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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:

  • Self-employed
  • 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

Karin

Karin

Brisbane QLD, Australia

A passionate 'generalist' who lives to learn, I've edited fiction and non-fiction for both indie and trade publisher clients for decades.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Teach Starter Publishing
  • Wildlife Australia Magazine
  • Steve Parish Publishing
  • LexisNexis/Elsevier Reed
  • Bookmark Publishing
  • Australian Geographic

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Book Coaching

Genres: Nature, Non-Fiction, Life Sciences, Math & Science, Fantasy, Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Historical Fiction, Young Adult, Picture Books, Children's

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
  • Self-employed

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

Ed

Ed

Newcastle NSW, Australia

Astute, experienced and empathetic, I'm a narrative problem solver and sentence sharpener who works well with big presses and solo authors.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

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

Jess

Jess

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Editor and former Associate Publisher specialising in non fiction books including health, business and management, and personal development.


Work experience:

  • Wilkinson Publishing
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review Book Coaching

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Health & Wellbeing, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality

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

Lauren

Lauren

Central Coast NSW, Australia

Book editor, 20+ yrs. Commercial fiction. I've worked in-house and freelance for major publishers in Australia, US, UK. FREE FROM MARCH 2024


Work experience:

  • Bookouture
  • Atlantic Books
  • Allen & Unwin
  • London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Romantic Comedy, Romance, Fiction, Psychological Thriller, Thriller & Suspense, Historical Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Women's Fiction, Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime

Christina

Christina

Murwillumbah NSW, Australia

General and academic books in humanities, self-help, social sciences. Clients have published with Ashgate, Routledge, and Springer.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Architecture, Non-Fiction, Life Sciences, Math & Science, Education & Reference, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Biographies & Memoirs

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As the writer, you know your book better than anyone else. That’s both a blessing and a curse — it means it’s harder for you to spot the book's flaws. So what are you supposed to do, when you’ve read your book a hundred times and your eyes are growing weary of seeing the same scenes over and over again? Time to call in the professionals, of course.


By reaching out to one of our top-notch developmental editors for hire in Brisbane, not only will they help you spot the problems you struggle to see, they’ll provide the project with a fresh perspective. Helping with “big picture” aspects like structure, characters, and themes, a developmental editor is your best friend in the writing process.


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