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If you’re an author in Texas and are looking for a book editor located within the state, we’ve featured 10 top book editors in San Antonio below.
Larissa Galenes is a San Antonio, Texas based book editor. She has been working as a freelance editor for over 7 years, and also offers her services online on Upwork, an online freelance platform. She’s able to work on books written in a number of different styles of English, including Australian English, Canadian English, British English and American English.
Larissa Galenes’ editing services include copy editing and proofreading. She can help with books written about non-fiction topics, from antiques, DIY and education, to humanities, LGBTQ non-fiction and psychology. Writers who may not be native English writers can rest assured working with Larissa, who has a great deal of experience working with writers for whom English is not a native language.
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Working out of San Antonio, Texas, Gregory Dobie is self-employed book editor. For almost three decades, he’s completed top-quality work as an freelance editor and educational consultant for reputable clients like the San Antonio Museum of Art, Rutgers University Press and the Getty Education Institute for the Arts.
Rely on Gregory Dobie for his development editing, copyediting, editorial assessment and proofreding services. He offers his editing for non-fiction books on art, architecture, photography, ELT, history and health, among others. His portfolio includes “Donald Sultan: The Disaster Paintings” by Alison Hearst et al., “American Arts and Crafts: Virtue in Design” by Leslie Greene Bowman, and “Art & Science: A Curriculum for K-12 Teachers from the J. Paul Getty Museum” by Elizabeth Nicholson.
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Marguerite Newcomb is a self-employed book editor, located and working out of San Antonio, Texas. She offers developmental editing, copyediting, editorial assessment, proofreading, query letter review and indexing to writers working on books in American English, including non-fiction genres like biographies, business, FIY, education and writing.
Marguerite Newcomb has about 7 years of experience as a freelance editor, in addition to over 20 years of experience teaching at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Look at some of her editorial work in “Tuffy’s Heroes” by Joe Tofuri, “By Rebecca Moore Howard – Writing Matters, tabbed (comb-bound)” by Rebecca Boore Howard, and “The McGraw-Hill Reader: Issues Across the Disciplines” by Gilbert Muller”.
Go with Marguerite Newcomb for your next book!
Located in San Antonio, Texas, Jamie Elliott is ready and excited to connect with writers who are looking for a passionate freelance editor. Jamie has been editing since 2020 as a freelance editor, in addition to being a freelance writer herself, specializing in young adult fiction.
Jamie Elliott is passionate about helping the writers that she works with; she’s happy to work on action, adventure, contemporary romance, paranormal romance, urban fantasy and many other genres of fiction. Writers can rely on her for developmental editing, editorial assessment, proofreading or query letter review.
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5. Savana Hurd
Savana Hurd is a self-employed book editor situated in San Antonio, Texas. In addition to being an experienced book editor, Savana Hurd is also a professionally trained educator. She holds a bachelor degrees in English and a master’s degree in education, and has over 10 years’ experience in education.
Savana Hurd’s editorial services include developmental editing, copyediting, indexing, editorial assessment, proofreading, query letter review and indexing. She is proficient at working on cultural and ethnic fiction, and her background in education makes her the perfect editor for any non-fiction books on education, as well as reference material.
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Since 2017, Justin Watson has been a freelance editor in San Antonio, Texas. He holds a Ph.D. in religious studies and provides quality developmental editing, copyediting and editorial assessment services. Justin Watson is able to help authors working on both fiction, such as action, historical fiction, literary fiction and mystery novels, as well as non-fiction books about biographies, health, religion and true crime.
You can see Justin Watson’s own writing style to get a better idea of his editing style in his published books like “Marching As To War: A Post-Apocalyptic Novel”, “The Martyrs of Columbine: Faith and the Politics of Tragedy” and “The Christian Coalition: Dreams of Restoration, Demands for Recognition”.
Take a look at what else Justin Watson is able to do for you here.
7. Elise Kelly
Elise Kelly is a book editor based in San Antonio, Texas. She has worked as the vice president of The Weekly Cad since 2019, in addition to her freelance editing service. As an editor, Elise Kelly is capable of developmental editing, copyediting and proofreading, which she does for books written in American English.
Elise Kelly holds a number of certifications in writing, having completed training on short story writing and fiction novels with Brendan Mathews, playwriting with Aimee Michel and poetry with Peter Filkins. Authors writing non-fiction biographies and memoirs, as well as dystopian novels, romance novels, poetry and short stories should speak to her to learn about how else she can help their work in progress.
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8. Karen Stoff
San Antonio, Texas is home to Karen Stoff, a professional book editor who has been in the industry since 2017. Karen Stoff makes the switch to the publishing industry after over twenty four years serving in the US Air Force as an officer, bringing with her the professional experience and work ethic of a veteran.
Karen Stoff holds a certificate in editing and is able to offer a number of editing services to clients, including developing editing, copyediting, editorial assessment and proofreading books in American English. She can provide editing for both fiction and non-fiction books, including historical fiction, literary fiction, romance, and women’s fiction, as well as non-fiction biographies, and books on political science.
Karen Stoff can help you with your work in progress.
Rachel Toalson is an experienced, self-employed book editor. Her professional experience includes years working as a managing editor for the San Antonio Express-News, as well as spending years for the publication working as a reporter. Rachel’s editing services include developmental editing for books written in American English.
Fiction authors working on fantasy novels, historical fiction, humor, literary fiction and middle grade fantasy should consider having a more in-depth conversation with Rachel Toalson about how she can help them. Take a look at some of the books that Rachel Toalson has edited, including “The Treacherous Secret” and “The King’s Pursuit” by L.R. Patton, and some of the books that Rachel Toalson has written herself, such as “The Colors of the Rain” and “This Life With Boys”.
Let Rachel Toalson know what sort of help you’d like with your book.
10. R Ramey Guerrero
Working out of her location in San Antonio, Texas, R Ramey Guerrero is a professional book editor. R Ramey Guerrero has been self-employed since 2018, and currently offers both developmental editing and copyediting to fiction writers of action, thriller, historical fiction and post-apocalyptic novels.
R Ramey Guerrero continues to excel at working with indie writers, giving her clients support, suggestions and structure to their collaborative writing process. For an idea of R Ramey Guerrero’s editing style, look at books like “The 13th Zodiac: Dreamtaker” by Lacey Krauch, “The Ice Mage” by Julianne Munich, and “The Watcher” by K.R. Bowman.
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