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Garima

Garima

Adelaide SA, Australia

An editor with expertise in STEM editing (books, research papers, and theses). Worked for Macmillan, Elsevier, Springer, Cengage, AACR


Work experience:

  • Vocabulix Australia
  • MacMillan Publishing Services Ltd. (MPS Ltd.)
  • Aptara, Inc.
  • Thomson Digital

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, Health & Wellbeing, Math & Science

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:

  • Indelible Ink Press
  • Teach Starter Publishing
  • Wildlife Australia Magazine
  • Steve Parish Publishing
  • LexisNexis/Elsevier Reed
  • Literati Editorial Services
  • Bookmark Publishing

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing

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

Kate

Kate

Sydney NSW, Australia

Children's fiction editor with over ten years industry experience with Scholastic, Disney and Marvel.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic Australia
  • Allen and Unwin
  • Lexis Nexis

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade Fantasy, Mystery & Crime, Humor & Comedy, Picture Books

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 editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading

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

Sucheta

Sucheta

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Children's and YA specialist with in-house experience at Allen and Unwin and interests in fantasy, sci-fi and #OwnVoices!


Work experience:

  • Allen & Unwin
  • Allen & Unwin (Books for Children and Young Adults)
  • Allen & Unwin (NZ)
  • Whitireia, New Zealand
  • Mākaro Press
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Middle Grade Fantasy, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult

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 editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

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

Lauren

Lauren

Central Coast NSW, Australia

Editor, 20 yrs. Commercial fiction. Kill Your Darlings, Harpeth Rd, Bookouture, Atlantic Books, Allen & Unwin. Spots from April 2023.


Work experience:

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

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

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

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 editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading 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

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


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