Freelance Developmental Editor


Published on January 14, 2020

Crooked Lane Books / Alcove PressPosition/Role: Developmental EditorLocation: RemoteEmployment: Freelance, per projectMin.

Experience: 3-5 YearsCrooked Lane Books & Alcove Press are looking for a knowledgeable, insightful, and detail orientated freelance Developmental Editor with experience editing crime fiction and/or women/book club fiction.

A love for stories and all the many ways that they can be put together is a must. Tasks include the evaluation and developmental editing of top commercial fiction with strong sales potential, line editing, and light author support. Tasks will not include copyediting or proof reading.

Qualifications:Bachelor degree or higher. 3-5 years of experience in a developmental editorial role for a trade publishing house. Excellent written communication skills.

Founded in 2014, Crooked Lane Books/Alcove Press is an independent publisher that strives to entertain the many readers of commercial literature. Responsive to readers' interests and agile within the industry, our experienced team works with growing and emerging authors to break out their titles and bring them to the widest possible audience. is a property of
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