I have provided a variety of editorial services for clients including book publishers, self-publishers, packagers, blog writers and government departments. I've recently enjoyed proofreading several series of cookbooks and interior-design pictorials.
Responsible for commissioning all content (text, images and maps), and ensuring that publishing projects were delivered to time and budget, including developing (as part of a team) the first edition of Lonely Planet's best-ever selling The Travel Book (over one million copies sold in all editions).
Edited pictorials, illustrated reference, travel literature and calendars and diaries, with responsibility for the text from receipt of manuscripts to completed artwork.
Edited interactive CD-ROM study revision packages, designed to meet the British secondary school syllabus for maths and physics.
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Take a journey through every country in the world. 850 images. 230 countries. One complete picture. With details of every United Nations-approved country in the world, and a few more principalities and dependencies besides, Lonely Planet's Travel Book is the ultimate introduction to a world of travel and the essential travel reference b... read more
Join the journey of two lifelong Australian mates who don’t agree on much except for their obsession with Paris. Paris Tragics is a story of how these two typical baby-boomer Aussies fell in love with Paris, separately but at the same time, in their “mellower” years.Regular visitors to Paris will enjoy delving deeper into the city’s many layers, but for those who know Paris only a little bit, ... read more
Experience 60 of the world’s greatest and most unforgettable train journeys, from classic long-distance trips like Western Canada’s Rocky Mountaineer and Darwin to Adelaide’s The Ghan, to little-known gems on regular commuting lines. We’ve always had a soft spot for trains. We know the moment a train pulls out of a station bound for somewhere fantastic is when the adventure truly starts. Amazi... read more
We either think our lives are so special that everyone should be interested in what’s happened to us, or so ordinary that we can’t imagine anyone would care. The truth lies somewhere in between: yes, we are all special, and no, people will notcare—unless we write with them in mind.Joanne Fedler, a beloved writing teacher and mentor, has written Your Story to help all people, even those who don... read more
Lonely Planet's bestselling The Cities Book is back. Fully revised and updated, it's a celebration of 200 of the world's most exciting urban destinations, beautifully photographed and packed with trip advice and recommendations from our experts - making it the perfect companion for any traveller deciding where to visit next. - Highlights and itineraries help travellers plan their perfect trip ... read more
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher*The follow up to the successful The World's Best Street Food, this title presents 100 spicy dishes with historical and cultural information, as well as instructions on how to make it at home. Smart and evocative photography illustrate every dish.Author: Lonely PlanetAbout Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the worl... read more
Are you leading and inspiring others? Are you highly respected for your ability to influence? Are you magnetising audiences as a charismatic speaker? If you want to get to YES, Zing! will show you how. Jam-packed with inspirational stories and easy-to-apply strategies this practical guide will help you to: - Build confidence and self-belief - Plan, construct and deliver powerful messages - Con... read more
This updated version of Travel With Children offers you the most comprehensive advice for taking your family on the road, and now adds hundreds of destination ideas backed up by great photography and practical itineraries. Assembled by Lonely Planet's team of travel-savvy parent experts, family travellers can rely on insights and advice on choosing the right trip, healthy travel, travelling wi... read more
In this comprehensive book full of real-life case studies and based on many years of personal experience and success, Sophie Robertson outlines the processes involved in running a highly lucrative temp desk, which will both strengthen your client relationships and ensure you become the employer of choice for top-quality temps. Robertson explains why temp consulting is a completely different jo... read more
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Where is the best place to visit right now, at this very moment in travel history? This is the most hotly contested topic at Lonely Planet and dominates more conversations than any other. We pose this question to everyone at Lonely Planet, from our authors and editors, all the way to our online family of bloggers and tweeters. As self-c... read more
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