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Riptide Publishing is a small e-first press focused on LGBTQ fiction. We publish everything from romance to literature, though the bulk of our stories are gay romance. We accept multiple lengths, from short stories (2,000+ words) to long novels (100K+), though most of our work falls in the 15K to 75K range. We're growing at a tremendous rate and find ourselves in need of skilled editors to join our team part time.

We are looking for two types of editors:

1. Developmental editors, who will work with already-acquired manuscripts on everything from large foundational issues (plot, characterization, themes, pacing, order of events, etc.) to line-by-line edits for issues like voice, flow, rhythm, consistency, build-up and release of tension, cutting words/lines that don't pull their weight, word choice, comprehension, and so forth.

Dev editors will shepherd a project from start to finish, and will likely do several passes on each manuscript. We do not generally acquire mss that need ...

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