Back before I was published, I paid two freelance editors for editorial reviews on my book, The New Recruit, which was published by Marcher Lord Press. The first person I had work on my book was Rebecca LuElla Miller. She is an excellent freelance editor, and worth every cent! Click here to see Becky’s editing blog.
The second person I paid was Jeff Gerke. That just goes to show you that you never know how things will turn out.
Here is a list of freelance editors I recommend.