With twenty-seven years of experience in the book publishing industry, Seattle-based editor Amy Smith Bell offers a comprehensive range of editorial services. Clients are typically trade or scholarly book publishers, small to midsize independent presses, nonprofit organizations, and indie authors. Amy specializes in historical scholarship as well as fiction and trade nonfiction (including the environment, health, humor, memoir, parenting, spirituality, and travel). Other interests include art, culture, current events / politics, and women.
Services include editorial consulting, substantive and developmental editing, copyediting, project management, proofreading, and writing. Selected clients: Beacon Press, Houghton Mifflin Company, Marquand Books, Mountaineers Books, Oxford University Press, Random House, Sasquatch Books, Stanford University Press, Ten Speed Press, the University of California Press, and the University of Washington Press.