Paula Marchese



Paula Marchese


Bachelor of Arts in English and Mass Communications from University of Denver (USA)

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I am a substantive and developmental editor who loves books. I can offer input about what works and what doesn’t and can help you succeed at crafting the best story that you can possibly write.

Personal Biography

Areas of Interest: I have a great deal of experience editing fiction (mysteries, romances, literary novels and women’s fiction) and narrative nonfiction (biographies, memoirs, and history). Other specialties: humanities and fine arts. I also write, develop and edit food-related content and recipes.

Experience: Over twenty years working for a top New York publisher and in the private sector. I am especially skilled at translating complex text into clear and approachable language for a variety of audiences. I am detail-oriented, professional, and flexible, and I offer competitive rat

Skills Consulting, Copy editing, Developmental editing, Editing, Fact checking, Literary coaching, Literary editing, Manuscript evaluation, Non-fiction editing, Online editing, Plain Language editing, Proofreading, Research, Rewriting, Structural editing, Stylistic editing, Substantive editing, Writing, Writing advice
Subject / Areas of Interest Adaptations, Biography/memoir, Book publishing, Drama, eBooks, Fiction, Film, Fine Arts, History, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Manuscript evaluation, Non-fiction, Project management, Social Sciences, Women's issues
Types of Publications Blogs, Books, Brochures, Correspondence: personal, eBooks, Magazines, Newsletters, Personal stories, Websites
Citation styles AP (Associated Press), Chicago, In-house styles