In choosing an editor, look into what fields, what genres they cover. Find one that fits your needs; if the fit isn't right, ask them to recommend another editor. Get estimates from more than one editor; some may require a sample of your work. Also, look locally; a personal connection makes for better communication.
FICTION: SCI-FI, SPECULATIVE
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Fundamentally, we read imaginative literature in order to change and evolve as people, and the text that opens and supports that process has great value for us —Robert C. Davis