Hire Developmental Editors in Australia

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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

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

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

Sherryl

Sherryl

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Writer, teacher, editor- my job is to help writers create terrific, publishable stories.


Work experience:

  • Sherryl Clark
  • Victoria University

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Young Adult, Poetry, Short Story, Historical Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

Katie

Katie

Sydney NSW, Australia

12+ years of helping authors deliver their best || Copyediting, proofreading and developmental editing || Non-fiction and fiction


Work experience:

  • Katie Kearns Editing Services
  • Plain English Foundation
  • Pearson Australia

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Finance & Accounting, Math & Science, Education & Reference, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction

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

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Experienced, eagle-eyed non-fiction editor (OUP, Penguin Random House). I'll ensure that your content stands out for all the right reasons!


Work experience:

  • Elizabeth Tatham Editing & Proofreading
  • Squirrel Business Hub
  • University of Melbourne
  • University of Oxford
  • Oxford University Press
  • Team Media

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: DIY & Crafts, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, Health & Wellbeing, Home & Garden, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Sociology, Travel, Children’s Non-Fiction

Jane

Jane

Toowoomba QLD, Australia

I'm a freelance editor, author and librarian with an eye for detail. Kids' books, fiction, non-fiction, history books: I love them all!


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Concordia Lutheran College

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Historical Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

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After months, or maybe even years, of hard work and determination, you’ve finally completed your manuscript.


But now, in the midst of celebrating this accomplishment, you might be wondering: “What’s next?”


Well, for your best chances of coming to market with a professional and polished book, your answer should be: “Hire a developmental editor.”


A developmental editor works to ensure that your plot, characters, structure, prose, and all other pieces of your story are fine-tuned and cohesive as possible.


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