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The Insightful Editor

Editing your words with intelligence, accuracy, and respect.
Award winning writer in Los Angeles

My job is to make sure your writing is clear, attractive, and successfully reaches your intended readers.

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Thank you for being a really great developmental editor, Linda, including helping me realize that this was the kind of editing I needed for my manuscript.

Shelli Owen

Author of the memoir Mountain Rescue: A True Story About Silence, Prayer, and Resurrection

Non-Fiction editor in Los Angeles
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About me

Hi! I’m Linda, I'm a bilingual editor, an award-winning author, and my job is to make sure your writing is clear, attractive, and successfully reaches your intended readers.

I am a full-service freelance nonfiction editor based in Los Angeles, skilled in all areas of publishing: writing, developmental editing, line editing, copyediting, translating, self-publishing, and book marketing.

My specialty is memoir (historical, family, medical, professional, travel, spiritual, cultural), cookbooks, gardening books and how-to guides. My clients include first-time authors, experienced writers, ghostwriters, as well as publishers.

I am an active member of the Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA), the Professional Editors Network (PEN), as well as the Minnesota Book Publishers Roundtable (MBPR) and the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA).

Linda Ruggeri
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PEN professional Editors Network
EFA Editorial Freelancers Association
IBPA independent book publishers association
Publishing Professionals Network PPN

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This is a small selection of books I’ve worked on either as a developmental editor, line editor, copyeditor, or Spanish reviewer.

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