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John

John

Australia

23 years experience in editing all subjects. Memoir/Biography, History, Politics and Arts/Literature expert, with some Fiction editing too.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Entertainment, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Law, Sociology, Art, Biographies & Memoirs, Political Science & Current Affairs

Lorae

Lorae

Sydney NSW, Australia

Editor in a large publishing house with experience in children's and YA books, and adult fiction.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic Australia
  • Self-employed
  • Black Phoenix Publishing Collective

Services: Editing Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Math & Science, Children's

Sam

Sam

Sydney NSW, Australia

Expert manuscript developer and editor. I specialise in literary fiction and nonfiction, and general / popular fiction and nonfiction.


Work experience:

  • Brow Books
  • Self-employed
  • The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australia, The Saturday Paper
  • University of Melbourne, Deakin University, RMIT University, Victoria University

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Historical Fiction, Short Story, Thriller & Suspense, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, History, True Crime

Catherine

Catherine

Sydney NSW, Australia

20+ years editing, proofreading and indexing; some specialities include self-help, biography and history. Contact me for a polished result.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • McGraw-Hill Book Company Australia
  • Thomson Law Book Company

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Home & Garden, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Parenting & Families, Biographies & Memoirs, History, Buddhism, Religion & Spirituality, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Rachel

Rachel

Lithgow NSW, Australia

Award winning publisher, author and educator with 20 years experience in ghost writing, resource writing and curriculum development.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Elsevier
  • Cengage
  • Sydney Symphony Orchestra
  • Word Travels
  • Currency Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Children's, Fiction, Education & Reference, Non-Fiction

Linden

Linden

Brisbane QLD, Australia

Experienced copyeditor specialising in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Previous clients include Wiley and Macmillan.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Wiley Australia
  • Australian Academic Press

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Education & Reference

Daina

Daina

Brisbane QLD, Australia

I have enjoyed working as an editor, proofreader, and manuscript assessor for over twenty years.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Allen & Unwin
  • Hardie Grant
  • Expert Editor
  • John Wiley & Sons

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Fantasy, Children's, History, Humanities & Social Sciences

Stu

Stu

Campbells Creek VIC, Australia

I’m a freelance editor with over 15 years’ experience. I work primarily with academics, poets, and neurodivergent writers.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Vignette Press
  • La Trobe University
  • Deakin University

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Education & Reference, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Fiction, Philosophy, Humanities & Social Sciences, Writing & Publishing

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