If you’re looking for book editors in Vancouver, BC, below we’ve featured 6 individuals who offer book editing services.
1. C.G. Bateman
C.G. Bateman is a professional editor and proofreader with a Law degree and a Master’s degree in International Law and Legal Studies, both from the University of British Columbia. As a PhD candidate, his research interests also include law and religion, legal philosophy, state sovereignty, and legal history. Currently a member of Editors Canada, C.G. Bateman is a contract editor for the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and an editor for an Occupational Therapy Group in Vancouver, where he lives.
Predictably, most of his projects are related to the field of law, but he is also open to working on editing projects in other areas. Although he doesn’t provide much information regarding his services on the website, you can still find his publications here – maybe this will help you become familiar with his writing style.
If you would like to discuss your project with C.G. Bateman, feel free to contact him using the information displayed online.
2. Laura Barth
Laura Barth has a BA from the University of the Fraser Valley, with an English major and a History minor, as well as a post-graduate certificate in Book and Magazine Publishing from Centennial College. With over 14 years of experience in the field, Laura has managed to edit numerous books which have won prizes such as the National Excellence in Romance Fiction Award and the Booksellers’ Best Award. In terms of work, she started out as a proofreader at Harlequin, where she then became an editorial assistant, an assistant editor, and lastly, an associate editor.
Currently, Laura can provide content development (which can be done through the phone, as a review of your synopsis, or as a revision read of the full manuscript), line editing, copy editing, and proofreading. The second one is particularly useful for fiction projects, as it involves the improvement of your flow, impact, style, and the elimination of plot holes and repetitions, among others. Prices vary depending on the project, so you will have to provide a few details before obtaining an estimate.
If you’re interested in working with Laura, you can contact her for a free quote by using the form displayed at the bottom of the main page.
Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, David Antrobus is a professional writer and editor with a BA (Honors) in English and Philosophy from the University of Manchester. Furthermore, he is also a graduate of The Writers Studio, Simon Fraser University’s certificate program in Creative Writing. Currently a member of Editors Canada, David is accustomed to working with Canadian, British English, and American English, with numerous style manuals, and with several file types which are mentioned at the bottom of the main page.
In terms of services, he can provide proofreading ($0.015/word), copy editing ($0.02/word), substantive editing ($0.04/word), as well as developmental editing and manuscript evaluation, which he charges by the hour ($45.00/hour). David also provides writing services, but they are highly personalized – to find out more, click here. In order to find out more about the quality of his work, make sure to check out his portfolio and testimonials.
If you want to discuss your project with him, you can do so by using this contact information.
4. Tara Avery
A professional editor and writer, Tara Avery has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre, Film, and Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. In terms of work experience, she was a chief editor and writer for Joie de Vivre Magazine, a copy editor and copywriter for OneSpace, and a transcriptionist at Rev.com, among others.
Tara is willing to help with any project, regardless of the genre or writing style. In terms of services, she can provide copy editing, line editing, stylistic editing, substantive editing, manuscript critique, and proofreading. Other services are writing, audio transcription, film & television, and tutoring, mentoring & education. If interested, you can find out more about each of them here – for instance, substantive editing involves the reorganization of both content and structure, as well as the improvement of readability, comprehension, and clarity.
There are no specific prices mentioned on Tara’s website, so it’s safe to assume that an estimate is will be provided only after discussing your project. To do this, you will have to use the contact information displayed online.
Currently based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Carol Zhong is the founder of Acclaro Editing. With a BA in French from the Illinois Wesleyan University and an MA in Teaching English as a Second Language from UCLA, she has an experience of around 20 years in teaching ESL, EFL, and English in Canada, Hong Kong, as well as in China. Among the universities where she worked as a teacher we can name the University of Western Ontario and the University of Toronto.
Carol is experienced in projects related to environment, distance education, political science, journal articles, English grammar, alternative medicine, and more. However, she has many other interests, such as music, philosophy, and Italian culture. In terms of services, she can provide proofreading, stylistic editing, copy editing, desktop publishing, assignment editing, and on-screen editing.
Carol doesn’t provide any details about her rates, so, if you want to work with her, you should contact her here for more information.
Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Susan Gaigher is the founder of Influunt Publishing. With over 12 years of experience in the field, Susan worked for Oxford University Press, for Blackhall Publishing, as well as for Pearson, after earning a BA in Publishing and an MA in Digital Publishing. Currently, she is a professional editor and publishing consultant, and is familiar with numerous genres and markets.
When it comes to services, she provides developmental editing ($0.03/word), copy editing ($0.02/word), manuscript review (starting at $150), author coaching ($50/session), book formatting, book design, and marketing.
To request a quote or to discuss your project, feel free to contact Susan here.
I am a content writer from Romania. My projects involve non-fiction writing, academic writing, product reviews, as well as technical writing. Although I have a personal preference for articles regarding social issues and human rights, I can provide content on any other topic.