from other design firms? Through years of experience in the areas of finance, health care, fashion/beauty and real estate, SKGD has evolved into something larger than our name suggests. As full-service branding consultants we do so much more for our clients besides creating eye-catching logos.

    We:
    • Design websites, brochures, corporate identity and promotional materials
    • Develop taglines and slogans
    • Offer personalized creative consulting
    • Pair our clients with other talented professionals in our network — copywriters, photographers, printers, web marketers and programmers.Our team specializes in developing, redefining and transforming your ideas into powerful brands and innovative solutions. Our clean and precise design conveys a sense of trust and reliability.

    Business to Business, Small Businesses, Marketing Departments and Individuals
  • Sherlock Editing



    Website: www.sherlockediting.com

    Services Provided: Copy Editing, Developmental Editing

    Expertise: e-magazines and fiction
  • Shiloh McCloud



    Services Provided: Illustration
  • Siva Books and Journals Pvt Ltd


    Location: Chennai, Tamilnadu

    Services Provided: Book Design, Composition, eBook Conversion, eBook Design, Jacket/Cover Design, Proofreading, Template Creation

    Expertise: Books and Journals Design, Book and Journals cover design, Books and Journals Template Creations, Proofreading, xml conversion, xml/xslt/xpath conversion.

    Hello Publishers,

    I am PARASURAMAN. M, last 15 years working Books and Journals Designer in E-publishing Industry, I have excellent experience in typesetting knowledge Book and Journals design work, I know very well knowledge in XML workflow and None-XML workflow pagination, if you give the Manuscript or XML file I will do typesetting for your expecting Time, Quality and your Cost.

    I have BOOK experience in below clients:
    (ELSEVIER-HS)-Health Science Books.
    (OUP)-Oxford University Press, Academic Books.
    (CUP)-Cambridge University Press, Educational Book.
    (MPS)-MacMillan Press Collage Books.
    (MHL)-McGrawhill, Collage Books.

    I have JOURNAL experience in below clients:
    (DJS)-Dartmouth Journal Service, Journals.
    (TSP)-The Sheridan Press, Journals.
    (RUP)-The Rockefeller University Press, Journals.
    (JCB)-The Journal of Cell Biology, Journals.

    So please give me monthly some pages or volumes, I will do my best quality and your low cost.

    Thanks and Regards,
    M. Parasuraman
    Typesetter
    Mobile : +91 9444531731 / +91 9962331731
    E-mail: mparthi2002@yahoo.com
    Chennai, Tamil Nadu
    India.
    PIN:600042
  • SK Editing & Design


    Location: Pittsburgh, PA

    Website: http://www.skbookedits.com

    Services Provided: Book Design, Composition, Copy Editing, Developmental Editing, Manuscript Evaluation, Proofreading

    Expertise: Experienced in multiple genres including history, politics, humanities, sociology, philosophy, applied sciences, health and wellness, self-help, education, and creative nonfiction.

    Nonfiction
    History
    Sociology
    Humanities
    Applied Sciences
    Health & Wellness
    Self-help
    Memoirs
    Education
    Creative Nonfiction

    Books
    Academic Articles
    Newsletters
    Brochures
    Annual Reports
  • Sourab



    Website: http://

    Services Provided: Copywriting, Ghostwriting, Writing

    Expertise: Content writing, SEO content writing, copy writing, creative writing, Web content writing
  • Spell Silhouette Design


    Location: San Diego, CA

    Website: http://www.spellsilhouette.com

    Services Provided: Art Direction, Art Editing, Book Design, Book Packaging, Consulting, Corporate Design, CRM Implementation, Digital Media Publishing, eBook Design, eBook Production, Graphic Design, Identity Design, Illustration, Image Scanning and Retouching, Instructional Design, Jacket/Cover Design, Marketing, Photo Research, Photo Retouching, Production, Production Artist, Project Management, Technical Illustration, Template Creation

    Expertise: I've worked in various industries and wear many hats, from apparel design to corporate branding and advertising. I have experience in direct marketing, technical drawing/CAD, seamless pattern illustration, greeting cards/wrapping paper, book design, corporate identity, and more.

    12+ years experience in graphic design, illustration, and production
    10+ years experience in art direction, brand strategy, and marketing
    7+ years experience in publishing, cover design, and editorial design

    Feel free to reach out with any ideas, projects, or just to say hi. Let's create something together!
  • Spirited Content


    Location: Chicago, IL

    Website: http://spiritedcontent.com

    Services Provided: Author Coaching, Client and Author Relations, Consulting, Marketing

    Expertise: Publishing Consultation, Content Marketing
  • Steele Editing


    Location: McKinney, TX

    Website: http://www.steele-editing.com

    Services Provided: Editing, Indexing, Proofreading, Scanning

    Expertise:
    Religious and spiritual literature, coaching books and material, international affairs, business and general nonfiction, children's books
  • Stephen Tiano, Book Designer


    Location: Calverton, NY

    Website: http://www.tianobookdesign.com

    Services Provided: Book Design, Composition

    Expertise:
    Using InDesign, QuarkXPress, Photoshop, and Illustrator to make the best books possible.

    cell: (631)764-2487
    iChat screen name: stephentiano@mac.com
    Skype: stephentianobookdesigner
    FaceTime: Stephen Tiano

    blog: http://tianobookdesign.com/blog
    twitter: http://twitter.com/StephenTiano