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Bridget

Bridget

Melbourne, Australia

I'm an accredited editor with experience at Lonely Planet, an interest in travel and self-help writing and an addiction to reading.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Lonely Planet
  • Dorling Kindersley Publishing, UK

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Travel, Nature

Ed

Ed

Newcastle NSW, Australia

I edit and assess fiction, non-fiction and poetry. I work with big presses like Harper Collins as well as self-published authors.


Work experience:

  • The Creative Word Shop

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, True Crime, Biographies & Memoirs, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, Short Story, Contemporary Fiction

Jessica

Jessica

Sydney, Australia

Edited over 100 fiction and non-fiction titles, including Prime Minister's Prize, The Age and various Premiers' literary award winners.


Work experience:

  • Jessica Perini Editorial Services
  • Amnesty International
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Arts Hub Magazine
  • News Ltd

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Home & Garden, Mystery & Crime, Education & Reference, Parenting & Families, Thriller & Suspense

Angie

Angie

Sydney NSW, Australia

I am a children's book publisher and editor with experience in picture books, readers, chapter books, non-fiction, fiction and YA.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic Australia

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Middle Grade, Middle Grade Fantasy

John

John

Brisbane QLD, Australia

Editor with over twenty years of experience working for major commercial publishers (Wiley, McGraw-Hill and Cambridge University Press).


Work experience:

  • Wiley
  • Cambridge University Press
  • JC Editorial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Economics, Humanities & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Psychology, Sports & Outdoors, Health & Wellbeing, Parenting & Families, Writing & Publishing

Katia

Katia

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Manuscript nurturer, sentence polisher, eagle-eyed proofreader, wordsmith, preserver of voice and vision; fiction and memoir specialist.


Work experience:

  • Ariel Editing Service

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: LGBTQ Fiction, Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Poetry, Short Story, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Themes & Motifs, Health & Wellbeing

Michele

Michele

Brisbane QLD, Australia

An editor of all genres, having worked for indie and trade publishing clients for 20 years, my expertise is developmental and copyediting!


Work experience:

  • Wordplay Editing Services
  • University of Queensland Press
  • Macmillan Education Publishers
  • New Holland Publishers
  • Steve Parish Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Coming of Age, Fantasy, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Children’s Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Children's

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:

  • Catherine J Dunk
  • 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

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