Close this message

Dr Lisa Lines

Dr Lisa Lines - Editor

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

I'm one of Australia's most experienced academic editors and also love to edit fiction. I hold a PhD in History another in Creative Writing

Overview

As one of Australia’s most experienced specialist academic editors, I have edited thousands of academic documents, including more than 300 postgraduate theses and over 1,000 journal articles, during an editing career spanning over 16 years. As a professional and highly experienced editor, I can edit documents from any field and for any purpose, including fiction. Indeed, as you can tell from the fact that I hold a second PhD in Creative Writing, fiction is one of my great loves.

My qualifications are:
• PhD Social Sciences (History), Flinders University
• PhD Humanities (Creative Writing), University of Adelaide
• Honours in History, Flinders University
• Honours in Creative Writing, University of Adelaide
• Bachelor of Arts (History and English), University of Adelaide
• Graduate Certificate in Language (Spanish), Flinders University

As an academic and published author myself (rather than simply an editor), I bring a great deal of relevant knowledge and expertise to my academic editing that most editors simply do not possess.

I am an advanced professional member of editing associations in Australia, the UK and the US, which demonstrates my skills and experience and also my commitment to excellence and advancing the field of editing.

Services
Languages
English (AUS) English (CAN) English (NZ) English (SA) English (UK) English (US)
Non-Fiction
Business & Management Education & Reference Health & wellbeing History Psychology
Fiction
Historical Fiction Literature Short Story Women's Fiction Young Adult & Teen

Certifications

  • Accredited Editor with Australia's professional editing body

Work experience

Director and Head Editor

Self-employed
April, 2017 – Present (9 months)

My business is a specialist academic editing company. My service is built on ensuring that every document I edit is of exemplary quality and meets international publication standards.

Lecturer in History

University of New South Wales (Canberra)
April, 2014 – March, 2017 (almost 3 years)

Director and Head Editor

Self-employed
December, 2007 – April, 2014 (over 6 years)

Portfolio (10 selected works)

Milicianas: Women in Combat in the Spanish Civil War

Lisa Lines

During the first few days of the Spanish Civil War, women played an integral role in the spontaneous uprising that prevented the immediate success of the Nationalist coup. Around one thousand of these women went on to join the militias who fought at the front. Women also played an important role in the defense of cities, with another several thousand forming sections of the armed rearguard. In... read more

During the first few days of the Spanish Civil War, women played an integral role in the spontaneous uprising that prevented the immediate success of the Nationalist coup. Around one thousand of these women went on to join the militias who fought at the front. Women also played an important role in the defense of cities, with another several thousand forming sections of the armed rearguard. In... read more

Swastika over the Acropolis (History of Warfare)

Craig Stockings

Swastika over the Acropolis is a new, multi-national account which provides a new and compelling interpretation of the Greek campaign of 1941, and its place in the history of World War II. It overturns many previously accepted English-language assumptions about the fighting in Greece in April 1941 - including, for example, the impact usually ascribed to the Luftwaffe, German armour and the con... read more

Swastika over the Acropolis is a new, multi-national account which provides a new and compelling interpretation of the Greek campaign of 1941, and its place in the history of World War II. It overturns many previously accepted English-language assumptions about the fighting in Greece in April 1941 - including, for example, the impact usually ascribed to the Luftwaffe, German armour and the con... read more

Battle of Bardia (Australian Army Campaign)

Craig Stockings

On the morning of 3 January 1941, Australians of the 6th Division led an assault against the Italian colonial fortressvillage of Bardia in Libya, not far from the Egyptian-Libyan frontier. The ensuing battle was the second of the First Libyan Campaign, but the first battle of the Second World War planned and fought predominantly by Australians. The fortress fell to the attackers a little over ... read more

On the morning of 3 January 1941, Australians of the 6th Division led an assault against the Italian colonial fortressvillage of Bardia in Libya, not far from the Egyptian-Libyan frontier. The ensuing battle was the second of the First Libyan Campaign, but the first battle of the Second World War planned and fought predominantly by Australians. The fortress fell to the attackers a little over ... read more

Oxford Companion to Australian Military History (Oxford Companions)

Peter Dennis, Jeffrey Grey

'War has been one of the defining forces in Australian history ... Participation in war, whether actively in the armed forces or on the home front, or in opposition to a particular war, has shaped the lives of successive generations of Australians in the twentieth century. Today ... questions relating to defence do not usually seize the attention of the media, but the Department of Defence rem... read more

'War has been one of the defining forces in Australian history ... Participation in war, whether actively in the armed forces or on the home front, or in opposition to a particular war, has shaped the lives of successive generations of Australians in the twentieth century. Today ... questions relating to defence do not usually seize the attention of the media, but the Department of Defence rem... read more

Operation Barbarossa and Germany's Defeat in the East (Cambridge Military Histories)

David Stahel

Operation Barbarossa, the German invasion of the Soviet Union, began the largest and most costly campaign in military history. Its failure was a key turning point of the Second World War. The operation was planned as a Blitzkrieg to win Germany its Lebensraum in the East, and the summer of 1941 is well-known for the German army's unprecedented victories and advances. Yet the German Blitzkrieg ... read more

Operation Barbarossa, the German invasion of the Soviet Union, began the largest and most costly campaign in military history. Its failure was a key turning point of the Second World War. The operation was planned as a Blitzkrieg to win Germany its Lebensraum in the East, and the summer of 1941 is well-known for the German army's unprecedented victories and advances. Yet the German Blitzkrieg ... read more

The Battle for Moscow

David Stahel

In November 1941 Hitler ordered German forces to complete the final drive on the Soviet capital, now less than 100 kilometres away. Army Group Centre was pressed into the attack for one last attempt to break Soviet resistance before the onset of winter. From the German perspective the final drive on Moscow had all the ingredients of a dramatic final battle in the east, which, according to prev... read more

In November 1941 Hitler ordered German forces to complete the final drive on the Soviet capital, now less than 100 kilometres away. Army Group Centre was pressed into the attack for one last attempt to break Soviet resistance before the onset of winter. From the German perspective the final drive on Moscow had all the ingredients of a dramatic final battle in the east, which, according to prev... read more

Kiev 1941: Hitler's Battle for Supremacy in the East

David Stahel

In just four weeks in the summer of 1941 the German Wehrmacht wrought unprecedented destruction on four Soviet armies, conquering central Ukraine and killing or capturing three quarters of a million men. This was the Battle of Kiev - one of the largest and most decisive battles of World War II and, for Hitler and Stalin, a battle of crucial importance. For the first time, David Stahel charts t... read more

In just four weeks in the summer of 1941 the German Wehrmacht wrought unprecedented destruction on four Soviet armies, conquering central Ukraine and killing or capturing three quarters of a million men. This was the Battle of Kiev - one of the largest and most decisive battles of World War II and, for Hitler and Stalin, a battle of crucial importance. For the first time, David Stahel charts t... read more

Operation Typhoon: Hitler's March on Moscow, October 1941

David Stahel

In October 1941 Hitler launched Operation Typhoon the German drive to capture Moscow and knock the Soviet Union out of the war. As the last chance to escape the dire implications of a winter campaign, Hitler directed seventy-five German divisions, almost two million men and three of Germany's four panzer groups into the offensive, resulting in huge victories at Viaz'ma and Briansk - among the ... read more

In October 1941 Hitler launched Operation Typhoon the German drive to capture Moscow and knock the Soviet Union out of the war. As the last chance to escape the dire implications of a winter campaign, Hitler directed seventy-five German divisions, almost two million men and three of Germany's four panzer groups into the offensive, resulting in huge victories at Viaz'ma and Briansk - among the ... read more

Teaching Secondary and Middle School Mathematics

Daniel J. Brahier

Teaching Secondary and Middle School Mathematics combines the latest developments in research, standards, and technology with a vibrant writing style to help teachers prepare for the excitement and challenges of teaching secondary and middle school mathematics today. In the fully revised fifth edition, scholar and mathematics educator Daniel Brahier invites teachers to investigate the nature o... read more

Teaching Secondary and Middle School Mathematics combines the latest developments in research, standards, and technology with a vibrant writing style to help teachers prepare for the excitement and challenges of teaching secondary and middle school mathematics today. In the fully revised fifth edition, scholar and mathematics educator Daniel Brahier invites teachers to investigate the nature o... read more

Share this profile :)

It's time to tell the world about this Reedsy profile!

Explore the Reedsy Community

Reedsy is a community of top publishing professionals. Join Reedsy today to browse 700+ profiles.

359aed10da3a64061752e7a43dbe7a3ef55255c0

Sinead Fitzgibbon

I am a qualified copy editor, proofreader and manuscript appraiser, with four years' experience in the industry.

Windsor, United Kingdom

443dab01ef53403768b4a3856166b6adbb38ebcb

Julia Scheeres

New York Times-bestselling author. I love working with clients to extract their best stories and help them get published.

Berkeley, CA, United States

To view 700+ more profiles, Join Reedsy

To view 700+ more profiles, Join Reedsy