The following list features 6 top book editors in Edmonton, Alberta.
1. Final Eyes
A group of writers, copy editors, and proofreaders, Final Eyes is one of the best in terms of business communications. As strategic advisers and problem solvers, they are able to treat every project with professionalism and deliver their work on time. With a broad range of clients, including public businesses, non-governmental organizations, professionals, and more, they choose their editors carefully, in order to be able to accomplish all of their tasks with success.
In terms of services, they provide copywriting, copy-editing, proofreading, social media marketing and management, as well as technical writing. Additional information regarding each one of them is displayed on their website. They work on various documents, so their experience with books and manuscripts consists of ghostwriting, literary agency representation, manuscript critiques, and manuscript editing. If you want to know more about the people with whom they have collaborated with so far, you can find a complete list here.
Once you make a decision, feel free to contact them using the information available online.
AK Communications is a team of professional editors and writers who specialize in business communications and technical writing. This allows them to work on various projects, from novels to business letters. With a goal to ensure consistency, clarity, and effectiveness, they guarantee that your message will reach the right audience.
They are able to provide substantive editing, which involves the reorganization of your material in order to obtain its best version, stylistic editing, with a focus on improving language, copy-editing and proofreading, where they check for any grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors, as well as for possible layout improvements, writing, re-writing, and public relations and communications consulting.
When it comes to documents, they usually work with technical manuals, contracts and other legal documents, reports and research materials, magazines and newsletters, websites, blogs, marketing materials, resumes, cover letters, CVs, and academic materials. They do not have standard fees for each type of project, so the price depends on the quality of your work.
If you need more details, you can contact them here.
The Writer-in-Residence at the Edmonton Public Library for 2019, Matthew Stepanic is a freelance writer, a poet, the poetry editor of “Eighteen Bridges”, and the editor of “Glass Buffalo”. The International Federation of Periodical Publishers named him one of the Top 3 Rising Stars in Media in 2015, as he is actively publishing his work. In terms of studies, he has a B.A. in English from the University of Alberta.
He provides services as an editor, writer, and speaker. When it comes to the first option, he is available for substantive editing (fiction, non-fiction, and poetry), copy-editing, fact-checking, proofreading, as well as for magazine and online editorials. To find out more about his projects, you can access his Work section here.
If you need additional information in order to make a decision, or you want to know where you can send your manuscript, you can contact him using the information displayed online.
4. Allison Hiew
An Edmonton-based freelance book editor, Allison Hiew has gained experience in trade publishing (Hardie Grant), educational publishing (Cengage Learning), and in business (John Wiley & Sons). She has a B.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of Alberta and a Graduate Diploma in Publishing and Editing from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. The latter is accredited by the Australian Publishers Association.
She has worked with a broad range of genres, which includes fiction, true crime, general non-fiction, and memoir. In terms of services, she is able to provide manuscript assessment, where you will receive a detailed report regarding the strengths and weaknesses of your work, editing, which mainly consists of error detection and manuscript improvement, proofreading, and indexing.
Although she is rather versatile, you can still check her list of already published works, in order to see if she is appropriate for your project. Once you make a decision, feel free to reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cindy Chopoidalo has an experience of over 18 years as an editor, proofreader, and typesetter. She has been the assistant editor of the Canadian Review of Comparative Literature since 2012, and she was also the assistant editor of LITIR Database. Furthermore, she has taught English and Comparative Literature courses on fantasy and science fiction at Lakeland College and the University of Alberta. When it comes to studies, she earned a B.A. in Linguistics, an MA in English, and a PhD in Comparative Literature – all of them from the University of Alberta.
Cindy can provide editing, technical editing, and typesetting. However, your documents have to be in a format available on both PC and Mac. In terms of fees, she charges $5.00 per page for projects below 100 pages, whether they’re books, term papers, articles, websites, or others, and $1.00 per page for projects of over 100 pages. You can find out more here.
If you’re interested in a collaboration, you can reach her by using the contact information displayed online.
An editor, content marketing consultant, and writer, Lindsay Shapka has worked in several fields, among which we can name social media, content management, communications, and media relations. She creates in-depth articles, edits publications, and more. Her range of clients varies widely, including authors, physiotherapists, entrepreneurs, tech companies, and universities.
In terms of services, she is able to provide line editing, copy-editing, proofreading, and fact-checking. Whether your project involves a book, a magazine, a blog, or anything as such, she is open to working with you. Her portfolio is available here, in case you need more details regarding her experience.
If you decide to collaborate with her, you can find her contact information online.
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