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Developmental Editing Services That Empower Nonfiction Authors to Create Their Best Works

I will help shape and refine your draft into a manuscript ready for publication. Together, we’ll make the writing process productive, fulfilling, and fun.

Focus areas include:

  • Musicology (especially jazz)
  • Pan-African studies
  • Natural history (especially birds and birding)
  • Alternative medicine
  • Computer science

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Services

Developmental Editing and Coaching

Helping you create your best work—from start to finish or jumping in as needed. Identifying target audiences, developing outlines, reviewing chapters, coaching, and more. Learn more about developmental editing.

Copyediting (only available as an add-on service)

From simple manuscript clean-up to full line editing . Learn more about copyediting.

Testimonials

Recent Projects

Taking Action Online for the Environment, Social Justice, and Sustainable Development

by Adam Rogers (in progress)

Placeholder cover image for a book currently in development

The Wonder of It All

by William Judge (Propertius Press, in progress)

Placeholder cover image for a book currently in development

Sacrifices and Betrayals: Black Africa, Black India, Black America

by Cherryl Garner, PhD (in progress)

Cover artwork for A Scrum Book: The Spirit of the Game

A Scrum Book: The Spirit of the Game

by Jeff Sutherland, James O. Coplien, and the Scrum Patterns Team (Pragmatic Press)

Career Experience

Currently, I serve as associate nonfiction editor for Propertius Press and copyeditor for Pragmatic Press, and I selectively take on projects as a freelancer. My prior roles include:

Contact

Contact me at sean (at) seandennis (dot) com or via LinkedIn.

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Little Blue Heron at Mitchelville Freedom Park, Hilton Head, SC
Little Blue Heron—photo taken at Mitchelville Freedom Park, Hilton Head, SC